When: Thursday, March 12, 2020 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Rizzoli Bookstore, 1133 Broadway, NYC - What: Exile and Creativity is a collection of essays from a program held in 2017-18 at the Italian Cultural Institute, in collaboration with Centro Primo Levi. The essays examine the lives of Italian scientists, intellectuals, artists, professors...

Thursday, 03/12/2020 - 6:30pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011-8604. A lecture by Dennis Looney. In this presentation Dr. Looney examines how the reception of Dante Alighieri--his biography and the Divine Comedy--contributes to the productive literary entanglement of several key figures of American literary li...

Prenderà il via domani e andrà avanti fino all’8 marzo la 60° edizione del New York Antiquarian Book Fair, durante il quale verrà scoperto anche il nuovo catalogo Italian Books II, dedicato a volumi stampati su carta azzurra e al loro collezionismo. L’evento dedicato ai libri italiani si svolgerà in preview il 5 marzo dalle 17.00 alle 21.00 presso...

Tuesday, 03/10/2020 - 6:30pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. Introductory remarks by Rebecca Falkoff, NYUSpecial Guest: Gina Barreca. In ENGLISH. Author of ten books, including the bestselling They Used to Call Me Snow White, But I Drifted: Women's Strategic Use of Humor, Babes in Boyland, Perfect Husbands (and Oth...

Saturday, March 7. 7pm. West Bank Cafe - 407 W. 42nd Street, NYC 10036. Tickets are $25.00 for this performance plus a $20.00 food and/or beverage minimum per person. Click HERE for tickets In honor of International Women’s Month, Festa DellaDonna is a celebration of Italian-American women and their contributions to the arts, featuring a talented l...

Our readers know that Columbus Day is the only theme on which We the Italians takes sides with decision and pride, because we believe that it is unhistorical and unfair to attack this great Italian pioneer, and because we believe that it is also an attack against the Italian American community, for which we have love and esteem. This is why we are...

When I moved to New York in 2002, I tried the nine-to-five corporate job life, but it just wasn’t for me. At night, I started working as a promoter with some of the high-profile clubs in the city, such as Bungalow 8, Cain, and the old Marquis. Coming from a small city in Italy, I was eager to explore New York, and I really enjoyed being able to be...

March 11 (Wednesday) 6:00 pm. The John D. Calandra Italan American Institute - 25 West 43rd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: 212-642-2094 calandra@qc.edu Co-sponsored by the Società Dante Alighieri di NYC, Inc. Through a presentation of two recent books by Giuseppe Faustini, Professo...

Despite culinary trends that come and go, one form of carbs never goes out of style: pasta. New York City boasts thriving Italian communities in every borough from Little Italy in Manhattan to Arthur Avenue in the Bronx, resulting in a bevy of notable pasta restaurants. Un-fussy eatery Emilio’s Ballato draws locals, old-school Italians and celebrit...

When: Monday, March 16, 2020 From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - What: Susan Levenstein, author of Dottoressa: An American Doctor in Rome, in conversation with Alexander Stille. Part memoir—starting with her epic quest for an Italian medical license—and part portrait of Italy from a unique point of view, Dottor...