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La prestigiosa "Italian Academy" della Columbia University di New York sarà la location del grande evento dedicato al mito dell’Opera Maria Callas, nata proprio nell’Ospedale Terence Card Cook nell'Upper East Side di Manhattan. Il concerto evento, ideato e prodotto dal Presidente della Melos International, Dante Mariti, in collaborazione al diretto...

From neorealists De Sica and Rossellini, to modernists Fellini and Antonioni, to newly minted stars like Paolo Sorrentino and Alice Rohrwacher, Italian directors have left an indelible mark on world cinema. Continuing a tradition of bringing the latest Italian films to the Stony Brook community, the Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook Univers...

Thursday marks the 55th anniversary of the completion of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, which spans the New York Harbor, connecting Staten Island to Brooklyn. Construction began on Aug. 13, 1959. The upper deck opened on Nov. 21, 1964, and the lower deck opened on June 28, 1969, with costs totaling $325 million. Seven Staten Island friends were the...

Lo spirito francescano nel sangue, la vocazione alla solidarietà e all’attività caritativa, sono sempre state nel dna di Salvatore Snaiderbaur. Siciliano cosmopolita, ex manager nel settore ospedaliero, consulente di impresa ed ex docente universitario nei college americani, Salvatore lascia l’insegnamento e nel 2017 fonda “One City Mission”, la no...

According to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, the New York Mets have reached out to 36-year-old MLB veteran Drew Butera in an effort to extend depth at the catcher position. Originally selected by the New York Mets in the fifth round of the 2005 amateur draft out of the University of Central Florida (UCF), Drew Butera began his professional caree...

One of the rare pro-worker memorials in the U.S. is underway, but it needs a little more money for completion. And that led the Remember the Triangle Fire Memorial Coalition, in conjunction with the New York Central Labor Council and many unions in and around the Big Apple, to host a fundraiser at the United Federation of Teachers building on Lower...

Saturday, November 23rd @2:00pm. Garibaldi Meucci Museum · 420 Tompkins Avenue · Staten Island, NY 10305. Join Professor Louis Leonini and Anita Sanseverino on a Picturesque and Cultural Journey through the "Veneto Region". $10 non-members, $5 members Award Winning Photographer Anita Sanseverino dedicated to the subject of Italy returns to the muse...

Alexandra Daddario arrives to our cover shoot dressed in an oversized turtleneck, with Joan Didion’s “Slouching Towards Bethlehem” tucked under her arm. Her haunting blue eyes dance around the studio in New York’s Little Italy neighborhood. Despite blockbuster roles in the “Percy Jackson” films, “San Andreas,” “Baywatch” and “True Detective,” Dadda...

In New York for the biggest wine and food festival, for an exclusive blogger event and a demonstration day: Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PGI was present in three major events this fall in the States, thanks to the campaign “Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, the Original”. It all began with NYCWFF, from the 10th to the 13th of October, the largest wine and...

A screening of Bussotti’s film Rara (New York premiere), followed by a selection of the artist’s musical miniatures. After an introduction by Luciano Chessa, Bussotti’s silent film Rara (1967-69) will be screened in a restored version. Experimental and without deliberate narrative, the work gathers ‘filmed portraits’ of the 1960s Italian avant-gard...

Award-winning singer and PBS/WNET and NY affiliates Host for Andrea Bocelli, Michael Buble and Il Volo, Cristina Fontanelli brings her program of Italy's best-loved songs, arias, Neapolitan and Christmas classics during her 16th-Annual "Christmas In Italy" show at the Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, December 8 at 3 p.m. Called a "Vocal geni...

Four decades ago, London Jewelers president Candy Udell spearheaded the movement within her family’s luxury bauble business to introduce Italy’s biggest jewelry names to the American market. “The Italian tradition of family and their love of fine craftsmanship and beautiful things, from clothing to jewelry to the best food — they know how to live,”...