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As you know, being a Learn Italy student is not just sitting in a classroom lecture. It is being a part of a larger famiglia! Let's see what is going on here: Giada Valenti is coming in concert! Giada will be accompanied by her own All Men Band and will take you on a musical journey performing her own renditions of Italian and American hits from...

Il mondo di Luciano Pavarotti e la sua grande carriera di cantante lirico rivivranno il 23 aprile a Verona in un'esposizione promossa da 'Arena MuseOpera' (Amo) nata in occasione del Centenario del Festival lirico areniano, per contribuire alla valorizzazione e alla divulgazione della cultura operistica italiana.'Amo Pavarotti' sarà presentata a Ne...

di Eugenio Furia   Il teatro "off" invade New York nell'anno della cultura italiana. E parla soprattutto calabrese il festival "In scena!": è il titolo scelto per la prima rassegna a tema ospitata nei 5 distretti della Grande Mela (Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx e Staten Island).   L'evento dedicato al teatro italiano – organizzat...

POSITION: Broadcast Associate   DESCRIPTION: The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of Queens College/CUNY seeks applications for the position of Broadcast Associate, who will report to the Dean and work closely with the Producer of the TV program, ITALICS. This a 32-hour per week position.   Read more   Source: h...

On tonight's "Chuck's Eat the Street" Chef Chuck Hughes visited Little Italy on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx in this episode titled, "The Last Little Italy." In one of the most awesome neighborhoods in America, that features Yankee Stadium, the Bronx Zoo and the Botanical Garden, Arthur Avenue in the Bronx is the home of New York's largest "Litt...

Saturday, October 26th Join us for a wonderful evening of Neapolitan music, dancing, raffles and 50/50. Tickets are $45 each and includes live entertainment, a hot buffet dinner, coffee and dessert. Tickets are available after all weekend Masses in the church lobby and at the rectory from Monday–Friday, 1 PM–4 PM. For More information call the rec...

NYS Senator Joe Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) was recently honored by the Italian Charities of America as their Man of the Year at its October 20 luncheon at Roma View restaurant in Howard Beach. The organization, founded in 1936 and located at 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, was originally formed to provide assistance to Italian Americans during the...

Two new sculptures will stand outside Bryant Park this Fall, "The Guardians: Hero and Superhero," by architect and designer Antonio Pio Saracino. Mr. Saracino had the unusual good fortune of being offered two commissions by two groups at more or less the same time—he counter-proposed that they all work together.   "Hero," constructed from wh...

SculptureCenter is pleased to announce the simultaneous presentations of new work by four artists, Rossella Biscotti, David Douard, Radamés "Juni" Figueroa, and Jumana Manna, each artist to have a solo project in an U.S. institution for the first time.   SculptureCenter will present the U.S. premiere of Rossella Biscotti's film The Undercove...

On Sunday, July 27 at 2 p.m. on the museum's Great Lawn, John Gatti will present "Canzoni di Domenica Pomeriggio" ("Songs for a Sunday Afternoon").   Introduced by Professor Louis Leonini, Gatti and his company-Broadway veteran PJ Nelson, and community theater veterans John Mangini, Charles Milo and Al Pica-will perform songs in tribute to D...

By Giovanni di Napoli   Tuesday (Aug. 19th), I was finally able to go to Saint Luke's Church (16-34 Clintonville Street) in Whitestone, Queens and see the Sacred Image of Our Lady of Romitello. On loan from the Santuario Santa Maria Addolorata di Romitello near Borgetto, in the Province of Palermo, the painting was only on display from Augus...

The documentary film MEN OF THE CLOTH will have its New York premiere on Thursday January 8th at 7 PM the Village East Cinema in Manhattan, Wednesday January 14th at 7:30 PM at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, Long Island and on Sunday January 25th at 7 PM at the Picture House in Pelham, NY.   The film by Vicki Vasilopoulos is an inspir...