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Dear Friends, New York Italians in collaboration with Fordham University, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and Italian Honor Society C.I.A.O. is very happy to invite you to the presentation and discussion of the film: I Compagni (The Organizer) by Mario Monicelli (Subtitles in English)   Fordham University, Linco...

by Marci Diehl   Stop me if you've heard this one: Two Italian-American Roman Catholic sisters are hired to cater an event at a Jewish funeral home, but they don't know the difference between a matzo ball and a meatball, let alone what's Kosher. Cultural disaster, or a recipe for success? You'll see during the Jewish Community Center's...

By Meaghan McGoldrick It's a call to arms for young soccer enthusiasts, or any aspiring athletes looking to get their soles on the turf and their feet on the ball. The Brooklyn Italians Soccer Club, based at 5725 18th Avenue, is looking for youngsters to get on board for its 2013/2014 season, starting this September.   Read more   S...

In what has been dubbed a shocking upset, Junior Welterweight boxer Chris Algieri defeated Ruslan Provodnikov to claim the 140 – pound WBO Junior Welterweight World Title Saturday, June 15th.   The 30-year-old former kick boxer, and Long Island, native won the fight with a split decision over reigning title holder Provodnikov in front of a c...

On October 13th, thousands of people will be gathered in New York for a special day in music by celebrating Italy's prolific Jazz musicians.   Coinciding with Columbus Day, the Italian Jazz Day commemorates Italy's finest musicians as they get to preform in five venues in New York including Measure Lounge, Arturo's, Les Peascadeux, The cutti...

When: Friday, December 9th @ 9:30 p.m. (dinner at 7:00) Where: Lorenzo's at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1100 South Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314 Costs: $89.95 - includes four-course dinner with wine pairings, plus the show! Premium seating is $104.95. Reservations: (718) 477-2400, ext. 5   Enjoy a fabulous four-course din...

On the eve of the release of her new album, Joanne, Lady Gaga surprised fans by bringing her Bud Light-sponsored dive bar tour back to her home city last night.   Playing in front of a crowd of 230 or so inside a tiny Greenwich Village joint Gaga has frequented -- and performed at -- since she was in her teens (we're not allowed to reveal wh...

italytheater and RENZO ARBOREare proud to invite you to the preview of 'Born Liars' - by Laurence Cantor Dec 3rd and 4th, 2013 - 8:00 PM - Theatre 80 St. Marks Place, NYC   Dear Friends, We are happy to invite you to partake in the launching of italytheater and its first show, Born Liars. The show, written by Laurence Cantor and...

The New York Metropolitan region's premier cycling event, the fourth annual Campagnolo Gran Fondo New York (GFNY), is slated for Sunday, May 18th and will cap an exciting weekend of events and racing taking place in New York and New Jersey.   GFNY is also hosting the popular Fourth Annual NYC Bike Expo May 16-17 at the 69th Regiment Armory i...

June, 16 2015 - 6PM Italian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenue - New York - CLICK HERE TO RSVP The documentary "Cinema, Maestro!" leads you into a tour of memories highlighting many successful protagonists behind the cameras. The documentary makes you discover how in the last fifty years - from the Fontana Sister to Milena C...

September 29 (Thursday) 8:00 pm. Tarantata - South Italian Gypsy Music and Trance Rhythms. This fiery "percussive journey" through the South of Italy and crossing over to Brazil will explore through songs, dance and rhythm the magic rituals and tarantellas used as music therapy to cure the mythical bite of the tarantula, healing chants an...

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...