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Tony Renis, Arisa, I Cugini di Campagna, questi alcuni degli ospiti per l’11esimo Festival della Musica Italiana di New York che si terrà il prossimo 7 ottobre al Master Theater (Millennium) di Brooklynn a New York. Il Festival è organizzato dall’Associazione Culturale Italiana di New York ha sempre riscosso un grande successo di pubblico e di crit...

On June 7, more than 200 friends, family members and others who know Barbara Faticone through volunteering attended a CancerCare gala honoring one of Port Washington’s most devoted volunteers. “I enjoy volunteering because Port Washington is my hometown and I love it very much,” Faticone said. “I never want accolades, but I truly appreciate and am...

Dopo Melbourne, in Australia, che ha ospitato ad aprile nella sede del CO.AS.IT. di Carlton il capitolo inaugurale della conferenza internazionale "Diaspore Italiane – Italy in Movement", sarà New York ad ospitare il prossimo incontro del progetto transnazionale. Il progetto coinvolge tre continenti, ovvero Australia, Stati Uniti e Italia, ed altr...

Anthony Iacone, owner/president of K & I Associates Inc., founder of the Joseph J. Barrett All-Star Basketball Game, a fourth-degree knight in the Father Donnelly Knights of Columbus, a chairman of the St. James Wall of Honor Committee, and the founder of the Phi Sigma Epsilon Fraternity Alumni Association in Superior, has completed his new book “M...

Dopo Shakespeare in the Park e le tante iniziative culturali newyorkesi della bella stagione – rigorosamente all’aria aperta -, il 2 luglio anche l’Opera italiana sbarca nell’estate della Grande Mela. La bella cornice di Central Park (Naumburg Bandshell) ospiterà, infatti, i più grandi nomi della lirica made in Italy, con l’obiettivo di incoraggiar...

These singers hit a high note! Opera returned to scenic Marine Park on June 14 with a performance by the Regina Opera Company. One local opera booster said the show, which mixed opera and Broadway show tunes, was a great step towards getting regular performances to come back to Brooklyn’s biggest park. “They cross-blended different types of music f...

Rochester's Italian-American community is celebrating it's 150th anniversary this year.  On Saturday, the Little Italy Festival kicked off at the Marina Auto Stadium. It honors St. Anthony of Padua on his feast day weekend and features the International USL League professional soccer match, Italian tenor AAron Caruso and fantastic food.  Silvano Or...

Marty Pietanza brought a lot of light to this borough. This weekend, his community has a chance to shine some back on him. "Mr. Lights" was well-known throughout Staten Island for his dazzling Halloween and Christmas decorations at 580 Wolley Ave., which was often featured in the Advance as the location of one of "the most festive displays." Marty...

Albany's Italian American Heritage Museum offers several events this month to draw visitors indoors at 1227 Central Avenue. Father's Day Weekend, the museum waives its $5 admission for dads on Sunday to see the museum's "Gifts from Our Grandfather" exhibit.  The grandfather is Italian-born artist and GE worker Julius Pardi who as a child learned fr...

Last night Manhattan was full of amore. World-renowned Italian artist, Nello Petrucci, opened his breathtaking exhibit of his latest work “From Italy With Love” at the Agora Gallery. For Nello Petrucci, his passion and love of his native homeland shines through his expressive art. From infamous movie posters to the depths of history found in Pompei...

In summer 2017, Justin Batt, the director of the Harbor Defense Museum at Fort Hamilton, New York, met a member of the New York Army National Guard’s 13th Coastal Defense Corps. The meeting wasn’t face to face. Nor did the meeting take place by telephone. Rather, the meeting was happenstance, and it would lead the museum director on a journey throu...

The Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn held its 50th annual dinner dance and installation ceremony at El Caribe in Mill Basin on Friday. More than 200 people, including many judges, lawyers, court staff and their families packed the ballroom of El Caribe as the association congratulated outgoing President Linda LoCascio and installed Joseph...