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Monday, October 1, 2018, 6pm EDT. John D Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street Suite 1700, New York, NY 10036. Borsalino City (2016), 78 minutes. In Italian with English subtitles. Enrica Viola, dir. Post-screening discussion led by Anthony Julian Tamburri, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute. Borsalino City tells the sto...

A sport first created in Italy more than 20 years ago is making its way to Columbia County. The Association of Baseball for the Blind has been helping visually challenged individuals gain a love for baseball for decades and Don Landolphi wants to increase the number of people that the organization can reach by bringing it to upstate New York. In bl...

The New York City Premiere of the documentary Sicily: Land of Love and Strife was held on September 12, 2018, for a full house at Goddard Riverside. Because of unexpected building maintenance, the screening was moved from The Bernie Wohl Center to Goddard Riverside. The change, though, did not prevent the crowd from attending this Upper West Side e...

Friday September 28, 5:00 pm EDT. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island NY. Admission: $40; open to the public. Contact: Stephanie Lundegard 718-442-1608. Light dinner will be served. A "Night at the Opera" with Lou Barrella. Our distinguished professor of Italian opera will present Adriana Lecouvreur. This four-act opera of j...

Bayside native Peter Gaudio has become a fixture in Hollywood by carving out roles in hit mob films like “A Bronx Tale” and “Gotti.” Soon, Gaudio will appear as the “the muscle,” in the upcoming film “Cruise,” directed by Robert Siegel. “Cruise” tells the tale of a blue-collar, Italian-American (a role played by Spencer Boldman) who falls in love w...

S'intitola “Let Me Try” (letteralmente “Lasciami provare”) lo spettacolo de L'Effimero Meraviglioso in collaborazione con Kataklisma Teatro e Alessandra Corona Performing Works in cartellone venerdì 14 e sabato 15 settembre alle 20 al Gelsey Kirkland Center of the Arts di Brooklyn a New York. La pièce multimediale interpretata da 13 giovani artisti...

Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (CGS), the band from Puglia that has won an international following with its tradition-based yet up-to-date approach to pizzica and other traditional styles, returns to the US this month for the first time in two years. Their seven-stop tour begins in Vermont and ends in New Mexico, with two New York City shows, at th...

For five years, Johnny Pepe has tried to convince Hall of Fame boxer Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini to appear at the annual Carmen Basilio Quest for Champions event, the Watertown Area Boxing Club’s biggest show of the year. Pepe has featured various notable boxing names at past events, such as Christy Martin last year and even the show’s namesake, Carmen...

Saturday September 15, 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Patsy's Restaurant - 236 West 56th Street, Manhattan, NY. Admission: $80; open to the public. Contact: Bill Ronayne 718-338-8662 wjronayne@optonline.net Sponsored by Mario Lanza Society of New York. A gala afternoon to benefit the Mario Lanza Museum. In addition to enjoying a wonderful 3 course lunch, one will...

Wednesday September 12 6:30 pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, New York University - 24 West 12th Street, Manhattan, NY. Contact: 212-998-8739, Fax: 212-995-4012. Casa Italiana reserves the right to change the programming without notice. For more information, please visit www.casaitaliananyu.org or call 212-998-8739. Contact: Alessandra Belloni 646-...

Our Fall Bocce Tournament is set to begin on Thursday, September 6th and on six to eight consecutive Thursdays (weather permitting). Get a team of 2 or 4 players together and join the fun! 16 teams would be ideal, but we require a minimum of 8 teams to run it. Alternate players will be allowed so rounds played can be consistent. Registration is Req...

Laura Pausini is all set to enthrall audiences at New York’s Radio City Hall where the Italian star will belt out some of her epic numbers. The performance is scheduled on August 31. Born in 1974, the versatile pop singer, songwriter, record producer and television personality took up music as a kid when she would join her father while he used to p...