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  • The eclectic mind of Michele Casadei Massari and his partners already at the head of the popular joint Piccolo Cafe, shed a new light on NY's Italian dining scene. LUCCIOLA (firefly), is their new Italian restaurant on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, pays homage to the city of Bologna with its cuisine and its cinematic history in a unique and exciting atmosphere. The restaurant kicked off with exquisite Bolognese food and wine, a cool music set list and surprise guests for an opening in style!
  • L'atmosfera di Lucciola
    Non perdete l'occasione di un primo assaggio dei piatti e dei vini offerto dalla casa! LUCCIOLA apre le sue porte per la prima volta alle 6:00 pm questo Mercoledí, 29 novembre 2017. Questo nuovo ristorante italiano nell'UWS è un omaggio alla città di Bologna nella sua tradizione culinaria e cinematografica, riportata alla vita qui a New York City.
  • Matera in Basilicata, European Capital of Culture 2019
    In the ninth edition of Città dei Sassi Fashion Awards, an international competition for high fashion stylists, Sardinian designer Mara Piras came out on top in Matera.
  • At the Italian Cultural Institute in New York, internationally acclaimed writer and Pulitzer Prize Award Winner of "The Hours"–Michael Cunningham–presented his lyrical lecture on the exceptional city of Matera (Basilicata). The American author visited the city in 2016 when he was invited by APT Basilicata (the agency that promotes tourism in that area). In conversation with Giorgio van Straten–director of the Institute–Cunningham enchanted the audience with his passionate ode to the city and talked about his connection to Italy, as well as about his work.
  • Organized by Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò's theater company in residence, Kairos Italy Theater, and co-hosted with the Italian Cultural Institute, Pasolini 1975-2015 was a special treat for admirers of all ages. A surprise after the other provided additional insight into the life and art of the beloved Italian director. Among the guests, Gabriella Maione who starred in The Decameron and Guy Flatley who interviewed Pasolini back in 1969 while he was in New York.
  • On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Pier Paolo Pasolini's death, Kairos Italy Theater, Casa Italiana Theater Company in Residence, presents a celebration of his life in New York and of his influence over the work of future generations.
  • Facts & Stories
    N. L.(October 29, 2014)
    Matera simply is one of the most unusual and memorable cities in Italy. Basilicata's favorite city was just picked as European Culture Capital 2019, beating some all time-favorites Cagliari, Lecce, Perugia-Assisi, Ravenna and Siena. The initiative is meant to highlight the richness and diversity of cultures in Europe, to celebrate the cultural features Europeans share, to increase European citizens’ sense of belonging to a common cultural area, and to foster the contribution of culture to the development of cities.
  • Art & Culture
    N.L.(August 29, 2011)
    Pasolini's masterpiece celebrates its first release. In 1961 it debuted at the Venice Film Festival. Misunderstood and criticized through the years, the film was considered scandalous, as was the director's blurring of the lines between the sacred and the profane.