Eataly founder Oscar Farinetti expands his brand of food halls in a big way. November 15th marked the grand opening of FICO Eataly World, a gastronomical and educational emporium dedicated to the tradition of Italian food. The park is located in Bologna, a city known for its rich cuisine.
Antonio Verde - Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles
The city of Los Angeles joins the Italian Consulate in celebration of Italian culinary success and the culture behind a nation famous for exceptional tastes in food and wine. Italian cuisine is revered year-round, all over the world, but Nov. 13 - Nov. 19 marks a special dedication to gastronomic excellence.
Francesco De Gregori and Stefano Albertini at Casa Italiana. Photo by Shushu Chen
After making his US debut in Boston Nov. 5, Francesco De Gregori arrived in New York on Nov. 6 to perform for the first time. On the night before the show, he stopped by NYU’s Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò for a conversation with Stefano Albertini.
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A video presentation of the NIAF's 42nd Annual Gala
Red, White and Green stands proud in the Red, White and Blue for the Italian “party of the year.” The National Italian American Foundation holds its annual Weekend Gala in Washington D.C., Nov. 3 to Nov. 5.
A frame from 'Franca: Chaos and Creation,' a tribute to his mother Franca Sozzani by Italian Director Francesco Carrozzini
This fall, the New Italian Cinema Events film festival program boasts 27 years in the U.S. with its annual landmark film festival. New York, November 14 - 17, 2017.
This year’s New York itinerary premieres downtown at NYU Casa Italiana Zerrilli-Marimò, with a screening of Francesco Carrozzini’s Franca: Chaos and Creation on Tuesday, Nov. 14 (6pm). The documentary serves as a tribute by Carrozzini to his mother Franca Sozzani, the late, pioneering Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Italia.
Giuseppe Arcimboldo, 1590's, "Vegetables in a Bowl" or "The Gardener" (reversible head)
A comprehensive exhibition of playful, avant-garde works by Italian Renaissance painter Giuseppe Arcimboldi. Palazzo Barberini, Rome; October 20, 2017 - February 11, 2018.
Main characters of the Netflix series "Suburra." From left to right: Aureliano "Numero 8" Adami (Alessandro Borghi), Gabriele "Lele" Marchilli(Eduardo Valdarnini), Alberto "Spadino" Anacleti (Giacomo Ferrara)
The Italian television market is making its mark on the international community with creative and exhilarating shows that deviate from tradition. Demands from the global media landscape have prompted local content providers to step up their game. The Italian series breaking into the Netflix platform serve as just one example of this.
Members of the European Youth Orchestra from the Netherlands.
Britain’s decision in 2016 to leave the European Union shook the foundations of the bloc, particularly within the arts world. The prestigious European Youth Orchestra (ages 16 to 26), headquartered for decades in London, relies heavily on EU funding to survive. However, once Britain leaves the Union, this funding will not remain available to the orchestra if it is based in the UK. In the face of extinction, the EUYO must turn to fresh solutions in order to survive.