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di Natascia Lorusso   Riccardo Costa ha 37 anni e un appetito insaziabile di cibo, di film e di vita. Fin dalla tenera età aveva le idee chiare su quale fosse la sua destinazione e professione: diventare un celebre regista e sceneggiatore. Dall'età di 5 anni sogna di sfondare nel cinema, conquistare Hollywood e guadagnarsi l'Oscar come migli...

Brooklyn prosecutors have filed court papers to seize an ancient Roman sarcophagus that had been illegally excavated in Italy more than 30 years ago. The marble sculpture, depicting a sleeping woman, turned up last May at an exhibition at the Park Ave. Armory in Manhattan where a Switzerland-based antiquities dealer had valued the sarcophagus lid...

He was born Giuseppe (Joseph) Palattella, but he would become "DON 1, M.A.F.IA." The Italian-American teen from Queens helped put the borough and the Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit (BMT) subway lines on the 1970s graffiti map. Decades later, a new book hopes to rediscover that legacy.   One of his fans, Louie, "KR.ONE," Gasparro, brings back to...

ARZANO è un piccolo paese alle porte di Napoli. Ma, oggi, è una delle capitali internazionali del lusso, anche se molti non lo sanno. Da queste parti alberga l'eccellenza italiana ed è racchiusa in una parola che la rende unica: eleganza.   Senza dubbio la scuola sartoriale partenopea è apprezzata in tutto il mondo e Ciro Paone ne è stato pe...

The Italian Cultural Institute of New York presents: "A Personal Exploration of Pietrasanta as an International Arts Center". A talk with Ron Mehlman, Artist and Sculptor, and moderating Anna Mecugni, Lecturer at University of Pennsylvania, Bryn Mawr College. Monday, December 15 - 6PM, Italian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenu...

by New York Italians   Dear friends, New York Italians is proud to announce the creation of the New York Italians Business Networking Group. We are always thinking of events that will benefit our members. The purpose of this group is to provide an opportunity for our members who are entrepreneurs, business owners, professionals, sales peopl...

di Dom Serafini   Per il voto del rinnovo del Comitato degli Italiani all'Estero (Comites), delle 3.607 schede inviate ai cittadini italiani che ne hanno fatto richiesta nella circoscrizione consolare di New York-Connecticut-New Jersey (NY-CT-NJ), i votanti sono stati 2.304 e 300 le schede nulle. Dei 15 candidati, 12 sono stati eletti e i s...

The Staten Island Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC), Councilman Steven Matteo and the New Dorp Merchants Group (NDMG) will host their Annual Columbus Day Festival on Monday, October 12th from 1pm-4pm on New Dorp Lane. The free community event will feature live musical performances, rides for the children, a DJ, bocce tournament, rock wall an...

Learn the unique traditions of Sicily: the tarantella and ballettu identified with Sicily wil be taught by noted performer, singer, percussionist, folklorist and folk dance educator Barabara Crescimanno.   Immeditaely after, Michele Piccione, frame drum virtuoso, guitarist, zampognaro and ethnomusicologist will lead a workshop in the Sicilia...

When: Thursday, March 24th (6:30PM)Where: Italian American Museum, 155 Mulberry Street, New York, NY 10013   Fullbright Scholar Stephanie Trudeau will explore the history and traditions of St. Joseph's Day. Introduction by Museum Founder and President Dr. Joseph V. Scelsa. Suggested donation of $10 per person. For reservations, please...

Francesca Capetta, an Italian singer who lives in the United States, will perform a cabaret show about Italians and Americans on Saturday, June 18 at 7pm at Feinstein's/54 Below.   More on the show:After her debut in Edith Piaf: An All-Star Celebration, directed by Scott Siegel, Francesca Capetta returns to Feinstein's/54 Below with her prem...

As Vinitaly USA, Chicago comes to a close today, Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) is getting ready to move ahead in its mission to strengthen Italian wine's presence in it's number one market, the US.   The plan is to leverage education through the creation of new VIA Italian Wine Ambassadors and Experts: from the 26th to the 28th of Jun...