Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 7 pm. Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Presented by Luci Callipari-Marcuzzo. Register here. This is an in-person participatory collaborative performance, workshop and dialogue, which invites participants to crochet chains of red cotton thread, a symbol of the chain migration scheme in which many immig...

11th annual Italian Festival and Luxury Car and Motorbike Show. On the grounds of beautiful Casa Belvedere overlooking NY Harbor - 79 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY 10301. Saturday, Sept 24 • Noon to 6 pm. Sunday, Sept 25 • Noon to 5 pm. A FUN-FILLED WEEKEND FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY! A two-day extravaganza featuring an extraordinary showcase of Italia...

Musica Sotto le Stelle. The final one of the season! Antonio Guarna & Francesca Cavaliere perform Italian-American favorites! Register here for Musica dinner at Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY. Tuesday, Sept. 13 • 6:30 to 9:30 pm; doors open at 6 pm. $125 members, $135 non-members. Four-course dinner includes wine, Flagship Brew...

One night only open to the public: September 7, 6-10 PM. Casa Belvedere, The Italian Cultural Foundation | 79 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY. RSVP here, required by Sept 1st. For the last 25 years America’s Artist Scott LoBaido has respectfully painted thousands of renditions of Old Glory. On schools, homes, fire houses, police stations, cars, and...

Tuesday, August 9 • 6:30 to 9:30 pm; doors open at 6 pm. Casa Belvedere, The Italian Cultural Foundation | 79 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY 10301. Come and savor fine dining 'al fresco' style while Vanessa Racci serenades you with her unique brand of Italian Jazz. She will perform music from her first album Italiana Fresca, which reinvents Italian...

Tuesday, June 14 at 7 pm. Celebrating all father figures in June, the Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere presents Author Lucy Antel Johnson and her book: This was Toscanini. The Maestro, My Father, and Me. In-person & virtual event. Casa Belvedere, The Italian Cultural Foundation. 79 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY 10301. Register for Tos...

Tuesday, June 7 at 7 pm. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. A presentation by Francesco Bonavita, Ph. D. In-person and virtual options. Register for in-person here. Register for virtual here. The epithet “Rome, the eternal city” has always resonated in Francesco Bonavita ever since he was...

When: Tuesday, June 21 • 6:30 to 9:30 pm - Doors open at 6 pm - Where: The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere • 79 Howard Avenue • Staten Island, NY  Join us for Casa Belvedere’s premiere evening of “Musica Sotte Le Stelle” with international classical-crossover vocalist Christopher Macchio. Experience the passion and power of the voice...

Naming her brings to mind a time of conspiracies, cloak-and-dagger events, and lascivious, decadent orgies of sex and wealth. But was Lucrezia Borgia, daughter of Pope Alexander VI and his favorite, Vannozza Cattanei, truly such a dissolute being? According to historians and researchers, including Anita Sanseverino, a photographer with a focus on t...

Tuesday, March 29 at 7 pm ET. Casa Belvedere, The Italian Cultural Foundation | 79 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY 10301. Register for in-person here. Register for virtual here. Lucrezia Borgia (1480-1519) was fortunate or unfortunate (depending on how you look at it) to be born into the powerful Borgia family, whose patriarch became Pope Alexander...