On Sunday, October 6 at 12:30 p.m. at Verdi Square in Manhattan, Inter-Cities Performing Arts, Inc. will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi, the renowned Italian composer and statesman. Joining the New York/New Jersey-based arts organization and its founders, Leonard and Carmela Altamura, dignitaries from the Italian and...

"Gli americani devono investire in Italia, e devono farlo ora per garantirsi un buon affare per il futuro. Il nostro compito invece è spiegare l'Italia all'estero, senza filtri: per questo motivo mi impegnerò in prima persona perché nasca un canale all news in lingua inglese che racconti al mondo cos'è il nostro Paese".   Fernando Napolitano...

Tom Bucci, left, calls out the sale of two Italian combos as his dad John Bucci packs them up for customer Bob Fenninger of Mahopac during "Italian Combo Day" at Bucci Brothers Deli, May 17, 2014 in Mahopac.   All profits from the sale of Italian combos are donated to Relay for Life and The American Cancer Society. Their team, "Our Gang Love...

Thursday, June 26th (6:30pm) Artist talk and photographic exhibition by Janine Coyne. She will walk you through her exhibition and present additional images that are part of her photo essay on Napoli.   Italian American Museum155 Mulberry Street(Corner of Grand and Mulberry Streets)New York, NY 10013   Suggested donation of $10 per p...

The New Hampshire Higher Education Commission voted unanimously on Monday to allow the degree-granting authority of a troubled for-profit Italian institution to expire at the end of the day.   St. John International University had long been plagued by low enrollments and legal claims of unpaid wages filed by former employees, raising hard qu...

Renowned Italian singer, songwriter, film director and author Luciano Ligabue caps a record breaking quarter-century career with his first-ever concert appearances on the American continent.   Taking off from Manhattan's Terminal 5 on October 19th, the iconic performer makes stops in Los Angeles (October 22nd at the Whisky a Go Go) and San F...

Questa sera al "Hampton Film Festival" c'è una proiezione "sold out". La prima di un film che parla di italiani. Delle molte luci fra tante ombre di un periodo tetro nella storia del nostro paese: il periodo in cui, in collaborazione con i nazisti, cominciò in Italia, il rastrellamento degli ebrei per mandarli a morire nei campi di concentramento....

Italian American Writers Association Literary Reading (www.iawa.net). Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every second Saturday of the month.   IAWA East is held even months at Sidewalk Café and IAWA West continues at Cornelia Street Café on odd months.   Read more   Source: http://iawa....

by Sara ventiera   Rome native Antonio Morichini has spent time in the kitchens of some of the best restaurants in the Italian capital. He began with a two-year stage at Michelin-starred Il Convivio Troiani, then worked his way up to sous chef and then chef de cuisine at numerous eateries with designations from the esteemed organization, inc...

by Josephine A. Maietta   Cari Amici, it is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend the AlAE Seventeenth Annual Awards and Scholarship Gala. The event will take place on Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 3:00-8:00 PM at the Chateau Briand, located at 440 Old Country Road, Carle Place, Long Island. A cocktail reception in the garden, (weat...