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From Wednesday, December 05, 2018 to Sunday, December 30, 2018. Organized by The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street, Manhattan, NY. In collaboration with Istituto Luce Cinecittà. Entrance with fee. In collaboration with Luce Cinecittà, Rome, MoMa celebrates Italian actor Ugo Tognazzi with a retrospective that spans his four-decade long caree...

Steve Acunto, the chairman of La Scuola d’Italia, a bilingual English-Italian private school in Manhattan, stood on a dais at its annual gala in March 2016 and pointed to an 8-foot model of the school’s new 11-story home near Columbus Circle. The building on West 58th Street would have a nursery school, theater, gymnasium, specialized science facil...

Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday proposed getting rid of Columbus Day as a holiday and replacing it with a day off for Election Day. It started when Ocasio-Cortez tweeted Saturday night, “how is Columbus Day a holiday but Election Day not?” The Daily Mail’s U.S. political editor David Martosko quote tweeted Ocasio-Cortez on Su...

At EICMA 2018, Ducati Motor Holding is pleased to announce that Hudson Valley Motorcycles has been selected as the 2018 Dealer of the Year, America’s region. Located in Ossining, New York, the dealership was chosen based on a commitment to success across sales, service, customer engagement and comprehensive marketing activities. The dealership has...

Last week, NYU’s Casa Italiana hosted a Q&A with one author of the book Assassins Against the Old Order: Italian Anarchist Violence in Fin de Siècle Europe(subsequently Assassins Against). The book, “in spite of the current state of things, is not a how to”, joked author Fraser M. Ottanelli at the beginning of the session; instead, the book present...

“Christmas in Tuscany—A Concert with Michéal Castaldo,” a traditional Italian Christmas concert featuring award-winning Italian tenor Michéal Castaldo and friends, will take place on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 7:00p.m. at New Dorp Moravian Church, 2205 Richmond Rd., Staten Island, NY 10306. Castaldo will perform classic Christmas carols from his...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. FURLA - 645 Fifth Avenue | New York, NY 10022  Directions here. TICKETS: Free event, reservations required. RSVP here. National Organization of Italian American Women Greater New York Region presents Una Serata Italiana at FURLA! Join fellow NOIAW members and friends as FURLA unveils their Autumn/Wi...

Friday, Nov. 30th & Saturday, Dec. 1st:  10 am to 5 pm, Sunday, Dec. 2nd:  11 am to 3 pm. American Italian Heritage Museum  •  1227 Central Ave  •  Albany, NY 12205. Join us at the Museum for this festive annual Italian tradition when we transform our exhibit rooms into market places filled with unique Italian merchandise available for purchase whi...

A high-end Italian restaurant opened on 37th Avenue in the Bruson Building over the weekend where Armondo’s was previously based. Romeo’s Italian Restaurante, located at 74-27 37th Ave, offers traditional food—from chicken parmesan, baked ziti to sea bass–in a space filled with Italian ambiance. The restaurant’s decor has an Italian feel with its b...

Two Harlem restaurateurs are expanding into Morningside Heights with a new Italian restaurant located a few blocks away from Columbia University's campus. Chef Andrew LoPresto and beverage manager Bruno Molfetta opened Bar314 on Amsterdam Avenue and West 122nd Street this month. The casual restaurant and bar features a menu of wood-fired pizzas — 1...

Friday November 30, 7:00 pm EDT. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $20; Non-Members $25; open to the public. Contact: Lindsay Brewster 914-771-8700 lbrewster@wiccny.org Roman culture existed for thousands of years before the founding of the Christian religion. Artisans began creating new...

You catch the aroma on Arthur Avenue as a happy shopper opens the door, left arm holding a huge, bulging bag of bread and cookies. Yes, this is the Madonia Bakery, in its way a symbol of New York as much as the Lower East Side, the High Line, and Rockefeller Center. New York, to New Yorkers, is the neighborhood, and increasingly these areas are bei...