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Articles by: N. L.

  • NOIAW is the premier organization for women of Italian heritage that is committed to preserving Italian heritage, language and culture by promoting and supporting the advancement of women of Italian ancestry through education programs. Lorraine Grillo and Gina Gionfriddo Honored April 14 at the St. Regis by the National Organization of Italian American Women; Joseph M. Mattone, Sr. to Receive Preeminent Friend of NOIAW Award
  • Facts & Stories
    N. L.(September 14, 2017)
    We all experience an uncontrollable desire for something cold and sweet yet not too fattening, so gelato and/or ice cream immediately come to mind. Gelato is gelato and ice cream is a totally different thing. And there also are sorbets ...
  • Held in 4 different parks 4 workshops, each with its own theme, are hosted by “The Blue Bus Project” (TBBP), a school bus that functions as a mobile art gallery and incubator that provides a safe space for artists and communities to merge. Art is used as a tool to connect, interact, explore and stimulate discussion leading to action and social change. NYC- based mixed media Italian artist, Annalisa Iadicicco is the founder (and driver)
  • Oven-baked lamb with potatoes
    Like most holidays, Easter time is another reason for great Italian tradition and cuisine. The Easter lunch in Italy is a delicious reason for a spectacular meal, great company and a primal celebration of the end of winter and nature’s (not just Christ's) rebirth.
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    N. L.(April 14, 2016)
    If someone were to say there is no such thing as Italian cuisine--that instead there are Italian cuisines--they would be perfectly right. As in architecture and history, Italy’s great eno-gastronomical asset is its diversity. Which brings us to this small selection of restaurants in New York dedicated to Northern Italian cuisine and its variety of rich flavors. From polenta to farinata, braised meat to pesto, risotto Milanese to liver alla veneziana: there are so many interpretations of these dishes that take us back to the ambience of that part of Italy underneath the Alps. And don’t forget the wines...
  • Facts & Stories
    N. L.(December 27, 2015)
    Tips on how to invite money and fortune, on how to keep the evil spirits at bay and welcome the good, ones, what to wear, what to eat and do. Italians respect traditions not only because they work but also because they are cost effective.
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    N. L.(July 14, 2015)
    If you ask any Italian chef what Vincotto is, they will answer that it is an elixir, a sweet and velvety concoction similar to balsamic vinegar with the subtle overtones of spices, grapes and plums.
  • Events: Reports
    N. L.(May 29, 2015)
    The event will feature three young and talented Italian jazz pianists, allleading figures of the contemporary international jazz scene:Giovanni Guidi of theGiovanni Guidi Trio, solo artist Alessandro Lanzoni, and Domenico Sanna of the “Brooklyn Beat!” Trio.
  • N.I.C.E, New Italian Cinema Events is heading back to the US for a new exciting series of contemporary Italian cinema. Year after year, the festival, now its 24th edition, brings around the world Italian films made by young directors at their first or second experience. This is an important opportunity for new Italian promising directors to have their talent recognized outside the borders of their home country.
  • Facts & Stories
    N. L.(October 29, 2014)
    Matera simply is one of the most unusual and memorable cities in Italy. Basilicata's favorite city was just picked as European Culture Capital 2019, beating some all time-favorites Cagliari, Lecce, Perugia-Assisi, Ravenna and Siena. The initiative is meant to highlight the richness and diversity of cultures in Europe, to celebrate the cultural features Europeans share, to increase European citizens’ sense of belonging to a common cultural area, and to foster the contribution of culture to the development of cities.

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