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If you love to pump your fists in the air to techno, get ready. Musica nightclub, which was originally scheduled to launch pre-pandemic, will finally open its doors this weekend. The 25,000-square-foot Hell’s Kitchen space will be the largest club in Manhattan, and is the brainchild of hospitality guru Giuseppe Cipirani and Italian nightlife entrep...

When: May 23, 2022 from 6PM to 8PM - Where: Istituto Italiano di Cultura, NY - Guests will be asked proof of vaccination and ID upon entry. The event is organized by the Italian Cultural Institute | New York in collaboration with Alessia Panella Law Firm Speakers: Lt. Col. Alfio Gullotta Commander of the Group of Rome Carabinieri Command for the Pr...

Sal Valentinetti, famed as Heidi Klum's unforgettable 2016 "Golden Buzzer" recipient and a finalist from "America's Got Talent," returns at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 14, to The Stanley Theatre in Utica. Valentinetti is an Italian-American crooner from Bethpage known best for flawless vocals, a larger than life personality and his heart of gold.  In 2016...

When: Thu, May 19, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT - Where: Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Boulevard, Queens, NY 11373 Join us on Thursday, May 19th at our non-profit building for a free event featuring live Neapolitan music along with a discussion on the Neapolitan language with our guest speaker and performer Robin Grasso. It is goin...

On May 7, acclaimed comedian Anthony Rodia headlined The Paramount in Huntington on Long Island for a great turnout of fans. He played two back-to-back sold-out stand-up comedy performances. “It’s amazing,” he exclaimed about The Paramount. “It feels really good, I’m a bit shellshocked.”  Goumba Johnny served as his exceptional opening act, who was...

The Richmond County Orchestra will celebrate its 24th anniversary season in spectacular style on Sunday, May 15, at 3 p.m. at St. John’s University’s Staten Island Campus Center Gymnasium, 300 Howard Avenue. ‘Concerto di Primavera’ will feature Italian-American music with Ervin Dede, violin soloist, Soprano Holly Flack, and Tenor Arthur Lai and gue...

When: Wednesday May, 18 2022 - Wednesday May, 25 2022 - Where: Italian Cultural Institute - NY - What: Venice Original: a project to sustain and promote the artistic and traditional craftsmanship of Venice A selection of authentic Venetian craftsmanship objects on display at the Italian Cultural Institute on the occasion of Italy on Madison. On May...

IT’S BACK! The Festival Committee is happy to announce that the Saint Anthony’s Festival is BACK for 2022. After two years of cancellations due to the pandemic, Cortland’s favorite Italian Festival and celebration of Saint Anthony will be held on Saturday, June 11th and Sunday, June 12th. Many of the Festival favorites are planned—the Spaghetti Sup...

Friday, May 20, 2022, 8:00 PM EDT. The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street, New York, NY. Ticket is 25 $. . Pianist Alexis Zingale, creator of the Southern Italian Piano Project, performs works of under-represented southern Italian composers. Recital will include works of A. Scarlatti, D. Scarlatti, Cimarosa, Longo, Cilea, Pila...

The Waterside Bocce Club, Phoenix, NY, hosted the Ambassador’s Cup symposium and bocce event, April 22 through April 24, 2022. Top tier clubs, representing the finest ambassadors and promoters of the sport, were in attendance for a weekend of collaboration and camaraderie. Teams from across NY (including NYC Athletic Club), AZ, CA, CT, IL, MA, OH,...

For years, critics cried about the Yankees‘ lack of left-handed bats to balance the lineup. Turns out what they were really missing was an old Italian to sit on the porch all day. Anthony Rizzo, fresh off a third-place finish in the 2022 Offseason First Base Race (according to Yankee fans and rivals), has opened the season looking like an energized...

Take a front-row seat to the Metropolitan Opera’s lavish production Puccini’s Turandot as part of the popular Live in HD series. Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska stars as the cold-hearted title princess in Franco Zeffirelli’s famed staging, alongside tenor Yonghoon Lee as the bold prince determined to win her love.  Enjoy one of the great mas...