SCAMPI Once he found the space, PJ Calapa, a chef who was formerly with Michael White’s Altamarea Group, did not take long to open his dream restaurant. About eight months might be some kind of record. Polished pale concrete on the floor and the bar, and generous windows, make for an airy setting. There are touches of blue, including on some of the...

Anche a dicembre “Meet the new Italians of New York” avrà un suo nuovo appuntamento presso il Consolato Generale d’Italia nella giornata di giovedì prossimo, 14 dicembre, alle 18.00. Questo appuntamento sarà dedicato al mondo del volontariato e della solidarietà nel quadro del ciclo promosso dal Consolato Generale d’Italia a New York con l’obiettiv...

“Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is a monument to a monument. With more than 200 works, and a core group of 133 drawings by the beyond-famous artist — the largest number ever assembled — on loan from some 50 front-rank collections, it’s a curatorial coup. More important, it’s an art historical tour de...

È pasta-mania a New York. L’ultima sfida dei ristoratori italiani è già una tendenza: per differenziarsi nel mercato newyorchese, tutti alla ricerca di format che rappresentino la novitá nel mercato. La pasta è indubbiamente il piatto italiano più famoso e apprezzato dagli americani, ma oggi quello che conta è il cambiamento nella tradizione. A far...

The Gallery at Reinstein|Ross in the West Village (30 Gansevoort Street - New York, NY 10014) will be hosting a reception for the artist Chiara Scarpitti this coming Friday, December 8th from 3-7pm. Her exhibition, Poetic Adornments, is currently on view through January 15th, 2015. Chiara is a well respected artist and educator from Italy. She is b...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation, located in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, is proud to organize a fundraiser for the Andrea Bocelli Foundation next Monday to benefit the water access efforts of the ABF in the country of Haiti. The fundraiser, which will be held at the CCF's townhouse on the evening of Monday, December 11, will comprise of a coc...

Today kicks off the first complete retrospective in New York in more than a decade dedicated to the work of filmmaker Michelangelo Antonioni. Presented with Luce Cinecittà, Rome, and featuring nearly 40 35mm prints and digital preservations, the lineup includes the renowned trilogy of “L’Avventura,” “L’Eclisse,” and “La Notte,” starring Monica Vitt...

When chef Mario Carbone’s great-grandparents on his father’s side migrated from Sicily, they may have been leaving their homes, but not everything was left behind. As with many Italians, their culinary customs made the trek across the Atlantic. “Most of the migration to the U.S. happened from southern Italians, who had less money and were looking f...

When: Saturday, January 6, at 4pm - Where: Museo Italo Americano, Fort Mason Bldg C – San Francisco - The Leonardo Da Vinci Society In cooperation with the Museo Italo Americano Cordially invites you to Festa Della Befana In Italian folklore, La Befana is an old woman who delivers gifts to children throughout Italy on Epiphany Eve (the night of Jan...

Far dialogare la drammaturgia contemporanea americana e quella italiana, per consentire all’audience statunitense di conoscere le più significative opere teatrali italiane di oggi, e a quella del Belpaese di rimanere aggiornata sulle sperimentazioni a stelle e strisce in materia. No, non è un’utopia: è l’obiettivo che si è posto il progetto “Italia...