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St. Pio of Pietrelcina — known throughout the world as Padre Pio — likely faces competition only from John Paul II and Mother Teresa for the title of most popular saint of the 20th Century. It is hardly surprising, therefore, that the public veneration of his relics at St. Thomas More Church attracted record crowds to the Narragansett parish. More...

The October 2017 Italian American Heritage Kick Off at Massachusetts State House was sponsored by the Italian Consul General Nicola De Santis and the Italian American Heritage Committee. Speaker of the House Rep. Robert De Leo served as Master of Ceremonies ushering in a full month of activities all over the Commonwealth run by Italian and Italian-...

Roger Savini, owner of Savini’s Restaurant, was eating Italian food on Rathbun Street before he was even born, at least according to family legend. Grandmother Anna Savini was a cook at the restaurant’s predecessor, the Sons of Italy, in the 1940s, and when her pregnant daughter came in for a meal, she’d tuck an extra meatball beneath the pasta jus...

A Bensonhurst street just got a new name. More than 200 people, including Councilmember Vincent Gentile and state Sen. Marty Golden, gathered on the corner of 15th Avenue and Bay Ridge Parkway for the street-renaming ceremony that honored beloved community civic leader Alberto Ingravallo. The new sign now reads “Alberto Ingravallo Way.” The Italian...

Cortland Repertory Theatre RT Downtown proudly presents the ITALIAN COMEDY FESTA, on Saturday, October 19 at 7:30. Johnny Rizzo and Liz Russo, two of America's top Italian-American stand-up comics, will serve up heaping helpings of huge laughs as they talk about growing up Italian with food, family and funny! But you CRT don't have to be Italian to...

Earlier this year, celebrated chefs Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud, and Jérôme Bocuse helped lead the U.S. team to its first-ever victory in the prestigious cooking competition Bocuse d’Or. On October 23, they’ll reunite along with rising stars in the culinary world to host 3 days of amazing food and golf at Robb Report’s Culinary Masters at Montage...

The 25th anniversary of the Christopher Columbus Monument at Elmwood Park was celebrated Thursday with lots of singing, reminiscences and, of course, an Italian culinary feast. A ceremony held next to the recently refurbished monument-fountain that pays homage to the Italian explorer’s 15th- century voyage to the New World was highlighted by rendit...

We have an announcement to make! We Have Moved! The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan, Detroit Metropolitan Area, is pleased to announce that MOVED to a NEW location. Starting from Monday, October 16, 2017 cultural and Italian language classes will be held at: 4050 West Maple Road, Ste # 250, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301.

L’Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana ( AVPN ) e’ approdata a Los Angeles nei giorni scorsi per sostenere la candidatura ufficiale italiana per il riconoscimento dell’arte dei pizzaioli napoletani quale patrimonio immateriale dell’UNESCO. Il Comitato si riunira' a Seul dal 4 all'8 Dicembre 2017. Il tema e’ stato oggetto di studio ed approfondiment...

October 31 (Tuesday) 2:30 - 4:30 pm. Sponsored by The College of Staten Island. Lecture Hall, Building 1P, 2800 Victory Blvd,, Staten Island. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: Maryann Feola 718-982-3640 maryann.feola@csi.cuny.edu This event will feature author Maria Laurino, whose works include the acclaimed PBS series, The Italian Amer...

Roland Berger alumna Federica Olivares is CEO and founder of Edizioni Olivares, a publishing house in Milan, Vice President of a national Theatre and Board member of various cultural institutions in Italy and US. Federica is also a Cultural Diplomacy specialist for the Catholic University in Milan and both director as well as creator of the new Mas...

October 26 (Thursday) 7:00 pm - Scarsdale Public Library - 54 Olmsted Road, Scarsdale, NY. Admission: $30; open to the public. Contact: Jill Serling 914-723-2325Registrar@ScarsdaleAdultSchool.org Internationally acclaimed Italian pianist Cristiana Pegoraro will explore the Four Seasons, the secret symbolism behind the score, the images of nature,...