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A group of people wearing black formalwear stands on an opera stage holding bouquets of flowers and clapping around a man wearing a blue suit with his hand over his heart looking up at the audience.

‘Furiosus’: NYU Casa Italiana opera tells a story of love, despair and madness

NYU’s Casa Italiana and its in-house composer, Roberto Scarcella Perino, present the daring opera “Furiosus.”
Samantha Burge, Contributing Writer Apr 5, 2023

Within the halls of the Kaufman Music Center, professors Flora Gagliardi and Roberto Scarcella Perino came together to present the North American premiere of a historic opera,...

Grazia dAnnunzio and Stefano Albertini sitting on a stage. A red sign above them reads “New York University Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò”

‘I treat fashion the way I treat Aristotle’: A Q&A with Grazia D’Annunzio

Former Glamour Italia editor-in-chief Grazia D’Annunzio on her YouTube series, “Italian Fashion from A to Z,” produced by NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò.
Samantha Burge, Contributing Writer Oct 7, 2022

Don’t know the first thing about Italian fashion? Learn from one of Italian Vogue’s best. Grazia D'Annunzio, a fashion professor at the University of Milan, along with NYU’s...

Mia Goth, who plays Pearl, is dressed in a red dress and swings a hatchet.

Review: ‘Pearl’ sees Mia Goth play an atypical homicidal heroine

A slasher-film fanatic’s dream, A24’s second installment in the “X” franchise, “Pearl,” is one not to miss, currently playing in theaters.
Samantha Burge and Shreya Wankhade Sep 19, 2022

A prequel to last spring’s raw twist on horror “X,” “Pearl” gives audiences the disturbing backstory of excruciatingly horny anti-hero Pearl. This past Tuesday, Sept....