by Leslie-Anne Brill Larchmont, a man swept into the bar after driving up from Manhattan. "He's our Cheers customer," said the bartender, Olga (who splits shifts between Larchmont and Manhattan). He lives next to Caravaggio, one of the three Upper East Side restaurants (in addition to Sistina and San Pietro) where owners Gerardo and Cosimo Bruno m...

April 18 10:30 am — 12:00 pmWestchester Italian Cultural CenterOne Generoso Pope Place , Tuckahoe , NY 10707 United States Learn more extensively about the most fascinating city in the world: Venice, also known as La Serenissima. A series of four lectures presented by Toni McKeen, will explore the history of the city, its creation, development, an...

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 2:00pmWestchester Italian Cultural CenterOne Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707 United States Mario Toglia, the son of Calitri-born immigrants, grew up in Brooklyn, NY and attended local Catholic schools, including Fordham University School of Education. He taught Romance languages in the New York City public school...

November 4, 7:00 pm — 8:00 pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 24 Depot Square - Tuckahoe, New York In Italy's long and narrow peninsula, dense with cities and great monuments, Abruzzo and Molise stand out for their unspoiled natural beauty and wilderness. Home to four national and regional parks, Abruzzo has one-third of its land reserv...

ITALIAN TEACHER NEEDED FOR ADULTS, CHILDREN AND TODDLERS CLASSES Must be fluent in Italian. Italian certification preferred. Please send resume by email to info@wiccny.org   Westchester Italian Cultural CenterOne Generoso Pope PlaceTuckahoe, New York 10707914-771-8700wiccny.org  

October 14, 2:00 pm — 3:00 pmWestchester Italian Cultural Center24 Depot Square, Tuckahoe, NY L'uomo Che Ascoltava Le 500 is a presentation of 13 unedited short stories. Based on autobiographic episodes, the stories and events are narrated with different asymmetrical rhythms: dramatic, contemplative, thoughtful, ironic. Some recount stories of the...

January 28, 6:30 pm — 8:00 pm, Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 24 Depot Square, Tuckahoe, New York   Giovanni Meli, "The Poet of Sicily," was an Italian poet and man of letters. He is considered one of the most important dialect poets of eighteenth-century Italy. Emeritus Professor Gaetano Cipolla, president of the...

Make your contribution by December 19, 2014 and ArtsWestchester will match your donation: Donate Now   The Westchester Italian Cultural Center is considered the cultural gem of Westchester County, the only Italian Cultural Center in the tri-state area that offers a variety of programs and events to promote all aspects of Italian la...

Financial crisis, falling population, third world immigration, these are some of the issues that Professor Louis Leonini will address in his lecture.   How did Italy go from a war-torn, poverty stricken country in 1945, which was primarily agricultural, to a modern success story in the 1960s through the 1980s? What was the role of the politi...

October 8, 6:30 pm — 8:30 pmWestchester Italian Cultural Center - 24 Depot Square - Tuckahoe, NY Join us for the opening of the exhibit Abruzzo & Molise,Yesterday and Today. The evening will open with the screening of the documentary Abruzzo & Molise, L'Italia Vista dal Cielo by Folco Quilici. Welcome and introductory remarks will fol...