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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...

by Steve Smith   Though she is beloved of connoisseurs and critics, the Italian soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci remains little known among a broader New York public. It's not for lack of talent, since she is an artist of singular gifts and refined temperament.   But her local performances have been limited to just two concerts: one in...

His road to success is taking him from the Bronx to Oxford University.Harvard University senior Paolo Singer, 22, who hails from the Boogie Down, is among 32 American students to win prestigious Rhodes scholarships to study at Oxford, officials said Sunday. He heads to England next year. "When they read my name, I was pretty stunned," Singer...

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...

by Riccardo Chioni Alla International Contemporary Furniture Fair che chiude oggi al Javits Center le 23 aziende italiane presenti, oltre a incassare un successo insperato, come collettiva di Ceramics of Italy portano a casa l'ambito "Editors Award" per l'originalità dei materiali assegnato dalla rivista specializzata "Metropolis". Il padiglione...

Il Dott. Gian Luigi Russo è ricercatore presso l' Istituto di scienza dell'alimentazione-CNR di Avellino e al momento è impegnato in attività di ricerca in qualità di borsista Fulbright Research Scholar presso Stony Brook University, New York.   Il Dott. Russo è impegnanto in ricerche sulla leucemia linfatica cronica e, in particolare, sull'...

Want to beef up your knowledge of classic Italian-American literature? Us too! So, we are starting a friendly group to read together and then share our experiences and thoughts about some great works of Italian-American fiction. This is not a class; no one will be teaching.   Calandra staff member Sian Gibby will provide study questions and...

By Palmer Hasty   Brooklyn native Peter Della Rocca's Italian cooking heritage goes way back to 1894, when his great grandparents Dominick and Ana Sorvino landed on Ellis Island from Naples, Italy.   The Sorvinos settled in Brooklyn, and within a year started what became a proud, long-standing family tradition of rustic Italian cookin...

The most exciting evening in ASILM Gala history will take place at The Pierre Hotel in Manhattan on Thursday, February 19, 2015. With famous honoreesand multiple features showcasing the best of Italian excellence, the 49th Annual ASILM Gala Dinner Dance & Awards Ceremony will be an event not to be missed. The...