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Wednesday, October 27, 6-8 PM - Tiziano Zorzan Boutique - 380 Bleecker St. Friday, October 29, 5-7 PM - La Plaza Cultural de Armando Perez Community Garden - East 9th St & Avenue C (South-West Corner). This fall, sculptures and paintings by Italian artist Arianna Carossa will be roaming the city. On Wednesday, October 27 th, the traveling exhibitio...

"Tony n' Tina's Wedding" has been performed all over the world, from its start as an Off-Broadway show in the mid-1980s to a big screen 2004 movie starring Mila Kunis and Joey McIntyre as the titular characters. The immersive theatrical experience, which replicated an Italian-American wedding, is the brainchild of Poughkeepsie native Mark Nassar, w...

On a breezy Saturday last month, Vittorio Calabrese, the director of the Magazzino Italian Art museum in Cold Spring, N.Y., stood onstage in the courtyard to introduce the last event of the summer, a concert by the musician Sam Reider and his band the Human Hands. The sun was starting to set, and a few stragglers of the sold-out crowd found their s...

In honor of Italian Heritage Month, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, fourth from left, last Thursday celebrated the contributions of Italian Americans. The event at the Helen Marshall Cultural Center honored George Russo, right, a longtime Queens attorney and small business owner, as well as a member of Community Board 10 and member of th...

Italian-American Heritage Month is celebrated in October to honor the contributions of Italian immigrants and their families to our country. Many of the neighborhoods they settled in are still very much holding onto the culture. Like a true Italian, Carmine Gangone graciously welcomed CBS2 into his family’s “second home” — Carmine and Son’s. “My da...

Gregory Amato was a Mahopac resident who was extremely active in local and county civic organizations for more then 50 years who passed away in April of 2020 at age 77. As a living tribute, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County is planting a tree in Loving Memory of Gregory Amato on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 10:00am in Veterans Memoria...

Saturday, October 23 • Noon – 6pm, Sunday, October 24 • Noon – 5pm. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Avenue - Staten Island, NY 10301. A fun-filled weekend for the entire family! ADMISSION $10 (Per Person At Gate) • CHILDREN UNDER 12 FREE. Also, enjoy a 2-day showcase of Italian luxury, classic & performance vehicles. T...

The San Gennaro festival may be over, but The Center For Italian Modern Art will continue to embrace Italian culture with “Schifano and Jazz,” a concert dedicated to Mario Schifano’s passion for American Jazz, on Wednesday, October 20th at 6:30 pm ET. Since 2013, CIMA has dedicated themselves to showcasing contemporary Italian art to a global audie...

PBS is set to premiere “The Oratorio” and “Da Ponte’s Oratorio: A Concert for New York” on Nov. 5, 2021. First up will be the documentary, which starts at 9 p.m., and will be headlined by famed film director Martín Scorsese as he reveals the story of the arrival of Italian opera to the New World during a performance in the Old Cathedral of Saint Pa...

The sound of music and crowds cheering echoed up Fifth Avenue as the 77th Columbus Day Parade weaved through Midtown to the Upper East Side Monday. The parade was the largest celebration on Fifth Avenue to happen since the coronavirus hit the city in 2020, canceling last year’s Columbus Day Parade and so many other cultural celebrations. Thousands...

Buffalo’s Italian American community is celebrating a big weekend in the Queen City. The Federation of Italian American Societies hosted its annual banquet Sunday night for the first time since the pandemic began. It’s a celebration of Italian culture and the opportunity to recognize the significant contributions of Italian Americans. News 4’s Jacq...

In the Auditorium of Stanze Italiane, a video conversation with Gaetana Marrone-Puglia, Fabio Finotti, Gian Piero Brunetta, (Padova University), Maria DiBattista, (Princeton University), and with the daughter of the director Francesco Rosi, the actress Carolina Rosi. Gaetana Marrone-Puglia is full Professor of Italian Studies at Princeton Universit...