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    Roberta Michelino(September 30, 2013)
    Iconoclastic Italian singer, songwriter and composer Franco Battiato returns to New York City after a four year absence for a concert appearance on Wednesday October 9 at Highline Ballroom
  • Between his first and his second concerts in New York City, Italian singer and songwriter Biagio Antonacci had a chance to stop by Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò at New York University for a chat. Casa Italiana’s director, Stefano Albertini, and I-Italy’s founder and editor in chief, Letizia Airos, sat down with the star and asked questions that went beyond the surface.
  • By all accounts the very first HitWeek L.A. was a success. Americans were treated to artists and performers of which maybe only a few have even heard of prior to the festival, one of which being Franco Battiato at the 499-seat Broad Stage theatre in Santa Monica, CA. Those who experienced any one of the thirty events organized for the occasion are right now probably sharing their new discovery with their friends
  • (H)itweek launches at the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles Tuesday night, October 13. Six days and nights of Music, Cinema, Fashion, Design, Food and Travel itineraries, Motorcycles Extravaganza, Dj Set and Parties in the name of the hippest Italian way of life. "We want to show that Italy is not just... mandolino," says organizer Francesco Del Maro.
  • Interview with the iconoclastic Italian musician Franco Battiato. “I come off as a difficult artist, but tell me: How can someone who has sold millions and millions of records be difficult?”. "However, I am about to release a new album in which I directly attack the political class". Battiato will have his first New York appearance after 10 years on Monday October 19, 2009