PBS is set to premiere “The Oratorio” and “Da Ponte’s Oratorio: A Concert for New York” on Nov. 5, 2021. First up will be the documentary, which starts at 9 p.m., and will be headlined by famed film director Martín Scorsese as he reveals the story of the arrival of Italian opera to the New World during a performance in the Old Cathedral of Saint Pa...

The sound of music and crowds cheering echoed up Fifth Avenue as the 77th Columbus Day Parade weaved through Midtown to the Upper East Side Monday. The parade was the largest celebration on Fifth Avenue to happen since the coronavirus hit the city in 2020, canceling last year’s Columbus Day Parade and so many other cultural celebrations. Thousands...

Opera returns to the Townhouse on Saturday, October 16 at 6PM. Cristoforo Colombo is an opera in four acts and an epilogue by Alberto Franchetti to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica, commissioned in 1892 to celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the Columbus Voyage. Tickets cost $35. The evening is presented by CCF, in partnership with Teatro Grattac...

There's nothing like sweater weather to serve as the perfect excuse for some major edible indulgence. After all, fall is the season of the harvest, Halloween treats, Thanksgiving, and, for the more globally minded gourmands among us, Eataly's Restaurant Fest. Now that's a reason to celebrate. The beloved dining festival returns to New York's favori...

Francesca Alderisi, senatrice di Forza Italia eletta nella ripartizione estera Nord e Centro America, ha partecipato al gala di beneficienza che apre le celebrazioni del Columbus Day a New York. “Dopo tanto tempo, emozionata di essere di nuovo qui a questo importante appuntamento”, ha dichiarato la parlamentare a margine dell’evento. In una nota, p...

Closing day of the Medici's Symposium on the occasion of the MET Exhibition: “The Medici Portraits and Politics -1512-1570”. Thursday, October 14, 4PM to 6PM. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Free Entrance. Book here. Delicacies and poisons: the Art of the Table during the Medici Era - Second Part Moderat...

Second day of the Medici Symposium on the occasion of the Metropolitan Museum exhibition: “The Medici Portraits and Politics -1512-1570”. Wednesday, October 13 -10:30AM / Noon. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Free Entrance. Book here. The Art of Restoration. Moderator: Carlo Falciani Accademy of Fine Art...

Hudson Yards-adjacent development Manhattan West — which opened in September 2021 — has several new restaurants and dining outlets, but there’s no doubt that Union Square Hospitality Group’s Ci Siamo is garnering the most interest. Ci Siamo, set to open October 12, is the first new restaurant in NYC from restaurateur Danny Meyer’s hospitality group...

A three day Symposium on the occasion of the Metropolitan Museum exhibition: “The Medici Portraits and Politics -1512-1570”. Tuesday, October 12, 2021. From 4:00 pm To 6:00 pm. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Free Entrance. Book here. Delicacies and poisons: the Art of the Table during the Medici Era - F...

On Monday, October 11, the 77th Annual Columbus Day Parade will be held in New York City. The Parade celebrates Italian American heritage, culture and achievements and is the largest celebration of Italian heritage in the world. Grand Marshal Michael Pascucci, Chairman of Duck Pond Associates will lead the Parade. This year’s event marks a return t...