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By Leslie Brody   My late husband Elliot used to rhapsodize about childhood visits with his grandmother to Bronx's Arthur Avenue, where they would eat, shop and eat some more. We never had a chance to go there together before he died of cancer seven years ago.   After getting married again this summer, I heard my new husband's cousin,...

Un altro italiano di successo brilla nel firmamento degli Stati Uniti d'America per la sua maestria professionale in un delicato settore come quello della microchirurgia.   Il GEI Gruppo Esponenti Italiani di New York, che da anni unisce i più autorevoli rappresentanti della società italiana in America, ha infatti voluto premiare con il "GEI...

Promuovere la candidatura di Urbino a capitale Europea della cultura 2019 e diffondere la conoscenza del suo patrimonio artistico-culturale. Con questi obiettivi la regione Marche, la citta' e la Soprintendenza di Urbino, in collaborazione con l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York promuovono un'esposizione straordinaria della Santa Caterina d'...

As the child of a Milanese art collector, Laura Mattioli grew up surrounded by masterpieces, many created by Italian artists she knew personally. But it wasn't until Mattioli was confined to bed during a difficult pregnancy, immobilized for six months next to one of Giorgio Morandi's most celebrated still lifes, that her love of art took a deeper t...

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...