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Dalla sinergia fra FUA – Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence, la High School of Fashion Industries di New York City e con la gradita partecipazione dell’Ufficio Istruzione del Consolato Generale di New York, nella persona della Dott.ssa Annavaleria Guazzieri, nasce il Corso di Aggiornamento di Lingua Italiana e Did...

Loro Piana cashmere.” The phrase, in and of itself, can turn shoppers’ heads from across the room; few materials in the fashion universe are as coveted (or, honestly, as expensive) as the plush, featherlight fibers spun by this Italian uber-luxury purveyor. Loro Piana has long been a discreet-chic wardrobe stopover for the very wealthy (and the equ...

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Joe Gulla in The Bronx Queen on December 27th at 9:30pm. Playwright/actor/reality star Joe Gulla, best known for his award-winning shows, Bronx Queen Trilogy, Garbo, Gay.Porn.Mafia, Sleeping With The Fish, and his sold-out engagements at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, makes his Feinstein's/54...

Here's a collaboration to get excited about! The Springs (224 Franklin St) now exclusively serves food from their Greenpoint neighbor Fornino. Fornino's chef and owner Michael Ayoub will serve his signature Italian dishes nightly at the spacious bar. Fornino has been in the pizza-making business since 2004, with locations at 849 Manhattan Avenue an...

As we approach Thanksgiving and the start of the Christmas Season, John and Pat are spending an afternoon with one of their favorite Italian American friends, the award-winning singer, actress, and opera star Cristina Fontanelli, who brings her captivating personality into the IAP studio for an episode that’s full of love and laughter from the very...

With this important fundraising  initiative, we're raising funds to create and install a permanent statue of Mother Cabrini in Rochester's "Little Italy Historic District" on Lyell Avenue. The Lyell corridor is one of Rochester's oldest immigrant's corridors. For over 150 years, the area has served as an inclusive and welcoming place of first entry...

The long-anticipated documentary about late Pittsburgh wrestler Bruno Sammartino is being released. “Bruno Sammartino” will launch this Friday in New York City and Los Angeles and will debut around the world in the spring. The film features actor/politician/body builder Arnold Schwarzenegger, wrestler/actor John Cena, The Miz and Stan Hanson. The f...

“Sometimes you’ve just got to trust the process,” Laura Masciullo said.  With this particular utterance, the Hofstra senior and 2019 Colonial Athletic Association Preseason Player of the Year referred to her experience moving to the United States from Italy as a freshman on somewhat of a whim, speaking minimal English.  But the 2019 Hofstra volleyb...

Manhattan’s Little Italy isn’t quite as “Italy” as it once was. For a real NYC-Italian neighborhood experience, the only “Little Italy” left is in the Bronx—Arthur Avenue, to be specific. Or, to be even more specific, try the Arthur Avenue Retail Market, sitting in front of a big, square slice of Cafe al Mercato’s Sicilian-style pizza. Tucked into...

When I met Stefania Bortolami at her eponymous Tribeca gallery earlier this November, she was midway through overseeing the installation of her latest exhibition, a solo show of new paintings by the New York-based artist Robert Bordo. Walking around the space, she was a commanding presence, certain of her choices and intimately alive to the sight-l...

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 6-8pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor. New York, N.Y. 10036. In 1930 Giuseppe Prezzolini, one of the greatest Italian intellectuals of the twentieth century, arrived in New York, where he would remain until 1962. During that time he dedicated all his energy to promoting Ital...

“Voglio ringraziare tutti voi per essere venuti stamattina; in particolare Mons. Hilary Franco Osservatore Permanente della Santa Sede alle Nazioni Unite. Oggi festeggiamo la Virgo Fidelis, patrona dell”Arma dei carabinieri, un incitamento alla fedelta’ di tutti I soldati che servono la patria ma soprattutto all’Arma dei Carabinieri, conosciuta com...