Above the throng shoving its way along Via dei Tribunali, this pizza-crazed city’s historic pizza thoroughfare, Antonio Borrelli leaned over the fake lemons hanging from the “Balcony of Song” above Antica Pizzeria Gino Sorbillo and dared sing something else. “The pizza!” the crowd screamed in protest. “The pizza. O.K., O.K., O.K. Give me a second,”...

An Italian ham company will fund the restoration of an ancient underground fresco in Naples. The fresco is located in the city's San Gennaro catacombs, a huge network of underground tombs dating back to the second century BC and containing the tomb of San Gennaro, one of Naples's patron saints.The complex is one of the southern city's most popular...

Stephen Lash, Fondatore e Chairman Emeritus di Christie’s USA è un distinto signore dall’aria patrizia. A suo agio in italiano, francese ed ovviamente in inglese ci riceve al 20 Rockefeller Plaza, quartier generale di Christie’s USA. L’incontro avviene a pranzo. Servito da una catena alimentare fast and casual, acqua minerale e caffè per bevande. “...

Naples' pizza twirling joined UNESCO's list of "intangible heritage" Thursday, securing the coveted status alongside a host of cultural treasures including a Saudi art form traditionally practised only by women. The art of 'pizzaiuolo' -- which has been handed down for generations in the southern Italian city -- was given the nod by the UN cultural...

The new film Naples ’44, currently playing the Film Forum in New York City, depicts the events during and after World War II in one of the most dynamic cities of the world. Naples, Italy, faced many obstacles during the Nazi occupation and fascist era, and they were poignantly brought to bear in Norman Lewis’ original memoir. Now director Francesco...

OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, December 8, 2017 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco - 601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F, Opera Plaza. Refreshments to follow | Free Admission | Click here to RSVPRarely seen photos of the art punk scene in 1980s Naples will be on view at the Italian Cultural Institute from December 8, 2017 to January 1...

For one day only, acclaimed fashion designer Salvatore Argenio, best known for his refined Neapolitan haute couture, will be presenting his highly anticipated new collection of suits and accessories at Acqua Restaurant and Wine Bar at 21 Peck Slip in Downtown Manhattan’s historic Seaport District. Guests will be able to peruse the couturier’s styli...

Il Ministero Italiano degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione anche quest’anno ha voluto rendere omaggio all’arte culinaria italiana coinvolgendo le nostre sedi diplomatiche all’estero, oltre ad ICE, IIC , ENIT e la locale Camera di Commercio Italiana nell' organizzazione della “ Settimana della Cucina Italian nel Mondo “ prevista dal 20 al 26 Nov...

Nov. 21, 2017—Jan. 7, 2018 (Tree-lighting daily at 4:30pm, with additional ceremonies on Fridays and Saturdays at 5:30 and 6:30pm). Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1000 Fifth Avenue. New York, New York. The Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche at The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a long-established yuletide tradition in New York. The brightly...

The annual Jarvis Puppet Festival returns this weekend with two shows by nationally acclaimed puppet troupes and a workshop to experience the world of a puppeteer. This is the 21st year that the Jarvis Conservatory has created a puppeteering extravaganza for the community, creating a tradition that kicks off the holidays. It begins on Friday, No...