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Win an original signed poster from Martin Scorsese film "Raging Bull" (1980)! Poster is signed by MARTIN SCORSESE and ROBERT DE NIRO, who won Academy Award for Best Actor for this role. The raffle benefits Friends of the Erben Organ (FREO), a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, of which Martin Scorsese is Honorary Chair. FREO was formed in 2017 with t...

Andrea del Verrocchio, one of the greatest Renaissance artists and the master of Leonardo and Perugino, will star in the first-ever monographic exhibition in the United States, at the National Gallery of Art (NGA) in Washington. The exhibit will showcase some 50 masterworks including paintings, sculptures and drawings. It will run from September 15...

"What a gorgeous festival we had. All of the art is spectacular!" said Cyd Wolf, co-organizer/founder of the Madonnari Arts Festival. "Congratulations to the artists and thank you to everyone who participated. I add an emphatic thank you to the presenters, Little Italy Neighborhood Association/LINA and Baltimore Jazz Alliance/BJA." The festival's e...

Tuesday, September 24, 2019. 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM PDT. Italian Community Services, 678 Green St #3, San Francisco, CA 94133. Join us for an educational evening focused on Italian music: from folk to songs of resistance and emigration to Pop music of the 60s to today.Sara Marinelli, producer and host of Italian Frequency Radio, a weekly show of Italian...

Chris Coccia has been chosen as this year’s grand marshal for the 15th Annual Morris County Columbus Day Parade starting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13 on Ridgedale Avenue. Coccia has been a long-time supporter of the parade as well as the owner of the real estate company the Coccia Real Estate Group in East Hanover. Joining Coccia will be East Hanov...

Students from every department at the University of Utah study Italian for many reasons ⁠— for creating films, understanding history, pursuing a minor or wanting to study abroad. In a small department, professor of Italian language and culture and Section Head Giuliana Marple said, “[The students] make my day. It doesn’t feel like work with their e...

September 24 (Tuesday) 7:00 pm - Hofstra University, Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library, 779 Hempstead Turnpike, Hempstead, NY. The Italian-American Experience Lecture Series presents Look Again: Old and New Films in Italian Studies in fall 2019. The first lecture in the series will be a screening of Assunta Spina (1915) and will featur...

With its abundance of succulent vineyards, Abruzzo has become a successful wine region of Italy’s east coast. Geographically speaking, Abruzzo is the picturesque setting for grapes to flourish. The region is nestled between the Apennine mountain range and Maiella massif on the west, and the Adriatic sea to the east. This area has a rugged, mountain...

One of the borough’s biggest parades has been forced to shorten its route - again. The length of the upcoming 43rd annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade is being reduced for the second time in ten years. This year’s parade, hosted by the Morris Park Community Association and its parade committee, will take place on Sunday, October 13, beginning at noon...

Brian Brossa, the general manager and co-owner of Enoteca Rossa, said he was kicked out of the kitchen of his Italian-American family as a child more often than he was invited to help. “It’s not like somebody was nurturing me to cook,” Brossa said. “But there was a lot of passion and a lot of recipes that I use at the house that are generations old...

The pair of operatic masterpieces that capped Verdi’s career almost didn’t happen. His “Aida” had its premiere in December 1871, and the great composer, then just 58, wondered what to do next. One thing was certain: He didn’t have much appetite to return to the opera house, as he discovered when he involved himself in some stagings of his work. “Pe...

Prepare for a fresh outbreak of 'Ferrante fever': bestselling Italian author Elena Ferrante has written a new book and it's coming out in November. "We are happy to announce that Elena Ferrante's new novel will be in bookshops on 7th November 2019," the enigmatic writer's Italian publisher, Edizione E/O, tweeted on Monday. The title of the hotly an...