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Monday, October 28, 2019, 6pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036. Il Signor Jackson (2018), 40 min. Anton Evangelista, dir. Award-winning filmmaker Anton Evangelista travels from the Bronx to Italy and back in presenting Il Signor Jackson, a story of African American New Yorker Edward...

By profession, Tottenville resident Sal Finocchiaro works in his own accounting business. Yet the bean counter had a hankering for the restaurant business -- opening his first venture, Palermo’s Pizzeria in Richmond Valley. “That’s my secret weapon -- the 70-year old from Sicily,” said Finocchiaro, nodding to the man working on a cheese pie behind...

Monday, 10/28/2019 - 6:30pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 24 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011-8604. Food (2019, MIT Press) by Fabio Parasecoli. The author in conversation with Meryl Rosofsky (NYU) A consumer's guide to the food system, from local to global: our part as citizens in the interconnected networks, institutions, and organizations th...

You thought tropical storms were disruptive? The Italian-Americans living along the Gulf Coast in the Roundabout Theater Company’s untethered revival of Tennessee Williams’s “The Rose Tattoo” are really up against the elements, and so are the actors playing them. But it’s nothing as palpable as a hurricane that keeps knocking them off balance and m...

On Sunday, October 27th from 4 pm at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center (00 S Mall Arterial, Albany, NY 12242), The American Italian Heritage Association, Museum and Cultural Center will be holding its Gala Awards Dinner. We will be handing out 10 awards in 10 distinctive categories to 10 prominent Italians in the Capital District. The awards...

Michelangelo, the East End Italian mini-chain, has added a new Riverhead link. The new restaurant-pizzeria, which opened this summer, shares partial ownership with the existing Michelangelo locations in Mattituck, Southold and Eastport. The eatery takes over the Midcentury-modern structure that was originally a Chase Bank. In 2011 Dennis McDermott...

Sunday, October 27th, 2019. From 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Metropolitan Club, 1 East 60th Street, New York City. The Italian Welfare League will honor Rosanna Scotto, Co-Host of Good Day New York, Fox 5 NY WNYNW and Vincent Lumia, Managing Director and Head of Field Management at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, for their commitment to serving those le...

Sunday October 27. 1:00 - 5:00 pm. Christ the King High School, CNL Center, 3rd Floor. 68-02 Metropolitan Avenue, Middle Village, NY. Admission: $25; open to the public. Contact: J. Gagliano 718-897-3135 Jbgagliano14@yahoo.com Sponsored by La Bella Italia, Inc. My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes will be presented by Vincent Marmorale, consulti...

Saturday October 26 at 7:30 PM: Sunday October 27 at 6:30 PM. Theatre St. Jean Baptiste, 150 East 76th Street, NY. Tickets: $25; $15 seniors/students/dancers. Reservations here. Dancers: Maria Vittoria Villa, Cassandra Orefice, Fernando Carrillo, James Samson, James Johnson, Brian Castillo, Melissa Anderson, Josh Beaver, Lil Aronoff and Alessandra...

Casoli De Luca Presents Exhibition Exploring the Allure and Meaning of Gold in Italian Art Through Works by More Than 20 Artists from the 14th to 21st Centuries. Opening October 25 in an intimate townhouse setting, ORO D’ITALIA includes works by Giacomo Balla, Lucio Fontana, Michelangelo Pistoletto, and Rudolph Stingel, among others An exhibition e...

What better way to celebrate Italian-American heritage month than to dance to the great melodies made famous by Frank Sinatra. Local radio personality Don Giovanni is presenting the Fly Me To The Moon Dinner Dance this Saturday evening. It will showcase Sinatra tunes performed by the Ralph Muro Quartet featuring Al Hamme. Plus the guitar music of R...

Beneath the recently renovated Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in Little Italy, there is a very little-known secret. A huge wooden door that looks more befitting of a medieval castle than an urban church stands between an old basement chapel and the final resting place of dozens of souls from New York’s past. Saint Patrick’s Old Cathedral was first built...