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Home from Rome is a lecture series based in New York which invites Fellows, Residents, and Affiliated Fellows to discuss the impact of their time in Rome. C. Brian Rose, FAAR'92, RAAR'12, will initiate the American Academy in Rome's new program with "Who Owns Antiquity?: Museums, Repatriation, and Armed Conflict", a presentation on the importance o...

You are cordially invited to attend a presentation and signing for Dr. Salvatore J. LaGumina's latest book titled, "Long Island Italian Americans: History, Heritage & Tradition".   For Italian immigrants and their descendants, moving from "the city" out to Long Island was more than a change of address. It signaled that the family had ach...

By Chiara Zaccherotti Quanto ha a che fare il cibo con la creazione dell'identità collettiva di un popolo? Tanto. Con l'aggiunta di un processo migratorio, poi, il fenomeno assume caratteristiche sociali ed economiche per nulla irrilevanti. Un po' come è accaduto agli italiani che a partire dalla fine dell'800 hanno lasciato la patria per attraver...

Eni today will unveil the installation of The Guardians: Hero and Superhero, two 13-foot-high statues created by acclaimed Italian architect and designer Antonio Pio Saracino, at Bryant Park in New York City. Hero is a gift from Italy to the United States and was donated with the support of Eni by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Embass...

The Italian mafia plotted to murder Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York, a turncoat has told investigators. The assassination was ordered by Toto "The Beast" Riina, the then head of Cosa Nostra in Sicily and one of the most feared mafia godfathers. The plan was drawn up in the mid-1980s when Mr Giuliani was working as a federal prosec...

Even with the rollout of his new memoir, Cuomo the Younger isn't getting all the screen time this October.   The governor will be the special guest at an Oct. 21 screening of "The Italian Americans," a PBS special documentary which "explores the evolution of Italian Americans from the late nineteenth century to today, from 'outsiders' once v...

Join Us For Casa Belvedere's Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Opening of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge - Friday, November 21, 2014 - 7 pm to 11 pm Welcoming performance by Wagner College "Seahawk" Marching Band - Premium Cocktail Hour - Seasonal Gourmet Sit Down Dinner by Bocelli Restaurant Castello Verrazza...

di Riccardo Chioni   Durante la prima delle tre giornate della sua visita a New York, il ministro dei Beni Culturali e del Turismo Dario Franceschini ha trovato ad attenderlo un tesoro da riportare a casa: 23 reperti storici ed archeologici entrati illegalmente in territorio statunitense e restituiti alle autorità italiane, tra cui opere del...

Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Hours: 6PM Venue: Italian Cultural Institute of New York Organized by: ICIReserve Panelist:Giovanna Borradori (Vassar College) e Achille Varzi (Columbia Uni.)   "Thinking and Imagination" makes a fundamental contribution to the understanding of the image as a new cultural environment and as the place w...

December 12 10:30 am — 12:00 pm - Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 24 Depot Square - Tuckahoe, NY - Members $15, Non-Members $25 Acqua alta refers to the higher than normal water levels that invade the city of Venice and cause the lagoon's salt water to overflow the edges of the canals and flood the streets. Those who love Venice are, of...

Presepio Napoletano on display now through Saturday, January 14, 2017. Presepio Napoletano represents our rich cultural and spiritual traditions. It portrays a bustling village located at the base of Mount Vesuvius. The landscape is handcrafted in wood, cork and papier-mâché, while the figures, many standing over a foot tall, are made of terra cott...

2013 will be the 4th annual Peekskill Italian Feast.It will be a 3 day event: Friday Aug 16th 5PM till 11PM, Saturday Aug 17th 12 Noon till 11PM and Sunday Aug 18th 12 Noon till 9PM. Fun for the whole family. In the past 3 years, the Peekskill feast has attracted 25000 people annually; everybody is Italian for the 3 days!   Th...