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Canova’s George Washington. Exhibition to Address Canova’s Only Work Created for America. The Frick Collection - 1 East 70th Street - New York, NY 10021. May 23, 2018 through September 23, 2018. Gypsotheca e Museo Antonio Canova - Possagno, Italy - November 10, 2018 through April 22, 2019 In 1816, the North Carolina State House in Raleigh commissio...

Il suo sogno era quello di intraprendere la carriera diplomatica, sogno che ha dovuto virare verso la brillante carriera forense. Annalisa Liuzzo, nata a New York da genitori italiani emigrati negli Stati Uniti, è senza dubbio il nome di spicco oltreoceano, e non solo,  in materia di immigrazione e cittadinanza. Già a soli 24 anni, con una laurea i...

Dal cuore del Monferrato, passando da Milano per poi restare un po’ a Londra e trasferirsi a New York. La storia di Elena, graphic designer originaria di Nizza Monferrato è sfaccettato come la sua carriera nel campo della moda e del design. La voglia di condividere la sua esperienza l’ha portata anche a creare un gruppo Facebook riservato ai giovan...

There was scarcely a seat to be had at the brand-new Postino wine bar last Sunday at 3:30 p.m. The big front patio was full; the bar was packed; there were no empty tables. But I didn’t understand why Houstonians have embraced this new Phoenix-based import so enthusiastically until I got a look at their wines by the glass list. I had to blink twice...

Si è concluso con grande successo l’American Tour dell’Associazione Internazionale Joe Petrosino di Padula che ha partecipato, attraverso una sua delegazione, ad alcun importanti eventi organizzati negli Stati Uniti d'America per celebrare la sempre più nota figura di Joe Petrosino, il poliziotto italo-americano che divenne il primo vero martire de...

Eye-centricity and the Visual Cultures of Italy and Its Diaspora. April 25-27, 2019. JOHN D. CALANDRA ITALIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTE - Queens College, City University of New York - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan This interdisciplinary conference proposes to explore the visual cultures Italians have created, con...

Roberto Brambilla, an Italian-born architect, began his professional work in Mayor John Lindsey’s Office in Tribeca, in the early ‘70s. His early projects envisioned pedestrian zones along Madison Avenue and Times Square (which were not virtually realized until  over 40 years later).  Roberto is a visionary, who has witnessed enormous change in the...

The competing needs of historic preservation and modern safety are in the balance to keep a taste of Italy alive along the south shore of Long Island. Town leaders in Babylon are in the process of restoring a pair of historic bridges in the village of Copiague, an $8.8 million project being paid for by the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery plan,...

Staten Island pizza institution Joe and Pat’s went all out for its first Manhattan location, with a meticulously designed space unveiled this week. Unlike the original location, which has lived on Staten Island for nearly 60 years, the pizza here isn’t served on paper plates. Joe and Pat’s has upgraded its more traditional, casual pizzeria look for...

Italia chiama Italia, parola d’ordine: conquistare l’America. O meglio i giovani studenti americani. E’ questa la filosofia alla base della nuova iniziativa dell’Italian-American Committee on Education (Iace) in collaborazione con il Chief design officer di PepsiCo, Mauro Porcini. Iniziativa che ha fatto il suo debutto ad aprile, con una classe di...

Enter: IDACO Festival! Presented by Baruch Performing Arts Center in partnership with The Italian Cultural Institute, IDACO connects Italian and other European choreographers with artists who live in New York City, creating an artistic platform for collaborations that cross-cultural boundaries. In other words? IDACO is all about visual arts, Italy,...

One of the borough’s most popular parades is experiencing a ‘passing of the baton’ of leadership. Tony Signorile, longtime steward of the Bronx Columbus Day Parade, who volunteered for 12 years as the parade committee chair, submitted a letter of resignation recently to the Morris Park Community Association, which sponsors the annual event. Signori...