On August 26, Salento, on the Apulia peninsula also known as “the hill of the Italian boot,” will celebrate La Notte della Taranta, which in 2017 celebrates the 20th edition of this event. Over the past 20 years, around 600 guests made up of local and international artists as well as musicians have alternated performances and been applauded by an a...

Nothing warms the Italian heart like great food and music, especially when it includes dancing outdoors on a warm summer night. And that’s exactly what Casa Italia has to offer at Ballo Sotto le Stelle. Slated for Aug. 18 at the Casa’s Festival Center, the event will begin with a sumptuous feast, served family-style by Alta Villa Banquets on tables...

On Saturday, a group of 15 people and two faculty members will leave Troy for Pietrasanta, Italy, where they will represent Troy University at the DAP Festival (Danza in Arte a Pietrasanta). Among the group will be nine dancers who will participate in the global artistic experience. The Pietrasanta area is famous for its marble studios, bronze foun...

I’m a firm believer that if the remnant of our community is to survive we need to participate in culturally relevant and edifying social gatherings to help strengthen our faith, family and community ties. Last Monday, I attended such an event at St. John’s University in Queens, New York organized by Prof. Gaetano Cipolla of Arba Sicula and Michela...

Folk singer Michela Musolino ( www.michelamusolino.com )will teach 4 one hour and fifteen minute workshops on traditional Southern Italian Dances from the regions of Sicily, Calabria, Puglia and Campagna Monday evenings from 6:30pm to 7:45pm at the Goddard Riverside’s Bernie Wohl Center in NYC. In this class cycle the dances presented will be: Week...

When: Friday, June 9th @ 6 p.m. - Where: I AM Books, 189 North Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02113 - Limited seating. Tickets $15. Reserve your tickets by clicking here Newpoli is a group of exceptionally talented musicians who specialize in Southern Italian Folk Music, mainly from the regions of Campania and Puglia. Their 2013 album Tempo Antico i...

When: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - Organized by : IIC - In collaboration with : IDACO - Entrance : Free Opening night and round table on the occasion of the third edition of IDACO Italian Contemporary Dance and Art event in NYC - June 2-3-4, 2017. Reception, program presentation,...

The Metropolitan Opera in New York opens its doors to William – a privilege reserved to great characters including, not least among Italians, the late master, Pavarotti. Five seasons at the Metropolitan confirm William’s dancing talent in a country that is not easy to conquer, but William’s success has been confirmed by a public who has always give...

Alessandra Corona presents her A Corona Works in two world premieres by Italian choreographers: "Amore Impossibile" by Kristian Cellini of Rome, and "Just Joy" by Guido Tuveri of Sardinia, May 30 & 31 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (entrance on 25th Street). Corona, a former 12-year principal dancer with Ballet Hispanico,...