From November 13th-19th, the second World Week of Italian Cuisine will take place across the United States. There will be educational conferences, food workshops, cooking classes, and much more taking place to promote Italian food culture this year.
Actor Richard Gere in conversation with Giovanna Calvino and Director of NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, Stefano Albertini. Photo by Shushu Chen
Hosted by New York University’s Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, Richard Gere, the award-winning Hollywood actor, performed a reading from Italo Calvino’s new English adaptation of 'The Baron in the Trees.' After the lecture the popular actor commented on the book and on his passion for Italian writer Italo Calvino, in conversation with Stefano Albertini, Director of Casa Italiana, and Calvino's daughter, Giovanna Calvino.
For the 150th anniversary of Arturo Toscanini’s birth, the “Cameristi della Scala” chamber orchestra will be performing a Celebration Concert in dedication to the iconic Italian musician. The event sponsored by Salini Impregilo Group and Lane Industries will take place at the Peter B. Lewis Theatre of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum this November 2nd.