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The Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend a dramatic reading of "The Fighting Wagners. A Story of Fighting Through Discrimination in America" Screenplay by Arlene Sparaco, Directed by Roberto Monticello. Thursday, June 29th, 6:30 PM - Italian American Museum - 155 Mulberry Street (Corner of Grand and Mulberry Streets) New York, NY...

FRANCESCO TOTTI has decided to continue his legacy at Roma after rejecting a move to New York Cosmos. The legendary Italian finally called on his illustrious playing career with the Serie A giants after 21 seasons last month. The 40-year-old refused to confirm whether he was hanging his boots up for good. American side Cosmos attempted to persuade...

The Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend a dramatic reading of: "Holy Heist". A comedy by Ann Amari Harson. Thursday, June 22nd, 6:30 PM - Italian American Museum - 155 Mulberry Street (Corner of Grand and Mulberry Streets) - New York, NY 10013. Light Refreshments Will Be Served Holy Heist is a spirited, friendly comedy about a y...

Rocco Commisso’s story is atypical. After reuniting with his father, who came to the United States hoping for a better life, the boy of Marina di Gioiosa Ionica faced the obstacles of life as an immigrant. His perseverance, hard work and intelligence made the difference. It’s not easy to adapt to a new culture and new traditions, especially when yo...

DATE: Thursday, JULY 6, 2017, 6:00pm – 7:30pm. Place: CENTRAL PARK NAUMBURG BANDSHELL. Admission: Free to the Public CENTRAL PARK SUMMER CONCERTS is initiating this first annual celebration of Italian Opera as a gift to the people of New York. The concert has been programmed with an emphasis of inspiring the new generation with a lasting appreciati...

The Italian American Museum and the Brooklyn Velodrome Vintage Wheelmen cordially invite you to attend a book presentation by author Aili McConnon for "Road to Valor: A True Story of World War II Italy and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation", a non-fiction work by Aili McConnon & Andres McConnon; and a screening of the documentary film "Assisi 1943...

06/15/2017 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM ET - Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 1 Generoso Pope Pl, Tuckahoe, NY 10707 - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE A one hour audiovisual presentation on the life and career of the legendary tenor from Philadelphia by noted Lanza authority Bill Ronayne. The presentation includes rare early private recordings and radio...

One of the biggest stories at the end of this season of European football involved Francesco Totti playing his last game for Roma. The Italian gladiator has played for Roma since 1992 (for reference, longer than I’ve been alive!). However, after receiving limited game-time from manager Luciano Spaletti, the Italian has decided to move on. After lea...

June 28 (Wednesday) 7:30 pm: Napoli, Brooklyn - The Laura Pels Theatre - 111 West 46th Street, Manhattan Roundabout Theatre presents the world premiere of Napoli, Brooklyn, the latest work from Meghan Kennedy. In 1960 Brooklyn, the Muscolinos have raised three proud and passionate daughters. But as the girls come of age,their paths diverge-in drast...

New York Opera Fest is not only offering live performances or staged productions. The event is also showcasing major lectures with some of the industry’s greatest thinkers. Among them is Fred Plotkin, who is easily THE opera expert in the United States. Throughout his career, Plotkin has showcased his knowledge and skill as a writer (you should che...

I’m a firm believer that if the remnant of our community is to survive we need to participate in culturally relevant and edifying social gatherings to help strengthen our faith, family and community ties. Last Monday, I attended such an event at St. John’s University in Queens, New York organized by Prof. Gaetano Cipolla of Arba Sicula and Michela...

A one-hour video presentation featuring classic performances of duets from Italian opera including La Boheme, Otello, I Pagliacci, La Forza del Destino, La Traviata, Lucrezia Borgia, La Gioconda, Un Ballo in Maschera and I Puritani. Celebrated artists such as Jussi Bjorling, Renata Tebaldi, Mario del Monaco, Tito Gobbi, Richard Tucker, Robert Merri...