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Una settimana di eventi per il rinato museo del neighborhood più colorato e vivace di New York, il Queens. 40 per cento di bianchi, 20 per cento di afroamericani, 17 per cento asiatici, uno scarso numero di nativi americani, 25 per cento di ispanici e un 10 per cento di altre etnie formano il distretto con la superficie più ampia e il secondo più p...

Trasformare il paesaggio contemporaneo in un luogo interiore, trasponendolo su tela con un paziente e meticoloso lavoro di pittura a olio. Così nascono le opere di Andrea Chiesi, vincitore, insieme al collettivo ZimmerFrei, del Gotham Prize 2013 indetto dall'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York. Arrivato alla terza edizione, il concorso offre...

From May 17-20, 2014, Ceramics of Italy will return to the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) at New York's Jacob K. Javits Center with its biggest multi-brand pavilion to date.   The Italian Trade Commission/Ceramics of Italy booth (1424-1432) will contain mini exhibits from 23 leading Italian ceramic producers, showcasing the...

Umbria is called the Green Heart of Italy, because of its lush landscape, warm people and central location. It has it all: ancient ruins, Renaissance art, scenic landscapes, medieval hill towns and exceptional wine and food, truffles, olive oils, chocolates, pasta and more.   Sip wines and nibble gourmet delights as you take a virtual tour o...

Simone Pallotta, a Public and Urban Art curator based in Rome, brings together the works of 10 contemporary street artists to the prestigious halls of the Italian Culture Institute of NY in the new show: "From Street to Art".   The exhibit delves into the world of Italian public and urban art through these artists who have made a memorable m...

Jazz, folk, blues and swing notes will entertain you all night while the chef serves up some delicious and authentic Italian food. Osteria del Principe - 27e 23rd street NY 1001010th september - 6,30 - 10,30 pm Ricky Russo DJ will start off the evening by playing a chill out session. "The most enthusiastic man in New York" (that's what people kno...

You are cordially invited to attend a reading of Anne Hood's latest novel, An Italian Wife at the Italian American Museum on Thursday, September 25th.   About the book: Spanning the course of three wars and almost a century, An Italian Wife is a multi-generational saga chronicling the story of the Rimaldi family, from the first generati...

Last weekend (Sept. 27th–28th), members of the Società Santa Fortunata di New York celebrated the Feast of Santa Fortunata, beloved patroness of Baucina, Sicily. The two day celebration, full of pomp and pageantry, began at the society clubhouse (7701 17th Ave.) in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, and culminated with Mass at Regina Pacis Church (1230 65th St...

Friday November 14, 7 pm with Michelle Pretto and the artist of the NYC AMORE OPERA. The concert will feature the operas of the greatest Italian Opera Masters. Spectacular overtures of the most loved arias ever written for opera such as La Boheme, I Pagliacci, Lucia di Lammermoor, Le Nozze di Figaro, and Aida, will be performed by the artists...

The fourth night of the IN SCENA! Italian Theater Festival NY was presented at the beautiful and intimate Casa Italiana in Greenwich Village. There in the downstairs auditorium, I experienced Cingomma, written and performed by the wildly talented Jessica Leonello.   With a variety of lush and complex characters, this comic yet highly moving...

By Karen Matthews   Mario Biaggi, a former 19-year congressman whose career ended in disgrace after a pair of corruption convictions, has died. He was 97. Biaggi died Wednesday at his Bronx home, said Mortimer Matz, his longtime spokesman.   A highly decorated New York City police officer prior to his political career, Biaggi was...

by Pamela Silvestri   Called the "Feast of All Feasts" by organizers, the San Gennaro street festival is ready to roll for 2015. The event, which attracts over a million revelers in a salute to the Patron Saint of Naples, Italy, is set for Sept. 10-20.   1. THE HISTORY Little Italy's San Gennaro festival began in 1926, a celebration...