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In honor of the Italian National Day today, the Italian Trade Commission hosted Le Eccellenze Italiane Exhibition, which celebrated Italian fashion, design, innovation and food. The event featured an array of exhibits. Italian fashion was represented with an Alta Moda Ladies presentation by Raffaella Curiel, Italian neckwear by Cenci, lifestyle a...

Annamaria Monaco, Suffolk County Community College associate professor of Italian and adviser to the College's Italian Club, has been elected president of the Long Island Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI). Monaco studied at the University of Pavia, Italy and earned a doctorate degree from Stony Brook University in 20...

Opera of the Hamptons Presents Cristina Fontanelli and Her Fabulous Friends:From Opera to Broadway: A Puccini Night!Saturday, July 26 at 7 p.m.   Benjamin Sloman, tenor and Gustavo Ahualli, baritoneand introducing young artist Ryan KieranBarbara Giancola, Artistic Director Duckwalk Vineyards North44535 Main Rd.Southold, NY 11971  ...

Inter Campus, Pirelli Tire North America e Youri Djorkaeff Foundation hanno celebrato l'avvio di Inter Campus USA - New York City, nel quartiere di Inwood.   Il Congressman Charlie Rangel e l'Ambasciatore Inigo Lambertini, Vice Rappresentante Permanente d'Italia alle Nazioni Unite, insieme a Youri Djorkaeff, la cui fondazione è partner di In...

There are still three months before nearly two dozen sculptures from the late-14th and early-15th centuries must leave Florence for New York, but Monsignor Timothy Verdon is nervous about the treasures, which are moved only rarely.   "I will be in uninterrupted prayer until the works are back in my museum," said the priest, who directs Flore...

Former three-term Gov. Mario Cuomo may be gone, but Mario Mania has just begun.There's a revival of interest in all things Cuomo as political memorabilia collectors dust off their merchandise of New York's first Italian-American chief executive and father of the current governor, Andrew Cuomo. One famous artist who painted Cuomo said he's even goi...

New York and Milan, two important cities, divided by an ocean yet so alike in the respect for culture, food and love of the arts. A new project, Save the Saint, is bringing the two closer by revealing an extremely interesting element of shared history. Save the Saint is a crowd-funding campaign launched by International Patrons of Duomo di Milano...

Il 15 aprile a New York serata di Gala nella Grand Ballroom del Plaza Hotel di Manhattan per premiare chi ha dato un grande contributo all'immagine e al prestigio dell'Italia nel mondo.    Le eccellenze italiane nel mondo saranno al centro delle celebrazioni per il quarantesimo anniversario della fondazione del Gei (Gruppo Esponenti Ita...

by Valerie Zehl   Even as a little kid, Romolo Romeo Mario Alexander De Ritis set his mind on getting his family out of poverty. That was when World War II raged around his native Fara Filiorum Petri in the Abruzzo region of Italy, a town measuring just over seven square miles. He would never forget the trauma of bombings, of Nazi occu...

Join Experience Sicily, Eolo Seasonal Sicilian Kitchen, and Gelsomino Imports, LLC in New York City to celebrate Santa Lucia on her feast day, December 13th. Gelsomino Imports will have unique gift baskets filled with artisanal products from Sicily, so while you're enjoying the feast, you can also purchase your holiday gifts. The afternoon in...

Domenica scorsa lo United Soccer Stars, società affiliata alla Liac, ha celebrato il suo 12º dinner dance, quando mancano ancora sei settimane all'evento cruciale della stagione agonistica: il Torneo di Viareggio. Al contrario delle precedenti edizioni, quest'anno la Coppa Carnevale (si disputa tradizionalmente a febbraio) si tiene dal 14 al 30 mar...

Open Enrollment is on for Sicilian Language Lessons. Next class is on Monday March 14 at the Italian Charities of America in Queens, located at 83-20 Queens Boulevard, Elmhurst, Queens, New York 11373 Tel # 718 478-3101, which is sponsoring the lessons along with the Sicilian Cultural Institute of America. Lessons will focus on learning the S...