Tuesday, Jan. 25 • 7 pm EDT. Screening of "Our Hebrews". Followed by a discussion. Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY 10301. Two options: In-person or via Zoom (Links to view the documentary and to join the Zoom discussion will be sent upon registration). Presented in partnership with Wagner College Holocaust Center. Proof of vaccina...

The World Languages and Cultures Department is seeking applications for a visiting Assistant Professor in Italian/Casa Italiana Director beginning Mid-August 2022, MA required, PhD preferred. The department seeks candidates committed to teaching and inclusive excellence at a comprehensive institution that supports both liberal arts curricula and pr...

Italian luxury brand Brunello Cucinelli has expanded its Madison Avenue flagship to more than double the original store footprint. The Brunello Cucinelli store, which carries men’s, women’s, children’s and lifestyle collections, features new VIP fitting rooms comfortably outfitted with lounge chairs and racks which can be curated with merchandise t...

Magazzino Italian Art has quickly emerged as a steadfast champion of postwar and contemporary Italian art in the United States. Since Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu co-founded the museum in 2017, it has already outgrown its warehouse-like 20,000-square-foot building designed by Miguel Quismondo in the Hudson Valley. With sights set toward the futur...

Let’s start 2022 with more love, more kindness, more beauty, and more great food at Più Bella, which means “more beautiful” in Italian. Your host Antonio Giaimo welcomes all to his warm, modern, yet rustic Italian restaurant and adjoining wood-fired pizzeria. Antonio hails from Sicily where his family has a history in restaurants and bakeries, and...

Msgr. Ferdinando Berardi, the pastor of Blessed Sacrament R.C. Church in West Brighton, has died. He was 71. “It is with a very heavy heart that I share with our parish family that Msgr. Ferdinando Berardi died peacefully in his sleep,’' the Rev. Frank Lanzaderas wrote in an email to parishioners on Tuesday. “Please keep his family and our parish i...

“I’m a distinct animal,” says Rocco Commisso. “I hope they respect a distinct animal. And in the event that they don’t respect that, screw them.” The American billionaire and proprietor of ACF Fiorentina, a well-known however underachieving Italian soccer membership, is reflecting on his relationship with the staff’s supporters, gamers, different m...

Kairos Italy Theater, the main Italian theater company in New York, has announced the finalists for the 2021 KIT International 10 minute plays series on Political Theater. The theme was chosen as KIT celebrated the famous Italian writer Leonardo Sciascia, on the occasion of Sciascia's 100th birthday. Leonardo Sciascia (8 January 1921 - 20 November...

A week before Christmas, when the New York sun is perpetually in your eyes, I was standing in a crowd at the corner of Henry & DeGraw Streets, an intersection that was about to be dedicated to the memory of Mary Crisalli Sansone. While we squinted into the distance waiting for Mayor DeBlasio to show up, it occurred to me that when Mary Sansone was...

Super Mario is a household name to most gamers, and the enormously popular game series centered around the character has been a heavily protected property of Nintendo. But if things had gone differently, you may have been able to hop for coins and battle Bowser on your PC. A cataloguer at The Strong National Museum of Play recently found a PC demo...