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di Piero Armenti   Lo scrittore Alessandro Baricco presenterà la versione tradotta del suo libro "I Barbari," curata da Rizzoli USA, presso Eataly, e sarà disponibile per autografi e interviste, o semplicemente chiacchiere con i fan, dalle 14 alle 16.   Baricco è uno degli scrittori italiani di maggior successo, amato dal pubblico, vi...

On Sunday, January 26 from 2:30-6 p.m., the Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, in collaboration with Salon/Sanctuary Concerts and the Primo Levi Center, will present From Ghetto to Palazzo: The Worlds of Salamone Rossi featuring the Profeti della Quinta vocal ensemble, First Prize Winners of the 2011 York Early Music Comp...

di Fabiana Yvonne Lugli   Il mondo giocoso di Coralina apre le porte agli esploratori di meraviglie. Il 27 gennaio è stata inaugurata l'esposizione Toys From The Blaze dell'artista (e nostra columnist) Coralina Cataldi-Tassoni. La mostra è allestita negli spazi di A Private Studio, fino al 10 marzo. Coralina é una creatura affascinante e co...

You are cordially invited to attend a presentation by Prof. Louis J. Gesualdi, who will be discussing his book The Italian/American Experience: A Collection of Writings, at the Italian American Museum on Thursday, March 20.   The Italian/American Experience: A Collection of Writings represents a meaningful beginning to inform Italian America...

By Don Rittner   On top of a box in the attic of an unused building in Albany lay a photograph of a beautiful Italian woman. Looking through the box I found newspaper accounts, and a photo album, more photos of this beautiful woman who, by her photos, appeared to be an actress or singer around the turn of the 20th century. But who was this "...

It's all in the family.Giuseppe Riccobono, 59, galloped his way to a full-time career as a horse-carriage driver shortly after he emigrated from Italy in 1981. Decades later, his sons Francesco, 27, and Antonino, 26, followed in their father's footsteps into the tourist-friendly carriage commerce.Now, they are all fighting to keep their jobs. &nb...

The evening will start with a toast to some of the greatest opera performers: Pavarotti, Carreras and Domingo. A retrospective presentation that will take you behind the scenes of one of the opera and entertainment world's greatest events – a 1990 concert by Josè Carreras, Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti at the Baths of Caracalla in Rome. &n...

The Danube river is one of the main locations marking the long process of the creation and contestation of European civilization in the late Roman period. As we celebrate the European Union and the political and cultural legacy of Europe today, we take the opportunity to turn back to the historical past and to the gradual formation of Europe in the...

by Gary Simeone   The Sons of Italy, Cellini Lodge No. 2206 Italian Festival in New Hyde Park garnered a solid turnout during its five-day run at Michael J. Tully Park last week. According to Lodge First Vice President Alfonso Squillante, the annual festival had more 1,500 people each day, with 3,200 people on Saturday night for the firework...

From Sunday, November 2nd to Friday November 5th, Italian Business and Investment Initiative in partnership with VentureOutNY will host VentureOutItaly III Fall Event, one-week NY Market Accelerator program for Italian tech startups.   The 15 most promising Italian tech startups will take part in one week US business expansion program that f...

Italian American Writers Association Literary Reading (www.iawa.net). Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every second Saturday of the month. IAWA East is held even months at Sidewalk Café and IAWA West continues at Cornelia Street Café on odd months.   WHEN: Saturday, November 8, 5:45-7:45 pm WHERE: Corn...

American outfit New York Cosmos are ready to make a concrete offer for Udinese veteran Antonio Di Natale. The 37-year-old Italian international confirmed at the start of the month that he is set to leave Udinese at the end of the season, after 11 memorable seasons.   'Toto', as he is affectionately known, is regarded as a legend at the...