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Sacred Sounds and Italian Spiritual Songs—A Traditional Italian Spiritual Concert featuring award-winning Italian tenor Micheal Castaldo and friends will take place on Sunday, June 10 at 7:00p.m., at St. Barnabas Church, 33 Woodland Road, Bayville, NJ 08721. And, as a special preview to the June 10 concert, Micheal Castaldo will be performing a few...

You know of Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Van Gough and Picasso. And, if you’ve ever been to elementary school, you’ve probably been taught about Georgia O’Keeffe. But what about Artemisia Gentileschi? Playwright Lee Kiszonas is aware that most people probably don’t know much, if at all, about the 17th century Italian baroque painter, despite her groundb...

The possibility was last touted in 2010 by former Giro d'Italia director Angelo Zomegnan, who attended a reception at the Italian embassy in Washington, DC for a project to bring the race there in 2012. The city was considered a front runner out of three candidates, but faded after the DC Mayor Adrien Fenty lost his re-election bid and Zomegnan was...

International Opera Theater’s 15th world premiere Italian opera: “Sacco e Vanzetti: gli uomini e chi li amava (“Sacco and Vanzetti: The Men and Those Who Loved Them”) will take place in Teatro Comunale “Accademia degli Avvaloranti”, Citta’ della Pieve, Italy on August, 24, 25, 26, 2018. Our opera has 8 roles for professional opera singers and 14 ro...

Per commemorare la Giornata della Liberazione la celebre Orchestra da Camera I Solisti Veneti è tornata a esibirsi a Washington DC, 16 anni dopo il concerto di inaugurazione dell’attuale sede dell’Ambasciata. Di fronte a oltre 350 ospiti riuniti nell’atrio della Sede, nove musicisti condotti dal Maestro Claudio Scimone hanno reso omaggio alla creat...

When the Atlanta Hawks let Marco Belinelli walk midway through the season, few expected him to be one of the most important players on a legitimate contender. Now the Philadelphia 76ers seem capable of making noise far into the playoffs, and Belinelli is part of the reason why. Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons get a lot of the credit for Philly’s succes...

April 25, 2018 at 6:00pm. Embassy of Italy - 3000 Whitehaven Street NW - Washingon, DC. Register here. Dress code: Business attire. The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute are pleased to invite you to a concert by I Solisti Veneti conducted by maestro Claudio Scimone. I Solisti Veneti, one of the most popular Italian Chamber Orchest...

It is a rare occasion for a referee or umpire to be lauded and celebrated. In fact, it is only the best of them who get to experience such support and fanfare. Count Larry Maggi, one of the top high school wrestling officials in the state, as being on one of those special people. Maggi, long-time WPIAL wrestling rules interpreter and 1968 graduate...

The Italian Cultural Center of Maryland is proud to present: TONY LO BIANCO NEW SOLO PLAY THE LITTLE FLOWER FOR THE FIRST TIME IN BALTIMORE. On May 12, 2018 at the War Memorial Building, downtown Baltimore, Tony Lo Bianco plays late, beloved New York Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia. The Italian Cultural Center of Maryland and Mr. Lo Bianco will be prom...

Donte DiVincenzo is a man of many names. There’s “The Michael Jordan of Delaware,” which is a homage to his home state and his outstanding high school basketball career. There’s “The Big Ragu,” which draws inspiration from his signature red hair and Italian heritage. However, the newest addition to Donte’s various titles is “Most Outstanding Player...

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents a grand prize winner on America's Funniest People, frenetically fantastic comedian Vic DiBitetto - aka "The Italian Hurricane" - is known for his breathlessly funny take on daily life, Feb 8 - 9 , 2019 .On television, the big screen and comedy stages across the country, DiBitetto mixes energy, hone...

Villanova guard Donte Divincenzo has been the star of the first half of the NCAA Men's Basketball National Championship. Through 20 minutes, he's come off the bench to score a team-high 18 points, including a 3-of-4 effort from behind the arc. So who is this ultimate sixth man on Villanova's star-studded team? DiVincenzo was a four-star prospect ou...