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Wednesday, December 11, 2019. 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST. Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021. Join us for an informative event about the state of the art of Italian Dual Language programs in NYC's Public Schools with teachers, principals, bilingualism experts, representatives of the DOE and published author Fabrice Jaumont f...

Miceli’s opened in 1949 when Carmen and Sylvia Miceli, with the help of their brothers Tony and Sammie, and sisters Angie and Millie, put their funds together to start a restaurant. Carmen, a Chicago native, came to Los Angeles shortly after serving in World War II. He earned four Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star, and went from being a singing shoes...

“Finding Forever: A 1970s Love Story” is a new book from the mind of Middle Village resident Anthony Sciarratta. He describes his book, published by Post Hill Press, as “the Italian version of ‘When Harry Met Sally.’” The main character, loosely based on himself, is a neurotic Italian American who falls in love with a quirky Broadway actress. He’s...

Friday December 6. 7:00 pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Institute, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $20; Non-Members $25. Contact: 914-771-8700 http://www.wiccny.org This lecture will trace the development of technical and aesthetic excellence in Italian Renaissance painting by highlighting the works of Raphael Sanzio, the...

If you’ve ever had the pleasure of traveling across Europe, you might find one of the continent’s pleasantries the daily availability of fresh baked goods. Bakeries are about as bountiful as bodegas. Well, one Italian bakery, Ciao, Gloria in Prospect Heights, brings that experience to Brooklyn residents. And apparently its baked goods are so delici...

On 23 November 2019 members of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George and the Comitati delle Due Sicilie had the honor of venerating St. Padre Pio’s relics at Immaculate Conception Church, in Tuckahoe, New York, originally founded in the parish in 1853 as the area’s second Catholic church. Graciously overseen by the Saint Pio Foundat...

Wednesday December 4. 12:15 pm. Queens College, Rosenthal Library. 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, NY. Sponsored by ARIA and the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute. Admission: free. Contact: Alexandra de Luise 718-997-3748 Alexandra.Deluise@qc.cuny.edu www.qc.cuny.edu/calandra  Professor Lucchi, Substitute Lecturer in the Department of...

Following her recent performance with Andrea Bocelli, Italian singer Giada Valenti will do again a Christmas concert, Sunday, December 15 at the Loreto Theater at the Sheen Center in New York City. She will take her audience on a romantic and magical journey as she performs her own interpretations of Holiday favorites like "O Holy Night", "Tu Scend...

BACAS – Borghi Antichi Cultura Arti e Scienze – in collaborazione con la Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò della New York University ha organizzato l’evento “A Conversation with Mimmo Lucano” per parlare dell’“accoglienza”, un principio che ci ricordano essere legato all’essere inclusivi e accoglienti con il prossimo, soprattutto con coloro che cercano...

Il Gattopardo is celebrating its accreditation as one of the 50 best Italian restaurants in the world by the “50 Top Italy,” the online guide dedicated to the best of Italian gastronomy both inside and outside of Italy. Il Gattopardo serves authentic and healthy Southern Italian cuisine that has been designed for the modern palate without compromis...

Bruno’s Bakery NYC, with locations in West Brighton and Dongan Hills, was honored recently at the first-ever New York Wedding Awards, hosted by Creative Oceanic to honor top wedding professionals. The local bakery was named Staten Island’s “Cake Designer of the Year ” during the event, which took place in Long Island. “This award that I received is...

L’università italiana alla conquista dell’America: a New York nasce l’Italian Academic Center. Nel cuore del campus della Cornell Tech, la “Silicon Valley verticale” sulla Roosevelt Island, nasce un nuovo spazio che ospiterà progetti di innovazione e iniziative di formazione e ricerca promossi da Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna, Sapien...