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Second day of the Medici Symposium on the occasion of the Metropolitan Museum exhibition: “The Medici Portraits and Politics -1512-1570”. Wednesday, October 13 -10:30AM / Noon. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Free Entrance. Book here. The Art of Restoration. Moderator: Carlo Falciani Accademy of Fine Art...

Two opposing ceremonies will take place Monday to mark Columbus Day. The Columbus Monument Corporation will host a wreath-laying ceremony at the Columbus monument in downtown Syracuse on Monday morning. The ceremony will be followed by a luncheon at the Oncenter. County Executive Ryan McMahon and John and Leigh-Ann Tumino of the nonprofit In My Fat...

Oct. 11 is Columbus Day in the city of Geneva and across the country. It’s also now Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Geneva — at least according to a resolution read at Wednesday night’s City Council meeting. Ward 5 Councilor Laura Salamendra read the proclamation at the request of the Community Education for Transformation during her portion of council...

A three day Symposium on the occasion of the Metropolitan Museum exhibition: “The Medici Portraits and Politics -1512-1570”. Tuesday, October 12, 2021. From 4:00 pm To 6:00 pm. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Free Entrance. Book here. Delicacies and poisons: the Art of the Table during the Medici Era - F...

On Monday, October 11, the 77th Annual Columbus Day Parade will be held in New York City. The Parade celebrates Italian American heritage, culture and achievements and is the largest celebration of Italian heritage in the world. Grand Marshal Michael Pascucci, Chairman of Duck Pond Associates will lead the Parade. This year’s event marks a return t...

La presentazione della storia e delle origini della cucina italiana in un libro a fumetti é stata una delle caratteristiche della recente cena a New York City dell’Accademia Italiana della Cucina presso il ristorante Pasta Eater. Questo ultimo volume della Biblioteca di Cultura Gastronomica dell’Accademia è particolare perché traccia la storia con...

Every year Columbus Day is observed on the second Monday of October. Columbus Day 2021 is the 529th anniversary and this year it falls on Monday, October 11. It is one of 11 federal holidays, and all nonessential government offices will be closed. NYC public schools will also be closed, but according to the schools.nyc.gov, the holiday is listed as...

After a one-year hiatus, the Binghamton Columbus Day Parade, Tournament of Bands, and Italian Heritage Celebration return in 2021. Earlier this afternoon, Mayor Rich David announced details of the return of the festival on October 11th, starting at 9:00 with a flag raising of the Italian flag at City Hall, followed by the parade and festival starti...

When: Thursday, October 21, 2021 – 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m. - Where: The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere • 79 Howard Avenue • Staten Island, NY 10301  These unique luncheons are for true “Opera Lovers” who wish to share their passion as they spend an afternoon with others while watching a complete opera and enjoying a great meal togethe...

The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America Lodge 2245 held a celebratory dinner on Sept. 26 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Elmont-Franklin Square lodge. The dinner, said lodge President Andrew Monteleon, was held for “people who believe in the lodge” and its mission to bolster Italian-American pride and serve community members. Th...

Italian flags are flying over Rome and Utica in honor of Italian Heritage Month. The Italian Heritage Club of the Mohawk Valley raised flags outside both city halls this week, Utica’s on Monday and Rome’s on Tuesday. There were also wreath-laying ceremonies at St. Agnes Cemetery in Utica and St. John’s Cemetery in Rome to honor the early Italian im...

A few hundred Catholics — many using canes or walkers — meandered through the streets Sunday, Oct. 3, in a procession to show their devotion to the patron saint of immigrants, Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini. The Italian Apostolate of the Diocese of Brooklyn sponsored the procession, as well as the Mass that followed at Sacred Hearts & St. Stephen Pa...