Italiani che lasciano l’Italia/ Italians Leaving Italy
Virtual Book presentation organized by ISO (Italian Studies at the University of Oxford, UK) in collaboration with the Inserra Endowed Chair at Montclair State University (USA), the Italian Sub-Faculty at Oxford University, and the Italian section of the Department of Foreign Languages at the University of Bergen (Norway) Tuesday Feb. 23 12:15-1:30pm
The Moon. First Love with Donizetti
Francesco Micheli brings Donizetti in New York. The “small opera” opens on Tuesday, 9 July at The Center to celebrate 50 years of the Moon landing and 50 years since the Stonewall riots.On stage with Bergamo’s Artistic director are Michele Panella and Marta Torbidoni, the latter dressed by Tiziana Fausti
Italians Celebrate Labor in New York
An exciting series of events and film showings celebrating and commemorating Italians and labor. International Workers Day (also known as Labour Day or Workers' Day in some countries) is a celebration of labourers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labour movement which occurs every year on May Day (1 May), an ancient European spring festival.
Event. Money Must Stay In The Family
Centro Primo Levi presents Alain Elkann’s quasi-autobiographical novel Money Must Stay in the Family (CPL EDITIONS, 2018) together with recently restored family home movies shot in the 1930’s. Presented in collaboiration with the Consulate General of Italy and the American Sephardi Federation.
Growing Expectations for the Gala Italia
The presence important Italian wine producers will give an even greater appeal to GALA ITALIA—the longest running promotional event for Italian wines in the U.S.—and stimulate the interest of the American wine press. Guests will have the opportunity to taste the same special wines that were donated to the Ambassadors of the Member Nations of the UN Security Council and pair them with a carefully constructed menu that highlights the characteristics of the wines.
Fiorella Mannoia. "La Combattente" at the Town Hall
Fiorella Mannoia, the female voice of Italian song, the "singer’s singer" will take the Manhattan stage on Friday, February 23rd at Town Hall. In this long-awaited Stateside appearance, the audience will be treated to Mannoia’s interpretations of the songbook that has accompanied fans of Italian music for over two generations. This special event also serves as the wrap-up of The Combattente Tour, a string of exactly 100 live dates through Italy’s most prestigious theaters as well as European capitals, in support of the artist’s latest platinum album release. The Town Hall concert caps off a whirlwind year of activity for Fiorella Mannoiaincluding her fifth return to the Italian nation's renowned Sanremo Festival.
VINTAGE: ITALY 1964 @ Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò
The portraits and landscapes of Italian life during 1964, primarily of Rome but also of the South and Sicily, give us a glimpse into the heart of a country at the cusp of profound industrial and political change.
The Table of Silence Project 9/11
The Table of Silence Project 9/11 is a multi-cultural performance ritual for peace and healing, realized through a ceremony with 100+ dancers and musicians conceived and choreographed by New Yorker for Dance, Jacqulyn Buglisi. (Monday, September 11, 2017, 8:15 a.m. at the Josie Robertson Plaza, Lincoln Center - you can watch the event in live stream too)
Williamsburg’s 130th Giglio Italian Feast Kicks Off
The world-class festival, most famous for its 80-foot tower topped with a Neapolitan Saint and carried by a 125-man platoon while a brass band plays, is not to miss from July 5—16.
Italian Food Awards Come to Summer Fancy Food Show
In its inaugural US edition, the award program will celebrate Italy’s most creative and versatile food products on the US market at the Javits Center in NYC on June 25.
Up Close: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel at the Oculus
Westfield Corporation will soon recreate the awe and wonder of one of mankind’s greatest artistic achievements, while allowing visitors to experience Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel from a different perspective inside the spectacular new Oculus train station in Lower Manhattan.
Make Music Day: Celebrate the Gift the Music
June 21st is Make Music Day, a free international celebration of music held in over 750 cities all around the world. This year, the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles invites you to participate in an evening full of special festivities and performances.
"Lifegate" by Giorgia Mazzucato at the Hollywood Fringe Festival
Artists from all over the world are coming to Los Angeles Italian because the Hollywood Fringe Festival is back from June 8th to the 25th! Italian actress, writer, and director, Giorgia Mazzucato, will be on stage performing “Lifegate,” a monologue which weaves together the adventures of three different characters who seem to have nothing in common.
IDACO: Italian Dance Connection
"Italian Dance Connection" announces third annual NYC festival, May 30-June 4. New York and Italian artists to connect in a week long contemporary dance performance and art event.
Open Roads 2017: New Italian Cinema at the Film Society Lincoln Center
The upcoming festival, in its 17th edition, will once again put the spotlight on contemporary Italian films, featuring eight North American and six New York premieres (June 1-7).
Il Bello Marcello: A Celebration of an Italian Icon
A 28-film retrospective starring Italy's most iconic actor, Marcello Mastroianni, is coming to New York from May 17-31 at the Walter Reade Theater.
Calandra Institute Explores Italian Sonorities and Acoustic Communities
The Calandra Italian American Institute in NY recently hosted a conference dedicated to the exploration of Italian acoustic communities. We talked to Dean Anthony Julian Tamburri and the Director for the Academic and Cultural Program, Joseph Sciorra, about this year’s theme.
Chef Massimo Bottura at UCLA 'Science and Food' Lecture
The world-renowned chef, Massimo Bottura, recently joined a panel discussion on food waste, hunger, and the environment, joined by UCLA’s Jennifer Jay, Burbank Recycle Center’s Amy Hammes, and moderator Evan Kleiman of KCRW-FM.
Lina Wertmüller Retrospective at Quad Cinema
After a two-year renovation, Quad Cinema is relaunching their theater with the most extensive retrospective ever seen in New York of one of Italian cinema’s great unsung legends until May 11.
William Papaleo Breaking Walls with New Exhibition
The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute is currently hosting a fascinating art exhibition entitled “Breaking Walls: An Emigrant/Immigrant Journey through Southern Italy” which features the work of American artist, William Papaleo.