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"Ordering a quail!" shouts Rocco DiSpirito, the boyish but exacting executive chef and co-owner of Union Pacific restaurant. It's 7:48 on a Monday evening, and the first seating is polishing off its pineapple-and-salmon amuse-bouche.   A wall of frosted glass separates the Zen-like civility of the dining room, with its percolating waterfall...

Almoraima is a multi-ethnic group based in Salento, which presents an original sound inspired by Gypsy musical tradition and, in particular, by the musical connections developed by them on the various sides of the Mediterranean: Southern Italy, Southern Spain, Balcans, Maghreb and Mashrek.   It is no coincidence then that the group takes its...

You are cordially invited to attend a lecture by acclaimed artist Annamarie Trombetta celebrating the life and influence of note worthy female artists and a screening of the 1997 French biographical film, Artemisia at the Italian American Museum this Saturday, February 28th.   Artemisia Gentileschi, daughter of Orazio Gentileschi, was a Baro...

Award-winning singer and PBS/WNET and NY affiliates Host for Andrea Bocelli "Live From Central Park" and "Il Volo Takes Flight" CRISTINA FONTANELLI brings her program of Italy's best-loved songs, arias, Neapolitan and Christmas classics during her 11th-Annual "Christmas In Italy" show at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday,...

di Anna Cugini Dalla enorme vetrata della Apple room del Jazz Theatre al Licoln Center si può ammirare il sole tramontare su Central Park in una New York immersa nel traffico. A completare questa visuale magnifica, regalo per tutto il pubblico presente in sala, fa il suo ingresso il Corpo Bandistico Militare Italiano, 95 carabinieri in alta unifor...

The history of America is intertwined with the history of baseball. The game itself has become one means of measuring the society that surrounds it. Since 1897, over 500 Italian Americans have played major league baseball.   Some on the game's greatest players and some that aren't well-known share the Italian heritage. The Italian Tribune wo...

di Mariagrazia De Luca Scendo alla fermata Nostrand della metro A, nel quartiere di Bud-Stuy, Brooklyn, per andare a trovare G nel suo studio di registrazione. Gianni Fontana, conosciuto dai suoi artisti hip hop come G, è un ragazzo italiano che da 10 anni lavora nel profondo Brooklyn registrando e producendo oltre 1000 artisti locali e nazionali....

by Doug Smith   Andrea Bargnani isn't gone quite yet. A trade sending the former No. 1 NBA draft pick from the Raptors to the New York Knicks was not approved by the league Sunday night and will now not be finalized until July 10. There was nothing against the rules in the deal, though, and both sides expect it to be completed and appr...

OCTOBER 02, 2015. 06:00 PM. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 West 12th Street - New York, NY 10011Before Neorealism: Italy's Forgotten Cinema (2015, 56 min.) Directed by David Morea. Produced by Alberto Zambenedetti. Followed by a Q&A with the director and producer.   Before Neorealism: Italy...

This year, the Italian Business & Investment Initiative, together with Tecnam S.R.L. and E. Marinella, will sponsor the Outerlimits Offshore Racing team and the Italian world's champion Giancarlo Cangiano, in the 23rd Annual New York Grand Prix, Tribute to 9/11. On Sunday, September 8th, offshore teams from all over the world will gather t...

Directed by Luchino Visconti Based on the Novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa Opening Remarks by Prof. Santi V. Buscemi   Please join us for a special screening of Luchino Visconti's award-winning film, The Leopard (Il Gattopardo) at the Italian American Museum on Thursday, August 28th. The film re-creates, with nostalgia, drama, and opu...

Per guadagnarsi la svolta Andrea si mise davanti al cellulare, prese il pallone e si filmò in 2.023 palleggi in 15'. Poi provini, selezioni, gioie, dolori, la borsa di studio yankee e la sensazione di scoprire che ti svegli e stai ancora sognando.   Andrea Previati da Milano, centrocampista, n.20 della squadra universitaria di St. John's e s...