Finalmente anche New York scopre Mario Schifano, uno dei più grandi artisti italiani della seconda metà del Novecento e una delle personalità più interessanti dell'arte europea degli anni Cinquanta, Sessanta e Settanta.   La galleria Luxembourg & Dayan organizza una bella personale dedicata all'artista italiano, la prima a New York e neg...

Maria Sanminiatelli, a senior Associated Press editor with extensive international and U.S. experience, has been appointed to lead the AP's Nerve Center during the U.S. evening period.   The Nerve Center, located in New York, coordinates the news organization's worldwide coverage in text, broadcast, photos and interactives. Sanminiatelli wil...

A New York City judge who once blasted the head of a judicial committee as racist is now being accused of lobbing anti-Italian remarks himself. The New York Post reports that Supreme Court Judge Duane Hart asked during a January property-dispute hearing whether Italian-born plaintiff Maurizio Oppedisano had mob ties.    One of four...

by Mark Di Suvero   Manhattan is currently undergoing a construction boom so extensive that not since the skyscraper rush of the 1920s has the city's skyline been faced with the potential for so much massive transformation.   But we are living in a new Gilded Age, and not surprisingly, most of the pencil-thin, sky-high constructions r...

Packed as always with news of readings and other events, new books, writings, and other publications, resources and opportunities, the March 2013 newsletter of the Italian American Writers Association is now available at www.iawa.net. Kicking off the month is the regular reading at NY's Cornelia Street Cafe, Saturday, March 9. Featured Readers for...

On a crisp autumn morning, the dew drips from bunches of grapes on the hillside vineyards in Chianti Classico. It is here where some of the world's best wine begins, and where Lia Banville, founder and president of Banville & Jones Wine Merchants, spends time when she is not at her import office in New York City or her home in the Canadian prov...

di Antonio Bini   Soltanto fino a 10-15 anni fa non erano molti a conoscere il Volto Santo, custodito dai frati cappuccini a Manoppello (Pescara), nell'Italia centrale. Poi alcuni studiosi tedeschi hanno affermato che quel velo finissimo, in cui è impressa una immagine inspiegabile, viva e sofferente, sia da identificare con la leggendaria V...

At Ciao Pittsburgh, we often share stories of Italians and Italian-Americans beyond the Pittsburgh region. In keeping with our mission of covering all things Italian, from the heritage, culture, people and traditions, we turn our attention this week to New York Italians. New York Italians is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, promo...

Dear Friends and Colleagues: Each year, the Board of Directors of the Italian Heritage and Cultural Committee of New York, Inc. (IHCC-NY, Inc.) selects a new theme and then proceeds to create a theme poster and publish our "Calendar of Events" for the annual October month celebration.   The Board has decided that this year's 38th anniversar...

"Chi è il primo che viene in mente quando si pensa alla parola di genio? Le probabilità sono che la risposta sia: Leonardo Da Vinci. Ebbene c'è anche chi partendo dall'arte di Leonardo da Vinci ha approfondito un argomento molto importante: la geologia del territorio.   Il prof. Stefano Albertini, Direttore Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò alla...