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Si è svolto giovedì scorso sera il gala della Ciao St. Louis sulla terrazza al 24.mo piano del lussuoso Clayton on the Park. Presenti quasi centocinquanta esponenti della borghesia italo-americana a St. Louis e dintorni. A dare il benvenuto sono stati il presidente dell’associazione Rio Vitale, coadiuvato dalla sua abile consorte Marianna e dai vic...

Italian Organist Renato Negri will play in the United States for the first time during the opening concert of the 2017 Iowa Falls Summer Organ Recital Series on Sunday. The concert will begin at 4 p.m. at St. Matthew’s By-the Bridge Episcopal Church, located on the corner of Oak and Railroad Streets.  Negri is organist at Church of San Francesco da...

Local theater is alive and well in Bozeman. A new production of the Broadway show Over The River and Through The Woods has just opened at the  Kaleidoscope Playhouse. It’s a comedy about a young guy from New Jersey who has dinner every Sunday at his grandparents’ house. The Italian family finds out their grandson Nick, played by Bozeman comedian Ro...

Summer has arrived in Minnesota, and so has the ICC's popular Passeggiata! What better way to enjoy the sunny Twin City days than to walk around beautiful Lake Calhoun, and speak a little Italian in the process! Those interested will gather at the West Lake Street kiosk, behind Tin Fish, at 11 AM, on Saturday, June 24th, and will walk clockwise. Le...

The third annual "Giro del Lago di Como"  5K Fun Run and Walk will be held on Sunday, August 20 at 9:00 AM. The Start Line is on the east side of Lake Como in Saint Paul. This is a fun event for individuals and families. All participants will be given shirts. There will be prizes awarded to the first two finishers in both the Run and the Walk. Come...

There’s a new game in town. Or, more accurately, there’s a new league -- playing an old game in a new way. James Johnson and his family moved to Helena from Louisiana five years ago. They quickly became involved in the local soccer community, but Johnson felt something was missing.  “I have a National D coaching license, and from the beginning I...

Friar Alessandro. The Voice From Assisi. Friday, May 12, 2017 8:00 PM “Behind every successful tenor is … a story. Pavarotti was a larger than life character who understood how to popularize sometimes difficult music. Bocelli overcame his blindness to become a superstar and has managed to bridge the divide between popular and classical music. Friar...

The Italian opera "Don Giovanni," with music written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, had a crowded opening night in Crafton-Preyer Theatre Friday, April 21. The opera was the final show of this season for University Theatre. The opera tells the tale of the despicable womanizer Don Giovanni, who was played by actor Carey Eugene Wilson. Giovanni is a cha...

Danilo Gallinari will likely opt out of the final year of his contract and become a free agent this summer. But don't be surprised if he ends up signing a new long-term deal with the Nuggets. In a recent interview with BlitzTV, the Italian forward said he would love to remain in the Mile-High City and play for the Nuggets. "The relationship between...

The ICC is pleased to announce a special presentation to be held on Thursday, April 6th, at 6:30 p.m.  Karl Schoonover (Associate Professor of Film and Television Studies, University of Warwick, UK) will present“By Italians, for Italians”: Italo-American Movie Theatres. Schoonover will share his research exploring the life of Italian cinema outside...

Soccer is a favorite Italian pastime. For anyone even slightly familiar with Italian or Italian-American culture, you know that soccer, or calcio as they say in Italian, is something of a passion. It’s embedded into the culture. Most everyone has a favorite team whether it be the famous Serie A teams like AC Milano, Juventus, AS Roma, Napoli, or th...

Teresa Waldorf, who's well known in the local theater community for her comedy work, has stepped in to guest-direct plays at the Missoula Community Theatre before. When she read the script for Joe DiPietro's play, "Over the River and Through the Woods," she called and asked if she could direct before they could hire anyone else. In the script,...