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Stand-up comedian Sebastian Maniscalco is making a stop in Buffalo in 2019. Mansicalco will bring his Stay Hungry tour to Shea's Performing Arts Center for a show on Friday, February 1st. He'll also be in Erie the night before, and Cleveland the weekend before. Maniscalco is known for his hyper-physical comedy, thick Chicago/Italian accent, and his...

Music for Montauk's (M4M) 2018 season will culminate on Sunday, October 21 with Hugo Wolf's Italian Songbook. The special collaboration with Curtis on Tour, the Nina von Maltzahn global touring initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music, will take place at John Drew Theatre at Guild Hall in East Hampton. The performance, which begins at 2 p.m., wi...

Thursday October 25 from 19:00 to 21:00 EDT. Italian Charities of America - 83-20 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst, New York 11373. Donation $5.00. As part of our Italian American Month Lecture Series we welcome our guest speaker, Mario Toglia. Mario Toglia is a retired NYC language teacher, an avid researcher, an author and executive board member of the Ital...

Someone defaced the statue of Christopher Columbus at the City of Newburgh’s waterfront, painting the bronze figure’s hands bright red sometime after last week’s celebration of Columbus Day. Karen Monti, the president of the Newburgh chapter of UNICO, said the city police were notified after the vandalism was discovered within the last few days. Co...

A distanza di sessant’anni dalla sua nascita, il brano “Volare” fa ancora parlare di sé nel mondo. Era il 1958 quando il famoso artista italiano Domenico Modugno (di origini pugliesi) e Franco Migliacci diedero “vita” a quello che è definito ancora oggi tra i brani Italiani più celebri nel mondo. A ricordare ed omaggiare il brano in questo importan...

In 1944, Pasquale “Patsy” Scognamillo opened Patsy's Italian Restaurant in New York’s Theater District. Today, the restaurant remains on West 56th Street, thriving with a committed local following and constant stream of visitors. The epitome of a family restaurant, Patsy’s has seen only three executive chefs: Patsy himself, his son Joe, and the cur...

On Sept. 21 Solevo Kitchen and Social celebrated their official opening at the new authentic, old- school Italian restaurant located at 55 Phila St.The Solevo Kitchen and Social space is part of the Caffe Lena renovation and newly constructed Spencer Condominiums built by Bonacio Construction. The restaurant features an open kitchen, 14-seat bar a...

Avrà luogo il 5 novembre nella sede del Consolato generale d'Italia a New York la 6^ edizione della Eduitalia Award Ceremony durante la quale saranno premiati, con delle borse di studio destinazione Italia, studenti e insegnanti che si sono contraddistinti nell'ambito dell'AP-Italian, prestigioso programma di diffusione della lingua e cultura itali...

The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere presents: "Leading Ladies of The Renaissance" on Tuesday, October 23rd @ 7:00 PM. A Presentation and Book Signing with author, Carla Gambescia - 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Discover the lives and legacies of the Italy's “Renaissance Women” as well as those of several unheralded Italia...

Wednesday October 24, 7:00 pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $20; Non-Members $25; open to the public. Contact: Lindsay Brewster 914-771-8700 lbrewster@wiccny.org The ancient Romans were innovative architects and engineers who invented building methods still in use today. Roman monume...

Riviera Mediterranean Cuisine is  a Dongan Hills dining spot with unique fare.  It's menu boasts of Greek,  Italian and Albanian specialties at its finest.  Frank Beqiri is the executive chef who sits at the helm at one of our borough’s best kept secrets. The warm and welcoming eatery, that opened its doors to diners in March of last year, features...

You’ve probably never heard of him, but in the world of restaurants few chefs are more beloved than Cesare Casella, a bighearted Tuscan who strolls through life with a smile on his face and a sprig of rosemary in his pocket. “Cesare knows everyone. He knows everything about food, and he’s the most generous guy in the world,” says Patrick Martins, a...