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German airline Lufthansa has submitted an offer for parts of Alitalia and a plan to reshape Italy’s ailing national carrier just days after agreeing to buy some of Air Berlin’s assets.
Convicted killer-turned author Cesare Battisti believes his extradition to Italy from Brazil would be illegal and would endanger his life, he told AFP in an interview.
Pope Francis marked UN World Food Day on Monday with a call for world governments to act together to fight the hunger, conflicts and climate change driving mass migration from the developing to the industrialised world.
Number of positions back at pre-crisis levels but many are temporary and low-paid
Thousands of Italian school students are protesting nationwide over work placements which they say contribute little to their future job prospects.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly warns more terrorists are heading to Europe. Will they feel safe in Italy? Many who’ve carried out attacks across Europe have ties there.
New italian eats come to Manhattan.
PRO-EU politicians have been accused of launching an “attack on democracy” in Italy with a controversial law change seen as a thinly veiled assault on the country’s biggest eurosceptic party.
Impeccable tailoring meets irrepressible flair.
The Council of Europe has warned Italy that it risks violating European law if it returns migrants intercepted to Libya. Italy has inked deals with Libyan authorities and militias to stem the migrant flow.
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Italy in NY Calendar
Come see the “best decorated” library lobby window, a title given by the library. The Galileo Galilei Lodge adds a colorful display with Italian heirlooms, posters, and other items to educate and, hopefully, generate some membership interest as well. Sponsored by the OSIA Galileo Galilei Lodge #2253.
Minestra di Zucca is a delicate comfort food: a soup made with pumpkin, potatoes, and aromatic herbs that give it a very particular aromatic flavor. Presented by Cathy Blanco. Admission: Members $50; Non-Members $60.
Giuseppe Antonelli, historian of the Italian language and conductor of an Italian public radio program, and internationally acclaimed Italian filmmaker Nanni Moretti will talk about the language of Italian screenplays, with reference to Moretti’s production as well as to some of the most famous episodes in the history of Italian cinema. Sponsored by the Italian Cultural Institute, New York. Admission: free; open to the public.
Tour the Center for Italian Modern Art’s (CIMA) first major exhibition in the United States of the work of Alberto Savinio (1891-1952) with NOIAW members and friends. Savinio, the younger brother of Giorgio de Chirico (he was born Andrea de Chirico), was a Renaissance man – a gifted pianist, composer, musicologist, critic, and writer – in addition to a visual artist. CIMA’s exhibition will highlight his paintings after 1926 when he moved to Paris and became immersed n the city’s avent-garde movement. Despite his achievements, he is today virtually unknown outside of Italy. Keep informed of all upcoming NOIAW events by contacting Maria Volpe, [email protected] or visiting noiaw.org. Sponsored by NOIAW (Greater New York Region). Admission: $15 for Members and Non-Members.
Queens Poet Laureate and Queens College graduate Maria Lisella reads from her poetry and other literary work. Sponsored by Association to Reunite Italian Americans, at Queens College (ARIA). Admission: free; open to the public.