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“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...

Congratulations to a longtime friend of NIAF whose singing has enlivened many NIAF events, Cristina Fontanelli, for receiving the Best Actress Award in Comedy in a major NYC Film Festival on October 21. The film “Santino” was directed by DJ Higgins, a former NIAF grant recipient for the Russo Brothers Film Forum. “Santino” was among the 60 films sc...

Venerdì prossimo, 2 novembre, alle 18.00, due giorni prima della Maratona di New York, il Consolato generale d’Italia aprirà le sue porte agli italiani che vivranno, sotto le più svariate forme, il sogno della 48esima Maratona. Anche quest’anno, anticipa il Consolato, l’Italia si conferma come uno dei paesi maggiormente rappresentati, con oltre 3mi...

La storia di Andreas Nota è quella di un ragazzo con le idee chiare, determinato ad inseguire il suo sogno e allo stesso tempo consapevole dell'importanza della formazione personale. Calcio e studio, due percorsi paralleli e di uguale importanza, che Andreas ha scelto di portare avanti con coraggio e con una maturità sorprendente. Finito il liceo,...

Monday, November 5th, 8:00pm. The Library of the House of the Redeemer, 7 East 95th Street, New York, New York 10128. Buy tickets here. In 16th-century Italy, the musician and theorist Gioseffo Zarlino said that composers wrote counterpoint in the same way that poems, orations and paintings were made. Nicola Vicentino (1511-1576) advised musicians...

Friday, November 9th, 8:00pm EDT. The Fabbri Library of the House of the Redeemer, 7 East 95th Street, New York, New York 10128. Buy tickets here. Tenor Riccardo Pisani with Ensemble Ricercare Antico: Serena Bellini, recorders; Giovanni Bellini, archlute; Matteo Coticoni, violone; Francesco Tomasi, theorbo, baroque guitar, and artistic direction. A...

Saturday November 10th, 7pm EDT. IL Centro, 8711 18th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11214. This presentation has a direct link to the Italian culture. Purposely imagined not to neglect the principal dialects of Il Bel Paese (Italy). It is the product of a brilliant dramatic intuition. The color, the emotions, the flavors recorded in the monologue suit perfe...

Monday, November 5th, 2018. 8.00-10.00 pm EDT. New York – Carnegie Hall (881 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019). TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE. In an extraordinary event, as part of the autumn tour to the United States, the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, it’s preparing for its Carnegie Hall debut. For the second time the historic Concert Hall will host a c...

Puccini’s “La Fanciulla del West” (“The Girl of the West”) is up next in the Met: Live in HD series of simulcasts at Guild Hall on Saturday at 1 p.m. Based on the play “The Girl of the Golden West” by the American writer David Belasco, the opera premiered at the Met in 1910. The production stars the soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek as Minnie, the gun-sl...

Venerdì 2 novembre alle 18.00, due giorni prima della Maratona di New York, il Consolato generale d’Italia aprirà le sue porte agli italiani che vivranno, sotto le più svariate forme, il sogno della 48esima Maratona. Anche quest’anno, anticipa il Consolato, l’Italia si conferma come uno dei paesi maggiormente rappresentati, con oltre 3mila partecip...

Inspired by true events, an Italian American couple in 1941 Little Italy, New York, struggle with his belief in the American Dream and her love for family when their loved ones are secretly arrested for being Italian and imprisoned in an American concentration camp in Maryland during World War Two. Based on the multi-award winning script (www.sayno...

Former Columbia University men’s soccer player and Cosmos owner Rocco B. Commisso will be inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in Chicago Saturday, Nov. 3. Commisso, the founder, chairman and CEO of Mediacom, will be enshrined alongside former New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, MMA legend Gina Carano and Illinois high...