Thursday, 11/07/2019 - 6:30pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 22 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. When I Am Italian - Quando sono Italiana (2019, SUNY Press) by Joanna Clapps Herman. The author in conversation with authors: Mary Ann Carolan, Maria Laurino, Edvige Giunta, Nancy Carnevale. The four women writers, scholars and friends discuss what it is...

Si terrà il 17 novembre al Cresthollow Country Club di Woodbury (8325 Jericho Tpke, NY 11797) il Gala dell’Italian American Museum che in questa occasione consegnerà il “Long Island Ambasciatore Award” a numerosi italo-americani che si sono distinti nella loro attività o in quella delle associazioni di appartenenza. La cerimonia inizierà alle 12.00...

“Sono preoccupatissimo sui sentimenti umani prevalenti che stanno alla base della decisione di mettere questi dazi. E’ la terza guerra mondiale. Non vi è dubbio. Stanno ripartendo quei sentimenti negativi che segnarono la prima parte del Novecento”. Così parlò Oscar Farinetti, fondatore dello straordinario fenomeno Eataly, nel mezzo del suo discors...

Wednesday, 10/23/2019 - 6:00pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 22 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. In partnership with the Bogliasco Foundation. Once deemed “the most beautiful cemetery in the world” (Le Figaro), Genoa’s monumental cemetery is a museum unique in the world, with some of the 19th century’s most stunning and elaborate statuary. Against a...

Wednesday, 11/06/2019 - 7:00pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò22 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. Idea by/starring Eleonora Micali. Written and directed by Stefano Maria Palmitessa. A true story, where fiction is just background to scenes from real life narrated in this monologue or - better - a "nonologo" [Nonna-logue], as author Stefano Maria Palmite...

Since October has been designated Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month, Casa Belvedere, the Italian Cultural Foundation, hosted a Columbus Day Dinner & Casa Cavalieri and Dame Designation Ceremony that saw some 125 revelers come out to support the Grymes Hill cultural. The evening, staged in the mansion that once served as home to the Roebli...

Wednesday November 6 2019. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute: 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor. New York, N.Y. 10036. Juliet Grames’s novel tells the story of Stella Fortuna—beautiful and smart, insolent and cold—who is considered an oddity in her Calabrian village. Stella uses her peculiar toughness to protect her baby...

Monday, October 28, 2019, 6pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036. Il Signor Jackson (2018), 40 min. Anton Evangelista, dir. Award-winning filmmaker Anton Evangelista travels from the Bronx to Italy and back in presenting Il Signor Jackson, a story of African American New Yorker Edward...

By profession, Tottenville resident Sal Finocchiaro works in his own accounting business. Yet the bean counter had a hankering for the restaurant business -- opening his first venture, Palermo’s Pizzeria in Richmond Valley. “That’s my secret weapon -- the 70-year old from Sicily,” said Finocchiaro, nodding to the man working on a cheese pie behind...

Monday, 10/28/2019 - 6:30pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 24 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011-8604. Food (2019, MIT Press) by Fabio Parasecoli. The author in conversation with Meryl Rosofsky (NYU) A consumer's guide to the food system, from local to global: our part as citizens in the interconnected networks, institutions, and organizations th...