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Noi Italiani D'Oggi (NIDO), the not-for-profit Italian-American cultural group headquartered in Poughkeepsie, has proclaimed October to be Italian Heritage Month, and it will kick off the festa with a special lecture at its monthly meeting at the Italian Center: Professor Joseph Luzzi, PhD will talk about his latest book, In a Dark Wood: What Dante...

October 21 (Wednesday) 9:00 am - 12:15 pm. NCC 27th Annual Italian Heritage Day Program. Theme: "The Italian Contributions to the United States from Food to Science". Focus on Italian contributions in the realm of food, especially Slow Food movement and science and technology - the latter originating during World War II and currently...

In 1532 Agnolo Bronzino was commissioned by the Florentine merchant and banker Bartolomeo Bettini to paint the portraits of three literary masters of the Italian Renaissance: Dante, Petrarch, and Boccacio.   The paintings of Petrarch and Boccacio sadly have been lost, but Bronzino's masterful Allegorical Portrait of Dante been well preserved...

by NOIAW   Carin Guarasci - Professor of Education & Director of New Educators at Wagner College. Carin will be honored at our Greater New York Region Epiphany on January 13, 2016. Buy tickets here.   WHAT DOES YOUR HERITAGE MEAN TO YOU?Being an Italian is so meaningful to me. I feel I am blessed to be surrounded by beau...

by Geoffrey Wilson   For attendees grabbing a bite at Festa Italiana, everything from the pizza to the cannolis should feel welcoming. "It's like eating at your grandma's house," said Ernie Bruno, Italian Center president. Italian foods from pasta to zeppole were the highlight at Festa Italiana in the City of Poughkeepsie Saturday....

Join us on Sunday, July 17, 2016 for our Annual Members Appreciation Day and enjoy a fun filled day of delicious food, music, family, friends and being appreciated for your support of the San Silverio Shrine! Shrine Schedule & Activities 9:00 AM – Shrine opens10:30 AM - Rosary Service in Chapel11:00 AM - Holy Mass at Shrine Chapel   ·...

by Katie Sullivan   Alluring aromas of Italian food will fill the air beginning Thursday, as the Gusto Italian Festival takes to the street on Endicott's North Side. Once home to many Italian-American immigrants, the festival will celebrate the ethnic roots of the Endicott neighborhood.   This year's Gusto festival, now in its 12...