Can't get a table at iconic celebrity eatery Rao's? Now, you can buy the whole building. That's right. The home of America's most hard to get into restaurant has hit the market for $10.48 million, the Daily News has learned. The property, at 265 Pleasant Ave. in East Harlem, has 22 luxury rental apartments upstairs.   Rao's, a favorite of A...

In 1954 Alan Lomax made a historic year long trip through Italy making ethnographic field recordings of the music that defined every-day Italians' identity and way of life.   These documentations were the first of their kind for Italy, and stand as a valuable testimony of an extremely rich diversity of expression that was already beginning t...

by Sophia Hollander   The industrial edge of lower Manhattan might seem unlikely inspiration for the sun-soaked splash of Santina, a seaside Italian restaurant somehow tucked under the High Line. But when Major Food Group signed a lease for the space, their research uncovered a surprising fact: The land was the site of one of the c...

November 19 (Thursday) 6:30 pmAuthor and Activist: The Daniela Gioseffi StoryRefreshments, Reception Preview Screening, Talk.Author and Activist: The Daniela Gioseffi Story portrays a life-affirming struggle to make art of civil rights, democratic equality and climate justice. Produced and directed by Anton Evangelista, the docu-drama tells of the...

Roger Armbruster's Three Marias is an engrossing family saga that focuses on the lives of three remarkable women sharing the name Maria. It begins in Sicily near the end of the nineteenth century, a world in which lives are shaped, often violently, by prevailing customs and traditions.

Elica, in collaborazione con Design-Apart, organizza un workshop aperto a designer e architetti e promuove una borsa di studio in Italia dedicata ai migliori studenti di design, presentando per la prima volta a New York Pescecappa, la straordinaria opera di Gaetano Pesce.   Elica e la Fondazione Ermanno Casoli sono partner del progetto Desig...

Perhaps in no other novel of the twentieth century has the sense of time and place had such a central role and profound significance as in Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa's masterpiece, The Leopard - a work which captures Sicilian traditional society in a period of transition when faced with modernity and political upheaval.   Written by Lamped...

Join us for an evening of music and to learn more about the Rome Chamber Music Festival, which was founded by Robert McDuffie in 2003. Since its inception, the festival has played to full houses of chamber music enthusiasts from around the world and has become one of Rome's most anticipated cultural events.   June 8 -12, 2014, at the Palazzo...

You are cordially invited to attend a book presentation and signing by author and purveyor of fine Italian foods, Lou Di Palo, at the Italian American Museum this Wednesday, December 17th.   The Wall Street Journal said, "Mr. Di Palo acts as a voluble and disarming tour guide. He takes the reader on a trip through 20 regions of Italy, from S...

From 9 October 2015 until 6 January 2016, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York will host a major retrospective of Italian artist Alberto Burri, entitled "Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting". The exhibition is organised by Emily Braun, guest curator at the Guggenheim museum and professor at Hunter College. The show will be the first retr...