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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...

A Baroque painting considered lost to art history for more than 50 years is on exhibit at Iona College through December. A sharp-eyed art historian, Iona College visual arts professor Thomas Ruggio, knew that a painting of the Holy Family with the infant St. John was a 17th-century Italian Baroque work when he visited the Church of the Holy Family,...

Francesca Alderisi, senatrice di Forza Italia eletta nella ripartizione estera Nord e Centro America, ha partecipato al gala di beneficienza che apre le celebrazioni del Columbus Day a New York. “Dopo tanto tempo, emozionata di essere di nuovo qui a questo importante appuntamento”, ha dichiarato la parlamentare a margine dell’evento. In una nota, p...

Closing day of the Medici's Symposium on the occasion of the MET Exhibition: “The Medici Portraits and Politics -1512-1570”. Thursday, October 14, 4PM to 6PM. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Free Entrance. Book here. Delicacies and poisons: the Art of the Table during the Medici Era - Second Part Moderat...

A place for capturing and sharing Italian American culture and history opened Saturday  in Buffalo. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Saturday morning at the Centro Culturale Italiano di Buffalo's new home inside the former North Park library, 2351 Delaware Ave. The new location for CCI Buffalo will be the site of genealogy research, lessons in la...