November 24, 2015–January 6, 2016 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street), New York, NY 10028 - #MetChristmasTree - Purchase advance tickets to avoid waiting in admission lines. Exhibitions are free with Museum admission. Gallery 305   The Museum continues a longstanding holiday traditio...

By Mauro Battocchi   We're lucky to be graced by Pasquale Esposito, an internationally renown Italian tenor who will perform an intimate recital of Italian opera arias and Neapolitan songs in San Francisco on Sunday, October 20th. Mr. Esposito knows California since he studied music at the San Jose University School of Music earlier in his c...

di Elena Scarici   Tutto è pronto. I lavori al Duomo di Napoli sono finiti. E tra poco sarà possibile, per napoletani e turisti, godere della splendida vista della città dalla terrazza della Cattedrale. È una delle opere realizzate grazie ai fondi del grande progetto Unesco per il Centro storico: 4 milioni di euro per migliorare la fruizione...

Trained as a pizzaiolo and baker in Naples, Gennaro Lombardi came to America when he was just 14 years old. He settled in the Little Italy section of New York City, and began to bake for a small grocery store on Spring Street. He also started to bake and sell pizzas in the back of the store. Several years later, Gennaro purchased the grocery store...

by Ron Miriello   Since viewing the John Turturro 2010 film Passione, I have been intrigued by the contradictions of Naples and, since seeing the 2011 Gianluca Migliarotti movie O'mast, I've been curious about its subject, the custom tailors of Naples.   Naples has always been and still is the bespoke tailoring center or Italy. Famili...

by Mauro Battocchi   For those who may have forgotten the meaning of Italian passion, the Viva L'Italia Gala event at the Fairmont Hotel this past Saturday served as an enthralling reminder. The energy and joy in the room was palpable, as guests enjoyed an ardent performance in support of Naples and bringing the Teatro di San Carlo to San Fr...

By Giovanni di Napoli   On Sunday (Nov. 24th) I had the great pleasure of attending Cucina della Nonna ("Grandma's Kitchen"), the first of hopefully many celebrations of Neapolitan food, family, and culture sponsored by the Federazione dell Associazioni della Campania USA.   The event included participants from several mutual aid soci...

11 Dec 2014, 6:30 PMIn collaborazione con il Napoli Film Festival, la Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò della NYU offre una serata tutta dedicata a cortometraggi made in Napoli. Tutti i film saranno proiettati in italiano con sottotitoli in inglese. I titoli in programmazione sono: La tua vita per me (9 min.) di Marion Phillini; Nessuno vuole più...

Please note that this summer program is offered every other year.   2013 program dates May 14-June 14, 2013   * See the Program Schedule page for a more detailed itinerary, including information regarding travel to and from the program site.   Duke University's Departments of Classical Studies, Art and Art History, and History...

Uno è arrivato in America per amore, l'altro per amore vi è rimasto. Entrambi napoletani doc, sono i nuovi ambasciatori del made in Napoli a New York. Ingegnere il primo, chef e pizzaiolo il secondo, hanno portato alla ribalta un locale che, nomen omen, si chiama proprio Ribalta, da quasi due anni punto di riferimento degli Italiani nella Grande Me...