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Last summer, Mayor Bill de Blasio paid homage his Italian roots with a nine-day family vacation to his ancestral homeland that garnered widespread media attention.   This month, he's making a much shorter journey to the New York University Kimmel Center in Manhattan to honor his maternal heritage.   Read more   Source: htt...

The National Italian American Foundation's annual New York Gala will honor WABC Channel 7's Lisa Colagrossi, Emmy Award-winning journalist and reporter; and Ken Rosato, anchor at Eyewitness News This Morning and Eyewitness News at Noon; Janet DiFiore, Westchester County District attorney; Edward A. Riguardi, a former commercial real estate executiv...

May 29th, 2015 - IONA COLLEGE, New Rochelle, NY Teaching Critical Thinking and Cultural Diversity in the Foreign Language Classroom. In collaboration with IACE   The perception of a lack of understanding of cultural diversity in the American learning community leads instructors to challenge assumptions and stereotypes while addressing...

The Italian Trade Agency is pleased to announce Italy's official participation at BookExpo America 2015 (May 27-29) at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The Italian pavilion in Booths 1631 and 1731 will showcase the latest books, catalogues and multimedia products by 16 Italian exhibitors. See an exciting selection of art and...

A tradition will return to the North Fork on Saturday when Opera in the Hamptons presents "Cristina Fontanelli and her Fabulous Friends: From Opera to Broadway" at Duck Walk Vineyards North in Southold.   An award-winning opera singer, Broadway performer and PBS/WLIW TV host, Cristina Fontanelli and several world-renowned artists will perfor...

Join the Staten Island Network for a High Tea featuring Maria Laurino, author of The Italian Americans: A History, a richly researched, beautifully designed and illustrated companion book to the much-anticipated PBS series that aired in February 2015. Laurino's presentation, "The Italian American Experience — Our History, Ourselves," will discuss...

By Patrick Rocchio   A high school senior with a fancy for softball and all things Italian has been selected as Miss Columbus for the 2015 Bronx Columbus Day Parade.   Bianca Mastropietro, a senior at Preston High School, was selected from a field of three semi-finalists after penning a winning essay about Italian cooking show host Gi...

Date: Monday, October 19, 2015 Hours: 10am to 8pm Venue: Italian Cultural Institute of New York Organized by: ICI In collaboration with: Scuola Italiana "Guglielmo Marconi" e IACE (Italian American Committeee on Education) Italian Student Day in collaboration with Scuola Italiana "Guglielmo Marconi" of New York and IACE (Italian American Commi...

Thursday, December 3rd, 6:30 P.M. - Italian American Museum - 155 Mulberry Street - (Corner of Grand and Mulberry Streets) - New York, NY 10013   Historian William J. Connell, holder of the Joseph M. and Geraldine C. La Motta Chair in Italian Studies at Seton Hall University, will discuss his recent book Machiavelli nel R...

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...