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by Lanning Tagliaferro   The Rockland Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 recently held a fundraiser for Homes for Heroes in conjunction with Rockland County Legislator John Murphy who has championed the program through Habitat for Humanity of Rockland. The event raised $2,000 for the local charity.   Two local nonprofit organizations, Rock...

by John D. Calandra Italian American Institute   We are delighted to present two books of poetry. Joey Nicoletti's Reverse Graffiti (Bordighera Press, 2015) has been hailed as a collection of "powerful, heartfelt poems that bring an era to life," stated Maria Mazziotti Gillan. She continued, "Nicoletti's book ... is dotted with ima...

di Chiara Barbo   A New York City vive la comunità di italoamericani più numerosa degli Stati Uniti: così esordisce la pagina Wikipedia dedicata a "Italian Americans in New York".   Molti di loro, reali o immaginari che siano, abitano gli schermi cinematografici americani di tutti i tempi, a partire da quel leggendario Rudolph Valenti...

A.N.P.S. sezione New York - New Jersey e' l'associazione nazionale della Polizia di Stato negli Stati Uniti d'America ed ha la missione di mantenere un'importante collaborazione tra Italia e Stati Uniti sotto molti aspetti. In particolare organizza e partecipa ad eventi che onorano questa importante collaborazione e mantiene e sviluppa uno stretto...

New Italian Cinema Events (N.I.C.E.), a nonprofit organization based in Florence, Italy, is back again to celebrate Italian film here in New York! All film screenings are free and open to the public. These films will be in Italian with English subtitles and presented by the directors themselves. Advanced registration is required. Register here. &n...

When: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New YorkOrganized by : IIC Entrance : Free   Screening of the documentary film Camminando sull'Acqua (Walking on Water), with the participation of Paolo Fantacci (son of Beppe Fantacci) e Laudomia Pucci (daughter of Emilio Pucci).  ...

By Jackson Shrout Marginalization, in one form or another, is an inevitability in the formation of nations. Italy, which was properly unified over the course of the 19th century, was no exception.   In "Italy's Margins in Photography and Film," a lecture by David Forgacs, the New York University professor examined the cultural history of It...

By Debbie Truong   Mickey Andreozzi looks at a map of Italy on Saturday during the Lackawanna Italian Heritage Celebration. For 30 years, Delia Iannarelli has collected mementos of her Italian heritage, amassing a diverse collection that includes dated Italian currency, a wooden string pasta maker and a ceramic decorative vase tradition...

Il festival di San Gennaro a Little Italy ogni anno riunisce tantissimi italiani di prima, seconda o terza generazione (e centinaia di turisti in generale) che durante questo evento sperano di poter respirare ancora una volta l'atmosfera di una volta, quando il quartiere era dominato dalla massiccia presenza di immigrati dal Bel Paese.   Da...

Like Enrico Caruso before him, Luciano Pavarotti extended his presence far beyond the limits of Italian opera. Quickly establishing his trademark rich sound as the great male operatic voice of the 20th century, he expanded his reach to stadium concerts and pop collaborations which brought him fame beyond measure. The 50th anniversary of the launch...

Through a special collaboration with the Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice, and the Galleria Nazionale delle Marche, Urbino, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will host a focused presentation on the devotional paintings of Piero della Francesca, addressing Piero's work for private devotion for the first time.   The four works on view have never b...

La foto di Anton Giulio Bragaglia 'Salutando' (fotodinamica, 1911), che fa parte della raccolta di fotografia della Galleria civica di Modena, sarà esposta dal 21 febbraio al Solomon R.Guggenheim Museum di New York nell'ambito della mostra 'Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe'.   L'opera rientra nel fondo Franco Fontana...