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Antonio Fini's International Italian Dance Festival - classes and workshops held in his native Calabria and in New York City - will culminate in a Gala Performance and Awards Ceremony, Thursday August 31st, 8 PM, at the Ailey Citigroup Theater. The evening will get off to a joyous start with an authentic tarantella staged by Fini, and follow with p...

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 6pm. Pizza Shop: An Italian-American Dream (2017), 57 minutes. Antony Osso, dir. - John D Calandra Italian American Institute - 25 W 43rd St #17, New York, NY 10036Pizza Shop features brothers Carmine (Charlie) and Fiore (Fred) Osso, who emigrated from Belmonte Calabro (Cosenza province) Calabria, in the mid-1960s. For...

The Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend a screening of "Italian American Internment: A Secret Story" (2000, 50 min.). A Discussion and Q&A led by Museum Founder and President Dr. Joseph V. Scelsa will follow the screening. Thursday, August 17th, 6:30 PM - 155 Mulberry Street (Corner of Grand and Mulberry Streets) New York, NY 10...

Sunday, September 17th @ 8pm – 11pm. Doors open @ 6pm. Highland Ballroom - 431 West 16th Street - New York, NY 10011. Tickets: $35.00 – $55.00 - Available at Ticketweb Known for his powerful voice as well as his engaging and spectacular performance, the young Neapolitan crooner, Patrizio Buanne, has developed legions of fans across the globe and ha...

August 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm. Mulberry Street Public Library - 10 Jersey St - New York, NY 10012. Join VMF & IAWA for an Exclusive Screening: Pane Amaro/Bitter Bread. Followed by a Q&A with Directors Gianfranco Norelli and Suma Kurien The Vito Marcantonio Forum (VMF) will present PANE AMARO/BITTER BREAD, which has been called the first compr...

The much-renowned opera entitled “Don Giovanni” with music by composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be staged at the Rose Theater of Lincoln Center, New York. “Don Giovanni” is a two act opera that runs on an Italian libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Premiered in 1787 by the Prague Italian opera at the National Theater, the opera revolves around the fo...

Before it was Napoli, Brooklyn, Meghan Kennedy’s play—currently running Off-Broadway at Roundabout Theatre Company through August 27—was actually called Talk to Me Of Love. “That was a direct translation of a song that’s in the play called ‘Parlami d’Amore,’ and it’s a Mario Lanza song,” says Kennedy. “Ultimately, we were trying to get something in...

Staten Island Yankees vs. Lowell Spinners. Saturday, 8/19/2017. 7 P.M. Celebrate Italian Heritage with The Order Sons of Italy, Father Capodanno Lodge,#212, The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum (GMM), and Italian-American Award Winning Author: Marianna Randazzo. Plus many other surprises! Did you know that Staten Island has a higher percentage of Italian Am...

The Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend a screening of "Italians in America" (1998, 100 min.). Discussion and Q&A led by Museum Founder and President Dr. Joseph V. Scelsa will follow the screening. Thursday, August 10th, 6:30 PM Light Refreshments Will Be Served. Italian American Museum - 155 Mulberry Street (Corner of Grand and...

The Italian guitarist Cristiano Porqueddu performed a guitar recital at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Friday, July 14 to a full and appreciative audience. Porqueddu has occupied himself in the past years with the Herculean task of recording the complete works of Barrios, the complete solo works of Angelo Gilardino as well as massive survey...

August 5 (Saturday) 2:00 pm. Movie: My House in Umbria. A train traveling gently through the rolling hills of the Italian Countryside explodes. In one carrier, there are four survivors, an elderly gentleman, an orphaned 8 year old girl, a young German and Emily Delahunty, an English novelist. Thrown together by misfortune, Emily invites them to her...

The Federation of Italian American Organizations (FIAO) of Queens hosted the 29th Annual 5K Run/Walk on July 23 at the FIAO Soccer Field at 20th Avenue and 33rd Street in Astoria. More than 250 participants ran or walked in the streets of Astoria, despite the heat and humidity. This event was partially funded by Sussex Bank, located on Astoria Boul...