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The performance is described as “A shamanic experience not to be missed. It will change your life” – “creative synergistic genius” – “(the performance) brings DaVinci and Michelangelo alive”. “WOW. What an amazing show. It was joyful, meaningful, powerful, and inspirational! Thank you for doing a magical job! Your words and visuals were fantastic,...

Nancy M. Cappello, PhD is being honored by the largest Italian American service organization in the United States, UNICO, with its Americanism – Civis Illustris Award for her outstanding work in communities in the US and around the world. This year, the national meeting and awards ceremony is being held at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort and S...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) congratulates Anthony Scaramucci on his appointment to be the White House communications director. “Anthony Scaramucci has been an incredible supporter of our Foundation and the Italian American community, and we are proud of his accomplishments across so many different fields,” said John M. Viola, NI...

On October 25, 2007, Salvatore Giunta and his 173rd Airborne Brigade team went on a night patrol in the mountains of Eastern Afghanistan and stepped into history. The unit was ambushed and came under Taliban fire from all directions. In the heat of the battle, 22-year-old Giunta did something almost unimaginable. President Barack Obama described w...

Gabby Capuzzi figured her lacrosse-playing days were over when she completed a stellar career at Ohio State. The Pennsylvania native got into coaching and has steadily risen in the collegiate ranks, spending the last three years as the top assistant at the Naval Academy. Capuzzi certainly could not have imagined competing in the Federation of Inter...

Not so long ago, Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti was a college student who delivered pizzas and sang along to the music of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Dean Martin. Last summer, the 21-year-old Italian-American vocalist became a finalist on “America’s Got Talent,” and now he performs around the country. The Long Island native will be the featured p...

So finally, the mythical Joe Pesci has agreed to join the cast of one of the most hotly anticipated films of recent times; Martin Scorsese’s mob epic The Irishman. He will join none other than the two major figureheads of the acting world, let alone the gangster genre, Al Pacino and Robert De Niro. The film will be the first time Pacino and Scorses...

Strap yourself in for one roaring, ring-tailed ruckus of a read: Master craftsman Stephan Talty uncorks a spectacular story with exhaustive research in “The Black Hand: The Epic War Between a Brilliant Detective and the Deadliest Secret Society in American History” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 298 pp., $28). And not the least remarkable thing about...

You might hear a few people yell, “Baby John!” as they walk by John Delutro’s Caffe Palermo in New York City’s Little Italy. But if you ask “Baby John” himself, he prefers to be called “The Cannoli King.” That moniker is exactly why John Delutro was the perfect pastry chef to explain the origins of the crispy, creamy cannoli for Fox News' latest “O...

Not only does Al Pacino have a lot in common with Joe Paterno — both are iconic Italian-Americans born in New York before the United States joined World War II with last names that differ by only a syllable — he also looks a lot like in him. On Sunday, Variety.com published an image of Pacino, who will play the all-time winningest college football...

Frank Di Ionno is racing through the mountain roads outside of San Bartolomeo, Italy, like a young Mario Andretti. He is 67 but has the energy and sense of immortality of a man one third his age. I look over at the speedometer. It bounces between 110 and 120. I realize its kilometers but it sure feels like miles per hour to me. I am in the passenge...

Tiffany & Co named a former Bulgari SpA executive to its top job, the second time the iconic New York jewelry retailer has tapped the Italian luxury house for senior hires this year. Tiffany, which has been struggling to turn around sales amid faltering demand for its high-end jewelry, named Alessandro Bogliolo chief executive, months after it adde...