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The Columbian Lawyers Association held its annual installation ceremony at Leonard’s Palazzo in Great Neck on Thursday. The organization installed its new board members, gave farewell presentations to its outgoing board members, presented the Saint Francis of Assisi/Mother Cabrini Award, and welcomed incoming president, Ida Como. Hon. Joseph Risi,...

The legacy of Dante Alighieri (1265–1321) was commemorated on September 14, the date in 1321 of his death, with two major events in New York, continuing the celebrations of Dante 700. The sun shone brightly on Dante’s image at Lincoln Center in New York City for the rededication of the conserved larger-than-life-sized bronze sculpture by Ettore Xim...

On view on: Stanze Italiane. A new series of video conversations conceived by Vincenzo Pascale and filmed in front of the cozy fireplace (‘Caminetto’) of the Italian Cultural Institute, with nine prominent guests from the academic world ranging from Science, Economics, Tourism and the New York Philanthropy. Each of these scholars, that is well know...

Wednesday, 9/29. 6-7:30pm eastern. Free. RSVP here. Panel of Italian American professionals will discuss the best strategies for students and parents when preparing to apply to college. As an organization that is founded on the passion of empowering leaders in the Italian American community, we feel this topic is very important, particularly becaus...

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Cristina Fontanelli in A Tree Grows In Brooklyn Two on October 12, 2021 at 7:00pm. Back by popular demand, award-winning singer/award-winning Actor/PBS-TV host Cristina Fontanelli returns to Feinsteins/54 Below in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Two. This Feinstein's regular, Boston Pops soloist, PBS-...

In 2015, as Nick Ranieri tended his 100-by-100-foot garden in Mattituck, growing a veritable bounty that included artichokes, plum tomatoes, Swiss chard and fava beans, and grafting his own fruit trees — apple, peach, chestnut and others — the now-82-year-old Italian immigrant had no idea that a woman in Pittsburgh was on a mission to find and inst...

The Italian Heritage and Culture Committee-NY, inc. in cooperation with the Consulate General of Italy in New York cordially invites you to the 2021 Leonardo da Vinci Award Ceremony presented to Prof. Luigi Ballerini - award winning poet, essayist, translator, and curator. Friday, October 8, 2021, 6:00 pm. Reception to follow. Consulate General of...

Since 1999, Via Quadronno has been welcoming customers with a delicious selection of Italian cuisine. There’s something on the menu for everyone’s taste buds whether a customer wants a hot or cold dish. Same for someone’s schedule, if you’re in a rush you can grab a bite to eat or if you have time, you can sit down and relax. Via Quadronno has been...

Raise the trumpets and beat the drums. The 39th annual Brooklyn Columbus Parade, which is sponsored by the Federation of Italian American Organizations, will take place on Saturday, Oct. 9. It will likely be on a smaller scale due to the lingering effects of the coronavirus and the difficulty securing participation by some schools and bands. This y...

Following an historic year, 2020, the Saint Rocco Society was able to again continue its undisturbed tradition of Mass and procession for Saint Rocco in Little Italy, NYC. The Saint Rocco Society of Potenza diligently worked to ensure that their faith and tradition could continue despite a torrential downpour throughout the entire procession. A glo...

A Celebration of the De Cenza Mystery Series, by Arthur Cola. This Friday at 6:00 PM EDT - Columbus Citizens Foundation | 8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021. Columbus Citizens Foundation and the Italian American Museum of New York City are sponsoring a celebration of the De Cenza Murder Mystery series by author Arthur Cola. The event will be ta...

This week’s episode of The Italian American Podcast takes listeners on a journey through the Neapolitan Sceneggiata with special guest Dr. Reba Wissner, who is assistant professor of the Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia. Dr. Wissner’s specialty is the Neapolitan Sceneggiata, which is a form of musical drama t...