NEWS FROM : NEW YORK  

The neighborhood has lost one of the oldest of the old-school Italian restaurants. Mamma Luccia, where opera played, where black-and-white photos of famous Italians covered the walls and where the grandkids served the pasta, has permanently closed. Signs appeared last week on the front doors of Mamma Lucia, which has rested on the corner of Foster...

This lecture - organized by the Italian Cultural Institute and the Centro Primo Levi - launches “Primo Levi at 100”, a series of events on the occasion of 100 years from Primo Levi’s birth, that will take place at various venues in town, including the New York Public Library and Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò. Novelist and essayst Pankaj Mishra will...

Si parla molto spesso di fuga di cervelli, di eccellenze italiane in America, di viaggi pieni di speranza,con la valigia di cartone ricolma di sogni verso la Terra delle Promesse. Perchè per un attore, calcare il palcoscenico di un teatro storico newyorchese è qualcosa di importante che diventa realtà. Forse è anche questo lo spirito con cui le ott...

'An Evening in Puglia': a cultural and photography presentation with Anita Sanseverino. Tuesday, June 4th @ 7:00 PM. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Click here to register. Q & A, Refreshments and a light reception will follow. PUGLIA has everything: Castles, Forts, Lighthouses, an abund...

The New York Golf Kick Off Reception will host the legendary race car driver Mario Andretti who will attend and present a NIAF scholarship to benefit NIAF’s Scholarships program. Monday, June 17, from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Classic Car Club at Hudson River Park’s Pier 76. 1 PIER 76, 408 12th Ave, New York, NY 10018 To benefit NIAF’s Scholarships pro...

Il 22 maggio Les Ateliers Courbet di New York presenterà la collezione Les Editions Courbet di Mauro Mori con un'edizione esclusiva di mobili scultorei e oggetti realizzati a mano dall'artista. I nuovi pezzi sono il frutto della collaborazione creativa di Les Ateliers Courbet con lo scultore milanese. La mostra sarà aperta dal 22 maggio al 22 lugli...

Upon entering Panino Rustico (the Italian word for bread roll or sandwich), you encounter a cozy, unconventional dining spot that serves up Italian cuisine and seats some 50 diners comfortably in booths, tables and nooks. Situated in an outdoor shopping plaza on Richmond Road in Grant City, the eatery opened its doors to diners in January, 2018 on...

L’esplorazione dell’universo femminile, l’evoluzione dei rapporti uomo/donna e i rispettivi ruoli nel tempo. Sono queste le tematiche di W2! (Woman Too!) lo spettacolo di danza e teatro che la ballerina italiana Alessandra Corona metterà in scena i prossimi 1 e 2 Giugno al The Theater at St Jeans nella  Chiesa di St Jean Baptiste di Manhattan. La c...

Negli Stati Uniti  non pensava di rimanerci  ma è proprio oltreoceano che Katia Passerini ha costruito la sua carriera professionale, partendo da una tesi di laurea. Romana, Katia è la preside del College di Studi Professionali nella rinomata St. John’s University di New York. Un traguardo costruito con una serie di opportunità che l’hanno portata...

The best Italian restaurant in the whole of the U.S. is right here in NYC, according to a new survey – perhaps not surprising as the city also has more Italian Americans than anywhere else. The Daily Meal's "America's 50 Best Italian Restaurants" list crowned the Meat Packing District's Del Posto as the best Italian restaurant in the country. The f...

When: Tuesday, June 04, 2019 From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - What: Alessandro Lanzoni, young and talented Italian pianist, performs in trio with Ben Street (double bass) and Eric McPherson (drums). Alessandro Lanzoni has, from a very young age, performed in many of the most important Jazz Festivals both in...

The opening of Borders: A flash of New Italian Fashion took place above the Chelsea Market Passage on the Highline. The exhibition, in collaboration with the Italian Consulate General, Italian Trade Commission in New York (ICE) and Italian Embassy in Washington DC, is open to the general public all of May 17th. Bordersis part of a series of events...