NEWS FROM : NEW YORK  

There’s a class of pop-up shops that have the tendency to look and feel a little thrown together. But The Rare Walk, Loro Piana’s well-conceived new store in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District, is in a league all its own. The space, which will be open for one month only, looks like the Italian brand’s latest campaign come to life—and that’s by design...

Maria Lisella is the sixth Queens Poet Laureate and the first Italian American to be named so. Her Pushcart Prize-nominated work appears in Thieves in the Family (NYQ Books), Amore on Hope Street (Finishing Line Press) and Two Naked Feet (Poets Wear Prada). Her work has appeared in New Verse News, The New York Quarterly, Ovunque Siamo, Paterson Lit...

Bebo Ferra: acoustic and classical guitar; Paolino Dalla Porta: acoustic bass. Bebo Ferra and Paolino Dalla Porta have been collaborating together since 1995 in various groups and recording projects. The duo was born in 1997 following an invitation by the "Centro Meridionale di Cultura italiana" for a festival of acoustic duos and original music, i...

Siete a New York, nella baia di Manhattan, e state ammirando la Statua della Libertà. Come reagireste se qualcuno vi dicesse che l'opera, realizzata dallo scultore Auguste Bartholdi, è ispirata a una statua che si trova nella basilica di Santa Croce a Firenze? Per la precisione alla "Libertà della poesia" di Pio Fedi, il monumento funebre dedicato...

UA 964 has landed at Aeroporto Internazionale di Napoli! “Da oggi Napoli e NewYork saranno ancora più vicine! Questo nuovo collegamento diretto United renderà ancora più forti i legami tra la Campania e gli Stati Uniti, e faciliterà sia il turismo che le attività economiche”, ha detto la Console Generale Mary Ellen Countryman alla celebrazione per...

Domenica 2 giugno, in occasione della Festa della Repubblica, a New York presso Saint John's-in-the-Village Church (224 Waverly Pl, New York) si terrà la presentazione americana della seconda edizione del “Lunigiana International Music Festival” che si svolgerà a Fivizzano (MS) dal 18 al 28 luglio 2019. Durante la serata si esibiranno i docenti del...

To commemorate the centennial of the author’s birth, writers, performers, and scholars gather for a multilingual, full-length reading of his seminal memoir. “Many people—many nations—can find themselves believing, more or less consciously, that “every stranger is an enemy.””—Primo Levi, preface to "If This Is a Man'. In 1947, just three years after...

“Questa nuova affermazione della famiglia Rana è un importante riconoscimento a un modello di quell’imprenditoria veneta che si impone a livello internazionale facendosi forza su quattro pilastri fondamentali: sacrificio e qualità da un lato, identità e innovazione dall’altro. Mi congratulo con il cavalier Giovanni Rana, con l’ad Gian Luca e tutta...

Giovanni Guidi in a rare piano solo performance. Born in Foligno 1985, Guidi meets Enrico Rava during a Workshop in Siena. Rava notices his talent and decides to include him in “Rava Under 21” project, that would become “Rava New Generation” after a little time. With this group Guidi will record three CDs  in 2006, 2010, and in 2016, for “L'Espress...

When Catherine R. D’Angelo receives her undergraduate degree during CommencementExercises on May 19 at the Queens, NY, campus of St. John’s University, she will proudly mark the occasion as the 13th member of her extensive family to experience life as a Johnny. “Being Number 13 is definitely my go-to fun fact that I like to share with people at sch...

Vinitaly International Academy is the provider of highly-specialized education and training about Italian wine to industry professionals worldwide, systematically conducting advanced courses that cater to those who have made wine their career. These professionals operate in various areas of the beverage sector around the globe (sales, imports, mark...

One doesn’t have to stroll far along the streets of Poughkeepsie’s Mount Carmel Little Italy district to come across a bakery or restaurant that reaches back into the century-old culinary traditions brought to the Hudson Valley by Italian emigrants. The Poughkeepsie waterfront saw an influx of émigrés in 1910, who settled around Our Lady of Mt. Car...