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Twenty years of collaboration, illustrations on current events created at lightning speed, little glitches to solve, curious coincidences, sudden inspirations... all this can happen when one of the most renowned magazines in the world meets an amazing artist like Mattotti. In the prestigious headquarters of the Italian Cultural Institute of New Yor...

At the Millbrook Library last Saturday Millbrook Arts Group in conjunction with Catskill Jazz Factory presented Puccini Meets Bechet: Parallels in Opera & Jazz with Aaron Johnson Trio. The parallel dimensions of jazz and opera collide with this condensed chamber group featuring operatic vocals, piano, clarinet and soprano saxophone. Multi-instrumen...

A WWII veteran was recognized for his services at the American Italian Heritage Museum on Friday. Back in 2014, Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy recognized Father Anthony Sidoti as the Albany County Honor-a-Vet for his service during WWII. On Friday, McCoy presented the flag flown in Washington, D.C. honoring Father Sidoti to the American Itali...

Cosenza’s fish market is on a very short list of family-owned businesses that have lasted for a century. Come tomorrow, January 2018, this neighborhood cornerstone will be celebrating its 100th year in business. We recently visited and had a wonderful opportunity to hear about the origins of this family business rooted in a time that we can experie...

On the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, state Assemblyman Tony D’Urso (D-Long Island) will travel to a small synagogue in Naples, Italy, to be reunited with the descendants of a Jewish family that he helped hide from the Nazis as a little boy. In 1944, the D’Urso family protected a large Jewish family from the Nazis in their hometown...

The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere invites you to CASANOVA: The World of a Sedcutive Genius. A book presentation with Author, Laurence Bergreen. Tuesday, Feb. 13th @7:00 PM. Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Ave, SI, NY 10301. Suggested Donation: $20 per person. (Q & A and a light reception will follow the program). Please Call 718-273-7660...

Promozione internazionale per il Carnevale di Viareggio che arriva nel cuore degli Stati Uniti d’America: New York e Chicago. Due importanti tappe a pochi giorni dall’inizio della manifestazione per promuovere le date dei Corsi Mascherati 2019 e 2020. Grazie alla collaborazione tra Fondazione Carnevale, Regione Toscana e Toscana Promozione Turistic...

January 31, 2018. 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm. John D Calandra Italian American Institute - 25 W 43rd St #17, New York, NY 10036, USA. Book Presentation: Il dio di New York, by Luigi Fontanella In 1910, at the age of sixteen, Pasquale D'Angelo emigrated to the United States from Abruzzo, Italy, looking for a better life in New York. He experienced signific...

Work is about to get underway on the new Italian American Museum in Little Italy, and with that the museum has unveiled the first set of renderings for the revamped space, which will be six times larger than the existing space at the corner of Grand and Mulberry Streets. The museum will be part of a 12-unit apartment building that’s being developed...

I am happy to announce that Enrico Giuseppe Mazzon now resides in New York City, right among us.  He has been creating masterful Works of Art since 1996 and it is a privilege both for Gotham’s artistic community and for the breathtaking world of high-class jewelry, of which he is also a master. I was very impressed both by his sculptures and his je...

News of Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio's monuments commission's recommendations for what to do with controversial statues and monuments on New York City property is being cautiously celebrated by many Staten Island politicians. On Thursday, De Blasio's commission recommended that most controversial monuments and statues be kept where they are with...

Looking around the room full of their second cousins in Valpergo, Italy, in 2014, sisters Dee Pollinger, Washington, and Jean Woll, Union, could see some family resemblances, striking resemblances in at least two cases. But they hadn’t needed to see any likenesses. The sisters already knew they had found what they were looking for — family. They ha...