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On March 31, 2015, John Cabot University (JCU) hosted their annual Gala at the Union League Club in New York City. This year Mr. John Catsimatidis, Hon. Robert J. Del Tufo and Min. Natalia Quintavalle were the guests of honor. JCU President Franco Pavoncello, Board of Trustees Chair Hon. Frank J. Guarini and Vice Chair WIlliam J. Martini presided o...

Starting from the 50's / 60's took place a musical revolution, destined to change composition and interpretation and the very idea of the musical language in the fields of Contemporary Music, having as one of its important medium a musical instrument: the flute. In particular, during the first years of the mythical Ferienkursen in Darmstadt, at th...

September 24 6:30 pm - 8:00 Westchester Italian Cultural Center - One Generoso Pope Place - Tuckahoe , NY 10707 United States Dante Alighieri has provided guidance and nourishment to major poets throughout the ages. William Butler Yeats called Dante the "chief imagination for all of Christendom," and T.S. Elliot elevated him to the same level as o...

October 13, 6:30 pm — 8:30 pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 24 Depot Square - Tuckahoe, New York   A glimpse of the past and an account of the present will be presented by Mario Fratti, internationally acclaimed play writer and drama critic, and Goffredo Palmerini, internationally renowned journalist and writer....

The Pontifical Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, located 448 East 116th Street Manhattan has restored the historic image of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The statue, housed in the church, has been undergoing an eight month physical and artistic restoration. It was presented to the public on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 1PM during a special Mass and...

Long-awaited — and equally long-delayed — Italian cultural center "Il Centro" will open its doors in Bath Beach in July. Workers just have to put the finishing touches on a gymnasium floor and pool and get some final inspections, according a member of the Federation of Italian-American Organizations, which is building the center.   "The...

L'America sempre più nel segno dell'Italia. Anche quando si tratta di pesci, ospitati in quello che sarà il nuovo acquario di New York: è stato uno studio tricolore a vincere il concorso NYC Acquarium Waterfont della Grande Mela del (prossimo) futuro.   Ad essere scelta è stata la creatività dello studio di architettura di Piero Lissoni che...

An Italian-American teacher and some Tuscarora Indian students created a movement that led the Niagara Wheatfield School Board last week to do away with the Columbus Day holiday. Instead, the second Monday in October will be observed as Indigenous Peoples Day by the school district, the board decided.   That's because Christopher Columb...

Students, faculty and family wearing pressed suits and flowing dresses gather at round tables and share pasta Amatriciana, an Italian dish created from a recipe that has been passed down through generations. While traditional Italian music plays, people get up from their seats to dance the tarantella, an Italian folk dance.   Junior Nicole V...

February 12, 2013 to May 19, 2013 Revered in his own time as a "monarch" of painting, Piero della Francesca (1411/13–1492) is acknowledged today as a founding figure of the Italian Renaissance. In early 2013, The Frick Collection will present the first monographic exhibition in the United States dedicated to the artist. It brings together seven wo...

DATE: Mar 1, 2013 06:30 PM   DESCRIPTION: You can see the Westchester Italian Cultural Center's newest exhibition, The Futurist Imagination, through May 2, but go on opening night. Then, in addition to seeing works by Dottori, Rizzo, Balla, Bragaglia, and Giobbi, you'll also hear Italian arias performed on piano by Dr. Denine LeBlanc and a l...

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...