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MTV may have finally decided to whack its controversial mob-based reality show, “Made in Staten Island.” The reality series only aired three episodes before the cable network mysteriously stopped showing it in February with no explanation. MTV never officially announced the cancellation, and kept the show on its list of series on MTV.com — until...

In Scena! brings a survey of the best Italian theatre to the five boroughs of New York City, including full productions that have already toured in Italy, readings, workshops, lectures, and exchanges between Italian and international artists. Yesterday’s event featured short bits and monologues from a few of the plays that will be performed in the...

Friday May 10 2019 8:00 pm. The Church of Saint Francis Xavier. 46 West 16th Street, Manhattan, NY. Contact: 212-998-8739 casa.italiana@nyu.edu I Sacri Musicali Affetti - Sacred Works by Barbara Strozzi (1619-1677) Presented by Salon Sanctuary Concerts and New York University Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò. This concert, brings well-deserved attentio...

Martin Scorsese, born in Queens, New York, grew up in Manhattan’s Little Italy. During this year’s Tribeca Film Festival Talk with actor Robert De Niro, the filmmaker described this particular pocket of the city as the intersection of “the Italian-Americans, the Sicilians, the Neapolitans… not necessarily in the Bronx or the West Side, but the East...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Entrance: Free. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Book Now! Opening Night of IDACO nyc. Reception, program presentation, video screening and site specific performance. IDACO nyc is an international, collaborative dance and art event in its fifth year, that pr...

After hitting the Off Broadway scene with multiple musical shows, New York based Italian actor and Andrea Galata gets on the US screens with supernatural thriller Native. Directed by enfant prodige director John Real and awarded with three Italian Golden Globes, Native is inspired and named after the ancient Sicilian myth of the “women of the night...

MARLINS at METS. Sunday, May 12th @ 1:10pm EST. Citi Field, 120-01 Roosevelt Ave, Flushing, NY 11368. The IABF - Italian American Baseball Foundation is honored to be part of the New York Mets Italian Heritage Day at Citi field. A portion of tickets purchased from the attached link will go to the IABF.  Come out for Italian Heritage Day at Citi Fie...

After spending the winter competing in amateur harness races at Pompano Park, Joe Pennacchio, last years Amateur Driver of the Year, has moved north and made his first start in this season's NAADA trotting series a winning one when he guided his own Cash For Gold to an easy two length triumph in a 1:59.4 clocking and turned back seven others at Mon...

The New York Cosmos have added some veteran leadership for the upcoming season with the signing of defender Emmanuele Sembroni. He began his career in the youth ranks of Italian side Pescara as well as spending time with the Sampdoria Academy. He went on to make his professional debut with Pescara in 2008, playing in Serie B. The 31-year old repres...

The wildly popular HBO mob series “The Sopranos” celebrated the 20th anniversary of its debut in January, and while the fade to black finale, played out with Shakespearean flair to the strains of Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’,” left the fate of Tony, Carmella, Meadow and A.J. Soprano in limbo, there is no doubt that the new prequel has begun film...

Tuesday, April 16, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm EDT. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Entrance: Free. Book Now. This Italian Documentaries series evening is dedicated to the screening of Stop the Pounding Heart (Cannes Film Festival selection 2013) by Roberto Minervini, with an introduction by Dennis Lim...

Wednesday, 04/17/2019 - 6:30pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at New York University, 24 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011-8604. Between the late 19th and early 20th centuries, hundreds of thousands of Italians left their country for the Americas. This performance uses words and music to tell their story: a story of hope and creativity that ended...