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The stars of A Bronx Tale - The Musical met the press at their rehearsal studio on October 21. The show begins performances at the Longacre Theatre on November 3, the production will open December 1.   Under the direction of four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks and Oscar winner Robert De Niro, A Bronx Tale premiered in February at Paper Mill Pla...

by Erin McCarthy   The Academy Theatre presents the area's first 2014 theatrical production with Arthur Miller's "A View From the Bridge," directed by Ted Watts Jr. The tragedy, the Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Play in 1998 and adapted for film, television and the opera, takes place in an Italian-American neighborhood in 1950...

by Steve Smith   Though she is beloved of connoisseurs and critics, the Italian soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci remains little known among a broader New York public. It's not for lack of talent, since she is an artist of singular gifts and refined temperament.   But her local performances have been limited to just two concerts: one in...

di Laura Caparrotti   Nella settimana in cui il documentario The Italian-Americans di John Maggio ha iniziato a raccontare aspetti a molti sconosciuti della storia italo-americana di questo paese, una famiglia italo-americana è la protagonista, fino al 28 febbraio, al Lion Theatre (410 W 42 street) di una storia di segreti dentro le quattro...

The reviews are in. The new special edition Poufman, made for the MLB Fan Cave by italydesign.com, is a home run. The italydesign design team worked with their producer in Italy to create a special edition of the Poufman footstool covered in red and white leather with baseball stitching at the seams. The design is a hit and fits perfectly in the un...

An episode about the art and craft of fine jewelry-making in Italy from the new documentary series, "Masters of Dreams," will be screening at New York University on October 4, 2013.   The screening, sponsored by the world renowned Italian jewelry houses Buccellati and Bulgari and The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce, will be directly follow...

As you know, being a Learn Italy student is not just sitting in a classroom lecture. It is being a part of a larger famiglia! Let's see what is going on here: Giada Valenti is coming in concert! Giada will be accompanied by her own All Men Band and will take you on a musical journey performing her own renditions of Italian and American hits from...

di Eugenio Furia   Il teatro "off" invade New York nell'anno della cultura italiana. E parla soprattutto calabrese il festival "In scena!": è il titolo scelto per la prima rassegna a tema ospitata nei 5 distretti della Grande Mela (Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx e Staten Island).   L'evento dedicato al teatro italiano – organizzat...

Saturday, October 26th Join us for a wonderful evening of Neapolitan music, dancing, raffles and 50/50. Tickets are $45 each and includes live entertainment, a hot buffet dinner, coffee and dessert. Tickets are available after all weekend Masses in the church lobby and at the rectory from Monday–Friday, 1 PM–4 PM. For More information call the rec...

The documentary film MEN OF THE CLOTH will have its New York premiere on Thursday January 8th at 7 PM the Village East Cinema in Manhattan, Wednesday January 14th at 7:30 PM at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, Long Island and on Sunday January 25th at 7 PM at the Picture House in Pelham, NY.   The film by Vicki Vasilopoulos is an inspir...

An American consortium is interested in a takeover of AC Milan, but it will not involve the club's former midfielder David Beckham. The group wants to purchase 51% of shares in the Rossoneri, but current owner Silvio Berlusconi has said that he is only willing to give up 30% for €300 million.   According to Tuttosport, the consortium be...

"An Italian Christmas Journey," a traditional Christmas concert featuring award‐winning Italian tenor Micheal Castaldo will take place on Monday December 22, 2014 at 7:30p.m. at The White Plains Performing Arts Center 11 City Place, 3rd Floor, White Plains, NY 10601. Castaldo will perform classic Christmas carols from his chart topping b...