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«Viggo è venuto qui nel mio ristorante, per conoscere la nostra famiglia. Ha passato con me, mio fratello Nick e mio zio Rudy otto ore a tavola, a mangiare, parlare, ridere. Per studiare il personaggio e capire il nostro dialetto ha poi voluto anche visitare casa mia e quella di Rudy». Me lo racconta con orgoglio Frank Vallelonga Jr., il figlio 57e...

Do you want to try your hand at classical Italian theatre?  DC's own commedia dell'arte troupe, Faction of Fools, will host a training session on Sunday, March 24th from 10am-4pm.  This session is open to actors and students of all experience levels, and will introduce the art of commedia. This class will be held in the Elstad Theater at Gallaudet...

Michael Gandolfini is stepping into his father’s shoes! In January, Michael, 19, signed on to play a younger version of Tony Soprano — the iconic mobster his late father James Gandolfini famously played in The Sopranos— in a prequel movie to the series. Michael recently got into character by visiting the real-life restaurant booth where The Soprano...

Wednesday, March 27, 2019. 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT. Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven St NW, Washington, DC 20008 Join us for a program organized in collaboration with the Folger Consort of Washington DC as we take a closer look at the history of music in Italy from the 1300s to the late 1600s. Robert Eisenstein, Artistic Director at the Folger Conso...

Frank Tenaglia, 54, of Bridesburg, a noted opera singer who performed to standing ovations throughout the United States and Europe, died Sunday, Feb. 17, of a pulmonary embolism in Marathon, Fla. Mr. Tenaglia had contended with health problems for a long time, but his death was unexpected, said his wife, Cathy. “We were enjoying a family vacation...

Thursday, March 7 | 7 - 9 p.m. 5th floor Mueller Center, Heinz History Center - 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Free and open to the public. Join the History Center for the premiere of "The Rock," a documentary about the life and legacy of Therese Rocco, one of America's first female assistant police chiefs and the first in Pittsburgh....

“Wonderful elixir!  Thou art mine!  Oh, why cannot I enjoy its effects immediately?”  so says the lovesick  peasant Nemorino. Yet this elixir of love is hardly a perfect love potion for Valentine’s Day.  Instead, it is a scam whereby the scamp Dr. Dulcamara, knowing Nemorino’s desperate attempts to capture the noble lady Adina‘s heart, tricks him i...

The offseason is officially here. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Broncos and Ravens have a deal in place to send veteran quarterback Joe Flacco from Baltimore to Denver. The trade will become official on March 13, the first day of the 2019 league year.  The Ravens were expected to trade Flacco this offseason, but the Broncos weren’t widely...

Patrizio Buanne, an ambassador of Italian music, has a Valentine’s Day treat for audience members in the United States. The successful singer, who was born in Austria and grew up in his family’s native city of Naples, Italy, has planned a concert experience that will have significant others swaying to his crooning tunes and even dancing in the aisl...

Team Italy catcher and designated hitter Drew Butera recently signed a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies with an invitation to Spring Training Camp in Clearwater, Florida beginning February 12, 2019. The 35-year-old MLB veteran with nine years of experience in the Big Leagues will be competing for an opening day roster spot again...

L'8 Febbraio, Venerdi' alle ore 13,00, il Maestro Gianandrea Noseda sara' alla Union Station, con i concertisti della National Symphony Orchestra, per sorprendere con un bel repertorio le persone che saranno gia' li' o che vorranno venire a sentirLi suonare. L'anno scorso questo evento, proposto per la prima volta a DC, ha riscosso il suo primo gra...

Comedian Candice Guardino has been using the eccentricities of her family members and the dynamics of the Italian-American experience for inspiration on the stage. She performs impressions of everyone from her father to her grandmother, all done tongue in cheek and with a love for her relatives, her culture and her upbringing in Staten Island, New...