Date: Thursday, April 09, 2015. Hours: 6:30PM Venue: Italian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY 10065 Panelists: Antonio Monda (NYU), Wendy Keys (Film Society Lincoln Center), Christopher Burton-White (translator) Followed by the screening of the film Toby Dammitt (1968) Federico Fellini's Fare un...

Giuseppe D'Angelo, 80, of Willowbrook, a retired longshoreman and loving family man, died Monday in Richmond University Medical Center, West Brighton. Mr. D'Angelo was born and raised in Pozzallo, Sicily, Italy, and served in the Italian army as a young man. He immigrated to the United States in 1962, moving to Brooklyn.   He settled in...

by Sarah Gold   The hulking olive-brown barn set along a barren reach of Route 81 in Killingworth had sat unused for years. Once home to a struggling Christmas-themed gift shop, it had long stood vacant — a looming carapace marooned beside a sparsely traveled rural road. But then, in late 2013, Francesco Lulaj, a local restaurateur, noticed...

by Andrew Smith   Rose Laria of Coram, a daughter of immigrants who survived adversity to live the American dream, died June 8, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Port Jefferson. She was 101.   She was one of 12 siblings born to Italian immigrants in Brooklyn, said her son, Joseph Laria of Coram. "She couldn't speak a word of English when sh...

by Jackie DeGiorgio   Any serious restaurant chef or home cook wants to source the finest ingredients for whatever type of meal they're cooking. It's no secret that Italian food is among the world's most popular however, finding authentic Italian ingredients is–more times than not–easier said than done, sadly.   Sure, mozzarella and p...

By Tim Bojarski   Although it was Columbus Day atBatavia Downs, it was Groundhog Day for Rock Vinci. That is because Vinci won the special harness racing Italian-American drivers race (known as the Christopher Columbus Pace) for the second year in a row, in the identical time as last year and with another bombs-away payoff.   Vinci le...

di Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino Abbiamo incontrato a New York e intervistato due giovani artisti italiani, l'attrice genovese Chiara Cimmino, e il regista-attore romano di origini siciliane Valerio Vittorio Garaffa. Entrambi hanno studiato alla Scuola d'Arte Drammatica Paolo Grassi di Milano e si occupano di teatro e poesia.   I due giovani a...

By Paula Katinas   Women who have not had mammograms will be able to get them for free on one of two dates in December, thanks to a partnership between the American Italian Cancer Foundation and state Sen. Marty Golden.    Golden announced that the American Italian Cancer Foundation will provide free digital mammograms and clinic...

Si chiama Silvia Trobbiani, fa l'hair stylist, ha 30 anni ed è originaria di Corridonia: Silvia è arrivata a New York il 6 febbraio 2012 con il sogno di fare l'hair stylist delle star.   La sua avventura e il suo percorso vengono raccontati sul portale www.scoprinewyork.it.   Silvia "ha iniziato a lavorare come acconciatrice a 13 anni...

La cucina è da sempre parte importante dell'emigrazione italiana negli Stati Uniti. Partiti in condizioni di povertà per un Paese che quasi nulla sapeva di cucina italiana e che proponeva sapori e piatti completamente differenti, costretti a vivere con difficoltà insieme a connazionali spesso di diverse regioni e tradizioni culinarie, gli italiani...