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The Italian American Museum Cordially invites you to attend the opening reception for "Who Do You Think I Am?/Chi Pensi Che Io Sono?" Solo Exhibition by Antonio Petracca Friday, March 27, 2015 - 6:30 P.M. Refreshments will be served R.S.V.P. 212.965.9000 info@ItalianAmericanMuseum.org   Artist's Statement:...

by Michael Traversa   Ask any actor, they will always say that theatre is their first love. There is nothing like doing a play in front of a live audience. Seeing Annabella Sciorra on stage Off-Broaway in A Month in the Country alongside Anthony Edwards and Peter Dinklage, reminded us how much we've missed this great actress, proud to call h...

La Dott.ssa Silvia Formenti, membro del Board of Trustees di ISSNAF e presidente dell'Advisory Board di Medicina e Biologia, ha ricevuto il 2 giugno 2015, durante le celebrazioni delle Festa della Repubblica, l'onorificenza di Grande Ufficiale dalla Console Generale d'Italia a NY Natalia Quintavalle per il suo illustre contributo nel campo della ra...

The Clute Park Community Center in Watkins Glen will be transformed into an Italian oasis as one of the many new attractions for the 36th annual Schuyler County Italian American Festival from Friday through Sunday at Clute Park.   Marionette shows, new vendors, new musical performers and the "Salami Shack" are other additions. "Our goal is...

by Jon Caramanica The other day, I was waiting for a text to let me know to leave the house to meet a person for a thing, but the person was late, or being made late, and so for about 20 minutes I was in a sort of limbo, a purgatory state between ready-to-go and out-the-door.   Confronted with a similar scenario, some people would respond t...

The way Leandro Rizzuto tells it, hairdressing was always a part of his family's heritage. "We didn't have reality shows, so what you had at home was a reality business," the chairman of Conair recalled of his childhood, where his parents, Julian and Josephine Rizzuto, once ran two salons in Manhattan that employed 100 hairdressers.   Two of...

On Saturday, December 3rd, at the Catholic Center at New York University, Fr. Innocent Smith, O.P. will give a set of lectures titled: "The Rest is Said in Praise to God: Thomas Aquinas on the Rites of the Mass."   Throughout his writings, St. Thomas Aquinas offers profound insights into the liturgy that draw on the thought of his predecesso...

Mercoledì prossimo, 14 novembre, il funzionario itinerante del Consolato generale a New York sarà a Staten Island per la raccolta delle impronte digitali per il rilascio dei nuovi passaporti biometrici. L'incontro avrà luogo presso The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere, (79 Howard Avenue). Si tratta, ricordano dal consolato, "di un'in...

L'ENIT di New York ha ospitato la presentazione dell'offerta SINA Fine Italian Hotels ad operatori turistici, agenti di viaggio e giornalisti, rappresentanti delle più conosciute e stimate organizzazioni dell'industria turistica Americana come Virtuoso, American Express Traveler, MAPTA, Valerie Wilson Travel, Liberty Travel e dei Media che, anche n...

St. A's gets a Big C.The thriving Brooklyn church known as St. Athanasius turns a century old this year.When other churches in New York are struggling, padlocking schools and closing down, St. Athanasius of Bensonhurst will celebrate its 100th feast of its patron saint this Thursday with a 7 p.m. Mass.Come see why this parish flourishes in a time w...

by Tom Greaney   Alidoro, on Sullivan Street in New York, is a place famed for rude service as much as it is for Italian sandwiches. On my first visit I walked in, it was unusually empty; I stepped up to the counter, stood there for 5 minutes until the grumpy sandwich man casually walked over to me and muttered "No bread."   Other tim...

di Piero Armenti   Pochi giorni fa si è inaugurato a New York il nuovo progetto nato dalla collaborazione tra la stilista italiana Pamela Quinzi ed il giovane imprenditore Italiano Andrea Balestra: Mires "Italy to Love". Una festa in uno dei più conosciuti Rooftop di Manhattan, lo Skyroom per celebrare l'inizio di una nuova avventura tu...