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Fabio Santalucia learned to cook from both of his grandmothers in the Italian region of Abruzzo. He later served food "inspired by grandmother's teachings" for 14 years at his restaurant in Cortland.   Now Santalucia has opened Fabio's La Buona Cucina inside the Clarion Hotel in Geddes, and has his sights set on a fine-dining location in dow...

Screening of Documentary "PANE AMARO" (Bitter Bread)The Italian American Journey from Despised Immigrants to Honored Citizens byGianfranco Norelli and Suma KurienOften referred to as the first comprehensive depiction on film of the Italian immigrant experience in the United States, this 2009, feature-length, English language documentary,...

Introduction: Warrie Price, Director, Battery Park, NY   Lectures: Professor Giovanni Padroni (University of Pisa) speaks about the materials and overall work that has being done on the Leaning Tower of Pisa to restore it to its original splendor and the principal technologies used in the restoration. He will also discuss the frescoes of th...

By Franco Esposito Ignazio Boschetto, bolognese, 19 anni. Gianluca Ginobile, abruzzese, 18 anni. Piero Barone, agrigentino, 20 anni. I tre tenorini, che insieme formano il trio operistico-pop "Il Volo".   Un nome che è tutto un programma, sinonimo di ambizioni e di voglia di successo. I tenorini sono già in volo nei cieli degli Stati Uniti,...

By Giovanni di Napoli   Thursday night (Sept. 5th) I attended a special double feature at the Italian American Museum in Manhattan. The program included a book presentation by author Giovanni Pellerito and a live performance by acclaimed Calabrian singer-songwriter Michéal Castaldo. Treated to a glass of sparkling prosecco, we got comfortable an...

di Riccardo Chioni   In occasione dei 200 anni della nascita di Giuseppe Verdi, l'America giovedì ha tributato gli onori al compositore di Busseto mettendo in scena 36 concerti su tutto il territorio e il tempio musicale newyorkese della Carnegie Hall nell'occasione ha visto il debutto dell'Orchestra da Camera de La Scala con "Fantasie da op...

A night of Italian/American Poetry will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 6:00 pm in the Sodano Coffee House (D'Angelo Center Third Floor). Presented by The Italian Cultural Center, two writers will be featured: Rachel Guido DeVries and George Guida. Rachel Guido DeVries is a southern Italian American (Sicilian and Calabrese). Her latest b...

A very helpful experience especially for networking. With some disenchantment about being able to attract investors. But also with lessons learnt about how to improve. The 16 Italian startups that attended the 5-day NYC market accelerator (December 2-6) organized by VentureOutNY are back to Italy with plenty of stuff to think about and connections...

by Jonathan Lemire Bill de Blasio has been sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City, becoming the first Democrat to occupy City Hall in nearly two decades while vowing to pursue a sweeping liberal agenda for the largest U.S. city.   De Blasio took the oath of office moments after midnight Wednesday in front of his modest Brooklyn home a...

Miss Italia Peekskill, Nadia Manginelli, age 21 from Peekskill, NY will be competing in the Miss New York USA Pageant. Miss Manginelli will be representing all Italian Americans of the Hudson Valley on January 18th and 19th at the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College. Nadia graduated from Roy C. Ketcham High School and BOCES C...

di Glauco Maggi   Si tengono convegni e si scrivono fiumi di parole sul fenomeno della "fuga dei cervelli" verso gli Stati Uniti. Un ministro della Repubblica, secondo quanto ha riferito all'Istituto Calandra il Dean Anthony Tamburri introducendo l'ultima iniziativa accademica sul tema (28 gennaio: I Giovani d'Italia, l'Italia che vive a New...

Francesco Ferranti, bioingegnere trentenne di Padova, sembra ancora più giovane, uno studente magrissimo, mentre sale, emozionato, sul palco dello Stock Exchange. Qui, alla Borsa di New York, presenta la sua «start up»: l'esoscheletro ExIM, una struttura meccanica di supporto per paraplegici.   «Aveva cominciato mio padre Benito molti anni f...