The New York City-based Kairos Italy Theater along with the Italy-based KIT Italia and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at NYU announce the recipients of the first edition of the In Scena! Award as part of the 2022 coming back edition of the In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY. In 2020 In Scena! has established the "In Scena! Award" awarded by the Fe...

Six days a week, Addolorata "Dora" Marzovilla walks the short distance from her Manhattan apartment in Midtown East to her newly opened eponymous restaurant, Nonna Dora's Pasta Bar. Once there, she makes fresh pasta for five hours a day using recipes and techniques she first learned 78 years ago. At 86 years old, Marzovilla is a first-time restaura...

New York’s newest day spa is now open to the public on Governors Island — with a level of decadence its former inhabitants could only dream of. The island’s abandoned Army barracks and officers’ family quarters were transformed into the new spa, dubbed QC NY, by CEO Andrea Quadrio Curzio. His 74,000-square-foot wellness palace cost an eye-popping $...

On Saturday, May 21, join author, educator, and past Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholar Angela Carcione for a special event at the Townhouse (8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021). Her recently released children's book Buggin' Out with Natalia Vedalia will be given as a gift to all participants under 14. We hope this will be the first of many n...

Grand-opening and press party April 28th beginning at 3:30 PM. 85 2nd Ave (corner of 5th St.) (press party on the second floor). Come enjoy a glass of champagne and selected food items this week to celebrate the grand opening of Viva Cucina. Created by New York restaurateur Tony Iracani and his sons Lennon and Justin, the two-story Viva Cucina feat...

Thursday, May 12, 6:00 PM. Columbus Citizens Foundation - 8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021. RSVP here. Please note, due to the nature of this event, space is limited. Book now to ensure your attendance. Join us on for a sweet evening with C. Marina Marchese, beekeeper, author, and American’s only honey expert trained in Italy. Marina will dem...

April 29 and 30. John D Calandra Italian American Institute | 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, NY. Attendance at the conference is open to all and free of charge, but space is limited. Please call to register: 212-642-2094. Proof of vaccination and ID are required upon entry. Masks are encouraged but not required. The conference will be l...

When: Mon, April 25, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Where: CIMA – Center for Italian Modern Art, 421 Broome Street, Floor 4, New York, NY 10013 Opera has dealt with injustice and political conflict since its inception around 1600. It is towards the end of the nineteenth century, though, that composers – in conjunction with the blossoming of a new m...

Monday, April 25 2022 | 6PM. Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Avenue, NY. Please, RSVP HERE. Italian Masterpieces. Foundation for Italian Art & Culture (FIAC). Alain Elkann, President, FIAC in conversation with Fabio Finotti, Director, IIC New York. Free entrance. Guests will be asked proof of vaccination and ID upon entry. The event will be st...

Call it bel canto in the Rust Belt. The Metropolitan Opera’s new production of “Lucia di Lammermoor” plucks the ill-fated heroine out of the Scottish hills where Sir Walter Scott placed her in his 1819 novel and where Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti kept her in his opera 16 years later. Instead, director Simon Stone has transplanted her to a con...