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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...

Saturday, April 13, 2019. 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM EDT. CUNY College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314. From her Italian family roots in Little Italy and Hoboken to the great opera stages, this award-winning singer/PBS-TV host carries the Italian torch in her debut at the CFA. Her accomplishments include hosting Andrea Boce...

Monday April 8 from 19:00 to 21:00 EDT. Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst, New York 11373. Tickets here. Free Admission. Donations are accepted and tax-deductible, as Italian Charities of America is a registered section 501c3 nonprofit organization. Movie Showing of the docufiction film "Focaccia Blues" by Italian filmmaker...

For a guy named Gatto — Italian for “cat” — Joe Gatto sure loves dogs. “We have four now,” says the Lynbrook resident, one of the stars of truTV’s hidden-camera prank show “Impractical Jokers,” which begins its eighth season Thursday at 10 p.m. He and his wife, Bessy, “were up to five,” he says, “but we’d also adopted a senior” who has since died....

Last week, GreaterPatchogue published a story about a Ping Pong bar that could possibly come to Patchogue. Facebook commenters responded positively for Ping Pong —  yet some cried out for a bocce bar in the village. Sal Martinico asked, “How about a bocce ball bar too?” Nat Scaccianoce wrote: “Yes on a bocce bar … “ Well, Patchogue already has a bo...