NEWS FROM : Sport & Entertainment  

WHERE AND WHEN: BORGATA’S MUSIC BOX // 9 P.M. FRIDAY, OCT. 20WHO IS HE: Vic Dibitetto is a stand-up comedian originally from Brooklyn, who first received notoriety in 1991 when he won the grand prize on “America’s Funniest People.” For years Dibitetto worked as a school bus driver, doing comedy on the side until 2013 when his YouTube video “Bread a...

What better place to be noticed by a professional Italian singer than through a video of you singing at a restaurant in Italy? That's how Lower Burrell's Colin Aikins was discovered by Italian singer Giada Valenti, a Venice native, who saw and heard him performing through a friend's post on Facebook. The young tenor's voice inspired Valenti so much...

One of the best things about the city of Baltimore is its diversity. If you walk a few blocks in any direction, you can go from the Inner Harbor on the Chesapeake Bay to eclectic neighborhoods such as Mount Vernon, Canton and Fells Point. One particularly well-known neighborhood within a neighborhood in Baltimore is Fells Point’s “Little Italy,” wh...

"My Big Gay Italian Christmas" is officially set to open this holiday season on December 2nd 8pm and December 3rd, 7pm 2017, at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City and will play in The Showroom. The follow up to the Big Gay Italian Trilogy, (My Big Gay Italian Wedding, My Big Gay Italian Funeral, My Big Gay Italian Midlife Crisis) Wilkinson has crea...

The Trio Lennon, with Luca Marziali, Roberto Molinelli and Alessandro Culiani returns to the DC area with a September 26, performance at the at the International Development Banks and on September 28, in Salisbury, Maryland. Founded in 1995, the Trio Lennon is composed of renowned soloists from the Marche region, and performs a repertoire that rang...

Paul Pascucci wasn’t sure if he and the other inductees would be given a chance to say a few words, but that was OK because Pascucci doesn’t like talking about himself. But he did want to say thank you to everyone who touched his life along the way. Pascucci, a member of the North Tonawanda High School Class of 1970, was one of 14 members of the Cl...

Fresh off the success of last year’s historic boxing matches between Pittsburgh and Cuba, the Hibernian Celtic Athletic Fund will be among the sponsors of an Oct. 9 program involving some of Italy’s finest young boxers at the Priory on Pittsburgh’s North Side. “This is another chance for them (local young boxers) to fight on a big stage against som...

This was late March 1985, what turned out to be the most remarkable month of a most remarkable basketball life for Roland Vincent Massimino. His Villanova Wildcats had already stuck around the NCAA Tournament far longer than expected, they’d beaten Dayton on Dayton’s home floor, knocked off top-seeded Michigan, chased Len Bias and Maryland away in...

Youngstown's favorite Italian American boxer and lightweight champion Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini is organizing a match between amateur boxers in Youngstown and Pittsburgh against the motherland Italy. The event "Youngstown Versus Italy" will be at the Covelli Centre October 5 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Organizers said that proceeds will benefit...

Anthony Pasquale, al secolo Tony, producer, conduttore radiofonico, ideatore di programmi di successo come “Ciao Tony show”, lavora a ICN Radio New York da 15 anni. Ai suoi microfoni ospiti internazionali che arrivano nelle case di tutti, dagli Stati Uniti all’Italia. Oggi al Golfo Mistico ci racconta gli inizi, la vita, i traguardi straordinari. W...

The Senator John Heinz History Center's Eighth Annual Bocce Tournament & Festival is from noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 12., under the Veteran's Bridge overpass, adjacent to the History Center at 13th and Smallman streets in the Strip District. Bocce is a bowling sport of precision and accuracy and was popularized in Pittsburgh by Italian immigrants who sett...

August 16, 2017 at 6pm - Embassy of Italy - 3000 Whitehaven Street NW - Washington, DC 20008. RSVP Here The biography of one of Italy’s most notorious and divisive journalists and thinkers is brought to life in L’Oriana (Oriana Fallaci) by director Marco Turco. Initially made as a miniseries for Italian TV, it was also released in Italian cinemas a...