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Here’s an interesting exhibition for history buffs and Lower East Siders alike: The Lung Block, a New York City Slum and Its Forgotten Italian-American Community,” is digging into the parallel stories of a displaced Italian community on The Lower East Side in the 1930’s and our present day sagas of gentrification and immigration challenges.  The ex...

Opening Reception: Friday April 26, 6 - 8 PM, 2019. Duration: April 26 - May 11. Location: East Village Art View. 111 Third Avenue, # 15H. New York, NY 10003 Hours: Thursdays and Fridays by appointment (917) 859 9026 juliart5@hotmail.com Edoardo Marcenaro presents his collection of artworks made on actual $1 bills. The exhibition includes works by...

Dominic Mammoliti had a lot on his plate, but the opportunity was so tempting that he couldn't pass loading it up with one more thing. The owner of Calabresella New York Style Deli, a fixture in the Rochester area since the late 1960s, already had a busy shop in Gates, a relatively new location in Avon and a third shop in the Village of Fairport in...

Laura Mattioli, the president of CIMA, decided to open this space in SoHo to promote public appreciation and advance the study of modern and contemporary Italian art in the United States and internationally. Laura believes that twentieth century Italian art is too little known outside Italy, and that there is an extremely rigid structure of thinkin...

Saturday April 27 2019 from 14:00 to 16:00 EDT. NYPL Mulberry Street Library, 10 Jersey St, New York 10012. Be Part of Versetto Libero. Translation Experience with Laura Caparrotti and Dave Johnson. At the IAWA event, Italian artists and Free Verse poets will recite poems in their original version followed by the Italian translations. The audience...

The Ibla Foundation of New York and Dr. Salvatore Moltisanti will present their 28th Annual International Grand Prize Competition Winners in concert on Tuesday, May 7 @ 7 PM at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, 154 West 57th Street in Manhattan. Dr. Moltisanti, recognized as one of the foremost Italian pianists of his generation, presents 2018's...

Deana Martin, the daughter of entertainment legend Dean Martin —  a founding member of the “Rat Pack” whose good looks, charisma and stage presence earned him the nickname “The King of Cool” —  is returning to Lorenzo’s Cabaret at the Hilton Garden Inn. And is Staten Island ever lucky! The multi-talented song-stylist, actress, best-selling author a...

“Intorno al mondo in 72 giorni…il Viaggio di Nellie Bly” selezionato per InScena! Italian Festival calcherà il palcoscenico per la prima volta a New York l’8 maggio alla Scuola Guglielmo Marconi, 12 East 96th Street . Lo spettacolo con la traduzione ed adattamento teatrale di Paola Sarcina e Diana Forlani dall’originale inglese Around the world in...

After hitting the Off Broadway scene with multiple musical shows, New York based Italian actor and Andrea Galata gets on the US screens with supernatural thriller Native. Directed by enfant prodige director John Real and awarded with three Italian Golden Globes, Native is inspired and named after the ancient Sicilian myth of the “women of the night...

The contributions of Brooklyn’s Italian American community were in the forefront on April 7 as the Federation of Italian-American Organizations (FIAO) celebrated its 42nd anniversary gala at El Caribe with community leaders attending to salute this year’s honorees. Carlo Scissura, president and CEO of New York Building Congress and FIAO chair, welc...

Italian and dumplings don't usually go hand-in-hand, but Raviolo in New York City is making it happen. The fast-casual spot in the West Village is serving mash-ups like chicken parm buns and Italian ravioli served dim-sum style. It's your two favorite cuisines in one, and if you're in the city, it's an absolute must-try. In terms of ravioli, you ca...

The highly anticipated exhibit, The Art of Immigration: Paintings by Donatus Buongiorno, kicked off Thursday evening at the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral Rectory Gallery (263 Mulberry St.) in Nolita, New York City. Featuring a nice selection of paintings from the artist's estate, a looped slideshow will show many of his other works not on...