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June 1, 2024. 4:30 pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 West 12th Street, NY. Registration here. On the occasion of the 23rd edition of Open Roads: New Italian Cinema Film at Lincoln Center, May 30 – June 6, 2024. A roundtable with the representatives of the artistic delegation: Edoardo de Angelis, Piero Messina, Laura Luchetti, Alain Parroni, Gin...

54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents Broadway stars Casey Garvin, Analise Scarpaci, Rachel Zatcoff, and more in That’s Amore: Celebrating Italian American History on June 20, 2024 at 7pm. That’s Amore will celebrate Italian American music, tradition, and history, featuring popular songs you know and love like “Quando, Quando, Quando,” “Mambo...

A 95-year-old former master seamstress was reunited Wednesday with a long-lost statue of herself that stood for nearly four decades in the lobby of the Garment District suit company where she once worked. The life-sized plaster likeness of Maria Pulsone - which will soon go on display at the Italian American Museum - was found by her granddaughter,...

For the first time, the emotional portals of The Prism cross the ocean and engage with an entirely new context, offering a fresh approach to the spiritual dimension of art to the audience in New York.  "New York is the city that embraces the most innovative and interesting ideas and artistic proposals," comments Sergio Lella, CEO of The Prism. "Tha...

The Tribeca Festival is celebrating the monumental anniversaries of two Italian-American classics: series “The Sopranos” and Martin Scorsese‘s “Mean Streets.” The 2024 Tribeca Festival, presented by OKX, takes place June 5 through 16 and unveiled its lineup of talks with iconic artists, critically-acclaimed directors, and multi-hyphenate entertaine...

Every Tuesday morning, a little bit of Italy comes to Our Lady of Grace Church in Gravesend. The friendly tour guide is Jeanne Nisi, a retired educator who teaches an Italian language class once a week for free.  Her students, all adults who number between 10 and 15 from week to week, get the chance to learn how to read, write, and speak Italian. T...

Senator George Borrello, President of the Conference of Italian American State Legislators, has announced that Italian-American Day will be held on Monday, May 20 this year. This year’s events will include the popular Mulberry Street Fair in the Well of the Legislative Office Building, the Festa Italiana in Troy and three celebrity guests who will...

Ron Suriano II has been working to open Suriano’s Deli & Italian Specialties at 140 Clinton Street in Schenectady for about three years now. After some delays, he’s finally close to opening the deli. “It’s been a long haul after having some set backs with the building,” Suriano told NEWS10. “This space needed so much more work then I expected.” Sur...

Mayor Eric Adams has left New York for the “Eternal City” of Rome. Adams left Thursday to meet the pope in Italy and attend the World Meeting on Human Fraternity, where he discussed with world leaders city and international issues. The trip is not unusual for Adams and other mayors who regularly travel for conferences and to meet international lead...

A food festival is coming to Babylon Town Hall this weekend. The first-ever Italian Food Festival will go off at Town Hall on Saturday, May 11, from noon to 5 p.m. According to the town, the celebration aims to bring together food lovers and families for an afternoon filled with "delicious cuisine, captivating live music, and a dive into the rich I...

The 61st Annual Enrico Fermi Educational Fund of Yonkers Scholarship Breakfast which was held on Sunday, April 28, 2024 at Mulino’s at Lake Isle in Eastchester. Announcing the 2024 Enrico Fermi Scholarship recipients for graduating seniors from Yonkers and Westchester County, handed out at the Celebrating its past and its mission of providing acade...

“I apologize if I seem too focused — I don’t want to seem rude, it’s just that…” Alessandro Ancona gestures to his Margherita coming to life; the picturesque pizza worth a “mille” (thousand) words. “I cannot let myself become distracted,” the soft-spoken chef smiles apologetically. That’s one of the few times Ancona fully turns toward me, his focus...