di Rosy Canale   È un'alchimia di sonorità mediterranee con calde contaminazioni della grande madre Africa il concerto allo Stage 48 di Pino Daniele, che replica anche stasera 19 giugno alle ore 21. Due concerti in cui il canatautore partenopeo propone al pubblico newyorchese i brani del suo ultimo lavoro discografico Tutta n'ata storia...

A Brooklyn-born photojournalist will debut a photo exhibit at the Italian American Museum in Manhattan on Friday. Janine Coyne's "Napoli" exhibit features 15 snapshots of everyday streetscapes taken in and around Naples. "It's a beautiful city," said Coyne, 64. "It's so rich in architecture, yet there is poverty. But the people are very proud...

By Mauro Battocchi   The momentum of cultural exchange between Naples and San Francisco has been going strong for some time. The exchange has included rare jewels and costumes, cooperation on human rights, the startup scene and, of course, the historic joint performance of Verdi's Requiem by the SF Opera and Naple's Teatro di San Carlo. &nb...

by Nickolas Marinelli   The word "gala" is often employed to describe anything from costume parties to affairs where most of the men wear a tie and the napkins are made of cloth. In our fast-paced and informal society, it is seldom that any function achieves the level of sophistication and glamour that truly rises to the level of "gala." &n...

Donatus Buongiorno was a late-19th- and early-20th-century Italian and American artist of Naples and New York. Born in 1865 in Solofra, Avellino, he moved to Naples in the 1800s to attend the Accademia di Belle Arti di Napoli (Academy of Fine Arts of Napoli, formerly known as the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Napoli), from which he graduated,...

by Mauro Battocchi   Naples is in the limelight these days in the Bay Area. In honor of the 2013 Year of Italian Culture, the San Francisco Jazz Festival is hosting Pino Daniele at the SF Jazz Center this Friday June 21st from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM. The popular singer, songwriter and guitarist that influenced the Neopolitan sound in the 70's w...

Nearly every Italian town has a Presepe but after the events of 9/11, New York received its very own. Named "Il Presepe della Pace" (The Nativity of Peace), craftsmen at the famed Ferrigno workshop in Naples created this 18th century style Presepe that represents everyday Neapolitan life symbolically surrounding the Holy Family. Naples has been th...

Andrea Tarantino, precario da una vita su un traghetto della Tirrenia, ha trovato 26mila euro sulla nave e li ha restituiti senza pensarci un attimo alla legittima proprietaria, una signora cinese che l'ha ricompensato con soli 200 euro.   E' successo tutto l'altra mattina, quando la nave è approdata a Napoli. Lui come tutti i giorni, dopo l...

Join Rossella Rago in Indianapolis on June 14-15 where the "Cooking with Nonna" hostess will be the Indianapolis Festa Italiana's celebrity chef.   Meanwhile, Rossella has also added a second week to her "Sorrento with Rossella Culinary Tour." Spots are now available for a second tour from September 7-14 at a beautiful villa on the Amalfi Co...

The Italian Environmental Fund (FAI) opens Italy's most hidden wonders for FAI Spring Days March 22nd-23rd, offering guided visits of 750 places of art all up and down the Peninsula. We're talking about sites that are almost never open to the public, including Rome's Mausoleum of Augustus, the interior of Teatro Marcello, and the Forum of Augu...