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Stella Luna's Bucatini all'Amatriciana may be the ultimate in comfort food. Tony and Vinne Avanzato began serving the pasta dish, famous in Amatrice, Italy, as a fundraiser after the Aug. 24 earthquake that devastated the town.   "Our friends over there told us there were foundations we could donate to, but they would take 20-30 percent...

You are cordially invited to attend a reading of Dr. Salvatore Pizzuro's one-act play titled, "Lady Liberty" at the Italian American Museum on Thursday, June 19. The play deals with the experience of inner-city Italian Americans among the working poor, struggling to be part of the American dream.   They are further challenged by the plight o...

December 17, 2015. 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm. John D Calandra Italian American Institute (CUNY) - 25 W 43rd St #17, New York, NY 10036. This collection of essays contributes to the fundamental mission of the Mediterranean Centre for Intercultural Studies—founded in 2012 and located in Erice, Sicily—with the specific goal of creating a...

From April 29 to April 30, 2016. 09:00 am - 06:00 pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor - New York, N.Y. 10036   This interdisciplinary conference focuses on material culture in the contexts of Italy, its colonies, and its diasporic communities. Material culture, broadly defined...

Da qualche anno ormai gli Stati Uniti rappresentano per la Basilicata turistica un mercato di notevole interesse, al punto da far registrare trend di crescita che lo hanno reso, negli ultimi 4 anni, il secondo bacino per provenienze, sia in termini di arrivi che di presenze. Per questo, l'Azienda di promozione turistica (Apt) della regione ha part...

Sarà presentato nei prossimi giorni negli Stati Uniti "Il Fotografo e il Santo. Padre Pio negli scatti di Gaetano Mastrorilli", di Patrizia Mastrorilli (ed. Gelsorosso,Bari).   Un omaggio a Gaetano Mastrorilli, (nativo di Ruvo di Puglia - Bari) all'opera compiuta dagli anni Cinquanta del secolo scorso presso il Convento di Santa Maria delle...

Appuntamento sabato 12 ottobre, alle 13, presso il Westchester Italian Cultural Center di New York con "Lemons into Limoncello: From Loss to Personal Renaissance with the Zest of Italy" con Raleen D'Agostino Mautner. Autrice, editorialista, personalità radiofonica e specialista, Raeleen D'Agostino Mautner è impegnata nel preservare le tradizioni d...

Un evento per promuove il turismo in Italia, quello organizzato da ENIT, Agenzia Nazionale del Turismo, negli edifici del complesso del Rockefeller Center il 4 dicembre, in coincidenza con l'accensione delle oltre 30.000 luci del grande albero di Natale che domina la ormai mitica piazza del Rockefeller Centre a New York.   Una tradizione nat...

The Blauvelt Sons of Italy will host the fifth annual Italian Feast and Carnival this September 11 through the 14. The event draws thousands of people from around the tri-state area during the four day celebration of all things Italian. Opening Day, Thursday, September 11, will feature a tribute to the fallen heroes of 9/11 at 5:30 p.m. Also on Fr...

The Sons of Italy Cellini Lodge #2206 of New Hyde Park honored New York Yankees great Joe DiMaggio along with other Italian American Baseball Legends at its annual Columbus Day observance last Thursday night. "They were trailblazers," said Joseph Sciame, past Sons of Italy national president and Cellini Lodge president. "It highlights their achiev...

Celebrating a Neglected Italian Renaissance "Paintress"Friday, March 6, 2015 at 7:00pm Westchester Italian Cultural Center - One Generoso Pope Place - Tuckahoe, NY 10707   Sofonisba Anguissola (1535?-1625) was an Italian Renaissance painter born in Cremona. An internationally respected Renaissance portrait and genre artist, Sofoni...

My Big Gay Italian Wedding and My Big Gay Italian Funeral, by Anthony J. Wilkinson, will extend its recently posted limited run to September 27th, 2015.    My Big Gay Italian Wedding, having just celebrated its twelve year anniversary Off-Broadway, will play every Saturday at 8pm and My Big Gay Italian Funeral, approaching its two year...