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Learn the unique traditions of Sicily: the tarantella and ballettu identified with Sicily wil be taught by noted performer, singer, percussionist, folklorist and folk dance educator Barabara Crescimanno.   Immeditaely after, Michele Piccione, frame drum virtuoso, guitarist, zampognaro and ethnomusicologist will lead a workshop in the Sicilia...

When: Thursday, March 24th (6:30PM)Where: Italian American Museum, 155 Mulberry Street, New York, NY 10013   Fullbright Scholar Stephanie Trudeau will explore the history and traditions of St. Joseph's Day. Introduction by Museum Founder and President Dr. Joseph V. Scelsa. Suggested donation of $10 per person. For reservations, please...

Francesca Capetta, an Italian singer who lives in the United States, will perform a cabaret show about Italians and Americans on Saturday, June 18 at 7pm at Feinstein's/54 Below.   More on the show:After her debut in Edith Piaf: An All-Star Celebration, directed by Scott Siegel, Francesca Capetta returns to Feinstein's/54 Below with her prem...

As Vinitaly USA, Chicago comes to a close today, Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) is getting ready to move ahead in its mission to strengthen Italian wine's presence in it's number one market, the US.   The plan is to leverage education through the creation of new VIA Italian Wine Ambassadors and Experts: from the 26th to the 28th of Jun...

Meet Frank Bono, one of the owners of Primi Italian Steakhouse in West Islip. Bono, along with Michael Webber, opened up the restaurant on Montuak Highway in January 2016.   In less than a year, their restaurant has received rave reviews from the New York Times, Newsday and more. Bono spoke to Patch to tell us about his restaurant....

Al quartier generale presso il MetroTech Center il commissioner del FDNY Salvatore Cassano nel porgere il saluto alla delegazione guidata dal prefetto Francesco Paolo Tronca, capo del Dipartimento dei Vigili del Fuoco, ha voluto sottolineare che "tra i due corpi dei pompieri si è stretto da tempo un legame indissolubile".Il prefetto Tronca, accompa...

È stata inaugurata il 4 settembre, nella prestigiosa location "Midtown Loft & Terrace" nel cuore di Manhattan, la 17° edizione della mostra autonoma "Arts & Tannery" realizzata dall'Agenzia Ice in collaborazione con il Consorzio Italian Leather System di Firenze.   L'iniziativa, a cadenza semestrale, che si concluderà oggi vedrà dura...

Il Meatpacking District è da anni uno dei punti di riferimento della vita sociale di New York. Questi otto isolati che fanno da cerniera tra il West Village e Chelsea hanno subito importanti trasformazioni negli ultimi venti anni, prima tra tutte la nascita della High Line che è oggi una delle maggiori attrazioni turistiche della città, di cui gli...

The Rochester Lancers have a new look for their home and away player jerseys. The team will be wearing custom Eletto brand kits with a traditional look of the original Lancers teams. The teams primary home colors will be in blue and the away jerseys will be yellow.   The player jerseys were custom made by Eletto, an Italian soccer apparel br...

Say ciao to the hot antipasto and the veal Parmigiana. Casa Rosa, a longstanding Carroll Gardens restaurant offering classic southern Italian fare, quietly closed down last week after more than 30 years in business in the brownstone enclave where rents are on the rise.   The quaint eatery on the corner of Court and Carroll Sts. opened i...

Alla fine del film, Salvo muore. Non potrebbe essere altrimenti per un killer di mafia. La sua è comunque una morte pacifica, che avviene mentre guarda per ore il mare del paese dov'è cresciuto, accanto alla ragazza, Rita, a cui ha dedicato gli ultimi giorni della sua vita. I più belli. Muore lentamente, seduto in poltrona, dissanguato, la morte m...

Like many other immigrants, Adolpho and Rosaria Baldizzi struggled to keep their family together in the face of immigration laws tearing them apart. Policies put into place soon after Mr. Baldizzi arrived in the country made it illegal for his wife to follow him. Eventually, she did enter the U.S., though it's impossible to say how she managed it....