Il 13 Maggio 2013 alle h 16.00 a Villa Pantelleria, Vicolo Pantelleria 10 (angolo Viale Strasburgo) a Palermo, avra' luogo la Conferenza stampa sulla mostra fotografica "Quelli di Bagheria dopo Baaria" diretta da Francesco Fadda che si svolgera' presso The Italian Cultural Fondation at Casa Belvedere di New York dal 20 Maggio al 07 Giugno c.a. Dopo...

by Kiawana Rich   Staten Island Arts hosted its annual gala Thursday at the Grand Plaza in Great Kills and honored three Islanders for their contributions to the arts. Among the honorees were Gina Biancardi, founder and president of Casa Belvedere, The Italian Cultural Foundation, Grymes Hill. She received the Service to Staten Island Arts a...

Very few innovators had the kind of bad luck that dogged Antonio Meucci (1808-1889), the longtime Rosebank resident who invented a telephone — but never received credit or royalties.   Still, sad times won't be the whole story of "Meucci's Messages," a new play premiering this month in a Sundog Theatre presentation at Casa Belvedere: The Ita...

The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301, presents: "Ma Songo 'N Croce" Songs of the Italian Diaspora. With Carmine Giordano. Tuesday, June 21, 2016 @ 7:00 PM Because of political and economic conditions after the Italian Unification, over sixteen million Italians emigrated t...

Casa Belvedere Presents: "Hidden Treasures of Italy Through the Photographic Lens". A Presentation by Anita Sanseverino. Tuesday, June 16th @ 7:00 PM   Join award-winning photographer Anita Sanseverino for an insider's narrative and photographic journey of the hidden treasures of Campania, Puglia and Lazio. Through Anita's kno...

The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere on Staten Island continues its busy summer schedule this month with a Tuscan Farm-to-Table Dinner with Chef Dave on August 17, and Dining al Fresco with Michael Colameco on August 21. And catch some of the most-awarded Italian films at Casa Belvedere's 8 p.m. outdoor screenings starting with "The Fi...

A DVD Presentation by Anita Sanseverino, Joe Zarba & Lou Barrella   This DVD presentation will include festive music, photographs and live video from a variety of Carnevale celebrations in Italy. Come experience the 474th anniversary of where it all started in Tuscany, the fabulous masks and balls of Venice, the street festival in V...

The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere has joined with other leading organizations in an initiative called Save Columbus Day. This initiative was formed after the City of Seattle recently voted to have an "Indigenous Peoples Day" on the same day as Columbus Day.   Please go to WWW.SAVECOLUMBUSDAY.COM and sign the petition to...

More than 100 sports memorabilia photos, every one signed by the athlete, are part of a unique exhibit, a first on Staten Island, that chronicle the rich history of Italian Americans in the world of sports spanning the 20th Century.   There are household names, for sure, but many even the most diehard sports enthusiast might not recognize. T...

Ciao Napoli.  A Scrapbook of Wandering in NaplesAuthored by Antoinette Carone, Photographs by Jim Mauro Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 7:00 PM   When Antoinette Carone and her husband hatched a plan to relocate to Naples, Italy, they had no inkling that every trip to the market would be a sojourn dating back as far as 2500 years....