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Despite the challenges that this period has imposed on us, something magical is happening in Brooklyn. Starting from last October 2020, Simona Rodano's program known in New York as the Italian Fairy is flying to the Federation of Italian American Organizations (FIAO) in the very modern complex called "Il Centro". An avant-garde building designed a...

This spring, Magazzino Italian Art and the Menil Collection, two museums based in the U.S., will premiere discrete public programming series examining the contributions of Italian artists in the 20th century. Joining efforts of the Italian Embassy in Washington D.C. to commemorate 160 years of diplomatic relations between Italy and the United State...

From the office of Assemblyman Joseph Angelino: Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich), a member of the New York Conference of Italian-American Legislators, announces the availability of four scholarships to deserving students. Two of the available scholarships are academic and two are for athletic achievements, with each scholarship providing...

When “Ellen” calls, you listen. A recent phone call from the “Ellen” show landed Staten Island history teacher Gaspare Randazzo on Monday’s episode. “When the ‘Ellen’ show called me, it was like 7:30 p.m. and I thought it was one of those spam calls to extend my car warranty or something,” said Randazzo, 31, of Huguenot. “I wasn’t going to pick up,...

This month on Italics Dean Anthony Tamburri speaks with Berardo Paradiso and Ilaria Costa, president and executive director, respectively, of the Italian American Committee on Education (IACE). IACE is a New York-based nonprofit organization founded in 1975 by Angelo Gimondo to promote the study of the Italian language and culture within the tri-st...

For many Italian Americans who are second or third generation immigrant families, the connection to our Italian heritage is strong. We cherish our family traditions, especially concerning holiday celebrations and festive dinners featuring favorite family recipes. We honor the rich history of Italy, and its profound influence on American life. Yet,...

Loredana Polezzi has been named the Alfonse M. D’Amato Endowed Chair in Italian American and Italian Studies, positioned in the College of Arts and Sciences Department of European Languages, Literatures and Cultures. The D’Amato Chair, established in 2008, was made possible by a fundraising effort led by then Stony Brook University Council Chair an...

La Scuola d’Italia is proud to announce the creation of the Alumni Association. An international network that will reconnect all former students with La Scuola and create a mentorship program for new students. A network spanning the Atlantic, strengthening the connections of La Scuola d’Italia with Alumni and former students. Through social media a...

If you’re a Staten Islander, you know the deal: Get in a conversation and there’ll be hand gestures flying along with the words. Most of us are familiar with the “thumbs up,” or even crossing two fingers for good luck. But the vast array of Italian hand gestures? That’s a horse or a different color. So, the Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belve...

La Scuola d’Italia, located in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, today announced a new academic scholarship fund which will provide full to partial tuition for the first year of attendance. “The La Scuola d’Italia Italian-American Scholarship Program, identifies and supports young students interested in the Italian culture with exceptional promise, appl...

È stato avviato un protocollo d’intesa tra il Premio “Penisola Sorrentina” e l’ente del terzo settore “Exordium” di Buonalbergo, in provincia di Benevento. L’iniziativa nasce per volontà di Giuseppe Leone, artista sannita, già docente all’Accademia di Belle Arti di Napoli e animatore instancabile del fortore sannita e non solo. l 2021 segnerà il nu...

Simona Rodano, world famous singer and multi award winner is back! From her tiny apartment in Queens, the artist, also known as The Italian Fairy®, spreads her love for Italy and appreciation for the Italian lifestyle through educational entertainment. It features unique online educational offerings for young learners from all over the world. The I...