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by John Koblin   It was 9:30 p.m. in mid-November and Valentino Garavani was in his element.   The fashion designer had just finished conducting an hourlong Q-and-A about his six-decade career at the 92nd Street Y on Manhattan's Upper East Side. As he stood in a gallery space, just off the theater, dressed in a pristine navy suit with...

The Italian American Museum and Italytime present: A Night of Corto-s (A Night of Short Films). You are cordially invited to attend "A Night of Short Films" at the Italian American Museum this Saturday, December 20th.   For the first time in New York City, italytime unites "Corto-s (Short Films) and Theater" in one special night where n...

By Andrew Z. Galarneau   Calogero Soldano was a teenager when his father Jack opened Casa Antica, an Italian restaurant in Lewiston. "I was still in high school," Calogero Soldano. "I was the little kid looking over the counter in the restaurant, always watching and learning."   He noticed that customers were "always asking for p...

Ad appena un mese dal GALA ITALIA, che il prossimo 19 febbraio celebrerà il suo trentesimo anniversario ed il successo del vino italiano, il presidente dell'Italian Wine & Food Institute, Lucio Caputo, ha fatto un bilancio dell'anno che si è appena concluso. Un anno che Caputo ha definito di transizione fra una crisi economica che, almeno negl...

Tim Cahill's future is safe and secure in the nick of time: we have a new transfer rumor to bat around. Several reports out of Italy are agreed: Antonio Di Natale has been offered 8 million euros ($9 million and not insubstantial change) over two seasons to join MLS.   Most reports attribute the information to Sky Sports. If you can find the...

Date: Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Hours: 6PM Venue: Italian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY 10065 Emanuele's encounter in 2010 with the italians but since long time New York based Joseph Lepore and Luca Santaniello, produce a simultaneous musical empathy and positive energy. After few gigs in New York, they decid...

by Michael Ricci St. Joseph's Day is traditionally celebrated every year on March 19. This year, it will be celebrated in Auburn on Sunday, March 15, by the Italian community group CIAO (Cultural Italian American Organization).   St. Joseph's Day was first celebrated in Sicily in the 11th century. The people of Sicily prayed to St. Joseph w...

September 25 (Friday) 6:30 pmFesta della Vendemmia/Wine Contest and Dinner DanceWines made by the Society's members are judged and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes are awarded. Wines and grapes will be featured as well as the techniques of winemaking. Italian food will be served. Musical entertainment. Sponsored by The Kensico Italian American Society.Hey...

di Laura Caparrotti   Vi ricordate quando Gianni Morandi venne attaccato duramente dal popolo di Facebook e da vari politici per aver detto che una volta anche noi eravamo immigrati? Dalle reazioni spropositate sembrò che il popolo italiano si fosse dimenticato le partenze in nave o in treno verso un mondo migliore - e noi non scappavamo nea...

by Steven Kurutz Matt Baldassano, 35, works in tech and lives in Alphabet City. So when you hear that he makes wine in his apartment, you may want to roll your eyes. Another hipster practicing the dilettante arts? Rooftop Reds, it seems, are the latest product, after pickles and chocolate, to get the artisanal, made-in-New York treatment. &n...

By Ligaya Mishan   The ceramic water pitcher on Amanda Hunt's dining table, loosely painted with golden fish in a sky-blue sea, bears the legend "Ristorante 'Sabatini' Roma" and a telephone number. "Should we call it?" she asked. To Ms. Hunt, a curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem, the pitcher is a family heirloom, a rustic souvenir h...

Domenica 20 dicembre 2015. Ore 4:00pm presso St Mel Church, 26-15 154th St, Flushing, NY 11354   Cari amici, anche quest'anno siamo lieti di ospitare a New York la straordinaria cantante italiana CHIARA LUPPI e il suo ospite speciale MASSIMO SCATTOLIN per un Concerto di Natale intitolato "PRAYER IN SONG Welcome Joy into Your W...