The cast of "Goodfellas" will reunite for the film's 25th anniversary at the Tribeca Film Festival later this month. CBS News reports that co-stars De Niro, Liotta and Pesci and a host of others will close the 14th annual Tribeca Film Festival on April 25.     It will be followed by a can't-miss reunion hosted by Jon Stuart from Mo...

Italian theatre took centre stage in New York for two weeks, with eight productions, together with special events, lectures and seminars. The third edition, of the "In Scena!" festival brought Italian shows to all five boroughs of the Big Apple. The bill included, "Angiulina The Mule", "Broken Dances - in Pasolini's Bubble", "Chez Dimi"," Cingomma"...

by Elisha Hartwig   It's hard not to feel like you're part of the warm and caring Italian family when you walk through the doors at West 56th street in New York City.   Sal Scognomillo, the current head chef at Patsy's Italian Restaurant is a jovial, sweet man who exudes a genuine contentment with life — hard to find in the city, wher...

Eton Institute, a chic language school located in Manhattan, will be opening its doors for the public to learn the Italian language for FREE, throughout the month of November. The institute offers a free language course every month as part of its commitment to make language learning accessible to everyone.   To many, autumn is the best time...

December 12 (Saturday) 11:30 am - 3:30 pm. Annual Holiday Luncheon. Join Long Island NOIAW members and friends to enjoy a delicious lunch in the elegant Bay Room at Manhasset Bay Yacht Club. The sweet voice of Carolina Gengo will lead us in well-known carols, including a few Italian ones. Shop for adorable and well-priced holiday gifts fr...

Il quindicesimo appuntamento annuale "Educators Awards" della Association of Italian American Educators che coincide con il 2013 Anno della Cultura italiana negli Stati Uniti, è stato festeggiato domenica da centinaia di persone presso la sala ricevimenti Chateau Briand situata a Carle Place a Long Island. L'annuale premiazione e consegna di borse...

By Beatrice Bondi Lunedì sera Eros Ramazzotti ha cantato a New York, penultima tappa americana, dopo Los Angeles e Atlantic City, del tour ramazzottiano dell'album NOI, che è partito lo scorso marzo ed è approdato nel nuovo mondo dopo aver toccato le principali città italiane ed europee. Giovedì Eros si esibirà a Miami, ultima tappa negli States,...

Six university students who reside in the Tri-State area have received National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Scholarships. The students are Giovanni Iaboni of Bethany, Ct., Jade Bonacolta of Upper Saddle River, N.J., Angela Capranzano of Glendale, N.Y., Daniel Graziano of Amawalk, N.Y., Paul Lindseth of New York, N.Y., and Samuel Pellegrino C...

by Michael J. Fressola   Having squeezed Stephen Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd" into tiny, 80-seat Sea View Playwright's Theater a few seasons ago, director Tina Barone has assigned herself an equal-or-greater logistical challenge, "Nine," the Arthur Kopit/ Maury Weston musical.   It fits too, she's happy to report. Her production, opening...

Potentially life-saving screenings were offered to women on the Island Thursday free of charge. The American-Italian Cancer Foundation's mobile clinic made a stop in Mariners Harbor to give women mammograms and breast exams. The free breast cancer screenings were organized in part by Councilwoman Debi Rose's office.   Source: http://sta...