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Il Dott. Gian Luigi Russo è ricercatore presso l' Istituto di scienza dell'alimentazione-CNR di Avellino e al momento è impegnato in attività di ricerca in qualità di borsista Fulbright Research Scholar presso Stony Brook University, New York.   Il Dott. Russo è impegnanto in ricerche sulla leucemia linfatica cronica e, in particolare, sull'...

Want to beef up your knowledge of classic Italian-American literature? Us too! So, we are starting a friendly group to read together and then share our experiences and thoughts about some great works of Italian-American fiction. This is not a class; no one will be teaching.   Calandra staff member Sian Gibby will provide study questions and...

The most exciting evening in ASILM Gala history will take place at The Pierre Hotel in Manhattan on Thursday, February 19, 2015. With famous honoreesand multiple features showcasing the best of Italian excellence, the 49th Annual ASILM Gala Dinner Dance & Awards Ceremony will be an event not to be missed. The...

By Madeline Anthony   Two gifted locals will star in a new off-Broadway show, 'A Room of My Own," set to premiere Thursday, February 25 on the west side of Manhattan. The heartfelt comedy recounts the early days of playwright and director Charles Messina, who wrote the show based on his experiences growing up in a tiny studio apartment...

April 20 (Wednesday ) 7:00 pm. Special Presentations: The Secret Jews of Calabria. Rabbi Frank Tamburello takes you on a journey of the little know history of the Jews of southern Italy. This story begins at the time of the Macabees, continues through the horrors of The Inquisition, and arrives at the modern day when Calabrians began to d...

New to this year's Columbus Celebration Gala entertainment is Italian singer, stage actress, TV personality and musical theater performer, Arianna Martina Bergamaschi.   Bergamaschi will be performing at Columbus Citizens Foundation's annual Gala on Saturday, October 8. The Gala is held at the Waldorf Astoria and is part of the Foundation's...

di Maurita Cardone   Si respirava aria di misteri italiani martedì sera al Mysterious bookshop di Warren street, Manhattan. Maurizio De Giovanni, lo scrittore napoletano che ha creato il personaggio del commissario Ricciardi, ha parlato del suo libro Blood Curse: The Springtime of Commissario Ricciardi, appena tradotto in inglese e pubblicat...

Starting July 17th to August 28th, 2013 - Wednesdays, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Wednesday, July 17th (held at) St. Joseph Church 43rd Street (Between 30th Ave & 28th Ave.) Astoria Bruno Macari (KEY Board & sing) Italian favorites Presented by: FRATERNAL CIRCLE OF CONVERSANO Wednesday, July 24th(held at) Flushing Memorial Park 1...

Boys' & Girls' Towns of Italy (BGTI), a nonprofit that empowers war refugee, migrant and at-risk youth living on the streets, raised a recording breaking $1,095,150 at its 69th Annual Spring Ball on Monday, May 5 at The Pierre, New York.   BGTI honored Joseph J. Plumeri, former CEO of Willis Group Holdings, as Man of the Year and present...

Every year, the community is drawn to the sounds and smells of Festa Italiana in Poughkeepsie. The city's Italian Center hosts the annual four-day event at its Mill Street headquarters.   Saturday's rain "hurt a little bit," but the attendance at the festival finished strong with Sunday's "awesome" weather, said Franco Giangrasso, Itali...

The statue, draped with a purple ribbon, money pinned along its edges, made its way down Fort Washington Avenue in New York City's Washington Heights neighborhood.   Its faceted crown caught the glint of the clear, early November sun, the air cool and crisp as leaves fell from the surrounding elms and maples, the entrance to Fort Tryon Park...

Saturday, february 28 - 7 pm ESTChrist & Saint Stephen's Church - 120 W 69th St, New York 10023Tickets: www.showclix.com Music for Brunelleschi's Dome 7:00 PM, Lucia Baldacci, organistA native of Florence, Italy, Lucia Baldacci is the organist at the Cathedral of S. Maria del Fiore – the Duomo – of Florence. At CSS she will offer a r...