by Claudio Bisogniero   One word, spectacular. The Boxer at Rest, on loan from the National Museum of Rome, will be unveiled in the United States for the first time at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York this June 1 and remain on exhibit through July 15, 2013 as part of the Year of Italian Culture in the United States. This exceptiona...

Joseph R. Perella, philanthropist and leading Wall Street deal maker, was named Grand Marshal of New York City's 69th Annual Columbus Celebration, which will take place on Fifth Avenue on Monday, October 14, 2013.   The Annual Columbus Day Parade is the world's largest celebration of Italian-American heritage and culture. As Grand Marshal, M...

On a freezing November night in Times Square, Officer Lawrence DePrimo was manning a post at W. 44th St. and Broadway when he spotted an older, barefooted homeless man. The officer asked the man if he had anything to put on his feet. "It's okay, sir, I've never had a pair of shoes," the man replied. "But God bless you."   The officer we...

A group of North Americans led by New York lawyer Joe Tacopina completed the purchase of Italy's cash-strapped Serie B soccer club Bologna on Wednesday.   Tacopina was named club president and Montreal Impact president Joey Saputo is a large investor. A statement posted on Bologna's website announced the deal.   Read more   So...

Italian photographer and author Piero Ribelli, will introduce the subjects of his latest book project: "50 MAIN STREET, The Face of America," 50 stories and 50 portraits of 50 people in 50 towns, one in each of the 50 states, all found at the same address: 50 Main Street. Accompanied by a comprehensive slide show that will include outtakes from the...

The Italian Cultural Institute presents: Musical Treasures from 17th Century Italy. Isabella Bison, Violinist; Stefano Marcocchi, violist; John Thiessen, trumpeter; Dongsok Shin, organist will perform virtuosic 17th Century Italian chamber music on original instruments Thursday, May 21 - 6PMItalian Cultural...

Il ministro della Giustizia, Andrea Orlando, è stato ospite del Gei - Gruppo Esponenti Italiani - ad una colazione, tenutasi mercoledì in una sala privata del Ristorante Le Cirque di Manhattan. Nel corso dell'incontro il ministro Orlando ha ricevuto da Lucio Caputo, presidente della prestigiosa organizzazione che racchiude i principali rappresenta...

17 SEPTEMBER 2015 / 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMCIMA - 421 BROOME STREET, 4TH FLOOR NEW YORK, NY 10013 T 646 370 3596Italian designers are no strangers to New York City, with many famous Italian designers having lived and worked in New York. Many of them have shaped New York – as much as the city has shaped them – through their work and influence as thought-l...

Join us for a one of a kind event at the Shrine Church of the Most Precious Blood. The installation of the Presepe and beginning of the Holy Year of Mercy • Blessing of the Presepe: Nativity of Mercy - 6:15 pm • Celebration of Mass with Bishop John O'Hara - 6:30 pm • Lighting of the Courtyard Trees - 7:30 pm • Songs & Music in A...

When I first heard that Nonna and I were going to be teaching a class at La Scuola di Eataly in New York City, I couldn't believe it! When I attended La Scuola's opening about a year ago to watch the Dean of students, the incomparable Lidia Bastianich, demonstrate a spring menu, I never imagined that I would have the honor of being able t...