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The Metropolitan Museum of Art delivered an ancient vase by courier to Manhattan's district attorney last week. The DA had issued a warrant for the Greco-Roman vessel on July 24, citing "reasonable cause to believe" the museum was in possession of stolen property.
Pop music legend Barry Manilow will perform at the Columbus Citizens Foundation 73rd Annual Gala on Saturday, October 7 at the New York Hilton. The Gala will honor Leonard Riggio, the Founder and Chairman of Barnes & Noble, and will benefit the Foundation's Italian-American Student Scholarship Fund.
The Italian American Cultural Club presented its annual scholarships at the July 10 meeting held at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville.
It was a messy morning for people in Little Italy after a huge water main break flooded several businesses.
The latest heatwave could not only be “the most intense of 2017, but also of the last few years”, meteorologists said.
The Italian American Heritage Festival of Iowa is focusing on the regions of Veneto and Sicily this year.
When Candice Guardino performs, the stage can get a little crowded - even when she is the only person performing.
Seacoast residents looking for authentic Italian cuisine to cook at home have a new market for all their Neapolitan fixings.
The 27th annual St. Jude Italian Festival will kick off next month with plenty of food and entertainment at the church grounds on Route 111.
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Italy in NY Calendar
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.
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.
Stimulating language lessons for babies and toddlers, 12 months to 3 1/2 years old, and parents or caregivers. Immerse your children in Italian songs, rhymes, movement, and stories with a theme craft activity culminating each lesson. Our experienced teacher implements her own curriculum and songs. Children learn in an age-appropriate, nurturing setting, utilizing fun props. Vocabulary lists of childhood topics are provided each session for non-Italian speaking parents and caregivers so that they may reinforce the vocabulary at home. Siblings under 12 months are welcome free of charge.
6pm- Tribute to Dario Fo
Sweet Democracy directed by Michele Diomà-following Q&A with director
Introduction by the creator and coordinator of MigrArti project Paolo Masini. Intervention of Andrea Bartoli, Representative of Sant'Egidio Community at the UN. Following; Wind of Europe International Award Ceremony to Paolo Masini
A one-hour video presentation featuring classic performances of duets from Italian operas including La Boheme, Otello, I Pagliacci, La Forza del Destino, and many more. Celebrated artists such as Jussi Bjorling, Renata Tebaldi, Mario del Monaco, Luciano Pavarotti, and many more are among the wonderful singers giving moving and thrilling renditions. Presented by William Ronayne.