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Davenport Center for The Arts is proud to present Halloween Comedy with a Psychic Twist. Headlining the event is award-winning New York City comedian and television actress Mary Dimino. Dimino is a multifaceted entertainer. Winner of Best Female Comedian (Manhattan Association of Cabaret & Clubs)) and Winner of a Gracie for Best Actress, Mary Dimin...

I was taking a cartooning class at IHS in the late ‘70s and one of my assignments was to create a cover for an ethnic joke book, which were all the rage back then. Unthinkable today, perhaps, but political correctness hasn’t quite managed to kill ethnic humor. CRT Downtown in Cortland presents an “Italian Comedy Festa” on Saturday, October 21 at 7:...

Italian singer-songwriter Francesco De Gregori is as esteemed in his homeland as his American contemporary Bob Dylan.  After an award-winning career spanning nearly 50 years, De Gregori will finally make his US debut in November.  A pair of intimate theater shows has been announced for Sunday, November 5th at The Regent Theatre in Arlington, MA (Bo...

Cortland Repertory Theatre RT Downtown proudly presents the ITALIAN COMEDY FESTA, on Saturday, October 19 at 7:30. Johnny Rizzo and Liz Russo, two of America's top Italian-American stand-up comics, will serve up heaping helpings of huge laughs as they talk about growing up Italian with food, family and funny! But you CRT don't have to be Italian to...

October 26 (Thursday) 7:00 pm - Scarsdale Public Library - 54 Olmsted Road, Scarsdale, NY. Admission: $30; open to the public. Contact: Jill Serling 914-723-2325Registrar@ScarsdaleAdultSchool.org Internationally acclaimed Italian pianist Cristiana Pegoraro will explore the Four Seasons, the secret symbolism behind the score, the images of nature,...

The Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend a discussion and screening of the short film "The Making of a Maestro: From Castelfranco to Carnegie Hall" Produced and Hosted by Valarie D'Elia. Saturday, October 14th, 3:00 PM - Light Refreshments Will Be Served - Italian American Museum - 155 Mulberry Street (Corner of Grand and Mulberr...

The former AC Milan and Juventus playmaker made the announcement to Gazzetta dello Sport, saying that his physical limitations are now catching up with him and it is now time to give younger players a chance: “You realise that the time has come. Every day you have physical problems, you cannot train as you want because you always have some problem....

Thursday, October 19 - Sunday, October 22, 2017. Italy on Screen Today New York festival. The Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism, in collaboration with the Italian Consulate in New York, Rai Cinema, the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimo', New York University, and Stony Brook University, under the aegis...

October 12 (Thursday) 7:00 pm - Celebrate Italian Heritage Month with Alessandra Belloni, and I Giullari di Piazza - Dance/Concert Production. Italian American Museum - 155 Mulberry Street, Manhattan. Admission: $25 - Contact: ABelloni@aol.com This concert is a fiery "journey" through the South of Italy featuring magic rituals, by the women of Sout...

The Vito Marcantonio Forum proudly presents a free screening of: If Only I Were That Warrior, with a Q & A with its director, Valerio Ciriaci. Admission: Free. Sat. Oct. 7th, 2017 | From 1:00PM to 4:00PM. Community Room - Mulberry Street Public Library - 10 Jersey St. (btw Lafayette and Mulberry Sts.) If Only I Were That Warrior explores Italy’s Fa...

Writer/Performer Frank Ingrasciotta will perform his critically-acclaimed one-man play Blood Type: RAGU at the John W. Engeman Theater in Northport, Long Island (NY) on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 8 pm. Blood Type: RAGU is a wonderfully funny and genuinely moving one-man play exploring a first-generation immigrant child's delicate dance between cul...

Why would an Italian jazz singer from Staten Island and New Jersey create a show that celebrates the music of a country legend from Texas? Gabrielle Stravelli shared the story behind her love for Willie Nelson’s music during her recent show at New York City’s Birdland Jazz Club: It all started years ago when her sister took her to hear Nelson at th...