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Friday, November 18, 2022, 6pm. Center for Italian Modern Art, 421 Broome Street, 4th Fl., New York, NY 10013. General admission tickets: $15. Members & students: Free. Register for this talk. In conjunction with our current exhibition, Bruno Munari: The Child Within, CIMA is hosting a talk by Prof. Lindsay Caplan about her recently published book,...

A new restaurant that features neo-Neapolitan pizzas opened in Astoria Wednesday. Figlia, which is located at 23-02 31st Street, is owned by Astoria resident and restauranter Riccardo Dardha and offers a menu of neo-Neapolitan pizzas from a custom-built pizza oven, along with antipasti and housemade pastas. The restaurant is Dardha’s first in Astor...

Tenor Benjamin Bernheim, one of Europe’s most sought-after tenors, makes his highly anticipated company debut when Verdi’s Rigoletto returns to the Met for 14 performances beginning November 10. Maestro Speranza Scappucci also makes her Met debut on the podium, leading the critically acclaimed production directed by Bartlett Sher, which had its pre...

Il Gradino manages to be that rare blend of things that most other restaurants only aspire to achieve: a place so memorable that it’s a destination, yet also a warm, friendly, fun and welcoming place for satisfied regulars. Their incredible food in ultra-generous portions is undoubtedly what draws diners from around the city and beyond, but the low...

Dec. 24 has always been my favorite day of the year. Until I was 12, family members numbering in the dozens would descend upon my grandparents’ tiny two bedroom apartment in Troy, New York, for the Feast of the Seven Fishes. Although the Italian tradition typically means a day of fasting followed by a meatless banquet at night, my family took the i...

New Italian Cinema Events - is a cultural organization founded by Viviana Del Bianco in Florence. Its primary goal is to promote contemporary independent Italian cinema worldwide through film screenings and cultural events in Europa, United States and Asia. This Fall, N.I.C.E. returns in-person after two years online, celebrating its 32nd edition i...

You have to do some work to get a pizza from Marino’s. First of all, they don’t advertise. They also don’t deliver or work with any third-party delivery company. And they don’t take credit cards. If it’s a Friday or Saturday night, you’ll have to wait up to two hours for your pie. Nevertheless, Marino’s has no trouble selling pizza. You know Marino...

Yesterday evening, the 16th annual ILICA Cultural Event took place at Brooklyn’s spectacular Liberty Warehouse. ILICA, the Italian Language Inter-Cultural Alliance, gathered esteemed members of the Italian and Italian American community again after a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, to not only recognize Italian excellence within the communit...

Fort Drum community members gathered at the Prisoner of War (POW) Cemetery on Nov. 4 to place a wreath at the grave of an Italian soldier, in honor of Italy’s Armed Forces Day and National Day of Unity. During the ceremony, Col. James Zacchino Jr., Fort Drum garrison commander, spoke about Pvt. Rino Carlutti, and Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Thomas McCort,...

Italian director Mario Martone said that his latest film Nostalgia is very similar to his 1995 film L’amore molesto (Troubling Love). During a panel discussion at Deadline’s Contenders Film: New York event, Martone explained the connection between adapting Elena Ferrante’s first novel L’amore molesto and Ermanno Rea’s book Nostalgia for the big scr...

In the latter half of the 19th century, Manhattan and Brooklyn became centers of everyday life for thousands of Italian immigrants entering the United States. Their numbers started off small — the 1860 federal census showed just 1,067 Italian-born people living in New York City and Brooklyn — but grew quickly by the end of the century, almost tripl...

Tino’s Artisan Pizza Co. is an artisanal Pizzeria and Italian restaurant that focuses on using organic, local, and sustainable ingredients, from owners Tino Procaccini, Dominick Natoli, and Andréa Di Meglio. Tino’s is famous for their pizzas, made with unbleached, unbromated flour, hand-stretched to 12-inches round, and feature a signature crispy, ...