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Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036. Novelist, poet, essayist, and professor Giose Rimanelli published a number of articles on Cesare Pavese's work. Over time, he cobbled these essays and others into a book on Pavese's opera omnia. Long left unpublished...

Hidden treasure was found in the basement of Saint Bernadette’s Shrine Church in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn. Hidden for decades, the historic image of Our Lady of Pompeii has been recently restored pro bono by Cente Art Studio of NYC (307 W 38th Street-www.centerart.com).  Dyker Heights, a long-time Italian enclave, is home to thousands of Italians an...

October is a busy month for organizers in the Italian American community in Monroe County. The leaders of 15 area civic organizations are preparing for their biggest event of the year; the 79th annual Columbus Day celebration.  Celebrating Italian heritage, exploration and the American dream will be the theme at the luncheon on Monday, Oct. 14 at t...

For its 2019–2020 season, the Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA) will present the first U.S. exhibition devoted to the nude sculptures of Marino Marini (1901–1980), among the artists credited with revitalizing Italian figurative sculpture in the 20th century. Opening in CIMA’s luminous SoHo space on October 17, 2019, this focused exhibition inclu...

Discover the Howard Beach Columbus Day party for yourself. State Sen. Joe Addabbo Jr. (D-Howard Beach) is throwing a shindig in honor of the Italian explorer on Sunday, Oct. 6, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace Church Hall at 100-05 159 St., in Howard Beach.   “For me, Columbus Day has always been a time to celebrate my Italian American heritag...

E’ la prima donna, non americana, a ricoprire l’incarico di direttore del Center for Contemporary Opera di New York, il centro che si occupa delle produzioni contemporanee di opera. Un nuovo ruolo che la palermitana Francesca Campagna ha accettato con sfida ed entusiasmo. Radici sicule ma una vocazione cosmopolita fanno di Francesca una profession...

Sanctity now. That could be the slogan of a worldwide organization of laywomen, called the “Pro Sanctity Movement,” which has had a presence in the Diocese of Brooklyn for over 50 years. On Oct. 20, it will hold a benefit dinner at Msgr. Finnerty Hall at St. Kevin’s Church, Flushing, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the death of Italian Bisho...

Following her recent performances with Andrea Bocelli, Italian singer Giada Valenti will return to Carnegie Hall in New York City, Friday, October 11, 2019, with a concert celebrating Italian Heritage Month. As special guest, International Acclaimed Tenor, James Valenti, will share the stage with her. Giada Valenti, most known for her stunning musi...

La regista Guia Farinelli, bisnipote del compositore italiano Pietro Mascagni, metterà in scena qui a New York “Cavalleria rusticana”, la famosa opera melodrammatica ispirata dalla novella di Giovanni Verga, ambientata a Vizzini in Sicilia. Il concerto si terrà il 13 ottobre alle 3:00 pm al “Danny Kaye Playhouse” dell’ Hunter College in occasione d...

Celebrate your Italian American heritage in style at the free Columbus Day celebration in Howard Beach on Sunday, Oct. 6. The festivities, sponsored by State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., will kick off from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace Church Hall located at 100-05 Beach 159 Street. “For me, Columbus Day has always been a time to celebra...

Tuesday October 15, 2019 at 7:00 PM. HOW FIRES END Book Launch at Ferrara Bakery & Cafe, 195 Grand Street, New York, NY 10013. Marco Rafalà will be in conversation with Idra Novey, author of Those Who Knew. The moderator will be poet & editor Hafizah Geter. This event is free and open to the public. It includes free pastries, food, refreshments, &...

The Song of Love may sound like a piece of romantic Italian music, but in fact it is the title of a painting displayed at the Museum of Modern Art – MoMA — in New York, painted by the Italian painter Giorgio De Chirico in 1914. De Chirico was the leading representative of metaphysical painting, an art movement born in his soul and his imagination i...