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At the Union County Performing Arts Center’s Hamilton Stage on February 9 at 8:00pm, comedian Mary Dimino will chronicle her colorful Queens childhood as a bright child in a funny, factory-working family with a simple dad as her best friend-- until, that is, she outgrows him by age eleven. Follow comedian Mary Dimino in the powerful one-woman show ...

It is safe to say that Nico Ferrari will not be visiting any Olive Gardens during his stay in America. But other than missing the pasta from his native Italy, the senior exchange student is loving his time in the United States – and his new school is embracing him right back. In addition to forming an immediate bond with his teammates on the Glouce...

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera holds open auditions for singers during January to perform with the Verismo Opera Chorus.  Artistic Director Lucine Amara announces professional, amateur, and retired male and female singers may audition. Auditions take place on Wednesdays, January 17, 24, and 31 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  The auditions...

Sylvester Stallone gave himself a very personal gift this Christmas. The 71-year-old Rocky actor, sources told TMZ, plunked down more than $400,000 for a statue of his iconic cinematic character, Rocky. The statue - which stands at nine-feet-tall and weighs 1,800 pounds - was a backup produced for the 1982 installment in the boxing anthology, Rocky...

He is one of the greatest conductors of his generation. Gianandrea Noseda is the new Music Director of the the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington. The Italian maestro’s name is the latest on a prestigious list. Since its foundation in 1931, directors have included Hans Kindler, Howard Mitchell, Antal Dorati, Mstislav Rostropovitch and Christ...

Just in time for the new year, The Players Club of Swarthmore presents the quirky romantic comedy Italian American Reconciliation, Jan. 5-20, for 10 performances on the PCS Main Stage at 614 Fairview Ave., Swarthmore. Buy tickets online at www.pcstheater.org. Written by John Patrick Shanley (Moonstruck, Doubt) and directed by Kristy Boyer Chen, Ita...

With 15 WPIAL football championships and 11 boys basketball titles, Aliquippa High School is known as a two-sport school. But Natalino Palombo represented a different era. As a senior in 1946, he helped lead the Quips to their second — and last — WPIAL championship as an infielder. It preceded a long and fruitful career as both a baseball player an...

Scarlatti in New Jersey. December 10 @ 7:30 pm. Washington’s Headquarters Museum - 30 Washington Place - Morristown, NJ. Admission Free. Dr. Jude Pfister, Chief of Cultural Resources at Washington’s Headquarters Museum – part of Morristown National Historical Park in Morristown, New Jersey – discovered within the Lloyd W. Smith manuscript collectio...

December 9 @ 8:00 pm. $25 - $35. Ocean County College, 1 College Drive. Toms River, NJ 08753 United States. http://www.grunincenter.org/event/candice-guardino-italian-bred/ 4 out of 4 Stars! Italian Bred is based on true life events, told through the eyes of a little girl growing up Italian in NY. Candice is being called someone who “Stuns!” by The...

Come celebrate the holiday season in authentic Italian style! Middlesex County's Office of Arts and History is proud to present an Italian folk theater piece with music from performance troupe I Giullari di Piazza. The piece, "La Cantata Dei Pastori," combines holiday cheer with the Italian love of music and humor. The program is free of charge and...

On Dec. 5, at 7pm, Cabrini University will host the U.S. premiere of Frances Xavier Cabrini: The People’s Saint at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute. The film explores the culture and spirituality that shaped Mother Cabrini, the Patron Saint of Immigrants and Hospital Administrators. Honoring the centenary of her death, the special premiere includes a p...

Sunday Dec 10th 2017 7:30-9:00pm @ Calvary Center 801 S. 48th St., Phila, PA 19143 - www.michelamusolino.com/rosa-tatuata TICKETS: at the door or in advance $10 - $20 - $30. Love of Sicilian and Southern Italian roots music drives Rosa Tatuata to passionately interpret the traditions and melodies of their ancestors. For this concert, Michela Musoli...