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Tuesday, January 29th @ 7:00 PM The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. A journey through Lazio e Campania with Anita Sanseverino. Program Donation: MEMBERS: $15 per person; NON-MEMBERS: $20 per person (cash, check or credit cards accepted). Refreshments and a light reception will follow. On th...

Antonio “Anthony” Phililp Tedesconacque a Musellaro (comune autonomo fino al 1927 in provincia di Chieti), frazione di Bolognano, in via Centrale, il 7 gennaio del 1899 da Domenico (trentatreenne “contadino” nato a Musellaro) e Reginalda Santilli (ventinovenne nata Vittorito). L’atto di nascita fu registrato dinanzi all’allora Sindaco di Musellaro...

Monday, January 28, 2019. From 9:00 am To 3:30 pm. Organized by : Consulate General of Italy in collaboration with Centro Primo Levi - ICI. Location: Consulate General of Italy 689 Park Avenue, New York, NY. Reading of the names of the Jews deported from Italy and the Italian territories. Please join us for this day-long ceremony and participate in...

As we begin 2019, what can you tell us about the status of the new museum? Now that we have removed the Banca Stabile artifacts (vault, teller cases, light fixtures and deposit table) and placed them in storage, the demolition of the existing buildings has begun. The developer has erected scaffolding along the Mulberry and Grand Streets sides of th...

Her hair tightly pulled back with silk ribbon, her cheeks pale, and her lips bare, Countess Pace Rivola Spini appears awkward or overwhelmed by her extravagant dress, bulging with heavy, colorful silk panels, and cinched at the waist with a white bow. Giovanni Battista Moroni’s “Pace Rivola Spini” (circa 1573-75) reveals a noblewoman with a defiant...

Bronx-born and raised, Chazz Palminteri was a natural choice to continue the long line of prominent Italian actors in the film industry.  In the tradition set forth in the 1970s by such icons as director Martin Scorsese and actors Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci, Palminteri has brought grit, muscle and an evocative realism to the sidewalks o...

When: From Wednesday, January 23, 2019 to Wednesday, March 06, 2019 - Time: From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - where: IIC New York Spacial Explorations, curated by Francesco Tedeschi, presents a selection of artworks from the Intesa Sanpaolo twentieth century art collection comprising paintings and sculptures highly representative of Italian art, in particu...

Sunday, January 20th, 1PM. The Museum will host a new exposition, second in a year long series, of regional costumes from Compania, Abruzzo, Le Marche and Lombardia, designed by the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum | 420 Tompkins Avenue | Staten Island, NY 10305.  The presentation will be accompanied by a collec...

In her most recent piece for La Voce di New York, “Looking for ‘Italia’ in Little Italies: Just How ‘Italian’ Are Italian-Americans?”, Grace Russo Bullaro asks: “How do Italian-Americans identify themselves? What is their emotional relationship to Italy and America?  What are they interested in?”  This happens to be a subject on which I’ve reflecte...

Da Marina di Ravenna ai teatri di New York e Los Angeles il passo può non essere breve, ma è quanto è riuscito ad un giovane attore ed autore ravenate, Eric Paterniani, che ha debuttato nelle scorse settimane con la sua opera prima “Longing Pinocchio” a Los Angeles. 27 anni e una solida preparazione accademica alle spalle, la storia di Eric - e di...

Two white marble saints keep watch over the arched doorways at St. Stephen’s Church although no one enters or leaves through them. The 160-year-old brownstone building they guard has sat in silence over this midblock stretch of East 28th Street since the parish merged with another in 2015. St. Stephen’s was closed by the Archdiocese of New York as...

The Columbia County Sons and Daughters of Italy 659 announces that JoAnn Del Forno Lewicki and Guy Apicella will be awarded the prestigious 2019 Positive Image Award. The lodge is hosting the annual Italian American Recognition Reception 1-3 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Lodge, 27 Bridge St., Greenport. Presentation will be made to Lewicki and Apicella. An It...