Join us at Columbus Citizens Foundation | 8 East 69th Street, New York, NY, on Tuesday, May 2 for an enlightening presentation by CCF Member Santi Buscemi on the fairy tales of Luigi Capuana. Buscemi's book, Sicilian Tales, translates nineteen fairy tales from Capuana's C'era una volta. RSVP here. While you can expect to meet traditional characters...

Gruppo Folklorico Val d’Akragas is traveling from Agrigento to the Townhouse on Saturday, April 22. Join us for an incomparable evening of Sicilian music and dance. Members are invited to dine in the Taverna after the performance, where special Sicilian treats will be featured on the menu. The event is $35. Reception at 6:30 PM. Performance at 7PM....

Dear Friends, I was fortunate to meet with Governor Kathy Hochul Monday and discuss issues that concern our community. I briefed her on our agenda of top legislative initiatives for 2023 in Albany. I advised the Governor of our strong support for her plan to create more charter schools. We propose developing the first-ever Italian Language Academy...

Join us on Wednesday, April 19, at Columbus Citizens Foundation (8 East 69th Street, New York, NY) for a Fireside Chat with Judge Calabresi and author of Outside In: The Oral History of Guido Calabresi, Norman Silber. RSVP today! The reception and lecture cost is $25. For $65, attendees may enjoy the reception, lecture, and receive a copy of Volume...

Join us (Columbus Citizens Foundation | 8 East 69th Street, New York, NY) on Tuesday, April 18 at 6pm, for Living in Italian: Healthy Eating Italian Style! As a Dietitian, and lover of all things Italian-Fiorella explores the principles of healthy Italian eating and lifestyle. In this lively talk, Fiorella draws from her childhood and expertise to...

If you missed Cristiana Pegoraro in the fall, make sure you put Friday, March 10 on your calendar. The evening of music and poetry influenced & inspired by women begins with a reception at 6:15 PM. Columbus Citizens Foundation - 8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021 RSVP Here. Cristiana's return to the Townhouse is dedicated to women and passion,...

On Friday, February 17, we will be offering a special dinner and An Evening of Love Songs for your Valentine with Vanessa Racci. The cocktail reception begins at 6PM, followed by the performance, dinner, and a decadent dessert. The cost is $135 per person. Beverages served during dinner will be billed on consumption. Book now to reserve your table!...

The Italian American Baseball Foundation is partnering with the Columbus Citizens Foundation to present the Joe DiMaggio Award. This year’s honorees will be Baseball Hall of Famer and Team Italy Manager Mike Piazza and Lou Tallarini, President of Real Property Investors and a former CCF President and Chairman. Join us on April 4 at the CCF Townhous...

Dear friends, so many things happened, both in Italy and in the US, since the last editorial! I finally had the opportunity to be back in the US, this time with my friend Fabrizio Fasani, General Director of We the Italians. We participated at the Italian Embassy in Washington in the presentation of the Transatlantic Investment Committee, a project...

This interview is a little different from the others, because it concerns a project that was born from the collaboration between We the Italians and Zwan, a leading Reputation Assessment company in Italy. With Davide Ippolito, the protagonist of this interview, we decided to start the Italian American Reputation Lab, which will monitor the reputati...