he reviews are in and critics say the Corrado (Joe) Manfredi "Taste of Italy" Golf Outing Thursday surpassed all others -- and in more ways than one. In what we're sure will go down as one of the 10 best days of the year -- weather wise --  the Silver Lake Golf Course was lined with linksters, who all came out to support the fun and fab annual even...

Casa Belvedere, the Italian Cultural Center on Grymes Hill, will play host at the Corrado Joe Manfredi "Taste of Italy" Golf Outing and dinner, Thursday, June 22 at Silver Lake Golf Course. Dinner and festivities will be staged later in the day at Casa Belvedere. Corrado Joe Manfredi, a brother, uncle, husband, father, grandfather and friend, was w...

A one-hour video presentation featuring classic performances of duets from Italian opera including La Boheme, Otello, I Pagliacci, La Forza del Destino, La Traviata, Lucrezia Borgia, La Gioconda, Un Ballo in Maschera and I Puritani. Celebrated artists such as Jussi Bjorling, Renata Tebaldi, Mario del Monaco, Tito Gobbi, Richard Tucker, Robert Merri...

Tuesday, May 30th @ 7:00 PM. Location: Casa Belvedere. 79 Howard Ave, SI, NY 10301. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere invites you to The Mother-in-Law Cure: Learning to Live and Eat in an Italian Family. A book presentation with Author, Katherine Wilson. PLEASE JOIN US!Katherine Wilson's debut memoir, Only in Naples: Lessons in Food...

Tuesday, May 2nd at 7:00 PM - Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, New York 10301 The Le Marche region is a treasure still unknown to most foreigners. The New York Times and The Guardian enthusiastically described it as "the new Tuscany," but it has its own strong geographical and cultural identity. The region boasts a highly diversifie...

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere, T. 718-273-7660, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. The Making of St. Peter's Basilica: History, Controversy & Genius at Work. A Presentation by Francesco Bonavita, PhD The Basilica of St. Peter in Rome is one of the most celebrated churches in the world....

Please join us for a festive Carnevale/Fat Tuesday. Dinner Program on February 28th. For your enjoyment, at 6:00 PM, we will be screening a short, yet vivid and interesting video called "The Sights & Sounds of Carnevale Celebrations in Italy" created by member and music educator, Lou Barrella. Then at 7:00 PM, you will be treated to a wonderful buf...

Tuesday, March 7th  @ 7 PM. Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Ave, SI, NY 10301. Donation: $20 per person. (Q & A and a light reception will follow the program). Copies of the book will be available for sale and autograph. Parking is located directly across the street at Notre Dame Academy. Please Call 718-273-7660 to RSVP in advance The Italian Cultural...

Thursday, August 7th @ 8 PM - Summer Italian Film Festival Week 5 - Otto e Mezzo (1963)This classic Fellini film stars Marcello Mastroianni as Guido Anselmi, a famous film director. Guido Anselmi is suffering from the dreaded "directors block" while working on a science fiction film with autobiographical references.   As Guido stru...

"David Mercaldo has a daring new book: ...a herculean task... An important book we must read with a healthy curiosity." -MARIO FRATTI Playwright ("NINE") International Theater Critic "Mercaldo's pen has gone where no other Italian author's pen has ever gone before!" -Italian American Magazine "Among the most controve...