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Due to the high volume of applications, Joseph Rizzuto is proud to announce an extension to the 2019 edition of his scholarship program, the Joseph Rizzuto Staten Island Scholarship. The scholarship will now be accepting submissions until November 15, 2019. The scholarship is now also open to Italian-American students who have been accepted to accr...

 Mario Di Biase loves to cook from the land. And the Great Kills resident, who owns Sottovoce Restaurant in Park Slope, regularly fishes New York waters and forages Staten Island’s parks to harvest the goodness indigenous to the region. He then brings the fresh haul home to play with it. This past spring, he began a hunt for pawpaws, tropical-like...

The oustanding musicians of "Quartetto di Cremona" - Cristiano Gualco, violin; Paolo Andreoli, violin; Simone Gramaglia, viola; Giovanni Scaglione cello - perform at the Italian Cultural Institute a program that includes: G.Verdi, Quartetto in mi minore and L. van Beethoven, Quartetto n.14 in do diesis minore op.131 (no intermission). Since its for...

Fans of “The Sopranos” will soon have another way to celebrate the show’s 20th anniversary. In addition to “The Many Saints of Newark,” a “Sopranos” prequel set for release next September, audiences can soon cook up their favorite Italian dishes using a special new sauce courtesy of one of the show’s stars. Next month, Vincent Pastore, who portraye...

The long-standing rivalry between Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio was cemented on Monday when the Governor of New York announced he would bypass the mayor and fund the polarizing Mother Cabrini statue with state money. For months, the two political figures have committed to a very public feud over Mayor de Blasio’s decision to exclude Cabrini, a Ro...

The Eastman Museum in Rochester, New York will host two screenings of Italian classic films. Ermanno Olmi's 1978 film, The Tree of the Wooden Clogs, will be shown as part of the Labor Film Series. The film reflects Olmi's deep understanding of the rhythms of life and labor of northern Italy’s peasants and his commitment to them. Winner of the Palme...

Thursday October 24. 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Casa Lally, 132 East, 65th Street (between Lexington and 3rd Avenues), Manhattan, NY. Admission: $45; open to the public. Contact: Nicole Carballeira 212-772-4297 parliamo@hunter.cuny.edu http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/parliamo (Sample foods from local producers will be served). Sponsored by Parliamo Italiano at Hun...

A Florida State University art history professor recently accepted an invitation to be the 2019–2020 Scholar in Residence at the Magazzino Italian Art Foundation, a museum and research center located just north of New York City. Tenley Bick, an assistant professor of global contemporary art at FSU, is the first American to hold the residency. The f...

Stephen A. Briganti, Presidente e CEO della Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, ha ricevuto il “da Vinci Award 2019”, prestigioso premio assegnato ogni anno da The Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of New York (IHCC-NY, Inc.). Venerdì sera al Consolato Generale d’Italia a New York, alla cerimonia di consegna del premio per Briganti c’er...

Tony Marmo, the owner of Normann Staffing in Kingston, will receive the Len Cane Heart of Ulster County Award at the 15th annual Business Recognition Awards.  Since May 2014, Tony Marmo has owned Normann Staffing in Kingston. The business is a staffing firm serving Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Columbia, and Greene counties primarily, providing staff f...

E’ la palermitana Daria Biancardi la vincitrice della 12esima edizione di New York Canta – Festival della musica italiana a New York che si è svolto al Master Theatre di Brooklyn. Con il singolo “Come una danza” - scritto da Cassandra Raffaele - Daria è salita sul palco e incantato pubblico e giuria di esperti. Alle 2 di notte, ora italiana, Daria...

Thursday, October 24. 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Columbus Citizen's Foundation, 8 East 69th Street, Manhattan, NY. Contact: RSVP by calling 212-642-2094. Seating is limited and RSVP highly recommended. For further information, see: www.calandrainstitute.org This "Town Hall" will deal with some of the more pressing issues Italian Americans must confront if we...