BERNINI: SCULPTING IN CLAY   February 3, 2013 to April 14, 2013   Gian Lorenzo Bernini, who lived between 1598 and 1680, was the greatest sculptor of the 17th century—the Michelangelo of his age. He did for sculpture what Caravaggio did for painting, invigorating it with an unprecedented sense of drama and naturalism that launched the...

Quality Italian recently opened just around the corner from parent restaurant Quality Meats, and like its predecessor, it's also inspired by old-world butcher shops in its design.   "I think the space is kind of really different than any other restaurant I've ever seen because they have these really cool pictures, but they're all backwards,"...

By Beatrice Bondi Bergamo si presenta a New York. Il 21 novembre la Provincia di Bergamo e l'agenzia di promozione turistica Turismo Bergamo, in collaborazione con l'ENIT di New York, hanno presentato al pubblico americano le bellezze e le opportunità turistiche che la provincia bergamasca offre: dallo storico centro cittadino alle montagne, dagli...

by Carol Sugarman   Joe's Pizza, the Greenwich Village institution owned and operated by Naples-born Joe Pozzuoli since 1975, has been visited by a host of celebrities over the years. But its latest claim to fame was its inclusion in the movie Spider-Man 2. Actor Tobey Maguire, aka Spider-Man, plays a Joe's delivery guy.   Our tour gu...

By Laura Caparrotti Theater for the New City è uno di quei teatri che fanno parte dell'era leggendaria di New York, di quando la città era ancora un luogo pieno di artisti di tutti i tipi che ne facevano una fucina d'idee, di nuove visioni, di parole altre. Fondato nel 1971, il TNC, com'è conosciuto ai più, si trova su First Avenue fra la nona e l...

NEW YORK ITALIANS is HIRING!! Italian language children PLAYGROUP LEADER [part -time]   Job description: The Playgroup Leader will be responsible for the day to day running of the playgroup sessions to ensure safe, stimulating play and to provide for the needs of the children. This will involve planning, preparing and delivering play- bas...

Artist Francesco Arena (The Olnick/Spanu Program) in conversation with:Lorenzo Benedetti, director of De Appel Arts Center, AmsterdamVincenzo De Bellis, curator, founder of Peep Hole Milan, and director of MiartAra H. Merjian, Associate Professor of Italian Studies, NYU   Francesco Arena was born in Torre Santa Susanna, Brindisi, in 1978, no...

The applause from a sold-out audience enjoying the family friendly comedy "How Alfo Learned to Love Women" last week (at the National Opera-America Center) should reassure all Italian-American dramatists that you don't need gangsters, molls, or mob bosses to draw a crowd.   Like the character Guido Contini in "Nine" by Mario Fratti, New York...

In cooperation with Aspen Institute Italia, the Italian Embassy in US and The Council for the United States and Italy, Italian Business & investment Initiative's Summit will be held on February 10 at Bloomberg's headquarters in Manhattan. This summit's theme will be "Italy: we are open for business".   As customary it will host CEOs, inv...

Per un'intera settimana il Morellino di Scansano, il rosso fresco e corposo DOCG, tipica etichetta della provincia di Grosseto, in Maremma, sarà protagonista di un Tour ricco di eventi e, naturalmente, di degustazioni per gli appassionati d'oltreoceano. Un programma che, dal 5 al 10 maggio, a New York City e a Washington, prevede workshop e semina...