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Wednesday, June 15, 2022. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Italian Cultural Institute in New York - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY. Entrance Free. Book Now. Shardana USA, in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute, proudly presents the US premiere of the biography film on Maria Lai written and directed by Stefano Scialotti: Assetata di libertà. “...

Charlie Romo returns to the Townhouse (Columbus Citizens Foundation - 8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021) to celebrate the music of Frank Sinatra and other Italian American singers. The award-winning contemporary crooner will perform timeless standards and classic songs from the Sinatra songbook (and much more) in a one-night only appearance yo...

Lunigiana International Music Festival (LIMF) has been happening in the “Land of the Moon” in Tuscany in the medieval Italian town of Fivizzano every July since 2018. After years of pandemic, we are finally bringing once again a foretaste of it to the East Village. The concert will take place on Saturday, 11th June at Saint John’s in the Village Ep...

The thing about New York City nightlife and the pandemic…there were endless pronouncements that the latter might irreparably disable the former. But the truth is, nighttime in Gotham was already a significantly diminished proposition. Not that there weren’t plenty of places to get up and get on down before the lockdowns went into effect in March of...

Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra is one of baseball’s greatest. He amassed ten World Series rings, 3 MVP awards and 18 All-Star Game appearances. He caught the only perfect game in World Series history. Yet for many his deserved stature was overshadowed by his simply being himself and being more recognized more for his unique personality, TV commercial...

Performance Dates: Friday, June 10th at 8pm and Saturday, June 11th at 6pm & 8pm. Runtime: approx. 60 minutes. Italytime Cultural Center, 238 Bleecker Street. NY, NY 10014. For tickets click here.  Co-producers Federica Borlenghi and Covi Loveridge Brannan are proud to present Reminiscence, a community-based performance exploring the experience of...

Join us on Saturday, June 18 at 7 pm as we screen Heirloom - recipient of the Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum Grant. Columbus Citizens Foundation - 8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021. RSVP TODAY. Directed by Michela Maria, Heirloom is a documentary short about a mother and daughter who set out to discover why Italian Americans still...

Mike Fratello, a basketball lifer who interspersed a successful coaching career with a successful broadcasting career, is the recipient of the 2022 Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Basketball Coaches Association announced today. “Mike Fratello’s accomplishments are well documented, both as a coach and a broadcaster,” said Indiana...

For 12 years, West Islip’s Nick Galasso was on top of Long Island’s lacrosse mountain as the all-time career points leader. But on Tuesday night, Mount Sinai’s Joey Spallina passed Galasso with point 501 to become Long Island’s new points king. “The record is awesome,” Joey tells GreaterPortJeff. “But the best part about it was being able to achiev...

Beatrice Rana has been playing Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 since she was 15—about half of her life. The piece is especially challenging because the composer didn’t write idiomatically for the piano. “There are these amazing passages where the piano is just fighting with the orchestra, and the massive sonorities that come out are just incredi...

Film at Lincoln Center and Cinecittà announce the complete lineup for the 21st edition of Open Roads: New Italian Cinema, running from June 9 to 15. Open Roads: New Italian Cinema is the leading screening series to offer U.S. audiences a diverse and extensive lineup of contemporary Italian films. With films by directors such as Laura Bispuri, Mario...

When: Tuesday, June 21 • 6:30 to 9:30 pm - Doors open at 6 pm - Where: The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere • 79 Howard Avenue • Staten Island, NY  Join us for Casa Belvedere’s premiere evening of “Musica Sotte Le Stelle” with international classical-crossover vocalist Christopher Macchio. Experience the passion and power of the voice...