NEWS FROM : NEW YORK  

Nella cornice culturale Newyorkese, l'Italia rappresenta un focolare importante. Gli italiani hanno contribuito tantissimo allo sviluppo e all'ascesa di New York City e uno dei motivi del loro successo è stato, anche, l'attaccamento alla propria cultura, alla propria identità. Ecco perché la cosa fondamentale quando si ha l'onore di avere un forte...

By Madeline Anthony   Two gifted locals will star in a new off-Broadway show, 'A Room of My Own," set to premiere Thursday, February 25 on the west side of Manhattan. The heartfelt comedy recounts the early days of playwright and director Charles Messina, who wrote the show based on his experiences growing up in a tiny studio apartment...

April 20 (Wednesday ) 7:00 pm. Special Presentations: The Secret Jews of Calabria. Rabbi Frank Tamburello takes you on a journey of the little know history of the Jews of southern Italy. This story begins at the time of the Macabees, continues through the horrors of The Inquisition, and arrives at the modern day when Calabrians began to d...

Looking for a yummy, filling meal for an awesome price? You have to check out New York's Best Italian Bistro . I tried their food and it was amazing! They have everything from Calamari Parmigiana to Risotto Con Gamberi and of course your classic lasagnas, pizza and pastas.   The portions are large and customers we spoke with raved about...

New to this year's Columbus Celebration Gala entertainment is Italian singer, stage actress, TV personality and musical theater performer, Arianna Martina Bergamaschi.   Bergamaschi will be performing at Columbus Citizens Foundation's annual Gala on Saturday, October 8. The Gala is held at the Waldorf Astoria and is part of the Foundation's...

La solennità dell'occasione ha richiamato oltre 500 partecipanti al gala svoltosi venerdì nella sala ricevimenti Cipriani sulla 42nd Street per festeggiare il 125.mo anniversario di fondazione della Italy-America Chamber of Commerce, la più antica sul territorio americano.Durante la sua lunga esistenza la Camera è stata testimone di tragici eventi:...

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) has chosen English Professor George Guida as its 2013 Scholar on Campus for his outstanding work as a poet, fiction writer, critic, editor and teacher. He will deliver his Scholar on Campus lecture, "Creativity, Language and Life," and read from his poetry, on Monday, April 22, at 5 p.m., in Namm Hall...

The reviews are in. The new special edition Poufman, made for the MLB Fan Cave by italydesign.com, is a home run. The italydesign design team worked with their producer in Italy to create a special edition of the Poufman footstool covered in red and white leather with baseball stitching at the seams. The design is a hit and fits perfectly in the un...

di Maurita Cardone   Si respirava aria di misteri italiani martedì sera al Mysterious bookshop di Warren street, Manhattan. Maurizio De Giovanni, lo scrittore napoletano che ha creato il personaggio del commissario Ricciardi, ha parlato del suo libro Blood Curse: The Springtime of Commissario Ricciardi, appena tradotto in inglese e pubblicat...

Starting July 17th to August 28th, 2013 - Wednesdays, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Wednesday, July 17th (held at) St. Joseph Church 43rd Street (Between 30th Ave & 28th Ave.) Astoria Bruno Macari (KEY Board & sing) Italian favorites Presented by: FRATERNAL CIRCLE OF CONVERSANO Wednesday, July 24th(held at) Flushing Memorial Park 1...

An episode about the art and craft of fine jewelry-making in Italy from the new documentary series, "Masters of Dreams," will be screening at New York University on October 4, 2013.   The screening, sponsored by the world renowned Italian jewelry houses Buccellati and Bulgari and The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce, will be directly follow...

The Italian Language Foundation is underwriting the cost of upcoming workshops for middle and high school teachers of Italian. A $25 teacher membership in the ILF is a condition for Participation. Teachers can become ILF members via the ILF website (www.ilf.org).   The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) will conduc...