NEWS FROM : NEW YORK  

November 8 (Saturday) 2:00 pmFilm presentation: Perlasca: The Courage of a Just Man (Un eroe Italiano)The incredible story of an ordinary and humble man who did his best to save the lives of thousands Jews during the last months of World War II in Budapest, Offered with the collaboration of the OSIA, Commission on Social Justice with commentary pro...

Join Us For Casa Belvedere's Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Opening of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge - Friday, November 21, 2014 - 7 pm to 11 pm Welcoming performance by Wagner College "Seahawk" Marching Band - Premium Cocktail Hour - Seasonal Gourmet Sit Down Dinner by Bocelli Restaurant Castello Verrazza...

di Riccardo Chioni   Durante la prima delle tre giornate della sua visita a New York, il ministro dei Beni Culturali e del Turismo Dario Franceschini ha trovato ad attenderlo un tesoro da riportare a casa: 23 reperti storici ed archeologici entrati illegalmente in territorio statunitense e restituiti alle autorità italiane, tra cui opere del...

Sam Rotolo believed strongly that nobody, not even a teacher, should try to take away a child's dignity. Even when that child had to face discipline for breaking a rule at Batavia Junior High School, of which Rotolo was principal for 23 years.   "There's a saying that says, 'Kids don't care how much you know, they want to know how much...

Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Hours: 6PM Venue: Italian Cultural Institute of New York Organized by: ICIReserve Panelist:Giovanna Borradori (Vassar College) e Achille Varzi (Columbia Uni.)   "Thinking and Imagination" makes a fundamental contribution to the understanding of the image as a new cultural environment and as the place w...

December 12 10:30 am — 12:00 pm - Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 24 Depot Square - Tuckahoe, NY - Members $15, Non-Members $25 Acqua alta refers to the higher than normal water levels that invade the city of Venice and cause the lagoon's salt water to overflow the edges of the canals and flood the streets. Those who love Venice are, of...

Since the 1960s, Alex Carozza has been repairing and building accordions in New York City for customers around the world.   Now, at the age of 88, he's reportedly the only person left in the city still repairing these complicated instruments in a cramped studio with his 93-year-old assistant. Great Big Story sits down with the "Sultan of Squ...

Presepio Napoletano on display now through Saturday, January 14, 2017. Presepio Napoletano represents our rich cultural and spiritual traditions. It portrays a bustling village located at the base of Mount Vesuvius. The landscape is handcrafted in wood, cork and papier-mâché, while the figures, many standing over a foot tall, are made of terra cott...

Bilancio positivo per il Programma "Trentino. Taste of Dolomites" che dal 6 al 12 maggio scorsi ha visto nove aziende vitivinicole trentine partecipare a New York ad un ricco programma di eventi, incontri business to business, seminari degustazione e azioni di promozione presso alcuni templi della ristorazione italiana nella Grande Mela.   I...

2013 will be the 4th annual Peekskill Italian Feast.It will be a 3 day event: Friday Aug 16th 5PM till 11PM, Saturday Aug 17th 12 Noon till 11PM and Sunday Aug 18th 12 Noon till 9PM. Fun for the whole family. In the past 3 years, the Peekskill feast has attracted 25000 people annually; everybody is Italian for the 3 days!   Th...

Il poeta marchigiano Giacomo Leopardi ha conquistato anche il prestigioso ateneo newyorchese Columbia University. Ieri l'Accademia italiana dell'istituto ha dedicato una serata all'artista di Recanati (Macerata) in occasione della presentazione del 'Lo Zibaldone'. E' la prima volta che l'opera viene pubblicata nella sua interezza in lingua inglese....

By Riccardo Chioni Una "Pausa di Luce" a SoHo per un progetto lanciato da due società ambasciatrici dell'eccellenza italiana nel mondo. È un "pezzo iconico" della Poltrona Frau prodotto dal 1919 ed è stato presentato alla stampa giovedì a Wooster Street. È il modello della poltrona chiamato "Pausa di Luce", prodotto in numero limitato.L'occa...