Thursday, February 20, 2020, 6pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 W 43rd St #17, New York, NY 10036.In Vita: A Memoir, Joanne Mattera recounts her childhood in an Italian American family—the oldest of five and the only girl—as the repression of the 1950s gave way to the free expression of the 1960s. A collage of memories at her gran...

An ancient Roman marble wellhead (puteal) of the second century A.D. is the focus of an exhibition—along with some two dozen works, primarily from The Met collection—that will explore a wide range of topics, including virtuoso Roman sculpture; the Roman adaptation of Greek art and mythology; Greek and Latin literature; early excavations of Rome and...

Auguri to NIAF Member Joanne Mosconi for publishing her new cookbook The Chef of Greenwich Village, which tells father’s story and recipes. When her father Chef Pietro, owner of Monte’s and Villa Mosconi restaurants in Lower Manhattan’s Greenwich Village neighborhood, had a heart attack in April 2015, Mosconi promised God that if he survived that s...

Michael Toscano — an acclaimed chef known for his work at shuttered Italian restaurant Perla — has returned to NYC to open a new Italian restaurant in the original Perla space at 24 Minetta lane, at Sixth Avenue called Da Toscano. The Italian restaurant, a partnership with his wife Caitlin, is an amalgam of his cooking from his days at Perla, which...

If New York is an open-air work of art, we must also thank Costantino Nivola. An Italian of Sardinian origins, he was a master sculptor of the twentieth century. His works – 21 just in the Big Apple – are scattered throughout the city: from the Bronx to Queens, from Manhattan to Brooklyn and to Staten Island. From January 23 to March 15,  2020, so...

Yes, the new La Botte Ristorante — located in the space that once held Uno Pizzeria and Grill — serves Italian fare, but don’t expect any dish ending with parm, marsala, alfredo, or scampi. There’s a whole other world of Italian food, one that’s closer to what’s eaten in Rome or Florence or Naples, and these are the culinary traditions La Botte fol...

Tuesday February 11 2020 / 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. 421 Broome St. 4th fl. New York, NY 10013. Clemente Marconi and Ann Kuttner work on the art of Mediterranean antiquity, and its own issues of reception and retrospection. For this CIMA program, they conduct a dialogue about how Marini positioned his statuary practice in relation to what he would have kn...

“You’re entering God’s country.” So said former New York Mets great John Franco, when talking about driving across the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge his adopted hometown of Staten Island. Or was he talking about taking the bridge from that island to his real hometown, Brooklyn, USA? It doesn’t matter. Both boroughs represent God’s country. And what con...

The Super Bowl game day feels like a real American holiday. Football fans or not, people will likely tune in with family and friends to enjoy the excitement of the game, Jennifer Lopez half-game show, and the iconic commercials. Food is a crucial element of any Super Bowl watching party, often served in the form of tasty snacks and easy to pick up...

Employer: Richard Meier & Partners Architects LLP. Location: New York, NY, US. Full-time Job. Richard Meier & Partners Architects is seeking an Italian speaking Designer with 4-8 years relevant post-graduate professional experience to join our New York office. Candidates should be familiar with the work of the studio, have a strong design sensibili...