When: November 17, 2017 @ 7:30PM - Where: Westchester Italian Cultural Center, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, New York 10707 - Suggested donation: $10 Presepio Napoletano opens November 17, 2017 @ 7:30PM. Join us for the unveiling of our newly refurbished, handcrafted, authentic Neapolitan presepio. This newly expanded exhibit will be enhanced...

November 25 (Saturday)   10:30 am - 12:00 pm Naples Underground A brief history of Naples from its early origins through WWII. Explore the underground where thousands of Neapolitans spent many months while being bombed and the impressive Catacombs of San Gennaro. Presented by Toni McKeen. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - One Generoso Pope Plac...

October 12 (Thursday) 7:00 - 8:00 pm. Book Presentation: La Dolce Vita University. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: free; suggested donation $10. Contact: 914-771-8700 info@wiccny.org A special evening for anyone already in amore with Italy and its remarkably rich cultural gifts. Carla Gambesci...

September 28 (Thursday) 7:00 - 8:30 pm. From the Heart: A Treasury of Italian Songs. Westchester Italian Cultural Center. One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY A one-hour video presentation featuring a collection of some of the most beautiful and beloved songs including O Sole Mio, Torna a Surriento, Mattinata, Core'ngrato from movie and television...

06/15/2017 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM ET - Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 1 Generoso Pope Pl, Tuckahoe, NY 10707 - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE A one hour audiovisual presentation on the life and career of the legendary tenor from Philadelphia by noted Lanza authority Bill Ronayne. The presentation includes rare early private recordings and radio...

05/18/2017 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM ET Westchester Italian Cultural Center - One Generoso Pope Place - Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Members $20 – Non-Members $25 - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE A 10th Anniversary Remembrance. A one-hour video presentation by William Ronayne, featuring the beloved tenor in opera and song including memorable performances of arias...

Generoso Pope was one of the most important Italian Americans of the XX century. A kid who came to the US with a few bucks in his pocket, he became a king in the construction business in the growing New York with its ever-changing skyline. Generoso Pope was behind the most important media in the history of the Italian American community, the newsp...

NIAF member Karen Haid will be hosting two presentations of her book, “Calabria: The Other Italy,” at Italian cultural centers. The first will take place on Friday, February 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Westchester Italian Cultural Center in Tuckahoe, N.Y. This book presentation will also include a culinary demonstration and tasting of traditional Calab...

Per un mese e mezzo, dal prossimo ottobre, le eccellenze di Abruzzo e Molise saranno in vetrina a New York presso il Westchester Italian Cultural Center (WICCNY).   Abruzzo & Molise, Yesterday and Today 2015: arte, cultura, tradizioni, artigianato, enogastronomia, rassegne espositive: il meglio delle due regioni, che fino al 1963 sono st...

Joseph Papaleo (1925–2004) was considered the grandfather of Italian American writing. He was a best-selling author who won the Guggenheim and American Book Award, and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize Award for his short stories collection, Italian Stories. Joseph Papaleo retained a profound sense of infe...