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Casoli De Luca Presents Exhibition Exploring the Allure and Meaning of Gold in Italian Art Through Works by More Than 20 Artists from the 14th to 21st Centuries. Opening October 25 in an intimate townhouse setting, ORO D’ITALIA includes works by Giacomo Balla, Lucio Fontana, Michelangelo Pistoletto, and Rudolph Stingel, among others An exhibition e...

Beneath the recently renovated Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in Little Italy, there is a very little-known secret. A huge wooden door that looks more befitting of a medieval castle than an urban church stands between an old basement chapel and the final resting place of dozens of souls from New York’s past. Saint Patrick’s Old Cathedral was first built...

Three Brooklyn residents host a popular podcast and social media account that aims to highlight what it's like to grow up Italian in New York City. The Instagram account Growing Up Italian has almost 90,000 followers. Rocco Loguercio, Michela Curcio and Sabino Curcio are siblings and cousins. They started the meme page as a hobby, but now in additi...

The oustanding musicians of "Quartetto di Cremona" - Cristiano Gualco, violin; Paolo Andreoli, violin; Simone Gramaglia, viola; Giovanni Scaglione cello - perform at the Italian Cultural Institute a program that includes: G.Verdi, Quartetto in mi minore and L. van Beethoven, Quartetto n.14 in do diesis minore op.131 (no intermission). Since its for...

Fans of “The Sopranos” will soon have another way to celebrate the show’s 20th anniversary. In addition to “The Many Saints of Newark,” a “Sopranos” prequel set for release next September, audiences can soon cook up their favorite Italian dishes using a special new sauce courtesy of one of the show’s stars. Next month, Vincent Pastore, who portraye...

The long-standing rivalry between Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio was cemented on Monday when the Governor of New York announced he would bypass the mayor and fund the polarizing Mother Cabrini statue with state money. For months, the two political figures have committed to a very public feud over Mayor de Blasio’s decision to exclude Cabrini, a Ro...

Thursday October 24. 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Casa Lally, 132 East, 65th Street (between Lexington and 3rd Avenues), Manhattan, NY. Admission: $45; open to the public. Contact: Nicole Carballeira 212-772-4297 parliamo@hunter.cuny.edu http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/parliamo (Sample foods from local producers will be served). Sponsored by Parliamo Italiano at Hun...

Stephen A. Briganti, Presidente e CEO della Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, ha ricevuto il “da Vinci Award 2019”, prestigioso premio assegnato ogni anno da The Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of New York (IHCC-NY, Inc.). Venerdì sera al Consolato Generale d’Italia a New York, alla cerimonia di consegna del premio per Briganti c’er...

E’ la palermitana Daria Biancardi la vincitrice della 12esima edizione di New York Canta – Festival della musica italiana a New York che si è svolto al Master Theatre di Brooklyn. Con il singolo “Come una danza” - scritto da Cassandra Raffaele - Daria è salita sul palco e incantato pubblico e giuria di esperti. Alle 2 di notte, ora italiana, Daria...

Thursday, October 24. 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Columbus Citizen's Foundation, 8 East 69th Street, Manhattan, NY. Contact: RSVP by calling 212-642-2094. Seating is limited and RSVP highly recommended. For further information, see: www.calandrainstitute.org This "Town Hall" will deal with some of the more pressing issues Italian Americans must confront if we...

More than 100 Italian Americans spent the afternoon of Sept. 29 dancing at America Lodge No. 2245’s 49th annual scholarship Dinner Dance. The Lodge aims to preserve Italian culture and history. Every year, it grants several local students a college scholarship award, as well as five local students with an Italian Language Award. This year, Lodge me...

A long-awaited project is finally taking off. The city of Buffalo has been trying to sell the North Park Library, located at the corner of Delaware and Hertel, since it closed in 2006. Now the library will be converted into an Italian Cultural Center. "This was my library as a child. To see it back to community use as a meeting center, as an honor...