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Mon, 10/26/2020 - 6:30pm. ONline event host by Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò. General RSVP here. Participation is free. What Makes it Italian? Discovering Regional Characteristics in Music Bologna’s central geographic position and flourishing academic life give its music a distinctly cosmopolitan flair. Music includes Respighi’s “Ancient airs and da...

Wednesday, October 7, 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Host, Nancy Indelicato. Please click here to register for webinar. Richard Peña, (Harvard BA, '76, MIT MS, '78) is a Professor of film theory and international cinema at Columbia University and founder of its M.A. program in Film and Media Studies. He has been a Visiting Professor in the U.S. and internationall...

The Metropolitan Opera has closed its doors until 2021, but the company is still delighting opera fans around the world by streaming free archival productions each night of the week. The slate from September 21 through September 27 is devoted entirely to works by the Italian composer Giacomo Puccini. All seven of the operas were originally recorded...

Even for the layman, names like Jake LaMotta, Muhammed Ali, and Mike Tyson ring a bell when it comes to boxing. All three pugilists spent time training and fighting at Gleason’s Gym at 434 Westchester Avenue in the Bronx. I myself had never heard of the facility until conducting research for this article, and certainly had no idea of its deep link...

The Saint Pio Foundation will celebrate the life of Padre Pio on the occasion of the 52nd anniversary of his entry into eternal life, on Sunday, September 20, 2020, starting at 9:00 A.M.. The full-day activities include veneration of Padre Pio's relics, conferences about Padre Pio, a Mass in his honor, a benefit concert, and a private four-course P...

The New York Yankees Adam Robert Ottavino was born on November 22, 1985. The 34-year-old was born to Eve and John Ottavino in the Park Slope area of Brooklyn, New York. He attended elementary school at PS 39 where his mother was a teacher. Adam grew up playing baseball and being a Yankee fan. He played on childhood teams that his father coached. Ad...

Sunday, September 20th. 3:00 PM EDT. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum | 420 Tompkins Avenue | Staten Island, NY 10305. "La Musica Dolce". Italian Influence in the Great American Songbook. Pianist/Vocalist Alex Leonard. Donation $10 per person. Italy has been a great source of inspiration in American culture, art and politics. This influence can be heard in...

Aria spensierata e gioviale da bambina, l’abile e tenace bruna siculo-americana, Cav. Josephine Buscaglia Maietta, Presidente di AIAE- Association of Italian American Educators, ha centrato appieno l’obiettivo di unire l’Italia all’America. Josephine, insieme ad altri volontari creatori della cultura, è elemento fondante della medesima Associazione...

A documentary project about the World Series of Bocce Documentary has been awarded a production grant from The Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum. This grant is on behalf of the National Italian American Foundation and the Italian Sons and Daughters of America. For those that don't know, The Russo brothers directed the Captain America and A...

Friday, September 4th @ 6:00 pm EDT. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum | 420 Tompkins Avenue | Staten Island, NY 10305. Donation $10 per person. Cold Bottled Water Will be Provided. Please bring your own lawn chairs. The Museum is closed to the public; therefore, bathroom facilities are unavailable. Your Safety Is Our Priority. Social distance practices will...

Leopoldo Mucci è il fondatore “missionario” di Taci, il caffè newyorchese che questo 25 luglio compie 25 anni di attività. Un luogo magico, dove generazioni di giovani cantanti d’opera si sono esibiti per la prima volta davanti ad un pubblico per riceverne l’applauso. Pubblico variegato, dai new  yorker a quello arrivato apposta da qualche angolo d...

This coming Saturday marks the 25th Anniversary of Taci Opera Nights. We really do wish we could be celebrating with you all in person. As soon as we can, we will have a VERY big party to celebrate this milestone and you are ALL invited. But this Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:00 p.m. EST we'll have a little Facebook Watch Party, just to get together an...