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September 30, 6-8 pm   In an epic poem [Ellis Island] whose structure corresponds to the hours in a year, Viscusi (Buried Caesars, and Other Secrets of Italian American Writing) portrays a world of perpetual change and taxing work, though one interrupted by moments of delicate hope. The ambitious poem explores the Italian American immigrant...

The Selected Poetry of Pier Paolo Pasolini è l'ultimo libro di Stephen Sartarelli che traduce una selezione di poesie del poeta corsaro. Il lavoro di traduzione delle poesie pasoliniane in lingua inglese è stato presentato alla Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò della New York University, martedì scorso durante un incontro letterario.   La serata...

Sponsored by the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum & Time Warner CableIn keeping with the legacy of inventor Antonio Meucci(1808-1889), the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum and Time Warner Cable are pleased to announce the Young Inventors' Competition to be held Sunday, June 14, 2015, from 12-3 pm in Staten Island, (venue to be announced.) Throughout his li...

A new location for the Italian Vice Consulate in the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center on Pine Street will serve Italian citizens.    Honorary Italian Vice Consulate Lucia Caracci Ederer and assistant Elisa Ridolfi Wareham are available for translation services and legal referrals as well as to answer inquiries regarding visa regulatio...

Francis Ford Coppola may have created the "Godfather" films, but these days, the real godfather of the Coppola clan is his uncle Anton Coppola.   "I don't know if I like the Mafioso connotations of that," said Mr. Coppola, who is 99 and still composing, conducting and devoting his life to opera. He is also uncle to the actress Talia Shire, a...

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IAWA will hold its next monthly reading on May 10 with a 5-minute open mic followed by two featured writers: Stefano Vaccara, Italian journalist, United Nations correspondent at Radio Radicale and columnist and Editor-in-Chief at La VOCE di New York, will read from his latest book, Carlos Marcello: The Man Behind the JFK Assassination, which has be...

by Mark Lord   Pietro Cardella, known throughout southwest Queens as Peter, was a much-loved and well-respected member of the Ridgewood community for decades, right up until his death last Wednesday at the age of 97.   At his wake, held last weekend at the Glascott Funeral Home on Metropolitan Avenue in Forest Hills, Cardella was fond...

Opere di Filippo Brunelleschi, Luca della Robbia, Nanni di Banco e altri grandi artisti del Rinascimento fiorentino presto in volo da Firenze a New York: è quanto avverrà, il prossimo febbraio, nell'ambito della mostra "Sculpture in the Age of Donatello: Renaissance Masterpieces from Florence Cathedral is centerpiece of Mobia's 10th anniversary cel...

IDaCo is a platform and a container for the works of Italian artists or with an Italian component that succeed in creating unique and original scenic paths through body awareness, movement and contemporary visual arts.   The project is curated and produced by FLUSSO dance project in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in New Yo...

Il tour 2015/2016 del format itinerante MISS CHEF® approda a NEW YORK-USA, dall'8 al 15 ottobre, con una serie di grandi eventi durante le celebrazioni del Columbus Day, giorno di scoperta dell'America, dando vita alla seconda entusiasmante edizione internazionale del Premio.   MISS CHEF® (www.misschef.net) è la prima competizione tra alcune...

It's a highly anticipated luncheon event that takes place each year in March — yet it reinvents itself with each heartwarming edition.   The festive occasion hosted by the Italian-American Women of Staten Island honors women who've made significant contributions to the community of Staten Island and beyond. And what better time than Wom...