On March 2nd, our friends at Il Centro in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn threw an unforgettably amazing event. Guests attended from all parts of the tri-state area to revel in treasures of Italian culture. Vanessa Racci and her swingin’ jazz trio wowed all who attended with a mix of reinvented Italian songs from her album “Italiana Fresca And American Jazz...

Saturday November 10th, 7pm EDT. IL Centro, 8711 18th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11214. This presentation has a direct link to the Italian culture. Purposely imagined not to neglect the principal dialects of Il Bel Paese (Italy). It is the product of a brilliant dramatic intuition. The color, the emotions, the flavors recorded in the monologue suit perfe...

Saturday October 6. 1:00 pm EDT. 18th Avenue and 61st Street up to Benson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: Joe Rizzi 718-259-2828; fax: 718-236-4405 j.rizzi@fiaobrooklyn.org Each year the Federation of Italian-American Organizations (FIAO) along with numerous other organizations sponsor the Brooklyn Columbus Parad...

Ottobre è il mese proclamato dal Congresso degli Stati Uniti come “Mese italoamericano per il patrimonio e la cultura”. Ogni anno, a partire dal 1989 negli Stati Uniti si celebra il patrimonio e la cultura italiana, e da quest’anno ci sarà un riconoscimento in più. Giovedì 11 ottobre, a New York si terrà l’”Italian-American Heritage” promosso dal B...

When leaders of the Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Brooklyn sat down to plan their new community center in Bensonhurst, they knew they wanted the building to be large enough to house the various programs they sponsor and also that they wanted the structure to make efficient use of be energy. Their goal of ensuring that the communit...

Historically, Brooklyn has always been a very popular destination for the Italian emigration to the US. Many places in Brooklyn were and some of them still are populated by many Italians. Now that this borough is getting cooler and cooler, it still is fundamental for the narration of the Italians in New York. The Federation of Italian American Orga...