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Cristian Cangelosi has learned a lot from former two-division world champion Paul Malignaggi in the time they’ve known each other. But did he learn the most important lesson of the fight game, to not put himself in position to have to cut his hair in between rounds? They both laugh. “Yeah, I know,” said the 19-year-old Cangelosi, a promising 152-po...

"It feels good to be Italian... I want to be in Italy"... and who can take you there better than an Italian actor like Andrea Galata? Music, fun, love and family matters - that is Ciao Bambino - The Musical, debuting April 8th at the 13th Street repertory Theatre with three dates that already sold out. Awarded as "Best Staged Reading" at the 2016 M...

Sunday, June 3, 2018 8:00am. LOCATION: Central Park. DISTANCE: 5 Miles. REGISTER NOW. Experience Italy in Central Park with five miles to celebrate the Festa della Repubblica. This new event will bring a touch of green, white, and red to the heart of New York City. Bring your friends and family to join NYRR and Ferrero as we experience some of Ital...

Benny Cannavo hears it all the time. "Hey Benny, you played my wedding 42 years ago," a guy will say. "Benny! Remember when you played on my wedding day in 1968?" a woman will ask. Cannavo can't remember all of them, but he'll smile anyway. For about 50 years, the 87-year-old Schenectady resident brought his crew - "Benny Cannavo and the Accents" -...

Kairos Italy Theater and KIT Italia announce The Winner of the 2018 Mario Fratti Award for Excellence in Italian Playwriting goes to The City Rises (La citta' che sale) by Chiara Boscaro & Marco Di Stefano. The co-winners will receive a translation of their work into English as part of the MFA Collection and a reading at the Italian Institute that...

April 7 (Saturday) 8:00 pm. The Producers Club - 358 West 44th Street, Manhattan. The Agita Monologues. The life and times of a young woman who was very different from everyone else in her oddball yet loving Italian-American family. Being the youngest of four, comedienne/singer Maryann Maisano viewed the antics going on in her Italian-born parents...

Genova - Certe volte al “Nevada Smiths”, il ritrovo dei calciofili di Manhattan, nell’East Village, c’è da litigare. «Perché non sempre trasmettono la partita della Samp e per noi che ci ritroviamo in questo pub solo per Lei è un dettaglio non da poco - scherza Franco Ravano, Ceo dell’aziende genovese Cressi negli Stati Uniti e da qualche giorno ne...

American premiere of the documentary film "I Siciliani", will be screened at the Casa Italiana Zerilli  Marimò, New York, on April 9th. "I Siciliani", is written and directed  by Francesco Lama featuring among the most famous Sicilian artists such like Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Leo Gullotta, Tony Sperandeo, Ninni Bruschetta , Pietrangelo Buttafuoco,...

March 26, 6 PM. Casa Italiana Zerilli / Marimò - 24 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. Writer and poet Alessandro Lutman reads from his collection of poems: Poesie d'autunno: Raccontandomi in versi (2015, Forum Editrice) With intermezzos performed by pianist Simona Premazzi. Introduced by: Luca Colussi, Associazione Filarmonica Udinese; Ellis Tommaseo,...

Carnevale, a word that in Italy means much more than the beginning of Lent and a celebration with masks and parades. It represents a celebration of life and a day where you can be what you dreamed of being: a cow boy, an astronaut, a car racer, or maybe even Julius Caesar or whatever historical character you have a liking to. That is why Venice, Vi...

Wednesday April 4 from 6 PM to 9 PM. NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 W 12th St, New York 10011. On the Italian Stage is a new series of four lectures (two in the Spring and two in the Fall) conceived and led by Laura Caparrotti that journeys into the history of Italian Theater to explore its language, and its contribution to Italian society....

During the St. Patrick's Day season, Central New Yorkers love to party like the Irish, whether they're truly Irish or not. But what do local Italians think of all the blarney and craic? Italian-Americans also make up a large part of Syracuse's population, and both the Italians and the Irish host major festivals each year. But only the Irish host a...