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The New York City-based Kairos Italy Theater along with the Italy-based KIT Italia and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at NYU announced today that they will postpone the eighth annual In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, the festival of Italian theater which was originally scheduled to run April 27-May 11, 2020 in all five boroughs of NYC. The festi...

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 5:00pm EST. Julian Sachs (Program Coordinator, Casa Italiana) interviews Mattia Minasi (actor), Stefano Ferrari (Director of Photography), Dado Carillo (Production Manager), Paola Sinisgalli (producer, director, screenwriter), Francesco Carnesecchi (director, screenwriter). The episode will be broadcast live on Casa Zerilli's Face...

After the successful launch of the Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF) Facebook Livestream with 2019 IABF Achievement Award winner Frank Catalanotto, IABF Spaghetti and Baseballs co-hosts Chris Colabello and IABF Executive Board Director Natalie Spedaliere did not disappoint last week with Chicago Cubs coaches Mike Napoli and Anthony Iapoce...

Joe Alberici loves working at Army, a place he calls “the greatest leadership institution in the world.” He’s going on 15 years with the Black Knights, and he has no plans to go elsewhere. Alberici, an Italian through and through, is as compassionate a coach as there is in college lacrosse. He spoke with Paul Carcaterra about his passion for the Ar...

Josephine Buscaglia Maietta , Presidente di AIAE- Association of Italian American Educators è colei che con grande passione si dedica alla comunità italoamericana di New York, facendo rivivere la cultura e la storia italiana. Con il carisma e la vivacità che la contraddistinguono, Josephine riporta alla luce le tradizioni del Bel Paese, attraverso...

The first committee was convened to consider a possible celebration event to honor the heritage handed to us by our forefathers. The committee was asked to consider a golf tournament as a possible activity to communicate the theme. They were unanimous in their response that a golf tournament of this magnitude would never fly, especially in our geog...

To recognize some of the athletes who never got a chance to take the field this spring, we're putting the spotlight on the softball field, highlighting and introducing one player each day with a questionnaire. Next up is Valhalla's senior shortstop, Christina Ferrara, who's been a member of the varsity team since eighth grade. Christina Ferrara Sch...

An unfamiliar new contraption has risen in the parking lot of Vespa Italian Chophouse in Northport: A giant wooden panel mounted about 10 feet off the ground and painted white. On Thursday night, after the sun goes down, the opening scene of the 1995 film "Jumanji" will start flickering on its face as carloads of people watch, eating pizza and popc...

Kairos Italy Theater and KIT Italia together with NYU Casa Italiana announces a month of May celebration of In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY. The celebration includes four sessions of Versetto Libero (May 7, 14, 21 & 28, 3pm-5pm) where the Free Verse poets meet the In Scena! Artists online to collaborate in making and translating poetry and a...

The old friend shows up every night, big and brawny as ever. He’s on a Brooklyn family’s seventh-floor balcony in Windsor Terrace, and above the Portofino Ristorante in Forest Hills, and bellowing out of a truck rolling slowly up and down the empty canyons of Manhattan’s avenues, right on time to — with the crash of a cymbal — start spreadin’ the n...

Glance at Dan Fiorito’s bio in the Yankees’ media guide and it reads like a New York baseball love story. Born in Yonkers, where he still lives; Fordham Prep in The Bronx for high school; Manhattanville College in Purchase; four seasons as a Yankees minor league player; two as a coach and one as a manager in the Gulf Coast League. The memories burn...

You can draft players to fix an offensive line as long as they are the right players, but you better have the right offensive line coach coaching them. A Bill Parcells guy, for instance. And more than anyone, the ultimate success of GM Dave Gettleman’s 2020 Hog Molly NFL draft will rest on offensive line coach Marc Colombo — now arguably Joe Judge’...