Looking at the historic Italian-American community of East Harlem in the 1920s and 30s, Simone Cinotto recreates the bustling world of Italian life in New York City and demonstrates how food was at the center of the lives of immigrants and their children. From generational conflicts resolved around the family table to a vibrant food-based economy o...

Dear Friends and Colleagues: Each year, the Board of Directors of the Italian Heritage and Cultural Committee of New York, Inc. (IHCC-NY, Inc.) selects a new theme and then proceeds to create a theme poster and publish our "Calendar of Events" for the annual October month celebration.   The Board has decided that this year's 38th anniversar...

Celebrating 35 Years of the Calandra Institute at PICCOLO FIORE RISTORANTE - 230 EAST 44TH STREET, Manhattan (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues) - Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 7pm to 9pm   Lazio is a region of central Italy bordered by the Tyrrhenian Sea, traversed by the waters of the Tiber River, and characterized by...

Il 20 dicembre scorso, presso palazzo Armieri, sede dell' Assessorato regionale alle Politiche Sociali e migratorie, è stato presentato il nuovo progetto di Asmef, l'associazione culturale che da anni studia la storia, le dinamiche e i personaggi dell'emigrazione italiana. Si tratta di un musical, incentrato sul tema che da anni promuove l'associaz...

Il Teatro della Ginestra di Cosenza presenta, a New York, nell'ambito del festival "In Scena" il suo storico spettacolo "Jennu brigannu. Storie di briganti calabresi" scritto da Vincenza Costantino e interpretato da Dante de Rose, Manolo Muoio ed Ernesto Orrico.   "Jennu brigannu" andrà in scena domenica 16 Giugno al DiCapo Opera (184 East 7...

November 19 (Thursday) 6:30 pmAuthor and Activist: The Daniela Gioseffi StoryRefreshments, Reception Preview Screening, Talk.Author and Activist: The Daniela Gioseffi Story portrays a life-affirming struggle to make art of civil rights, democratic equality and climate justice. Produced and directed by Anton Evangelista, the docu-drama tells of the...

We are excited to announce the publication of Volume 5, Number 1, of the Italian American Review!   This issue of the journal covers topics including the efforts of labor organizer Efrem Bartoletti in the Mesabi range and the role of ethnicity in adaptations of Marty. Reviews discuss recent work on the Sacco and Vanzetti trial, Italian expat...

April 24-26, 2014JOHN D. CALANDRA ITALIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTEQueens College, City University of New York25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan The conference theme of "MAFIAs"--the first on the subject by this academic research institute--intends to cover a broad variety of manifestations of organized crime through...

Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Hours: 6pm Venue: Italian Cultural Institute of New York Organized by: ICI, in collaboration with: Calandra Italian American Institute and New York University Reserve   A panel presentation of Ernest Ialongo's new book Filippo Tommaso Marinetti: The Artist and his Politics (Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickin...

by Riccardo Chioni Con lo sguardo rivolto a "L'Italia Bugiarda" da una parte e la moltitudine di giovani all'estero dall'altra, la Italian Language Inter-Cultural Alliance venerdì ha celebrato il decimo anniversario della fondazione con una serie di eventi terminati col simposio dal titolo "L'identità degli italiani nella prossima generazione". I...