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Tuesday, November 4th - 6:00pmSuggested donation of $10 per person CORRADO PARDUCCI Presented by Jack P. Johnson and Jennifer Baross Corrado Parducci was an Italian immigrant who worked with the finest architectural firms in New York before moving to Detroit in 1924 during the city's building boom. For decades he worked as an architectural...

WHAT: Congressman Vito Marcantonio (1934 to 1950): Champion for Civil Rights (panel and dramatization) WHO: Vito Marcantonio Forum members Gerald Meyer, Roberto Ragone and Gil Fagiani will lead a panel discussion on Congressman Vito Marcantonio's unheralded leadership focused on civil rights both in Congress and in his political work. WHEN: Satur...

Federica Dall'Orso is an Italian photographer currently living and working in New York City. She moved to New York five years ago and she found in the big apple her new home. Federica's work got published in Vogue, Elle, W Magazine, L'Officiel, La Repubblica and may more magazines. In 2014 thanks to the collaboration with the artist Frank...

The international hit comedy MY MOTHER'S ITALIAN, MY FATHER'S JEWISH & I'M IN THERAPY!, starring Peter J. Fogel, comes to the Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington, NY for four weeks only, August 10 - September 4. MY MOTHER'S ITALIAN, MY FATHER'S JEWISH & I'M IN THERAPY! is Steve Solomon's 90-minute comedy smash, inspired by his wacky...

Nel giorno in cui la "Grande mela" esulta per la elezione a sindaco dell'italoamericano Bill De Blasio con una valanga di suffragi, Ragusa piange il suo italoamericano Joe Baglieri, ragusano purosangue.   Ancor giovane, come tanti sogna un avvenire migliore per concretizzare le sue speranze, è il fascino del sogno americano. A Brooklyn trova...

A 300-year-old Stradivari viola is expected to set a new world auction record after going under the hammer with an opening price tag of $45 million (£28.13 million). The MACdonald was made in 1719 and was originally varnished by celebrated Italian craftsman Antonio Stradivari himself.   Read more   Source: http://www.contactmusi...

You are cordially invited to attend a lecture and food sampling at the Italian American Museum this Thursday, December 18th. Naples-born registered dietitian, nutritionist and food blogger Fiorella DiCarlo will discuss Italian Christmas culinary traditions, the customs and food traditions of Southern Italy and the origins of La Vigilia: The Feast o...

The Italian Cultural Institute of New York and The Primo Levi Center present Sixty Years of Holocaust Research in Italy: The Center for Contemporary Jewish Documentation in Milan Giorgio Sacerdoti (President, Center for Contemporary Jewish Documentation) Liliana Picciotto (Center for Contemporary Jewish Documentation) Wednesday, F...

The National Organization of Italian American Women is pleased to announce three new members of the Distinguished Board. Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D.; Katherine LaGuardia, M.D.; and Regina S. Peruggi, MBA, Ed.D. have demonstrated impressive leadership in a range of industries and commitment to bettering their communities. They join a group of Ital...

For Italian immigrants and their descendants, moving from "the city" out to Long Island was more than a change of address. It signaled that the family had achieved the American dream, and in turn, elements of Italian values and culture are visible all over the island. Italians helped to build Long Island, whether as laborers or as contractors, such...

By Matt Porter The 54th Annual Mirabito Columbus Day Parade and Italian Festival is announced for Monday October 14.The parade attracts around 10,000 people each year and includes almost a dozen marching bands, classic cars, and plenty of homemade Italian food. The city of Binghamton together with the Downtown Binghamton Business Association made...

L'Italia vista dalla Grande Mela con gli occhi degli americani amanti dell''Italia, dei milioni di americani di origine italiana che non parlano più la nostra lingua e dei cosiddetti "italiani all'estero".   Ecco, l'Italia vista da New York è quella raccontata da I-Italy.org, premiata lo scorso 29 novembre a Bologna ai Teletopi 2013 come "mi...