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Fabio Parasecoli, 52, an internationally recognized authority on the intersection of food and culture, commutes from his high-rise apartment in Fort Lee to Greenwich Village in Manhattan, where he is an associate professor and director of the Food Studies Initiatives program at the New School. Born and raised in Rome, he spent two years studying co...

Italy continues to be one of the most loved countries and, by extension, Italian remains one of the most loved foreign languages. We’ve previously reportedon the importance of the use of Italian culture and its international fame will attract more people towards the language and we’ve also discovered that the Italian language has gained a foothold...

Since opening the 2016 - 2017 season last September, New York City Opera has reestablished itself as a vital part of New York City's cultural landscape, delivering new productions, New York premieres and sold-out performances. The season opened with a critically acclaimed double bill of Leoncavallo'sPagliacci and Rachmaninoff's Aleko bringing the l...

The City of Buffalo has so much to offer. To name a few: the Art of Jazz by the Albright-Knox, Shakespeare in the Park, Allentown Art Festival, Larkinville, Taste of Buffalo and, of course, the Elmwood Strip. I would add the Italian Festival to that list, but a change in venue was made recently by dignitaries and various organizers. I don’t know wh...

Il Piemonte è tante cose, ma per molto tempo è stato soprattutto un segreto ben custodito. Solo negli ultimi anni ha iniziato ad accogliere turisti, che ora camminano per le vie di Torino, vanno in cerca di tartufi nelle Langhe e sciano sulle montagne piemontesi scoprendo una regione ricca di bellezze. Proprio per far conoscere meglio il Piemonte s...

In this episode of The Italian American Podcast, we talk with Anthony Julian Tamburri, Dean of the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute (Queens College, CUNY) and Distinguished Professor of European Languages and Literatures. Tamburri dives into his career and what inspired him to pursue Italian and Italian American studies, and why he feels...

A wine seminar I attended in New York recently, focused on Barolo and Barbaresco. The Master Class instructor was Ian D’Agata, the director of the Rome-based International Wine Academy that he started in 2002. For over 25 years D’Agata has written about wine and is the 2007 recipient of the prestigious award for “Best Young Italian Wine Journalist....

March 20 (Monday)   6:00 - 9:00 pm St. Joseph's Day Feast. Celebrate St. Joseph's Day with NOIAW's Staten Island Network members and friends! Enjoy a traditional feast (including pasta con le sarde). Zeppole and coffee will be served for dessert. A St. Joseph's table will be on display with an abundance of fresh breads, fruits, vegetables and flowe...

Mercoledì 22 Febbraio, all’interno della sezione “documentari italiani”, il Calandra Institute ha presentato The Barese Icemen of New York, un’opera di Carlo Magaletti del 2015 che per essere realizzata ha richiesto dieci milioni di dollari e dieci anni, ci confessa il produttore del film John Mustaro. Il documentario racconta la storia degli immig...

"How Pasta Fazool is Destroying Your Heritage". March 17 (Friday)   7:30 pm. Italian American Studies Association Long Island Regional Chapter Meeting. Speaker: Donna Chirico, Ed.D., Professor of Psychology, and Dean of Arts and Sciences, York College, CUNY.  In this lecture, Professor Chirico will focus on how language influences the development o...

The new Broadway musical A Bronx Tale celebrated its 100th performance on March 1. Under the direction of four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks and Oscar winner Robert De Niro, the show, written by Chazz Palminteri, is based on his acclaimed solo show and subsequent 1993 film of the same name. A Bronx Tale is set against the backdrop of racial strife an...

La dirigenza dei NY Cosmos accoglierà tifosi ed appassionati nel corso di un evento organizzato nel ristorante Gargiulo di Coney Island. Si tratta di una manifestazione organizzata con la Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce e la Alliance for Coney Island, a cui presenzieranno il nuovo proprietario del club, Rocco Commisso, l’allenatore e direttore sportiv...