Wednesday October 24, 7:00 pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $20; Non-Members $25; open to the public. Contact: Lindsay Brewster 914-771-8700 lbrewster@wiccny.org The ancient Romans were innovative architects and engineers who invented building methods still in use today. Roman monume...

Riviera Mediterranean Cuisine is  a Dongan Hills dining spot with unique fare.  It's menu boasts of Greek,  Italian and Albanian specialties at its finest.  Frank Beqiri is the executive chef who sits at the helm at one of our borough’s best kept secrets. The warm and welcoming eatery, that opened its doors to diners in March of last year, features...

You’ve probably never heard of him, but in the world of restaurants few chefs are more beloved than Cesare Casella, a bighearted Tuscan who strolls through life with a smile on his face and a sprig of rosemary in his pocket. “Cesare knows everyone. He knows everything about food, and he’s the most generous guy in the world,” says Patrick Martins, a...

This is a one-day symposium on one of the major exports of Italy: the culinary health and nutrition benefits of the Mediterranean Diet. The discovery of the nutrition and health benefits of Italian cuisine demonstrates how Italian global migration and host-country identity-building connect the food and culture of the individual with that of their e...

When lauded Italian director Luchino Visconti first conceived of his big screen adaptation of Camillo Boito’s novella “Senso,” the “La Terra Trema” filmmaker aimed high: he wanted to cast no less than Ingrid Bergman and Marlon Brando in the film’s lead roles, a conspiring contessa and an Austrian deserter who woo amidst the dying embers of the Riso...

Il traffico newyorkese si «inchina» alla fede per la Madonna di Pompei che «sfila» per le strade americane. New York, in questi giorni, è in festa per la Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei. L’icona in processione per le strade americane è seguita da migliaia di fedeli italo-americani, pellegrini della «Regina» del Rosario del Santuario di New York...

Charles Messina is an American playwright, screenwriter, and director. Born in Greenwich Village, of Italian-American descent, he attended Xavier High School and then later, New York University. Known for his deconstructive take on biographical subjects, Messina’s most notable stage work as director includes the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway pl...

When Danny Fratta was growing up in Little Italy, a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, there was a community feast every weekend in the summer. “The Neapolitans settled here on Mulberry Street; the Sicilians were on Elizabeth Street; the Calabreses were on Mott Street … and everyone had a saint,” Fratta told The Epoch Times. Today, the Feast of San G...

For its 2018-19 academic year, the Center for Italian Modern Art is pleased to present its first group show, Metaphysical Masterpieces 1916-1920: Morandi, Sironi, and Carrà, in collaboration with Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, and curated by that museum’s Director James Bradburne in collaboration with CIMA President Laura Mattioli. The exhibition is f...

Thursday October 18 2018, from 19:00 to 21:00 EDT. Italian Charities of America - 83-20 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst, New York 11373. As part of our Italian American Month Lecture Series we welcome our guest speaker Vincent C. Maltese. Vincent C. Maltese is the current Chairman of the Triangle Fire Memorial Association. Vincent will be speaking about the...