Thursday, March 5 at 7:30pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 1 Generoso Pope Pl, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Members $20, Non-Members $30. Register Here. Award-winning filmmaker Anton Evangelista will present “Il Signor Jackson,” a story of African American New Yorker Edward Jackson. Born in Harlem and raised in a predominantly Italian American neigh...

White Plains resident Alessandro Crocco opened Papi restaurant in late January on Bank Street in the city, where he moved to from Italy in 2011. “I fell in love with the city and what it had to offer,” Crocco recalled last week. “I chose the restaurant business because I like to be an ambassador of my own culture.” A ribbon cutting ceremony for the...

Saturday, February 22 at 10:30am. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Presented by Toni McKeen. Members $20; Non-Members $30. Register Here. Our scientific world would be very different without the major contributions of people like Enrico Fermi, Guglielmo Marconi, and Alessandro Volta. (Imagine us with...

Thursday, February 13 at 7:30pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Click here to register online. Join us as we trace the fascinating development of the once open-air Vatican necropolis to the socially and religiously revolutionary construction of the Emperor Constantine’s Antica Basilica di San Pietro, a...

Wednesday, January 29 at 7:00pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Hailed by The New York Times as "an artist of the highest caliber,” Italian born pianist Cristiana Pegoraro has performed on the world’s most prestigious stages in Europe, United States, South America, Asia and Australia. She has appeared i...

Brewster resident Jeff Aquilino said last week Catania’s began selling pizza in 1925 almost by accident. Catania’s, which had its initial home on Arthur Avenue in in the Bronx, was originally a bread store, Aquilino said. One day a customer was served a slice of pizza and through word-of-mouth people lined up in large numbers seeking to purchase th...

Friday December 6. 7:00 pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Institute, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $20; Non-Members $25. Contact: 914-771-8700 http://www.wiccny.org This lecture will trace the development of technical and aesthetic excellence in Italian Renaissance painting by highlighting the works of Raphael Sanzio, the...

It's always interesting and fun to discover new stories, particular and unknown to me, about something beautiful and winning in the history of the Italian American community. Often these stories are about sport, which in America has seen the triumph of many Italian American champions. Today's story concerns 7 (SEVEN!) golfing brothers who filled th...

Friday October 4 at 7:00 PM Westchester Italian Cultural Center | One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Fashion and Beauty in Ancient Rome. Presented by Marisa Horowitz-Jaffe. Members $20 Non Members $25. To purchase tickets please visit our website at www.wiccny.org or phone us at (914) 771-8700. In ancient Roman times, beauty and fashion w...

Thursday October 10, 7 PM. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, One Generoso Pope Place- Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Mary Calvi, New York City TV Anchor, reporter, and winner of 9 Emmy Awards, is here to present her debut novel "Dear George, Dear Mary: A Novel of George Washington's First Love". Books will be available for purchase and signing. Members $20...