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Saturday, October 17 at 7:00pm | Broad Stage. Barbara Sinatra cordially invites you to attend an evening of laughter and memories of Frank Sinatra, starring Tom Dreesen. This celebration of Frank's 100th birthday will be chaired by Hollywood icon Frank Mancuso and his wife, Fay.   It will be followed by a VIP reception, attended by Barb...

Italian Heritage Society of Indiana. Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 12:00 AM (EDT) - Speedway, IN Join the Italian Heritage Society of Indiana (IHSI) at Serata Italiana (Italian Party) Saturday, October 24th from 6 p.m. – Midnight at the Dallara IndyCar Factory! Guests will enjoy an evening of Italian...

by Chiara Assi   There's something enticing and quintessentially romantic about train travel: watching the landscape changing before one's eyes, crossing remote areas, having time to relax and unwind and take in the views are just some of the reasons why many enthusiasts consider traveling by rail the only way to travel.   And while h...

The Universalis Cosmographia, a 1507 cartographic exploration of the known world, depicted the New World as two entirely separate continents. This was quite a revolutionary stance on the early days of the Age of Discovery: many people still believed that the New World was connected to Asia.   Although we now know that North and South America...

Experience a trip through Italy during a day centered around the country's culture and traditions. To start, an exhibition of well-known Sicilian photographer Giuseppe Leone will open the event through the anachronistic images of the island together with internationally renowned Italian pianist, Laura Magnani. To follow a series of events...

December 8, 2015 at 7:00PM. The Italian Cultural Institute, in collaboration with COMITES Washington DC, cordially invites you to an evening of music with Stelle Nella Notte.  Stelle Nella Notte is a group of friends who share a love of music, and jazz. Our set list includes music from The Great American Songbook and classic Italian songs...

Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 Hours: 6pm to midnight Venue: Italian Cultural Institute of New York Organized by: ICI On the occasion of the 750th anniversary of Dante Alighieri's birth, (1265-1321), the Italian Cultural Institute wishes to honor Italy's greatest poet by holding a continuous reading of the Divine Comedy's first Cantica, the...

by Mauro Battocchi   A new flower in the current "Italian Spring" in San Francisco will blossom on Sunday January 31, 2016, at the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center in Palo Alto (3921 Fabian Way): the first ever Silicon Valley Italian Festival. Sponsored by all stripes of the Italian community, from the Italian Consulate General in San F...

For parents, it's not always easy to choose the best education for their kids. The stakes are high: if the right choice is made, their career potential is enhanced, as well as their kids' ability to acquire a solid cultural experience which will make them capable of dealing with the multifaceted challenges of today's world.   When it gets do...

In recognition of his work to strengthen DUI laws, state Rep. John D'Amico received the Legislator of the Year Award from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), an organization dedicated to saving lives and preventing drunk driving fatalities.   "Too many innocent lives across the nation have been taken by the careless decisions of drunk driv...

Join us for a new Italian Heritage class, where we offer topics ranging from cultural traditions to historical events and individuals who sparked change. This month we feature Carnival in Venice – a storied festival that has survived hundreds of years and continues to mesmerize visitors from all over the world. Discover the history of Car...

By Teresa Politano   Lest you aren't already smitten with Joey Baldino, wait until you hear this exclusive announcement from the renowned chef of Zeppoli, which was recently named one of the best Italian restaurants in the country. Time Out has put Zeppoli on its top-20 list.   And you, like us, are undoubtedly curious what Baldi...