Wednesday November 6 2019. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute: 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor. New York, N.Y. 10036. Juliet Grames’s novel tells the story of Stella Fortuna—beautiful and smart, insolent and cold—who is considered an oddity in her Calabrian village. Stella uses her peculiar toughness to protect her baby...

Monday, October 28, 2019, 6pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036. Il Signor Jackson (2018), 40 min. Anton Evangelista, dir. Award-winning filmmaker Anton Evangelista travels from the Bronx to Italy and back in presenting Il Signor Jackson, a story of African American New Yorker Edward...

Monday, 10/28/2019 - 6:30pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 24 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011-8604. Food (2019, MIT Press) by Fabio Parasecoli. The author in conversation with Meryl Rosofsky (NYU) A consumer's guide to the food system, from local to global: our part as citizens in the interconnected networks, institutions, and organizations th...

You thought tropical storms were disruptive? The Italian-Americans living along the Gulf Coast in the Roundabout Theater Company’s untethered revival of Tennessee Williams’s “The Rose Tattoo” are really up against the elements, and so are the actors playing them. But it’s nothing as palpable as a hurricane that keeps knocking them off balance and m...

Sunday, October 27th, 2019. From 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Metropolitan Club, 1 East 60th Street, New York City. The Italian Welfare League will honor Rosanna Scotto, Co-Host of Good Day New York, Fox 5 NY WNYNW and Vincent Lumia, Managing Director and Head of Field Management at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, for their commitment to serving those le...

Saturday October 26 at 7:30 PM: Sunday October 27 at 6:30 PM. Theatre St. Jean Baptiste, 150 East 76th Street, NY. Tickets: $25; $15 seniors/students/dancers. Reservations here. Dancers: Maria Vittoria Villa, Cassandra Orefice, Fernando Carrillo, James Samson, James Johnson, Brian Castillo, Melissa Anderson, Josh Beaver, Lil Aronoff and Alessandra...

Casoli De Luca Presents Exhibition Exploring the Allure and Meaning of Gold in Italian Art Through Works by More Than 20 Artists from the 14th to 21st Centuries. Opening October 25 in an intimate townhouse setting, ORO D’ITALIA includes works by Giacomo Balla, Lucio Fontana, Michelangelo Pistoletto, and Rudolph Stingel, among others An exhibition e...

Beneath the recently renovated Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in Little Italy, there is a very little-known secret. A huge wooden door that looks more befitting of a medieval castle than an urban church stands between an old basement chapel and the final resting place of dozens of souls from New York’s past. Saint Patrick’s Old Cathedral was first built...

Three Brooklyn residents host a popular podcast and social media account that aims to highlight what it's like to grow up Italian in New York City. The Instagram account Growing Up Italian has almost 90,000 followers. Rocco Loguercio, Michela Curcio and Sabino Curcio are siblings and cousins. They started the meme page as a hobby, but now in additi...

The oustanding musicians of "Quartetto di Cremona" - Cristiano Gualco, violin; Paolo Andreoli, violin; Simone Gramaglia, viola; Giovanni Scaglione cello - perform at the Italian Cultural Institute a program that includes: G.Verdi, Quartetto in mi minore and L. van Beethoven, Quartetto n.14 in do diesis minore op.131 (no intermission). Since its for...