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The Frank Catalanotto era of NYIT baseball started with a Twitter DM. But first we have to go back to 2010. Catalanotto, who was drafted out of Smithtown High School on Long Island and played 14 years in the majors, spent the last few months of his career with his hometown New York Mets. There, he met ESPN beat reporter Adam Rubin and followed him...

On Saturday, May 25, the Old Forge Sons of Italy will host its annual bocce tournament, at the Arcaro and Genell bocce courts on Main Street, to benefit Saint Francis Commons, a newly constructed housing facility designed to provide transitional housing to homeless veterans. The entrance fee for a four-person team is $100. All teams play a minimum...

New York City audiences are used to seeing just the top of Gianandrea Noseda’s head in the orchestra pit at the Metropolitan Opera, where the Italian maestro is a frequent guest conductor. But on May 19, Noseda will be front and center at Carnegie Hall with the National Symphony Orchestra. Whether he is conducting an opera or a symphony, Noseda’s a...

Welcome to the Sons of Italy Foundation's online auction! See one of the greatest musicians of all time! Click here to view all of our auction items. Two VIP tickets for Maestro Andrea Bocelli’s concert at Madison Square Garden, New York City. Click here to bid! See Andrea Bocelli in concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Thursday, De...

The Tank (Meghan Finn and Rosalind Grush, Artistic Directors) in association with Kairos Italy Theater will present the United States Premiere of Butterflies by Emanuele Aldrovandi in a translation by Carlotta Brentan, directed by Jay Stern at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), May 29-June 8. Performances will be on Wednes...

EJ Cumbo sprayed line drives all over the outfield’s green turf. Some one-hopped the outfield fence, others left scorched earth on their way to the gaps. The hottest hitter in the Northeast Region was putting on a show on the eve of the baseball program’s first postseason appearance in six years. Cumbo, a redshirt outfielder for the New York Instit...

La danza contemporanea italiana torna a New York. Per la sua quinta edizione, dal 21 al 24 maggio, l’Italian Dance Connection, IDACO nyc, porterà in città ballerini, coreografi e registi all’insegna dell’unità nella diversità. La rassegna di danza ideata nel 2015 da Vanessa Tamburi ed Enzo Celli seleziona artisti attraverso un bando rivolto alle co...

May 11, 12, 17, 19. 3:00 pm. Our Lady of Perpetual Help school, 5902 6th Avenue (between 59th and 60th Streets, Brooklyn, NY). Admission: $25-adult; $20-seniors/students under 25; $5-teen. Contact: Fran Garber-Cohen 718-259-2772. reginaopera@yahoo.com www.reginaopera.org Sponsored by Regina Opera Company. Regina Opera Company presents fully staged...

Leave the gun, take a ride to the Patchogue Theatre. "The Godfather" is screening at the Patchogue Theatre on May 15 at 7 p.m. as part of the theatre's Classic Film Series. Tickets are on sale from $12 to $15 and can be purchased here.  The theatre's Classic Films Series is underway and includes other favorites like "Close Encounters of the Third K...

MTV may have finally decided to whack its controversial mob-based reality show, “Made in Staten Island.” The reality series only aired three episodes before the cable network mysteriously stopped showing it in February with no explanation. MTV never officially announced the cancellation, and kept the show on its list of series on MTV.com — until...

In Scena! brings a survey of the best Italian theatre to the five boroughs of New York City, including full productions that have already toured in Italy, readings, workshops, lectures, and exchanges between Italian and international artists. Yesterday’s event featured short bits and monologues from a few of the plays that will be performed in the...

Friday May 10 2019 8:00 pm. The Church of Saint Francis Xavier. 46 West 16th Street, Manhattan, NY. Contact: 212-998-8739 casa.italiana@nyu.edu I Sacri Musicali Affetti - Sacred Works by Barbara Strozzi (1619-1677) Presented by Salon Sanctuary Concerts and New York University Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò. This concert, brings well-deserved attentio...