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Francesco Ferranti, bioingegnere trentenne di Padova, sembra ancora più giovane, uno studente magrissimo, mentre sale, emozionato, sul palco dello Stock Exchange. Qui, alla Borsa di New York, presenta la sua «start up»: l'esoscheletro ExIM, una struttura meccanica di supporto per paraplegici.   «Aveva cominciato mio padre Benito molti anni f...

Some Western New York celebrities took part in the Galbani Cheese Stacking competition Sunday at Buffalo's Italian Heritage Festival on Hertel Avenue.   Local media and sports personalities participated in heats, including Time Warner Cable News anchor Katie Morse. Contestants had one minute to stack packaged string cheese as high as th...

In this richly researched, beautifully designed and illustrated volume, Maria Laurino strips away stereotypes and nostalgia to tell the complicated, centuries-long story of the true Italian-American experience. Looking beyond the familiar Little Italys and stereotypes fostered by The Godfather and The Sopranos, Laurino reveals surprising, fascinat...

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 - 6:30pmWaldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue - New York City JOIN US for the American Academy in Rome's Spring Gala on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. SALUTE honorees Robert B. Silvers, James Turrell and Carrie Mae Weems, FAAR'06.   A Trustee Emeriti of the American Academy...

When: Thursday, March 5th at 7:30 PMWhere: Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th StreetTickets: $30; $20 for students/seniors Reservations: (212) 501-3330 or at the Merkin Concert Hall box office The NEW YORK FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA, under the baton of music director/conductor Hideaki Hirai, will appear March 5 at Merkin...

Dear friends,We are very happy to invite you to our monthly "New York Italians Aperitivo"WHEN: Thursday, April 30th at 7pm WHERE: Osteria del Principe   Come meet and mingle with New York Italians Italians partners, Italian companies and professionals, new and existing members. Stop by, enjoy a drink and great networking ...I...

By Matias Grez   Andrea Pirlo has brought the curtain down on an illustrious career in Italy and decided to join New York City FC in Major League Soccer. The Italian playmaker joins up with the David Villa and Frank Lampard to become the last designated player allowed in the squad.   Each MLS club is allowed three Designated Play...

Friday, September 25, 2015, 10am The Italian Academy 1161 Amsterdam Ave (south of 118th St.) New York, NY 10027 Organized by: Columbia University in collaboration with: Italian Cultural Institute Free and open to the public. Registration required: www.italianacademy.columbia.edu   Maurizio Martina Italian Minister of Agricultural, Fo...

by Rachel Silberstein   Once again, as in years past, Bensonhurst's 34th Annual Columbus Day Parade was a smashing success. Nearly every school, community center, and church in town marched down 18th Avenue for the joyous annual event organized by the Federation of Italian American Organizations(FIAO) to celebrate the many contributions...

by Justin Fanizzi   Sharing a sense of community is important to the Italian American Community Center of the Greater Rochester Area. That's one reason the center, located in Gates, enjoys hosting its luncheon for members — and for the public.   The IACC Luncheon, currently in its eighth year, aims to provide delicious food and g...

Il prossimo 26 febbraio alle 17.30 si terrà presso il Consolato Generale d'Italia a New York la celebrazione del "Giorno del Ricordo", istituito dal Parlamento italiano con legge n.92 del 30 marzo 2004 al fine di "conservare e rinnovare la memoria della tragedia degli italiani e di tutte le vittime delle foibe, dell'esodo dalle loro terre degli ist...

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Luce Cinecittà announce La Magnani, a series dedicated to the film work of iconic Italian actress Anna Magnani, May 18 – June 1. The 24-film series will screen entirely on 35mm and 16mm. "No actress possesses the magic and the fire of Anna." – George Cukor "[Anna Magnani] is probably the greatest actress I h...