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Andrew Roblee, facilities manager at Auburn's Seward House Museum, will present "Italians in the American Civil War" at 7 p.m. Monday, May 4, at Fr. Nacca Hall at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 301 Clark St. Auburn. This exploratory discussion will traverse the cultural landscape of 19th century America that immigrants from the Italian peninsul...

April 6, 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute. 25 W 43rd St #17, New York, NY 10036. DONATE. The highly acclaimed book Breaking Bread in L'Aquila was published on April 6, 2010, on the first anniversary of the earthquake that devastated the Abruzzo region. Releasing the book on the earthquake's anniversary was...

New York–based showroom DOM Interiors has launched a flagship space for luxury Italian furniture manufacturer Rimadesio to coincide with the brand's 60th anniversary. The showroom, designed by Rimadesio's Giacomo Fossati, displays the brand's collection of high-tech furnishings and modular systems, comprising shelving, space dividers, and swing doo...

Natalia Quintavalle, Console Generale a New York, rappresenta l'Italia nella città più importante del mondo. Il suo incarico si svolge nel consolato che conta quasi 70 mila italiani iscritti all'Aire ma opera su un area metropolitana in cui vivono e lavorano una cifra almeno quattro volte superiore di cittadini residenti. Diplomatica di carriera co...

Il Cda dell'Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of New York, Inc annuncia gli esiti delle ultime elezioni, che si svolgono biennalmente. Presidente e Chairman risulta Joseph Sciame, Vice Presidente Maria C. Marinello. Tesoriere è stato eletto John Mustaro e segretario Maria Fosco. Chair alle relazioni pubbliche Nancy J. Indelicato; Chair del Ma...

by Tequila Minsky   Saturday was blustery and drizzly, but that didn't stop very concerned neighbors of Little Italy and Soho who came out fired up, protesting — again — what had happened to their tiny square, which is really a triangle, in what they stressed is a "park-starved" neighborhood. Petrosino Square, bounded by Spring, Lafayet...

James Suckling, il più famoso critico di vino del mondo (www.jamessuckling.com) ha invitato un piccolo gruppo di produttori di vino toscani a presentare il meglio della loro produzione a New York. Per il Castello Vicchiomaggio è stato selezionato: Ripa delle More 2010, Vigna La Prima 2010 e l' FSM 2009, tutti premiati con 92 punti. Nel 2010 il Rip...

In advance of Eataly Vino's six-month closure mandated by the State Liquor Authority, the wine shop is offering its entire selection which includes more than a thousand bottles and cases of wine from Italy and New York, a few of which are only found at Eataly, at a 25 percent discount.   The closure is part of a penalty imposed against the B...

A Civil War: A History of the Italian Resistance by Claudio Pavone, translated by Peter Levy, preface by Stanislao Pugliese "Among the few indisputable masterpieces of contemporary history." –Financial Times . A Civil War is a history of the wartime Italian Resistance, recounted by a historian who, when only a boy, took part in the struggle against...

Italyʼs medieval universities established the study of human anatomy for physicians. To heighten their art, Renaissance masters clandestinely examined anatomy through human dissection. The profound connection between art and science is best demonstrated by the genius of Michelangelo.   Indeed, the wooden crucifix he carved in gratitude for s...

Maria Baratta of Waterbury will star in the Seven Angels Theatre comedy, "I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti," from Saturday through April 26.   The one-woman play was adapted by Jacques Lamarre from a memoir by Gulia Melucci, and could be described as "Sex and the City" meets the Food Channel. Baratta plays Melucci, a single New Yorker...

by Dan Reiner   Patsy's Pizzeria opened in Harlem in 1933, and over the years, its pizza, charred in coal-fired ovens, made regulars of the likes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Joe DiMaggio and Christopher Walken.   The owners of Patsy's of New Rochelle, who held their ribbon-cutting ceremony last week, are hoping they can replicate t...