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Chicago White Sox hitting coach Frank Menechino paid a visit to Team Italy and New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) coach Frank Catalanotto on January 29, 2020 to assist his players on baseball fundamentals. The former major leaguers played together on the Toronto Blue Jays in 2004 and 2005 as well as on Team Italy in the 2006 World Baseball Cla...

Lawrence Peter Yogi Berra was one of the most popular New York Yankees of all time. He was a long time catcher, coach, and manager for the Yankees. Berra was born in 1925 of immigrant parents Pietro and Paolina Berra in the Italian neighborhood of the “Hill” in St. Louis, Missouri. His real name was Lorenzo Pietro Berra. To fans, he was just “Yogi”...

The New York City-based Kairos Italy Theater along with the Italy-based KIT Italiana and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at NYU announced today that they will postpone the eighth annual In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, a festival of Italian theater which was originally scheduled to run April 27-May 11 in all five boroughs of NYC. The festival wi...

Se il coronavirus non ci si metterà di mezzo i festeggiamenti per la vittoria di campionato cui il Palermo si sta avvicinando, arriveranno fino a New York. Al momento il governatore Andrew Cuomo ha proclamato lo stato d'emergenza dopo la prima serie di contagi. Ma il progetto (barra sogno) di Tony Di Piazza è lì che aspetta puntellato di dettagli: ...

Registrations are open for the annual event that celebrates Festa della Repubblica in the heart of New York City. Italy Run by Nutella Café 5M, has come to its 3rd edition and will take place on Sunday, May 31 in Central Park. The announcement of the 5 miles run, part of the New York Road Runners calendar, and a celebration of Festa della Repubblic...

Tuesday March 17th • 7pm - Casa Belvedere – The Italian Cultural Foundation, 79 Howard Ave, Staten Island, NY 10301. The anniversary of the Unification of Italy / Anniversario dell'Unità d'Italia is a national day that falls annually on March 17. It celebrates the birth of the Italian state, which took place following the proclamation of the Kingdo...

Saturday, March 7. 7pm. West Bank Cafe - 407 W. 42nd Street, NYC 10036. Tickets are $25.00 for this performance plus a $20.00 food and/or beverage minimum per person. Click HERE for tickets In honor of International Women’s Month, Festa DellaDonna is a celebration of Italian-American women and their contributions to the arts, featuring a talented l...

Thursday, March 5 at 7:30pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 1 Generoso Pope Pl, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Members $20, Non-Members $30. Register Here. Award-winning filmmaker Anton Evangelista will present “Il Signor Jackson,” a story of African American New Yorker Edward Jackson. Born in Harlem and raised in a predominantly Italian American neigh...

Tuesday March 10th • 7:00 pm. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Register Today!! Presented by: Lou Barrella. DONATION: $15 Member • $20 Non-Member. Although St. Joseph’s Day is celebrated as a sacred and secular holiday (“Father’s Day”) throughout Italy, it has special significance in Sic...

Charlie Romo, the award winning contemporary crooner who was recently named “Best Musician on Staten Island” by the Staten Island Advance/SiLive.com, will perform live in concert Thursday, March 5 at Lorenzo’s Cabaret at the Hilton Garden Inn — during a gala event to benefit the Seamen’s Society for Children and Families. Romo said he’s thankful fo...

The Vito Marcantonio Forum (VMF) will reprise its multimedia event "Paul Robeson and Vito Marcantonio: Victims of McCarthyism," Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Mulberry Street Library. The event, which entails a screening of a Dec. 7 symposium convened by the VMF and held at Penn South, will feature a question and answer section afterward. The symposium i...

“On How To Be A Monster” is an absurdist dark comedy written by Maria-Luiza Müller and produced by Et Alia Theatre, premiering at the Tank on Saturday February 22nd at 3pm and on Monday the 24th and Tuesday the 25th at 9:30pm. Tickets available here.   “My company strives to create an accepting space that inspires artists to create beyond their com...