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The Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral (http://oldcathedral.org/) the city's first Cathedral Church celebrates a 200th anniversary and Two Bridges Neighborhood Council (http://www.twobridges.org/) serving residential, commercial, Manhattan cultural life, unveils Then & Now-Evolving Neighborhoods through September 29, 2014.   On Sept...

Sunday, September 28th, members of the Società Sant'Amato di Nusco of Long Island City, New York (47-39 Vernon Boulevard) gathered at Saint Mary's Church (10-08 49th Avenue), to celebrate the Annual Mass and Procession in honor of Saint Amato, patron saint of Nusco, Avellino.   I would like to extend my sincerest thanks and appreciation to t...

By Onondaga Historical Association In collaboration with the New York Council for the Humanities, Onondaga Historical Association (OHA) presents the lecture Tracing Italian Immigrant History to the Italian American Present by Salvatore Primeggia on February 15th at 2:00 P.M.   This lecture is free and open to the general publ...

The Republican and Democratic candidates for the special election on May 5 each garnered additional endorsements recently in their bid for the empty seat formerly held by Michael Grimm. Councilman Vincent Gentile received the endorsement of the Italian American Democratic Leadership Council.   "Vinnie Gentile epitomizes all the values...

Il Festival della Canzone Italiana di New York giunge quest'anno alla sua ottava edizione, che si terrà, come nell'ultima occasione, domenica 13 settembre 2015 presso il prestigioso teatro all'interno del Christ The King Center di New York. Il Festival, nato dall'iniziativa dell'Associazione Culturale Italiana di New York, ha rappresentato fin...

December 4. 6:30 pm — 8:00 pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - One Generoso Pope Place - Tuckahoe , NY 10707 United States. Join us as we celebrate the Holiday Season and the opening of Presepio Napoletano at the first Tombola Gala Fundraising Event.   The event will feature: • Live music• Sumptuous specialty dinne...

Starwood Costa Smeralda is planning to open a luxury restaurant in New York within 2016, that will contribute in promoting traditional culture and food of Sardinia. After launching the initiative Taste of Sardinia promoted in the UK, France and Qatar, the exclusive company geared by Qatar sheik's, is now ready to conquer the US with the Cala d...

Francesco Anile got to make his Metropolitan Opera debut in a T-shirt, blue jeans and sneakers. With 5 minutes notice.   The 54-year-old Italian tenor was in the green room during the last act of Saturday's performance of Verdi's "Otello," which was being broadcast on radio throughout the world, when he was told by a stage director that Latv...

By Meghan Giannotta There's more to Little Italy's San Gennaro festival than cannolis — like sausage and peppers, meatballs and zeppoles, too. This year marks the 90th anniversary of the 11-day feast that brings more than one million tourists and locals downtown, donning red, green and white. The festival is historic for Italian immigrants a...

By Rob Abruzzese The Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn held a Continuing Legal Education meeting where it hosted two attorneys who gave a lecture titled "The Do's and Don'ts of the Grievance Process" at the Rex Manor in Dyker Heights on Tuesday.   Attorneys John P. Connors Jr., from the law firm of Connors and Connors P.C. in Staten...

"Mondomusica Cremona" sbarca a New York. La più importante manifestazione internazionale dedicata agli strumenti musicali artigianali sarà presente, per la prima volta, al Metropolitan Pavilion di New York dal 15 al 17 marzo. L'obiettivo è quello di diventare il più qualificato evento del settore negli Stati Uniti. L'evento è stato illustrato oggi...

di Filippo Brunamonti   Impressionante la somiglianza tra Giovanna Calvino e suo padre Italo. Stesso gomitolo d'occhi e intelligenza fusi in un deserto protetto, un deserto letterario di umiltà e riservatezza, senza steccati. Eppure, apparentemente, ci troviamo in una zona poco franca per l'intimità. Perché alla Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò...