On October 13th, thousands of people will be gathered in New York for a special day in music by celebrating Italy's prolific Jazz musicians.   Coinciding with Columbus Day, the Italian Jazz Day commemorates Italy's finest musicians as they get to preform in five venues in New York including Measure Lounge, Arturo's, Les Peascadeux, The cutti...

The Selected Poetry of Pier Paolo Pasolini è l'ultimo libro di Stephen Sartarelli che traduce una selezione di poesie del poeta corsaro. Il lavoro di traduzione delle poesie pasoliniane in lingua inglese è stato presentato alla Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò della New York University, martedì scorso durante un incontro letterario.   La serata...

by Emily Frost   A new Italian restaurant from a Brooklyn restaurateur that features wood-fired pizza has arrived at the corner of West 106th Street and Broadway. North Brooklyn restaurateur Daddo Bogich first shared his plans to open the restaurant, Macchina, last year, but didn't officially open its doors until this week.   Bog...

by Jennifer Parker   It's a handsome holiday scene. Families play with their children underneath an atrium of glowing lanterns. Cups of hot cocoa and gourmet goodies are being sold by the fistful over gleaming market counters. Inside, champagne, foie gras and fruits de mer are being served in the upscale French bistro Beaubourg.   Out...

Dopo l'ondata di polemiche che era seguita ad un articolo apparso sul New York Times dal titolo "Suicidio extravergine", il quotidiano americano ha fatto pubblica ammenda nella pagina dedicata alle rettifiche, scusandosi per i "diversi errori" contenuti nel pezzo.   L'infografica era stata già modificata "silenziosamente" dal quotidiano giov...

IAWA will hold its next monthly reading on May 10 with a 5-minute open mic followed by two featured writers: Stefano Vaccara, Italian journalist, United Nations correspondent at Radio Radicale and columnist and Editor-in-Chief at La VOCE di New York, will read from his latest book, Carlos Marcello: The Man Behind the JFK Assassination, which has be...

Last weekend the Maker Faire was a lot of fun! Lots of robots, drones and crazy shows. Such as the Coke & Mentos: see here the video. The best surprise for me was finding a group of Italian makers with their own space: "Makers Italia". The mission from Italy was organized by the Italian Trade Commission, which is the governmental agency aimed...

With the new pint-sized Fiat 500X, Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne wants to show his vision for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is ready for the street.   The trendy Italian crossover model has a roundish front and curvy rear reminiscent of the iconic 500 subcompact, and yet it's essentially a clone of the rugged, boxy Jeep Renegade....

Opere di Filippo Brunelleschi, Luca della Robbia, Nanni di Banco e altri grandi artisti del Rinascimento fiorentino presto in volo da Firenze a New York: è quanto avverrà, il prossimo febbraio, nell'ambito della mostra "Sculpture in the Age of Donatello: Renaissance Masterpieces from Florence Cathedral is centerpiece of Mobia's 10th anniversary cel...

An Italian music-focused Kickstarter rival, Musicraiser, is opening offices in London and New York. To date, the crowdfunding platform has matched funding to over 500 projects, helping artists raise more than €1.6m.   Musicraiser was founded in 2012 by Italian musician Giovanni Gulino, of the band Marta Sui Tubi. It allows musicians to...