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Ferrero Group today announced at the Consulate General of Italy in New York that registration is still open for the first annual "Italy Run By Ferrero" to celebrate Festa della Repubblica (Italian National Day). Hosted in partnership with the renowned New York Road Runners (NYRR), the world's premier community running organization, the five-mile re...

A sei anni fischiava le arie delle opere davanti agli amici della madre, e oggi Elena Somarè calca i palcoscenici di tutto il mondo, dove porta i più grandi classici della tradizione sudamericana e napoletana arrangiati in modo unico attraverso il fischio melodico, di cui lei è una delle principali interpreti.  Debutta sul palco dello storico Alexa...

Chazz Palminteri will return to Broadway in A Bronx Tale, the musical based on his solo show that also inspired the 1993 film of the same name. The Oscar nominee will take on the role of Sonny on weekday performances beginning May 24, becoming the first actor to play the same part in a play, film, and stage musical. Original cast member and Tony no...

The In Scena! Theater Festival kicks off its sixth year of programming tonight, May 7 with a special performance of We Are Not Alone, a play about a psychiatric inmate facing struggles in the outside world. Other theater offerings throughout the course of the 15-day festival run from thrilling to dramatic to comedic and tragic. The best bit of news...

Italy's Dario D'Ambrosi, originator of the theatrical movement called Teatro Patologico (Pathological Theater), will perform a single night in his breakthrough work, "Tutti Non Ci Sono/ We are Not Alone," May 7 at 7:00 PM at the Cherry Lane Theater, 38 Commerce Street, as the opening event of the sixth annual In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY,...

Written by Natalia Newman and starring the Italian actor and performer Andrea Galata, The Mystery at The Carnival -Il Mistero al Carnavale is an original Commedia dell'Arte play that follows the best traditions of the style, interlacing the plot of Colombina (Newman), Pierrot (Galata) and Alrecchino looking to solve a mystery charade, with a piano...

Marina Auto Group announced Wednesday that it has reached a stadium naming rights agreement to the downtown Rochester multi-use stadium formerly named Capelli Sport Stadium. Effective immediately, the stadium will be transitioning to the new name, Marina Auto Stadium. Marina Auto Group held the naming rights to the stadium previously during the 200...

Composer Ed Munger, 76, and lyricist Herb Weisburgh, 82, are a local songwriting duo who have been working together for 50 years. Their first and only stage work, the musical "Love in Firenze," is finally having a full production this week at The Addy, the intimate new theater at Proctors. Named after the city of Florence (Firenze), the show is a l...

Borough Park is not Williamsburg. The corner of 58th St. & 18th Ave is Brooklyn-Brooklyn and the headquarters, the still-beating heart, of the Brooklyn Italians Soccer Club. “It used to be Italian people as far as you could see in this neighborhood,” said Ludo Masucci, current club director, unlocking the front door and nodding to a family of Hasid...

Carol Ann Caronia knows potential when she sees it. After a career teaching chess to young children in city schools and programs, she’s worked with kids who’ve won national championships before graduating high school. Talented children, knowledgeable about the rules and moves even soon after kindergarten. But then there was Fabiano Caruana. He came...

IDACO nyc is an international, collaborative dance and art event in its fourth year, that presents a wide variety of performing experiences featuring the participation of more than 20 dance companies, artists and filmmakers. Events will include film screenings, intermission dance performances in theater-specific spaces, and a photo exhibit. This ye...

The Tribeca Film Festival is almost upon us, set to run April 18-29 in New York City. However, the event will have an added Italian flair thanks to a new partnership with Bulgari, this year's official jewelry sponsor. To celebrate the collaboration, the brand enlisted female filmmakers Nina Meredith and Bella Monticelli to create two short films in...