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The Metropolitan Opera will broadcast Giuseppe Verdi’s Don Carlos, on Saturday, March 26 at USC Beaufort’s Center for the Arts at 801 Carteret Street. Note that the curtain is at 12 noon rather than the usual 1 p.m. Many of you may be wondering if I haven’t misspelled the title. Shouldn’t it be Don Carlo? This is because the opera originally premie...

Anthony Rizzo’s arrival in a July trade helped sharpen the Yankees’ infield defense last season, offering a patient and potent presence in the heart of the lineup. The club is eager for a reprise, agreeing late Tuesday to a two-year, $32 million deal with the first baseman. The club has not announced the move, which is pending the completion of a p...

When: May 10 2022 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm - Where: John D. Calandra Italian American Institute In partnership with Centro, The Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College - Discussion led by Vanessa Pérez-Rosario, Queens College, and Joseph Salvatore, The New School. The death of Christopher Sorrentino’s mother in 2017 marked the end of a journ...

In honor of International Women’s Day, Festa Della Donna is a celebration of Italian-American female contributions to arts and culture, featuring a talented lineup of Italian-American lady singers, comedians, dancers, and even a chef!  For this night of everything Italian the special guest is Lena Prima, and featuring the following talented Italian...

Opera Scenes, featuring talented performers from the School of Music and Musical Theatre programs will be presented by the Student Opera Theatre Association at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House Performing Arts Center on Thursday and Friday, March 3 and 4, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, March 5, 2 p.m. Highlight scenes are from: “L’Elisir d’Amore” (“The Elixi...

What Makes It Italian?" is a music listening and discussion group that meets online on the Zoom platform and is open to everyone. Participation is free. The group is led by Gina Crusco, who guides listening at Bard LLI and Riverdale Y, and who has been music instructor at The New School and director of Underworld Productions. Please email ginacrusc...

 Anthony Volpe has been turning heads for nearly a decade, dating back to when hopefuls at a development facility in Harrisburg, Pa., would speak in hushed tones about the sure-handed shortstop already fielding recruitment inquiries from Team USA. “Oh my gosh, I thought he was like the best player ever,” said Yankees prospect Beck Way, who at...

Attention, Sebastian Maniscalco fans! The comedian is coming to Manhattan, Newark, and Brooklyn in March for his “Nobody Does This” tour. Tickets are on sale now for the following shows: - March 21, 2022 at 7 p.m. at Madison Square Garden, N.Y., N.Y. : Buy tickets here. - March 23, 2022 at 7 p.m. at Prudential Center, Newark, N.J.: Buy tickets here...

Today, The Center For Italian Modern Art announces a series of ten rare Italian films — some of which have been rarely seen in the US — tied to the institution’s current exhibition, “Staging Injustice: Italian Art 1880-1917.”  All film screenings will be held in person at CIMA, 421 Broome Street, 4th floor, New York, NY 10013 (see CIMA’s Health & S...

On the Italian Stage is a series of encounters conceived and led by Laura Caparrotti (Artistic Director, Kairos Italy Theater) that journeys into the history of Italian Theater to explore its language, and its contribution to Italian society and world theater. Participation is free. RSVP is MANDATORY. The Zoom link will be provided on the day of th...

When: Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 6PM - Where: 8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021 From the celebration of Carnevale and Mardi Gras to the Bellini to modern capitalism, Venice, the most enchanting and improbable of cities, has given us many “gifts.” Join us in the Townhouse, as we welcome Carla Gambescia for a special "Fat Tuesday" lecture, includ...

New York columnist Mel Heimer met Brooklyn middleweight Jerry Fiorello about a week before Fiorello died, near the end of September, 1947. Fiorello was 29 years old. They met in Ann Lano’s dance studio on Madison Avenue. Heimer described Fiorello as being a physical impressive guy with “big shoulders” and “big hands.” He had “dark, curly hair and t...