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Wednesday October 24, 7:00 pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $20; Non-Members $25; open to the public. Contact: Lindsay Brewster 914-771-8700 lbrewster@wiccny.org The ancient Romans were innovative architects and engineers who invented building methods still in use today. Roman monume...

This is a one-day symposium on one of the major exports of Italy: the culinary health and nutrition benefits of the Mediterranean Diet. The discovery of the nutrition and health benefits of Italian cuisine demonstrates how Italian global migration and host-country identity-building connect the food and culture of the individual with that of their e...

Il traffico newyorkese si «inchina» alla fede per la Madonna di Pompei che «sfila» per le strade americane. New York, in questi giorni, è in festa per la Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei. L’icona in processione per le strade americane è seguita da migliaia di fedeli italo-americani, pellegrini della «Regina» del Rosario del Santuario di New York...

When Danny Fratta was growing up in Little Italy, a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, there was a community feast every weekend in the summer. “The Neapolitans settled here on Mulberry Street; the Sicilians were on Elizabeth Street; the Calabreses were on Mott Street … and everyone had a saint,” Fratta told The Epoch Times. Today, the Feast of San G...

For its 2018-19 academic year, the Center for Italian Modern Art is pleased to present its first group show, Metaphysical Masterpieces 1916-1920: Morandi, Sironi, and Carrà, in collaboration with Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, and curated by that museum’s Director James Bradburne in collaboration with CIMA President Laura Mattioli. The exhibition is f...

Thursday October 18 2018, from 19:00 to 21:00 EDT. Italian Charities of America - 83-20 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst, New York 11373. As part of our Italian American Month Lecture Series we welcome our guest speaker Vincent C. Maltese. Vincent C. Maltese is the current Chairman of the Triangle Fire Memorial Association. Vincent will be speaking about the...

Our great country, America, was established by many immigrants from all over the world. One of the most beautiful things is when a group of people from various clubs desire to continue their heritage and celebrate with dinners and festivals from their individual homelands. They bring their customs with them. The Italian American community loves cel...

Dear friends, we are excited to invite you all to our Cena Spettacolo - Neapolitan Soiree on Tuesday, October 23rd! The night will feature a special Neapolitan menu created just for this night by our very own Chef Giuseppe Marrone, paired with some great live music by Neapolitan sensation Gerry Gennarelliand Roberto Iriti Jit. Born in Naples, Gerr...

On Oct. 12, 1934, an estimated 40,000 people filled the streets of downtown Syracuse for a Columbus Day parade, followed by the dedication of the city’s Columbus monument. The “abounding panorama of pageantry and joy” featured a mile-long line of marchers, a 500-voice children’s choir and speeches by community leaders, according to the Syracuse Her...

The two outstanding Italian-Americans lauded this year during Wednesday’s Paolo Busti Cultural Foundation’s banquet were Dr. Matthew Landfried and Jacqueline Corbelli. Landfried is a well-known orthopedist, both locally and nationally. His great-grandparents, Dominic and Vincenza Rizzitti Grego immigrated to Pennsylvania from Calabria, Italy in 190...

Thursday, October 18 2018. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. EDT. Monthly Business Meeting and Cultural Presentation - American Italian Heritage Association and Museum - 1227 Central Avenue, Albany, NY. The cultural presentation topic is “Before They Were Our Mothers: Voices of Women Born Before Rosie Started Riveting.” Writers will read from the anthology of the sa...

The Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Queens held its 41st annual Columbus Day Parade in Astoria last Saturday, marching from Kaufman-Astoria Studios to Columbus Triangle at Astoria Boulevard and 31st Street, at the foot of the statue of the Great Navigator. Scenes from the event, starting at the top left: Dignitaries and invited gues...