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NYS Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli will host a special Salute to Italian Heritage and Culture in conjunction with the 2013 Year of Italian Culture In the United States at a special Awards Ceremony and live concert at St. John's University, Manhattan Campus, 101 Murray Street at West Street,New York, 10007 at 6 PM on Thursday, October 24.   T...

NYC & Company, ente del turismo di New York, annuncia la nuova tappa dell'iniziativa Neighborhood X Neighborhood su due quartieri del Bronx: Arthur Avenue, con la sua tradizione italo-americana, e Fordham Road, sede di importanti attrazioni turistiche come lo zoo e i giardini botanici. "Arthur Avenue e Fordham Road, nel Bronx, sono una meta pe...

by Jeanine Ramirez   A five-story building opening in Bensonhurst this fall will be called "Il Centro," which means "the center" in Italian. "Italians in Italy congregate in a piazza," said Carlo Scissura, president of the Federation of Italian American Organization. "So here, we don't have land, but we have a center."   The Fede...

My father, Charlie (Marcellino) Del Vecchio was born January 9, 1911 in Rome, New York. Both of his parents had emigrated from southern Italy (Campania) at the turn-of-the-century, so he was a first generation born Italian American.   Upon graduating from the Rome Free Academy, he worked for a short period for a photographic studio in Watert...

Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Hours: 6pm Venue: Italian Cultural Institute of New York Organized by: ICI, in collaboration with: Calandra Italian American Institute and New York University Reserve   A panel presentation of Ernest Ialongo's new book Filippo Tommaso Marinetti: The Artist and his Politics (Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickin...

New Series: Where to Find Italy in America. This is the first article in what we hope will become a series, part of our Italian-American section, devoted to Italian-American communities in the United States: where they live, where they gather, where to find a little bit of Italy in different U.S. cities and states.   Almost 16 million people...

by Kevin D'Angelo The Society of Our Lady of the Snow, a cultural nucleus of Italian-American tradition in Greenpoint / Williamsburg is marking its 125th anniversary this year. The celebration begins on Saturday, July 27th, with a 7:00PM candlelight procession, from its hall at 410 Graham Avenue to St. Francis de Paola Church. Over the next ten da...

Tom Bucci, left, calls out the sale of two Italian combos as his dad John Bucci packs them up for customer Bob Fenninger of Mahopac during "Italian Combo Day" at Bucci Brothers Deli, May 17, 2014 in Mahopac.   All profits from the sale of Italian combos are donated to Relay for Life and The American Cancer Society. Their team, "Our Gang Love...

Thursday, June 26th (6:30pm) Artist talk and photographic exhibition by Janine Coyne. She will walk you through her exhibition and present additional images that are part of her photo essay on Napoli.   Italian American Museum155 Mulberry Street(Corner of Grand and Mulberry Streets)New York, NY 10013   Suggested donation of $10 per p...

Questa sera al "Hampton Film Festival" c'è una proiezione "sold out". La prima di un film che parla di italiani. Delle molte luci fra tante ombre di un periodo tetro nella storia del nostro paese: il periodo in cui, in collaborazione con i nazisti, cominciò in Italia, il rastrellamento degli ebrei per mandarli a morire nei campi di concentramento....

Italian American Writers Association Literary Reading (www.iawa.net). Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every second Saturday of the month.   IAWA East is held even months at Sidewalk Café and IAWA West continues at Cornelia Street Café on odd months.   Read more   Source: http://iawa....

by Josephine A. Maietta   Cari Amici, it is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend the AlAE Seventeenth Annual Awards and Scholarship Gala. The event will take place on Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 3:00-8:00 PM at the Chateau Briand, located at 440 Old Country Road, Carle Place, Long Island. A cocktail reception in the garden, (weat...