Thursday, 03/12/2020 - 6:30pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011-8604. A lecture by Dennis Looney. In this presentation Dr. Looney examines how the reception of Dante Alighieri--his biography and the Divine Comedy--contributes to the productive literary entanglement of several key figures of American literary li...

Prenderà il via domani e andrà avanti fino all’8 marzo la 60° edizione del New York Antiquarian Book Fair, durante il quale verrà scoperto anche il nuovo catalogo Italian Books II, dedicato a volumi stampati su carta azzurra e al loro collezionismo. L’evento dedicato ai libri italiani si svolgerà in preview il 5 marzo dalle 17.00 alle 21.00 presso...

Tuesday, 03/10/2020 - 6:30pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. Introductory remarks by Rebecca Falkoff, NYUSpecial Guest: Gina Barreca. In ENGLISH. Author of ten books, including the bestselling They Used to Call Me Snow White, But I Drifted: Women's Strategic Use of Humor, Babes in Boyland, Perfect Husbands (and Oth...

Retired Surrogate Court Judge Joseph S. Mattina, who oversaw about 10,000 adoptions in his decades on the bench, received cards every Christmas from adoptive parents. When he went out in public, someone invariably pulled up a child’s photo on their phone or from their wallet. In 2016, Judge Mattina was especially touched by a long, handwritten lett...

Saturday, March 7. 7pm. West Bank Cafe - 407 W. 42nd Street, NYC 10036. Tickets are $25.00 for this performance plus a $20.00 food and/or beverage minimum per person. Click HERE for tickets In honor of International Women’s Month, Festa DellaDonna is a celebration of Italian-American women and their contributions to the arts, featuring a talented l...

For years, Nick Mogavero, longtime director of health education and physical education for the Buffalo schools, was known as the coach who cut basketball all-star Bob Lanier from the Bennett High School team in 1963. It wasn’t until 1990, though, that he told his side of the story. Prompted by the sudden death of a college basketball player, Mr. Mo...

Our readers know that Columbus Day is the only theme on which We the Italians takes sides with decision and pride, because we believe that it is unhistorical and unfair to attack this great Italian pioneer, and because we believe that it is also an attack against the Italian American community, for which we have love and esteem. This is why we are...

The brilliant poet, Vittoria Colonna, whose longing is buried beneath her grief, ignites the spirit of the artist Michelangelo and challenges him with both the profound terror and the fierce beauty of love. NOIAW Greater New York Region and the Long Island Network invite you to a book presentation by author Linda Cardillo, followed by a question-an...

When I moved to New York in 2002, I tried the nine-to-five corporate job life, but it just wasn’t for me. At night, I started working as a promoter with some of the high-profile clubs in the city, such as Bungalow 8, Cain, and the old Marquis. Coming from a small city in Italy, I was eager to explore New York, and I really enjoyed being able to be...

Incontro Massimo Veccia al Row Hotel, non molto lontano da Times Square. Al bar della hall c’è un po’ di confusione. Un suo amico passa a salutarlo. “Pensa – mi dice Massimo – oggi è diventato cittadino americano. Ed è anche il suo compleanno!” Ordiniamo da bere e brindiamo in suo onore, poi ci spostiamo in una saletta poco distante, ma decisamente...