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by Lauren Levy   For Chris Schembra, it all started with a homemade pasta sauce. Back in 2015, after returning to New York from staging a play in Italy, Schembra spontaneously tried out a new recipe. He then invited 15 close friends to gather around his dinner table and test it out. "They liked the sauce, and they liked meeting eac...

Quando: DA Sab 1 Ott 2016 a Dom 2 Ott 2016 Alle 15:00Dove: Federal Hall, 26 Wall St, New York, NY 10005Organizzato da : Crossing the Line Festival - In collaborazione con : FIAF - Ingresso : A pagamento   Nel suo debutto newyorkese, Castellucci destruttura il Giulio Cesare in una ambientazione fantasmagorica ed onirica, tra le colonne d...

There are a lot of Italian restaurants in the Buffalo area where you can get an enjoyable meal. There are even a few whose cooks have convinced me tripe can be made fit for human consumption. But there is only one I know of where the owner, after cooking your dinner, might come out of the kitchen to ask how everything was, then start playing a harm...

di Riccardo Chioni   La sua presenza a New York è un appuntamento che si rinnova ogni anno, ieri però presso la sala ricevimenti Riccardo's ad Astoria nel Queens, il sindaco di Berceto, Luigi Lucchi si è unito ai suoi concittadini per la firma di una petizione contro l'Unione dei Comuni."Non è un piccolo paese, ma un grande territorio" spieg...

Led by his destiny to America that he so much desired, seduced by its culture, a happy citizen of the world in a world in radical transformation, Ugo Stille, if one wishes to know him better, epitomizes emblematic paths, which became bitterly dramatic with the two wars and the dictatorships of the first half of the 20th century. He ran into them be...

"Mio caro Antonio, vorremmo da te il nuovo David di Michelangelo". Con queste parole è cominciata la sfida, il disegno per la presentazione di una scultura per il Bryant Park come omaggio da parte del nostro Paese per celebrare l'anno della cultura italiana negli Stati Uniti. A questo invito, ricevuto da parte dell'ambasciata italiana, si è aggiunt...

By Jenel Few Danielle Pinkerton spent four years working to build a high school the entire county could be proud of, not just the islands community.   Now, she's going to Rome. Pinkerton, who opened Islands High school in 2010, will leave the Savannah-Chatham County public school system on June 30 to become head of an international sch...

At the ongoing three-day St. Mary of Mount Carmel/Blessed Sacrament Italian Festival, it's all about the pizza fritta — or at least, partly. On Saturday, for example, festival-goer Mike Tartaglia and his step-son were waiting for a taste of the deep-fried pizza in an already almost 40-person-long line."It's all homemade — I love it," he said. "You...

Date: Thursday, April 09, 2015. Hours: 6:30PM Venue: Italian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY 10065 Panelists: Antonio Monda (NYU), Wendy Keys (Film Society Lincoln Center), Christopher Burton-White (translator) Followed by the screening of the film Toby Dammitt (1968) Federico Fellini's Fare un...

Giuseppe D'Angelo, 80, of Willowbrook, a retired longshoreman and loving family man, died Monday in Richmond University Medical Center, West Brighton. Mr. D'Angelo was born and raised in Pozzallo, Sicily, Italy, and served in the Italian army as a young man. He immigrated to the United States in 1962, moving to Brooklyn.   He settled in...

by Sarah Gold   The hulking olive-brown barn set along a barren reach of Route 81 in Killingworth had sat unused for years. Once home to a struggling Christmas-themed gift shop, it had long stood vacant — a looming carapace marooned beside a sparsely traveled rural road. But then, in late 2013, Francesco Lulaj, a local restaurateur, noticed...

by Andrew Smith   Rose Laria of Coram, a daughter of immigrants who survived adversity to live the American dream, died June 8, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Port Jefferson. She was 101.   She was one of 12 siblings born to Italian immigrants in Brooklyn, said her son, Joseph Laria of Coram. "She couldn't speak a word of English when sh...