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You are cordially invited to “Rinascimento Femminile: A Women’s Renaissance,” the opening of an exhibition featuring the multimedia work of Italian American women artists affiliated with the National Organization of Italian American Women. Curated by New York-based Italian American painter Nancy Macina, the exhibition will open at The Plaxall Galle...

The lovers are soaring through gold. In Giambattista Tiepolo’s fresco “Perseus and Andromeda,” which was painted around 1730-31 and luxuriated across the ceiling of a Milanese palazzo, a winged horse spirits away the boyish Perseus, a heroic son of Jupiter with a mop of golden hair, who has just driven his lance into a ravenous sea monster. He has...

In attesa dell’ufficializzazione della mancata iscrizione del Palermo in serie B, e la conseguente ripartenza forzata dalla D con una proprietà senza debiti, circolano già i nomi pronti a rilevare il club. Tra questi, c’è anche Tony Di Piazza, imprenditore italoamericano originario di San Giuseppe Jato, interessato a riportare il Palermo dove merit...

Gioachino Rossini is deservedly well-known for many an opera, however, he is also well-known for being one of those rare composers who actually retired from opera. His most ambitious opera “Guillaume Tell,” written in 1829, was also his last. Consequently, he had the luxury of spending over three decades in retirement in Paris at the prime of his l...

Please join us for a lecture on the life and work of artistic and scientific genius Leonardo Da Vinci. This year marks the 500th year since his passing, with celebrations taking place around the world. The lecture will be presented by visiting Italian visual artist and art historian, Maestro d’Arte Francesco Santoro, in Italian with simultaneous En...

Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) hosted his 5th annual Meatball Cook-Off and Italian American Dinner at the Rockland Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 in Blauvelt, New York on Monday. More than 70 people attended the dinner, which was held prior to the cook-off. Then, 11 brave chefs entered the cook-off for a chance to earn meatball bragging...

Lungo le strade della Little Italy of the Bronx, cugina della più nota Mulberry Street di Manhattan si susseguono, sartorie, negozi di scarpe e di arredamento, pasticcerie e soprattutto ristoranti. Siamo a 20 minuti a piedi dall’ultima fermata della metro di Fordham Road Station e l’atmosfera che anima il quartiere è diversa da quella respirata dow...

Games, rides, music and sausages: Saint Anthony’s annual Mount Carmel Feast is back. It’s an entire weekend to celebrate Watertown’s Italian Culture. It’s the 103rd Mount Carmel Feast at St. Anthony’s Church. “It’s special to the church because it celebrates Italian culture, St Anthony’s is historically the Italian parish here in Watertown. The Ita...

An upcoming special exhibit and talk presented by the Schuyler County Historical Society will honor the founders of the county’s Italian community. The first known Italian immigrant to Schuyler County is believed to be Albert Pecoraro, of Roccaromana, who settled in Watkins in 1888 when he was 18 years old. He operated a grocery store and later a b...

One of Buffalo's greatest summer time traditions is returning to it's roots in Niagara Square.  This year's Italian Heritage Festival of Buffalo takes place July 20th & 21st and it makes a return to Downtown Buffalo where it all began.   The very first Buffalo Italian Festival, which was then called the Buffalo Italian Lawn Fete, took place at St....

Purchase Tickets! This is our main fund-raising event. It is our hope that the profit from the raffle can go toward our society's budget for the feast and to help support Most Precious Blood Church. This will help our Society keep the Feast of St Rocco and our Italian-American Catholic Traditions going. Winner of the Raffle does not need to be pres...

Grand Island now has four smart men sitting on benches. A figure of St. Francis of Assisi has taken a seat next to St. Mary’s Cathedral, joining similar sculptures of Albert Einstein, Mark Twain and George Washington around the community. The Assisi sculpture will be close to the adoration chapel being planned by the Catholic Diocese of Grand Islan...