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“Italian is cool!” – these inspiring words of the American students from the tri-state NY-NJ-CT can be heard today thanks to a praiseworthy commitment of IACE, the Italian-American Committee on Education. From the 2013 until today the dedication and promotional activities of the president of IACE, Berardo Paradiso, and his team made it possible to...

Michael Gallagher has just been appointed the deputy director for conservation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. But soon after he joined the New York institution 13 years ago, he says, a particular Italian Renaissance work caught his eye. He felt that The Entombment (1554) by Moretto da Brescia “was one of the saddest-looking pictures in the coll...

Neighborhood coffeeshop with a line of tourists out the door. Indulgent all-day Italian spot for chicken-ricotta meatball sandwiches and/or lasagna bolognese.   We'll end our virtual tour of Prince Street right there at Coco Pazzo: a casual-leaning Italian spot back after ten years and open right now in Soho, right as you read these very words. You...

Thursday April 26 - 7 p.m./9 p.m. American Italian Heritage Association and Museum -1227 Central Avenue, Albany, New York 12205. This Jewish-Catholic Dialogue Lecture, led by La Rabinessa Liora Kelman of Congregation Beth Israel, will discuss how her family, the Saranos of Milan, were saved from the Holocaust in the small village of Mombaroccio whe...

"It feels good to be Italian... I want to be in Italy"... and who can take you there better than an Italian actor like Andrea Galata? Music, fun, love and family matters - that is Ciao Bambino - The Musical, debuting April 8th at the 13th Street repertory Theatre with three dates that already sold out. Awarded as "Best Staged Reading" at the 2016 M...

April 18, 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - Queens College, CUNY. 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York NY 10036. In this collection of images, photojournalist Martha Cooper, well-known for her work on graffiti and the early days of hip-hop, documents Italian American vernacular expressive culture in 1980s Brook...

New York City Opera presents a new production of Italo Montemezzi's masterpiece L'amore dei tre re (The Love of the Three Kings) directed by Michael Capasso with Pacien Mazzagatti leading the New York City Opera Orchestra. The production marks the first time Montemezzi's opera will be heard in New York City in nearly a decade. Four performances of...

It was with a mix of sadness, nostalgia and, mostly, appreciation that I learned of the recent death of 92-year-old Andrew Balducci, scion and guiding force of the family that brought fruit and vegetable wisdom to countless New Yorkers, myself included. The Balducci produce market provided a formative food and cultural experience for me. I moved in...

An Italian restaurant that took the place of a pizzeria is now open for business in Brookhaven. Amore Kitchen & Bar is located in the Town Brookhaven development in a space previously occupied by Ohio-based chain PizzaFire, which closed in November. The restaurant, which also has a location in Stamford, Conn., is owned by Bruno DiFabio, who has app...

With nearly 30 different flavors of hand-stretch, brick-oven New York style pizza, visitors to Zetti’s will have difficulty picking just one. A popular spot for take-out, Zetti's also has a small dining area. Options range from a classic cheese slice ($2.80) to a variety of specialty slices available daily ($3.92) like the Hawaiian Pizza loaded wit...

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York  - Organized by : ICI, In collaboration with : Centro Primo Levi - Entrance : Free In this third talk of the series we address the political topic of those who were forced to leave Italy because antifascists or Jews, or, often, both. Many of them...

A New York, è “l’avvocatessa che salva gli italiani dai guai”. Avete presente, come nei film, il forestiero dietro le sbarre al commissariato di polizia che chiama il legale capace di far valere i suoi diritti in un Paese che non conosce? Ecco, è un po’ così. Ma Germana Giordano, avvocatessa penalista di 45 anni, dal 1998 a New York, non è una semp...