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In what has been dubbed a shocking upset, Junior Welterweight boxer Chris Algieri defeated Ruslan Provodnikov to claim the 140 – pound WBO Junior Welterweight World Title Saturday, June 15th.   The 30-year-old former kick boxer, and Long Island, native won the fight with a split decision over reigning title holder Provodnikov in front of a c...

CELLINI LODGE #2206 OSIA of New Hyde Park, Order Sons of Italy in America will be hosting its ANNUAL FESTIVAL in August 2014. Much of the Festivals proceeds will be used to continue the Lodge's contributions to charitable programs.   DATES: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13 THRU SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014 HOURS: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 6:...

September 30, 6-8 pm   In an epic poem [Ellis Island] whose structure corresponds to the hours in a year, Viscusi (Buried Caesars, and Other Secrets of Italian American Writing) portrays a world of perpetual change and taxing work, though one interrupted by moments of delicate hope. The ambitious poem explores the Italian American immigrant...

On October 13th, thousands of people will be gathered in New York for a special day in music by celebrating Italy's prolific Jazz musicians.   Coinciding with Columbus Day, the Italian Jazz Day commemorates Italy's finest musicians as they get to preform in five venues in New York including Measure Lounge, Arturo's, Les Peascadeux, The cutti...

The Selected Poetry of Pier Paolo Pasolini è l'ultimo libro di Stephen Sartarelli che traduce una selezione di poesie del poeta corsaro. Il lavoro di traduzione delle poesie pasoliniane in lingua inglese è stato presentato alla Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò della New York University, martedì scorso durante un incontro letterario.   La serata...

Sponsored by the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum & Time Warner CableIn keeping with the legacy of inventor Antonio Meucci(1808-1889), the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum and Time Warner Cable are pleased to announce the Young Inventors' Competition to be held Sunday, June 14, 2015, from 12-3 pm in Staten Island, (venue to be announced.) Throughout his li...

by Emily Frost   A new Italian restaurant from a Brooklyn restaurateur that features wood-fired pizza has arrived at the corner of West 106th Street and Broadway. North Brooklyn restaurateur Daddo Bogich first shared his plans to open the restaurant, Macchina, last year, but didn't officially open its doors until this week.   Bog...

by Jennifer Parker   It's a handsome holiday scene. Families play with their children underneath an atrium of glowing lanterns. Cups of hot cocoa and gourmet goodies are being sold by the fistful over gleaming market counters. Inside, champagne, foie gras and fruits de mer are being served in the upscale French bistro Beaubourg.   Out...

A new location for the Italian Vice Consulate in the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center on Pine Street will serve Italian citizens.    Honorary Italian Vice Consulate Lucia Caracci Ederer and assistant Elisa Ridolfi Wareham are available for translation services and legal referrals as well as to answer inquiries regarding visa regulatio...

Francis Ford Coppola may have created the "Godfather" films, but these days, the real godfather of the Coppola clan is his uncle Anton Coppola.   "I don't know if I like the Mafioso connotations of that," said Mr. Coppola, who is 99 and still composing, conducting and devoting his life to opera. He is also uncle to the actress Talia Shire, a...

When: Friday, December 9th @ 9:30 p.m. (dinner at 7:00) Where: Lorenzo's at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1100 South Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314 Costs: $89.95 - includes four-course dinner with wine pairings, plus the show! Premium seating is $104.95. Reservations: (718) 477-2400, ext. 5   Enjoy a fabulous four-course din...

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