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The 2016 Syracuse International Film Festival showcases films with a focus on music, veterans and war, sports, as well as films with a direct connection to Central New York.   The 13th annual fall festival runs from Oct. 19 to 23, with more than 60 foreign and domestic screenings of all genres, including fiction, documentary, animation, shor...

Sarà presentato stasera alle 18.30 all'Italian American Museum il libro di Patrick Morelli "Fire and Ice". In un 21mo secolo devastato dalla violenza e dall'avidità, il procuratore degli Stati Uniti, Giovanni Mastriano, e la sua bella, sofisticata e aristocratica moglie di origini italiane, Contessa Maria Garibaldi, cittadina naturalizzata america...

Il Teatro della Ginestra di Cosenza presenta, a New York, nell'ambito del festival "In Scena" il suo storico spettacolo "Jennu brigannu. Storie di briganti calabresi" scritto da Vincenza Costantino e interpretato da Dante de Rose, Manolo Muoio ed Ernesto Orrico.   "Jennu brigannu" andrà in scena domenica 16 Giugno al DiCapo Opera (184 East 7...

Eric's Italian Bistro is like two restaurants under one roof. It's a destination for Italian-American favorites and for creative specialties from chef-owner George Echeverria.Echeverria has starred with local restaurants, including the now-closed Amicale in Huntington Station, Soigne in Woodmere and Andiamo in Mineola. Here, the appeal is from old...

By Tracey Porpora   In his pursuit of the American dream, Salvatore Giuliano came to the United States from Siracusa, Italy in 1980. "He wanted to give his three daughters the best life possible. He felt America had endless opportunities for his girls," said Sandra Giuliano, his daughter.   Though he sought a new life in America,...

Il Festival di Sanremo ha aperto i battenti agli italiani d'America. A Casa Sanremo, il 19 febbraio è stato presentato il Festival della Canzone italiana di New York, alla sua settima edizione che si terrà nella Grande Mela il 21 settembre, condotto da Benedetta Rinaldi e trasmesso in mondovisione su Rai Italia e in diretta dall'emittente radiofoni...

Il ministro dell'Interno, Angelino Alfano, lunedì 17 e martedì 18 marzo, sarà negli Stati Uniti, per una serie d'incontri istituzionali, a New York e Washington. In particolare, lunedì 17 marzo, il ministro Alfano sarà a New York. Alle ore 09.00 visiterà il Ground Zero e incontrerà la stampa.   Read more   Source: http://ww...

The government of Italy will bestow its prestigious Ufficiale nell'Ordine al Merito decoration on Italian American Museum (IAM) president Joseph V. Scelsa, it was announced by Natalia Qunitavalle, the Italian Consul General in New York. A formal ceremony will take place at the Italian Consulate in New York City on Monday, June 2, 2014. The Order o...

by Sarah Spigelman   This weekend, I went to foodie Disneyland. No, not Stew Leonard's. Another, less suburban, grittier, and infinitely more charming Foodie-land. I went to Arthur Avenue. I religiously followed Serious Eats' excellent suggestions. I tried all things yeasty, porky, and cheesy. I came home and, with friend...

di Alberto Magnani   A volte bastano due numeri. Anzi, uno: 90 anni di storia, 90 secondi di cottura. Rustichella d'Abruzzo, il pastificio artigianale fondato nel 1924 da Gaetano Sergiacomo, ha scelto New York per presentare la sua rilettura "futuristica" degli spaghetti: "90 Secondi Rapida", una pasta di grano duro che si cuoce in un minuto...

Can't get a table at iconic celebrity eatery Rao's? Now, you can buy the whole building. That's right. The home of America's most hard to get into restaurant has hit the market for $10.48 million, the Daily News has learned. The property, at 265 Pleasant Ave. in East Harlem, has 22 luxury rental apartments upstairs.   Rao's, a favorite of A...

In 1954 Alan Lomax made a historic year long trip through Italy making ethnographic field recordings of the music that defined every-day Italians' identity and way of life.   These documentations were the first of their kind for Italy, and stand as a valuable testimony of an extremely rich diversity of expression that was already beginning t...