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Cari Italians, Dear Friends, You are invited to the second NBA Italian night with Marco Belinelli with the Charlotte Hornets! The first 50 will participate the Fan Tunnel at the beginning of the game and at the end will be meeting with Marco for a meet and greet. Here the details.: When: April 4, 2017. Time: 7pm - but please arrive a little bit ear...

Black Cat World Tour 2017. Saturday April 1, Borgata Atlantic City Casino 9:00 pm www.theborgata.com - Sunday, April 2, Foxwoods Resort and Casino 6:00 pm www.foxwoods.com TICKETS & INFORMATION, TICKETS DISCOUNT BLACK CAT CODE. STARDUST SHOWS +1 848 444 9241, GIANNI RUSSO +1 718 968 5195 Credited as the “father of the Italian blues,” Zucchero, who...

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Waldwick Public Library - 19 East Prospect Street - Waldwick, NJ 07463 June 7, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dean Martin, one of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of the mid-20th century. Dean was nicknamed the King of Cool for his seemingly effortless charisma and self-assuredness,...

Chess aficionados will get the chance to meet and challenge Grandmaster Fabiano Luiqi Caruana on Saturday during a free lecture and accompanying simultaneous exhibition at Ocean County College. Caruana, 24, is an Italian-American chess grandmasterand former chess prodigy. He is the current United States champion and ranked No. 2 in the world behind...

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera is casting for supernumeraries (supers) to appear in the company's new production of Giuseppe Verdi's AIDA. The nonprofit organization has several opportunities for the public to get involved and volunteer in different capacities. Actors and aspiring actors, ages 14 and above, are invited to apply for sup...

Soloists from the New York Metropolitan Opera and beyond will join the New Jersey Festival Orchestra (NJFO) at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 5, to present Giuseppe Verdi’s renowned masterpiece, “La Traviata.” The concert takes place at The Concert Hall at Drew University in Madison. Verdi’s most timeless and lyrical score, “La Traviata” has continued to...

When we think of Italians, certain things come to mind: food, wine, romance, coffee, conversation, etc. Seldom do we think of professional athletes as part of everyday Italian culture, but things are a bit different for Chicago Bears tight end and Delaware native Justin Perillo. Justin’s parents grew up in Wilmington, but his family’s roots can be...

As part of its Italian Film Series, the Italian-American Heritage Club of Hunterdon County will present the Italian film “La Prima Cosa Bella” (“The First Beautiful Thing”) at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, in the Hunterdon County Library Community Room, 314 Route 12, Building 3, in Raritan Township. From acclaimed Italian director Paolo Virzi, kn...

Anthony J. Wilkinson's Big Gay Italian Trilogy, which have all played at different times Off-Broadway since 2003, has been picked up by Resorts Casino and will play this summer in the 1350 seat Superstar Theater. "My Big Gay Italian Wedding" will play June 30, 2017, "My Big Gay Italian Funeral" will play July 28, 2017, and "My Big Gay Italian Midli...

The Newton Theatre welcomes back comedian Vic DiBitetto on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 8:00pm. DiBitetto, known as The Italian Hurricane, is one of the hottest stand-up comedians in the country. An incredibly powerful performer, DiBitetto churns energy, honesty and humanity into nonstop laughter at a frenetic pace. He’s been called a cross between Rodne...

Sal Valentinetti, the 20-something golden-voiced crooner who nearly swept Season 11 of America's Got Talent, comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Friday, February 24, 2017 at 8:00pm. Tickets range from $29 to $69. Valentinetti has won legions of fans throughout the Metropolitan area. Known as "Sal the Voice," he follows in the footsteps of...

The "Evening of Italian Opera" dinner and performance at Fiddleheads Restaurant here is back for an eighth year, with two holiday-themed shows. Lyric soprano Annamaria Stefanelli will again be joined by her husband, tenor Rory Angelicola, to bring this special winter treat to the fans of operatic music and Fiddleheads' fare and atmosphere. An...