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If you try to pitch a joke to comedy specialists Sal and Guy Richards, they’ll chuckle. Then, they’ll tell you to keep your day job. Yet, Guy Richards admits, the audience provides the comedians' their greatest inspiration. Their own New York Italian-American family and yours -- whatever the genealogy -- will be the fodder for their fun. And they s...

Thursday, January 31, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Free Entrance. Gonda Theatre - Davis Performing Arts Center - Georgetown University - 3700 O Street NW - Washington, DC 20057. RSVP Here. The Georgetown University Italian Research Institute of Georgetown College, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, the Geo...

Actress, Writer, Comedian, Candice Guardino is being called someone who Stuns!, "A Must See" and is “Re- defining Solo Performances” by The Chicago Stage, Los Angeles, and New Jersey. NJPAC will present Candice’s hit show, Italian Bred, Saturday January 26th at 2pm and 8pm in The Victoria Theater. Italian Bred is the hilarious and heartwarming one...

Want to understand the proposed future of Pimlico Race Course? One place to look would be to a race even older than the Preakness Stakes (G1) at a venue far more ancient than even Old Hilltop: Il Palio, the twice yearly horse race around the Piazzo del Campo, the central square in Siena, Italy. The Dec. 13 release of the second phase of the Marylan...

Philadelphia is full of small idiosyncratic museums, from the memorials to Thaddeus Kosciuszko and Edgar Allen Poe to the 70s-tastic displays of the Mummer Museum, from the aging scientific displays of the Wagner Free Institute of Science to the one-of-a-kind monuments to freedom at the National Liberty Museum. I discovered another weird little tre...

Some like it short! On the occasion of the shortest day of the year, join us on December 21st for an entertaining evening of quirky, amusing and insightful short films representing some of the best emerging talents of Italian cinema. Multiple topics are touched in this year's selection, ranging from opera to workers’ rights, from migration to the q...

A new play is coming to New York from Boston-based theater group Pazzi Lazzi. The play is called Isabella Unmasked, an 80-minute long foray into the practice of Commedia dell’Arte by only one actress, Chiara Durazzini, who will play ten different characters, and one musician, Renaissance instrumentalist Dan Meyers, who will play ten different instr...

Giuseppe Rossi has prospered as a player in La Liga, Serie A and Champions League. During his 335 professional appearances, the Clifton, N.J., native has competed with Manchester United, Villareal and Fiorentina, totaling 127 goals in all competitions over the course of 14 seasons. He has scored seven times in 30 appearances for the Italian nationa...

Being a first generation family member to be born in America, most would take every opportunity they can to make their family proud of them, academically and athletically.  Dav Conigliaro‘s family is from Sicily, Italy  His grandfather saw opportunity in America in the 1980’s for business to grow.  Conigliaro’s parents began their lives in Sicily,...

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) Presents Candice Guardino: Italian Bred on Saturday January 26 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Created, written by and starring Candice Guardino, Italian Bred is based on true-life events seen through the eyes of a little girl.Having written down everything her loving and outspoken grandmother ever uttered, Guardino s...

It’s a bit of a head scratching-moment for new audience members when La Terza Classe begins a set. One goes in expecting something Italian — or at least European — after seeing the group’s name, and then the musicians do something wholly unexpected. They play American bluegrass. “It’s euphoric, it’s festive,” said Josh Read, co-owner of Fifth & Fed...

The Italian Embassy's Italian Cultural Institute is hosting a night dedicated to pizzica on Thursday, November 15th at 6:00pm!  Pizzica is the name of a traditional dance from the Salento region that originated from an Italian legend. The story warned against venomous tarantula bites, claiming that the only way to shake spider poison out of your bo...