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On Tuesday, March 19, Alessandra Belloni and her I Giullari di Piazza performance troupe will return to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave., with a concert, "Healing Journeys With The Black Madonna," and an accompanying book launch. The launch is for Belloni's book, "Healing Journeys With The Black Madonna" (Inner Traditions -...

The Consulate General of Italy together with partners Ferrero and New York Road Runners (NYRR) announces that registration for the annual Italy Run By Nutella Cafe (5M) officially opens today, February 21st, 2019. The race, hosted to celebrate Festa della Repubblica (Italian National Day), will take place in Central Park on Sunday, June 2. Particip...

Casting "Ciao Bambino," a family friendly musical about Italian-Americans set in the 1950s. Production states: "After winning 'Best Staged Reading' at the Midtown International Theatre Festival, and a sold out run at 13th Street Repertory Theatre, we will present a small in-concert of the musical for industry professionals at Opera America’s Placid...

Ancora soddisfazioni americane per Filmesque, il cortometraggio del regista e producer salernitano The Maestro Vincenzo De Sio in coppia con Walton Zed. Dopo la vittoria al Los Angeles Cine Fest 2019, infatti, il cortometraggio dei due artisti campani ha vinto anche il premio come Best Animation Short Film agli Aphrodite Film Awards di New York. "A...

Michael Mayer's 2013 production of Verdi's Rigoletto, set in a 1960s Las Vegas casino, returns to the Met on February 12, with conductor Nicola Luisotti leading an all-star cast. Initial performances star Nadine Sierra as Gilda, Vittorio Grigolo as the Duke, Roberto Frontali as Rigoletto, Štefan Kocán as Sparafucile, and Ramona Zaharia in her Met d...

Monday, February 25 2019 - 6:30pm - Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 24 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011-8604. LGBTQ in Italian Theater - Rainbow Jubilee - 50 Years from the Stonewall Uprising and of LGBTQ Liberation. Curated by Laura Caparrotti and Mario Merone, KIT Rainbow Jubilee is a series of three events that Casa Italiana put together with...

On a recent Sunday afternoon in New York City an audience of more than 50 people was treated to a unique one-man show, “The Purgatory Trail of Vito Marcantonio”, written and performed by Roberto Ragone and directed by Art Bernal with introductory remarks by Professor Gerald Meyer. Professor Meyer is the author of the definitive biography of the pro...

Was it coincidence or fate that the New York Philharmonic commissioned Julia Wolfe to compose a new piece about the deadly fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory? For years she has passed the site on New York’s Greene Street and Washington Place where 146 young women, all Eastern European Jewish and Italian immigrants, died on March 25, 1911. The...

Wayne Randazzo, the former Chicago area sportscaster who's been hosting pregame and postgame shows for the New York Mets since 2015, has been promoted to a full-time play-by-play role on WCBS, the team's new radio flagship. He'll continue to host Mets postgame coverage as well. A graduate of St. Charles East High School and North Central College, R...

Wednesday January 30, 7:30 pm. Carnegie Hall | Zankel Hall. New York City Opera. 881 Seventh Avenue, Manhattan, NY. Admission: Tickets from $25. Contact: CarnegieCharge: 212-247-7800. For her first New York concert in nearly a decade, Aprile Millo will perform in a one-night-only recital on January 30th at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall. The legendary...

Sunday January 27 2019, from 15:30 to 20:30 EST. Russo's on the Bay, 162-45 Cross Bay Boulevard, Queens 11414. Tickets here. Join us as we continue the legacy of music and culture left behind by Radio Show Producer Silvana Romania. Our singing competition brings to light talented individuals who come to us with the hopes of winning a round-trip air...

Don’t mess with Staten Island. A petition has been started on Change.org by outraged residents of the borough over MTV’s upcoming reality show “Made in Staten Island,” which is being produced by “Mob Wives” star Karen Gravano, daughter of the former Gambino crime family’s Sammy “The Bull” Gravano. “The portrayal of Staten Island as a cesspool of ga...