"City of Immigrants," a concert and event series organized by the choral group Albany Pro Musica, celebrates the presence, history and influence of immigrants in the Capital Region. The series kicked off earlier this month and runs into April, offering music and dance, film and television programming and lectures. The climactic event of the series...

A freedom of speech lawsuit was presented in Federal Court in Albany on Thursday, involving the Wandering Dago food truck, the Office of General Services and New York Racing Association. Earlier this year, the food truck was denied a permit to operate at the Empire State Plaza for its summer outdoor lunch program overseen by OGS. Officials sai...

by The American Italian Heritage Association   Your tax deductible donation to the American Italian Heritage Museum and Cultural Center will help promote record and preserve our Italian Heritage. Our stunning Donor Recognition Tree, prominently displayed in the main lobby of the museum. It depicts the journey of Italian immigrants comin...

AIHA September Monthly Meeting will take place on Thursday, September 19th. The business meeting begins at 7:00 pm followed by the presenter: Ann Parillo, TV Producer and Host of "Schenectady Today - In and Around the Capital District. Please bring dessert for the social to follow. Free and open to the public.   Poetry reading by Sarah Cifar...

by Danielle Sanzone   If you enjoy food from around the world, you won't want to miss the TASTES of the World, the 2nd Annual International food tasting festival on Thursday. March 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. This year's event at the WAMC Linda will honor Prof. Philip J. DiNovo, a former SUNY professor who for 32 years has volunteered h...

Singers Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Gianluca Ginoble were discovered when the three singers appeared individually on Italy's televised singing competition – "Ti lascio una canzone." The show's creator/producer Roberto Cenci had the lads perform as a trio during the program's fourth episode, thus launching the group's career. Now Il Vol...

An evening of dinner and a show could soon get easier on a small strip of Madison Avenue in Albany, New York. The former Tierra Coffee Roasters cafe — next to the Madison Theater — will reopen as an Italian fine-dining restaurant.   Gigi's Italian Restaurante is scheduled to open sometime before October, said Madison Theater director Ja...

di Riccardo Chioni   Albany si è vestita del tricolore nella ricorrenza dell'annuale Italian-American Day organizzato dalla New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators che si ritrovano per celebrare le proprie origini con una festa e, nell'Anno della Cultura italiana negli Stati Uniti, alla cerimonia ha partecipato il console g...

The American Italian Heritage Museum in The Presence of Angels by Mico Di Arpo. Opening reception: April 24th 6pm – 8pmAmerican Italian Heritage Museum-  1227 Central Ave. Albany, NY 12205Contact: Prof. /Cav. Philip J. Di Novo 518- 435-1979 April 24th through June 30th 2015 In the presence of Angels is a new collection of buon fresco pa...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says his father, 82-year-old former Gov. Mario Cuomo, is home from the hospital and in good spirits.   The younger Cuomo tells reporters that he saw his father Wednesday night and chatted with him Thursday morning.   Read more   Source: http://www.timesunion.com