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March 8 (Wednesday) - 6:30 pm Italian American Women's Center, Inc. Celebrates "La Festa della Donna" International Women's Day Dinner - Douglaston Manor, 6320 Commonwealth Blvd, Douglaston, NY. Admission:  $65; at the door $75. Contact:  Vincenza Russo, IAWC President 646-515-2744 Each year International Women's Day is celebrated globally with eve...

Dozens of people with masks filled the room at Sons of Italy in Endicott for Little Italy Endicott's "Carnivale di Venezia" Masquerade Ball.  Tickets for the event were $35, which included a cash bar, food and live music. All the money for the event will go toward Little Italy Endicott's mission to revitalize the community. The purpose of the event...

Ancora un mese, e ci siamo. Il 24 marzo prossimi Lawrence Monsanto Ferlinghetti spegne la candelina numero 98. Ne è passato di tempo da quando, Carlo Ferlinghetti, originario di Chiari vicino Brescia, e Albertine Mendes-Monsanto, originaria di Lione, curioso impasto franco-portoghese di origine sefardita, “fabbricano” a Bronxville, nello Stato di N...

March 3 (Friday)   6:30 - 8:30 pm. Italian American Museum - 155 Mulberry Street, Manhattan. Artiste Italiane - Women Artists of Italian Heritage Opening Reception In honor of Women's History Month, thirteen women artists of Italian heritage will be presented. These women are all accomplished artists having exhibited in galleries and museums both n...

On the occasion of the 150th birth of Luigi Pirandello, master of the dramatic arts, whose philosophical writings are enacted on the stage and screen worldwide, the Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of New York, Inc. chooses its 2017 theme, Celebrating Italian Americans: Cinema and Theatre; Saluting Italian American Actors and Directors. Begin...

The del Lago Resort & Casino opened the Portico by Fabio Viviani restaurant on Thursday. The chef is known for his Old World Italian inspired foods and handmade pastas. Viviani made his name in the Bravo networks show Top Chef. Portico in Italian means porch, the gateway to the home. He said the Finger Lakes region reminds him of his home in Floren...

The New York Archdiocese is in contract with a Staten Island developer to sell the original Holy Rosary Church building and adjoining parish parcels, the Advance has learned. The 90-year-old stucco and wood-frame church, built by hand by Italian immigrants, is at 207 Sand Lane, two blocks from the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Boardwalk in South Beach....

Martedì 21 febbraio presso la Columbia University di New York il neopresidente dei New York Cosmos, l’italoamericano Rocco Commisso, ha incontrato la squadra per la prima volta. A gennaio 2017 Commisso, proprietario anche di Mediacom (quinta compagnia di telecomunicazione negli Stati Uniti) ha rilevato i NY Cosmos impedendo il fallimento della soci...

Announcing the second year of the American Italian Socio-historical Association (AISA). The purpose of this scholarly organization is to present and disseminate social scientific research on the Italian American experience. Specifically, the social scientific research on the Italian American experience would involve the fields of anthropology, econ...

“L’italiano non è più solamente una lingua etnica. È molto importante ribadirlo. Direi essenziale. D’altronde abbiamo pressappoco 100mila giovani a livello nazionale che studiano l’italiano; a livello universitario, invece, ne calcoliamo circa 90mila”. Lo assicura Antony Julian Tamburri, Decano e professore dell’Italian American Institute Calandra...

“Most broadly, my scholarly interests are 20th and 21st century American literature and culture. Within that, I am interested particularly in cities and urban experience, in food studies, and also in Italian American studies. That is really diverse and sometimes it makes for a chaotic research agenda, but what I often find is that two or three of t...

A meal at La Vigna Italian Restaurant is a treat that shouldn’t be missed. Located on Metropolitan Avenue in Forest Hills, where parking is easy, La Vigna has been serving homemade, regional Italian cuisine made with love and pride by Chef Giuseppe Vitale for the last 15 years. Everyone who visits La Vigna is enveloped by warmth and the sensation t...