Calling all coffee professionals – can you barista like an Italian? Register now to compete in the Caffè Vergnano Best Barista Competition, held this year at Eataly NYC Flatiron on November 11! Caffè Vergnano is known for their focus on quality roasting, fine origins, and perfect coffee preparation. So hosting a barista competition? A natural next...

Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 6pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036. In the post-World War I American climate of isolationism, nativism, consumerism, and the democratic expansion of civic rights, Italian-born star Rodolfo Valentino and Italy's dictator Benito Mussolini became surprisin...

What a load of bull. Mayor de Blasio is continuing his effort to wrangle the iconic Charging Bull statue from it’s 30-year place of honor on Broadway to a spot near the stock exchange — and is now using safety concerns as an excuse. A rep for the city recently told the sculpture’s creator, Arturo DiModica, that they want the bronze bovine moved for...

Wednesday, November 13, 6:30PM. NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò. 24 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011. The Art of Reading in Modern Europe. A presentation of "Una meravigliosa solitudine. L'arte di leggere nell'Europa moderna" (Einaudi, 2019) by Lina Bolzoni. The author in conversation with Eugenio Refini (NYU) and Alessandro Giammei (Bryn Mawr...

This November, Music Director Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra return to Carnegie Hall for two concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The first evening, on Friday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m., features music inspired by Rome, including Berlioz's La mort de Cléopâtre, written in 1829 as a bid for a Prix de Rome, with Perspective...

These automobiles are wheely expensive. Grand Central’s Vanderbilt Hall has been transformed into a showroom for Italian automaker Pagani to display five of its luxury “hypercars” — collectively valued at over $25 million. Featured rides include the Zonda HP Barchetta, which costs an eye-popping $15 million and has more curves than Kim Kardashian a...

The Institute hosts the presentation of the third volume of "L' Arte in Cucina 2019 - gli artisti incontrano gli chef" (Art in the Kitchen 2019 - Artists Meet the Chefs) by Editoriale Giorgio Mondadori. With the special participation of the Michelin-starred chef of Abruzzo origin William Zonfa, Magione Papale. The editorial series "Art in the Kitch...

The bond between American and Italian costumers has been a strong and long-lasting one that has contributed to some of the best-looking movies ever made, says acclaimed Italian costume designer Carlo Poggioli. “We are the country that has won the most Oscars, both for set design and costumes, after the Americans,” says Poggioli, head of Italy’s cos...

Et Alia Theater Company will perform Running in Place by Hasnain Shaikh at Dixon Place. Featuring Ana Moioli, Giorgia Valenti and Maria-Luiza Muller. Directed by Isabella Uzcátegui and stage-managed by Gemma Allen. The play is written, produced and performed by a group of international young artists, each from a different part of the world - come s...