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Saturday, March 7. 7pm. West Bank Cafe - 407 W. 42nd Street, NYC 10036. Tickets are $25.00 for this performance plus a $20.00 food and/or beverage minimum per person. Click HERE for tickets In honor of International Women’s Month, Festa DellaDonna is a celebration of Italian-American women and their contributions to the arts, featuring a talented l...

For years, Nick Mogavero, longtime director of health education and physical education for the Buffalo schools, was known as the coach who cut basketball all-star Bob Lanier from the Bennett High School team in 1963. It wasn’t until 1990, though, that he told his side of the story. Prompted by the sudden death of a college basketball player, Mr. Mo...

The brilliant poet, Vittoria Colonna, whose longing is buried beneath her grief, ignites the spirit of the artist Michelangelo and challenges him with both the profound terror and the fierce beauty of love. NOIAW Greater New York Region and the Long Island Network invite you to a book presentation by author Linda Cardillo, followed by a question-an...

When I moved to New York in 2002, I tried the nine-to-five corporate job life, but it just wasn’t for me. At night, I started working as a promoter with some of the high-profile clubs in the city, such as Bungalow 8, Cain, and the old Marquis. Coming from a small city in Italy, I was eager to explore New York, and I really enjoyed being able to be...

Incontro Massimo Veccia al Row Hotel, non molto lontano da Times Square. Al bar della hall c’è un po’ di confusione. Un suo amico passa a salutarlo. “Pensa – mi dice Massimo – oggi è diventato cittadino americano. Ed è anche il suo compleanno!” Ordiniamo da bere e brindiamo in suo onore, poi ci spostiamo in una saletta poco distante, ma decisamente...

March 11 (Wednesday) 6:00 pm. The John D. Calandra Italan American Institute - 25 West 43rd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: 212-642-2094 calandra@qc.edu Co-sponsored by the Società Dante Alighieri di NYC, Inc. Through a presentation of two recent books by Giuseppe Faustini, Professo...

The Federation of Italian-American Societies of Western New York honored their longtime treasurer on Tuesday night. Paul Catalano is 98 years old, and is just finally leaving his leadership role with the organization. The federation celebrated Catalano at Banchetti by Rizzo’s in Amherst. Catalano told News 4 he has loved looking after the organizat...

Despite culinary trends that come and go, one form of carbs never goes out of style: pasta. New York City boasts thriving Italian communities in every borough from Little Italy in Manhattan to Arthur Avenue in the Bronx, resulting in a bevy of notable pasta restaurants. Un-fussy eatery Emilio’s Ballato draws locals, old-school Italians and celebrit...

National Organization of Italian American Women. Greater New York Region – Westchester Network. Saturday, March 7th, 2020 12:30PM to 3:30PM. SAM’S RISTORANTE ITALIANO - 128 Main Street | Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522. CELEBRATING WOMEN! Festa della Donna. Luncheon and Discussion Panelists will discuss how their Italian heritage has influenced their career...

Thursday, March 5 at 7:30pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 1 Generoso Pope Pl, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Members $20, Non-Members $30. Register Here. Award-winning filmmaker Anton Evangelista will present “Il Signor Jackson,” a story of African American New Yorker Edward Jackson. Born in Harlem and raised in a predominantly Italian American neigh...

When: Monday, March 16, 2020 From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - What: Susan Levenstein, author of Dottoressa: An American Doctor in Rome, in conversation with Alexander Stille. Part memoir—starting with her epic quest for an Italian medical license—and part portrait of Italy from a unique point of view, Dottor...

Life partners Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne, currently sharing the stage in Medea at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, will co-star again next month in a one-night staging of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge. The event, a benefit for The Acting Company, will take place at Hunter College's Kaye Playhouse on March 23 at 7:00pm. The New York perfo...