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VI Edition of The Bridge Book Award, the literary prize that as a "bridge/ponte" unites Italian and American cultures with the aim of strengthening mutual understanding through Literature. At the award ceremony will participate the four winning authors and Fabio Finotti, director of the Italian Cultural Institute, Elizabeth Rodini, director of the...

The building that once housed the Italian American Museum (IAM) at 155 Mulberry Street, was razed a couple of years ago only to enjoy a rebirth with a completely new structure that will serve as a cultural hub and community nexus for Italian Americans and the Little Italy neighborhood. The projected opening is projected for the Columbus Day weekend...

Days from opening, Master Chef Marco Barrila welcomes a guest into his new Italian eatery, Insatiable Eats Pastaria, already filled with the tempting aromas and tastes of Sicily. Tables are filled with heaping platters of tantalizing pastas, salads, pizzas in the cozy space, exuding warmth as conversation and laughter hum. Barrila proudly displays...

Columbus Citizens Foundation has entered the annual application process of its acclaimed Scholarship Program. Since inception, the Foundation has been a proud supporter of Italian American education and culture and established its robust scholarship program with the overarching goal to increase educational opportunities for the next generation of I...

Thu, 12/09/2021 - 4:00pm. Zoom Lecture Series. On the Italian Stage is a series of encounters conceived and led by Laura Caparrotti (Artistic Director, Kairos Italy Theater) that journeys into the history of Italian Theater to explore its language, and its contribution to Italian society and world theater. Participation is free. RSVP is MANDATORY....

Wednesday, December 8, 6:00pm. Istituto Italiano di Cultura - 686 Park Avenue - Manhattan, NY. You are cordially invited to an evening dedicated to Italians in the United States in honor of the publication of the volume Gli Italiani in USA: nuove prospettive di una diaspora secolare, published by the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute on c...

Tue, 12/07/2021 - 6:00pm ET. Book Presentation organized by Casa Zerilli Marimò on Zoom in collaboration with NYU Department of Italian Studies. In order to participate, RSVP and you will receive an e-mail with your Zoom link by 12pm on December 7. If you don't receive the e-mail by then, contact us at casa.italiana@nyu.edu The Best Weapon for Peac...

Having attended the European Baseball Championship in Torino and witnessed the managerial debut of National Baseball Hall of Famer and Team Italy skipper Mike Piazza over two months ago, MLB Senior Vice President of International Baseball Jim Small felt the passion and commitment of FIBS officials against all odds in the midst of a pandemic. MLB In...

The team behind beloved restaurant L’Artusi opens Via Porta, a neighborhood café and sandwich shop in the West Village adjacent to the group’s recently opened restaurant and wine bar b’artusi [522 Hudson Street, between West 10th and Charles Streets]. Open for breakfast and lunch, Via Porta offers an all-day takeaway menu of Italian-inspired sandwi...

The Brooklyn legal community took another big step towards normalcy last week when the Columbian Lawyers Association held its first in-person event since March 2020. Everyone had to show their vaccine cards at the door and many in attendance were wearing masks, but the Italian-lawyer group was able to reconvene for the first time in nearly two year...

Guided by the common interest of promoting Italian gastronomy and its history they joined forces in New York for the first edition of the “Original Balsamic Week” from November 1st to 7th, 2021. This event involved 22 of the best Italian and international restaurants in New York, which were entrusted with the creation of innovative recipes inspired...

For the Ficus trees among us, it’s time to go to sleep. So goes the “Burial of the Fig” ritual, an event happening virtually from Casa Belvedere’s Facebook page on Thursday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. The Grymes Hill Italian cultural foundation will play host to a ceremony dubbed as bending or “tucking in the trees” led by fig experts like Mary Menniti of Th...