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He had only been named bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport 24 hours earlier, but on Thursday morning the Rev. Frank Caggiano could already see the signs here that he will soon be leaving the place he was born and raised and able to leave the mark of 25 years of religious ministry.   "I've got 220 emails since yesterday, and 47...

Laura Pausini conquista la Grande Mela con un concerto unico e memorabile, con canzoni in cinque lingue, che avrà luogo il prossimo 6 marzo al Madison Square Garden di New York. Per festeggiare i vent'anni di carriera la cantante ha invitato sul palco gli amici e gli artisti internazionali più illustri. Tra questi Biagio Antonacci, Miguel Bosè, Glo...

Sunday, September 14, 2014 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m.Outdoors on the South Campus - Hofstra University Experience Italian culture through performances of music, dance and poetry.Activities for children. For information, call 516-463-6582 or visit hofstra.edu/festivals. Vendor applications are also available online.   Co-sponsored by Ho...

Professor Louis Leonini returns to our Center to complete the story of how Italy finally completed her unification as a result of World War I.   Why and how did Italy enter this war, which during its duration and the chaos that followed took a horrendous toll on all her resources, finances, and the lives of citizens? What sections of territo...

Il Dipartimento Istruzione della città di New York promuove due classi bilingue nel 20mo distretto (Brooklyn) che utilizzeranno come seconda lingua l'italiano.   I corsi, rivolti ai bambini in età pre-scolare a partire dai 4 anni, organizzato dalla "Federation of Italian-American Ortganizations" (FIAO) e dal 20mo Distretto, partiranno a sett...

The Italian American Museum Cordially invites you to attend the opening reception for "Who Do You Think I Am?/Chi Pensi Che Io Sono?" Solo Exhibition by Antonio Petracca Friday, March 27, 2015 - 6:30 P.M. Refreshments will be served R.S.V.P. 212.965.9000 info@ItalianAmericanMuseum.org   Artist's Statement:...

by Michael Traversa   Ask any actor, they will always say that theatre is their first love. There is nothing like doing a play in front of a live audience. Seeing Annabella Sciorra on stage Off-Broaway in A Month in the Country alongside Anthony Edwards and Peter Dinklage, reminded us how much we've missed this great actress, proud to call h...

La Dott.ssa Silvia Formenti, membro del Board of Trustees di ISSNAF e presidente dell'Advisory Board di Medicina e Biologia, ha ricevuto il 2 giugno 2015, durante le celebrazioni delle Festa della Repubblica, l'onorificenza di Grande Ufficiale dalla Console Generale d'Italia a NY Natalia Quintavalle per il suo illustre contributo nel campo della ra...

The Clute Park Community Center in Watkins Glen will be transformed into an Italian oasis as one of the many new attractions for the 36th annual Schuyler County Italian American Festival from Friday through Sunday at Clute Park.   Marionette shows, new vendors, new musical performers and the "Salami Shack" are other additions. "Our goal is...

by Jon Caramanica The other day, I was waiting for a text to let me know to leave the house to meet a person for a thing, but the person was late, or being made late, and so for about 20 minutes I was in a sort of limbo, a purgatory state between ready-to-go and out-the-door.   Confronted with a similar scenario, some people would respond t...

The way Leandro Rizzuto tells it, hairdressing was always a part of his family's heritage. "We didn't have reality shows, so what you had at home was a reality business," the chairman of Conair recalled of his childhood, where his parents, Julian and Josephine Rizzuto, once ran two salons in Manhattan that employed 100 hairdressers.   Two of...

On Saturday, December 3rd, at the Catholic Center at New York University, Fr. Innocent Smith, O.P. will give a set of lectures titled: "The Rest is Said in Praise to God: Thomas Aquinas on the Rites of the Mass."   Throughout his writings, St. Thomas Aquinas offers profound insights into the liturgy that draw on the thought of his predecesso...