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Joey Gallo, who has been playing for the New York Yankees for over a year now, is a crucial part of the Yankees’ roster. Many people might know, that Joey Gallo has Italian roots. And the Yankees’ slugger never shies away from embracing his love for Italy. Recently, he opened up about his connections with Italy and a unique reason why his family br...

The John W. Engeman Theater in Northport captivates once again and this time it’s with the gritty, heartfelt, edge of your seat excitement of A Bronx Tale: The Musical. The show opened on March 24. From the moment you enter the theatre, you are immersed in the Italian flavor of the show from the red/white checkered cloths decorating tables, to the...

Cue the “Coming Home” music! Setauket native and college free agent Bobby Trivigno has signed a contract with the New York Rangers. Trivigno, who recently completed his senior season at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, was one of college hockey’s top free agents. The 23-year-old forward was among 10 finalists for the Hobey Baker award, give...

In partnership with the Battery City Park Authority (BPCA), Teatro Grattacielo presents a full production of Riccardo Zandonai's Giulietta e Romeo with libretto by Arturo Rossato. The Opera is based on Luigi da Porto's original publication: Storia di Giulietta e Romeo con loro pietosa morte avvenuta in Verona. This is the first written version of R...

When: Friday, April 08, 2022 From 6:00 pm To 7:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute in New York - What: Book presentation: "The Best Weapon for Peace: Maria Montessori, Education, and Children’s Rights" By Dr. Erica Moretti (Fashion Institute of Technology), The author in conversation with Dr. Silvia Carlorosi (Bronx Community College of the C...

Southampton and NYC resident, and last summer’s Dan’s Rosé Soirée host, Rosanna Scotto — best known as co-host of FOX 5’s Good Day New York — was among the esteemed honorees to receive an award at Schneps Media’s Power Women of Manhattan event on Thursday, March 24 at Bryant Park Grill. Scotto spoke about the experience during a special segment on...

Jimmy Alleva is a talented Italian American tenor. He specializes in classical Neapolitan music, but his shows include romantic Italian American songs. Jimmy was born in the Glendale neighborhood of Queens, NY. He graduated from Holy Cross High School in 1986. It was at an early age when Jimmy discovered his admiration for Italian music. The Allev...

“This wasn’t just the old man who limped everywhere. The more I learned about my grandfather, the more I felt distant from him,” said Mark Pedri. In his expedition-based documentary “Dear Sirs,” director Mark Pedri and his wife, producer Carrie McCarthy, embarked on a journey to discover his Italian American grandfather Silvio Pedri’s past as a sol...

Featured in this week’s Best Dressed are photos from the Italian-American Women of Staten Island awards luncheon on March 20, at the Island Chateau, Grasmere, attended by 150 guests. Honorees were the “Capozzalo sisters,” Doreen Cugno, Luanne Sorrentino, and Rosemary Hillers, who were recognized for their community service. They are the co-founders...

On Tuesday, April 12, join us at the Townhouse for A Reconsideration of Italian / American Cinema with CCF Member, Dr. Anthony Tamburri. A 6 PM cocktail reception will precede Dr. Tamburri's engaging overview of Italian American filmmaking. The event is $35 and includes a copy of Tamburri's book, Signing Italian/American Cinema: A More Focused Look...

On the occasion of the VI Edition of the Italian Design Day, on March23,  the Institute presents: Upcycling: Italian technology to support a new idea of recycling, an event in collaboration with the School of Architecture and Design of the New York Institute of Technology. Curated by Alessandro Melis and Christian Pongratz, with the participation o...

Sunday, April 3, 2022, 3:00 PM EDT. Leonard's Palazzo, 555 Northern Boulevard, Great Neck, NY 11021. The Festival Of Song USA began in 1995 by Radio Show Producer, Silvana Romania, The Festival Of Song USA continues a legacy of music, tradition, culture, food and dance! Buy tickets here. A Singing Competition where the 1st Place Winner wins a Round...