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You are invited to the Opening Reception of Gary Pizzolo’s Exhibit at the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum Saturday, July 9th, 2022, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Mr. Gary Pizzolo's work has expressionist roots and explores ideas about perspective; how we see and interpret the world, visually, emotionally, and intellectually.

Area 61 Gallery opens a new featured artist show this Friday, July 1, by Chattanooga artist Bob Fazio. His latest body of paintings and sculpture were inspired by Tondos or Tondi – from the Renaissance Italian Rotondo for round. Mr. Fazio said, “As a potter, since 1973, I have thrown global forms and produced stacked constructions and in general, a...

The Italian Cultural Institute of New York and The Italian American Sport Foundation cordially invite you to the book presentation: “Con la testa e con il cuore si va ovunque” (“With the Head and the Heart You Can Go Everywhere“). Mondadori Publishing. A Book by Giusy Versace. Monday, 18 July 2022, 6.00 PM, Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Ave,...

Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School Junior Paula Andrade has won first place in the American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI) Long Island Chapter Italian Poetry Contest. Paula won the contest with her recitation of the poem Il Colore de Mestieri (The Color of Professions) by the famed children’s author, Gianna Rodari. Each year, Italian...

Wednesday, June 29, 2022. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Organized by IIC-NY in collaboration with Università di Padova. Italian Cultural Institute in New York - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY. Entrance: Free. Book Now here. Libera il tuo futuro. Padova nel mondo - Free your future. Padua in the world. the Italian Cultural Institute presents a conversati...

The Erie County Law Enforcement Foundation honored Detective Chris Parisi with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Det. Parisi started his law enforcement career 20 years ago with the Erie County Sheriff’s Office. His efforts are a vital part of the success of the Investigative Services Division.In part due to his efforts, Det. Parisi helped ensure the...

Join us on Monday, July 11 at 6PM at Columbus Citizens Foundation (8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021) for an intimate discussion with New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli. CLICK HERE TO BOOK This event will provide unique insight into the role of State Comptroller and an overview of all issues important to New Yorkers. Book now to reserve y...

The region's biggest Italian festival is celebrating a big milestone in just a few weeks and you're invited. The Society of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel will be celebrating its 100-year-anniversary ("cento anni") from July 10 - July 17 outside the club's banquet hall on the corner of 8th Street and Highland Ave. in Verplanck. Home of the world's largest...

Inside the quiet halls of Watertown’s Immaculate Heart Central School, preparations are underway for the return of St. Anthony’s once-annual Mount Carmel Feast. Now that it’s back from a two-year hiatus, people are looking forward to getting their hands on some much-missed cuisine and celebrating Italian Heritage. “Once you get on the ground and st...

Being named the St. Liberata honoree is especially important to Steve, Jean, and their children because this honor highlights the importance of family, community, and the Italian heritage.  Steve Fuoco is humbled to join such an esteemed group of prior honorees who he respects and admires. Fuoco was born and raised in East Patchogue with his brothe...

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of renowned Italian soprano Renata Tebaldi, the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, in collaboration with the Renata Tebaldi Museum and the Renata Tebaldi Foundation Museum, presents a special retrospective exhibition on this opera deity. Inside the halls of the Italian Cultural Institute on Par...

One of Bridgeport’s most popular festivals returned Friday at the St. Margaret Shrine Parish. The Feast of Saint Anthony has been called the hidden gem of Bridgeport for years and that's because of its large variety of Italian food. This is the first year back since the pandemic hit in 2020. Saint Anthony's Feast brings out thousands of people, wit...