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L'Umbria si presenta a New York dal 2 al 9 giugno nell'ambito di "Italy Forward", anno della cultura italiana in Usa.   Il programma, attivato dal ministero degli Esteri e dal Dipartimento di Stato Americano, prevede un anno di iniziative, un viaggio ideale che propone l'Italia del presente con le sue eccellenze, il suo valore ancorato all'o...

Jazz, folk, blues and swing notes will entertain you all night while the chef serves up some delicious and authentic Italian food. Osteria del Principe - 27e 23rd street NY 1001010th september - 6,30 - 10,30 pm Ricky Russo DJ will start off the evening by playing a chill out session. "The most enthusiastic man in New York" (that's what people kno...

Friday November 14, 7 pm with Michelle Pretto and the artist of the NYC AMORE OPERA. The concert will feature the operas of the greatest Italian Opera Masters. Spectacular overtures of the most loved arias ever written for opera such as La Boheme, I Pagliacci, Lucia di Lammermoor, Le Nozze di Figaro, and Aida, will be performed by the artists...

Italian Christmas Concert by Umberto Palmeri, who was born in Naples, Italy. Umberto will sing old and contemporary Italian songs and Italian Christmas Carols, accompanied by guitar. He has a wonderful voice and genre bias and has been well received. This is a fundraiser.   The event will be held in our Italian Culture Center on Sunday, Dece...

Italian Wedding took the lead above the final fence and won the $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup Steeplechase by a length Thursday at Saratoga Race Course.   The 8-year-old gelding ridden by Bernard Dalton gave trainer Jonathan Sheppard his 14th win in this race. He also owns Italian Wedding and was rewarded with a $90,000 share of the pur...

A group of North Americans led by New York lawyer Joe Tacopina completed the purchase of Italy's cash-strapped Serie B soccer club Bologna on Wednesday.   Tacopina was named club president and Montreal Impact president Joey Saputo is a large investor. A statement posted on Bologna's website announced the deal.   Read more   So...

The Italian Cultural Institute presents: Musical Treasures from 17th Century Italy. Isabella Bison, Violinist; Stefano Marcocchi, violist; John Thiessen, trumpeter; Dongsok Shin, organist will perform virtuosic 17th Century Italian chamber music on original instruments Thursday, May 21 - 6PMItalian Cultural...

by Tom Sheen   Andrea Pirlo has accepted a move to join New York City FC in Major League soccer, according to reports. The Juventus legend, 36, has "accepted" a proposal from the new club, according to Spanish newspaper AS, having spoken to the club's CEO Ferran Soriano.   Should a move go through, he will join former England and...

Al Tribeca Film Festival, appena conclusosi a New York, l'unico lungometraggio italiano in concorso è stato Alì Blue Eyes (titolo originale Alì ha gli occhi azzurri), una pellicola vera e amara del giovane regista romano Claudio Giovannesi. Il film racconta la storia di Nader, un ragazzo di origine egiziana che lotta tra la cultura e le tradizioni...

by Anna Husted   Help us say benvenuto to an old friend, Italian cinema, with the return of our popular Open Roads festival, June 6 – 12. Featuring work from the likes of Paolo Virzi (Every Blessed Day), Marco Bellocchio (Dormant Beauty), Gianni Amelio (The First Man), and Daniele Cipri (It Was the Son), to name just a few, there's something...

Dear Friends, New York Italians in collaboration with Fordham University, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and Italian Honor Society C.I.A.O. is very happy to invite you to the presentation and discussion of the film: I Compagni (The Organizer) by Mario Monicelli (Subtitles in English)   Fordham University, Linco...

by Marci Diehl   Stop me if you've heard this one: Two Italian-American Roman Catholic sisters are hired to cater an event at a Jewish funeral home, but they don't know the difference between a matzo ball and a meatball, let alone what's Kosher. Cultural disaster, or a recipe for success? You'll see during the Jewish Community Center's...