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Worcester native Lucia Giannetta is back in the Bronx again. Giannetta was in the cast when the musical drama "A Bronx Tale: The Musical" has its world premiere early last year at the prestigious Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey, in a production directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks....

Next stop, Brooklyn! It was an official homecoming of sorts for Coney Island’s newest sports franchise, North American Soccer League’s (NASL) New York Cosmos, which has left Hofstra where they played most of their home games to make Coney’s MCU Park their new home. The franchise was welcomed by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Alliance for Coney I...

Susan Wagner boys' soccer coach Francesca McAuliffe was recently named United Youth Soccer Stars of New York's (UYSSNY) Woman of the Year and on Sunday, she was honored during the organization's 13th annual Dinner Dance at Russo's on the Bay in Queens. McAuliffe said she was touched upon learning PSAL official Joe Cerrati had nominated her for the...

On the occasion of International Women's Day 2017, KIT - Kairos Italy Theater announces its upcoming US Premiere production of "The Worth of Women." KIT-Kairos Italy Theater, the preeminent Italian theater company in New York City, brings to the stage the US premiere of The Worth of Women, a theatrical adaptation of a book written by Moderata Fonte...

On this edition of “The Trend” with Rebecca Granet, Italian pop trio Il Volo stopped by a day before kicking the U.S. leg of their world tour “Notte Magica.” Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Gianluca Ginoble describe the music in the tour as “the best of the Three Tenors” repertoire. “After 26 years, we are here again bringing to the young gener...

Mercoledì 22 Febbraio, all’interno della sezione “documentari italiani”, il Calandra Institute ha presentato The Barese Icemen of New York, un’opera di Carlo Magaletti del 2015 che per essere realizzata ha richiesto dieci milioni di dollari e dieci anni, ci confessa il produttore del film John Mustaro. Il documentario racconta la storia degli immig...

La dirigenza dei NY Cosmos accoglierà tifosi ed appassionati nel corso di un evento organizzato nel ristorante Gargiulo di Coney Island. Si tratta di una manifestazione organizzata con la Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce e la Alliance for Coney Island, a cui presenzieranno il nuovo proprietario del club, Rocco Commisso, l’allenatore e direttore sportiv...

March 4, 5, 11, 12 (Saturdays and Sundays) 3:00 pm: Regina Opera presents Tosca. The tale of a diva and her artist lover who become the prey of a corrupt police chief. The fully-staged performances are in Italian with English supertitles and with a full orchestra. The Conductor is Gregory Ortega, and Stage Director is Linda Lehr. Sponsored by Regin...

Dozens of people with masks filled the room at Sons of Italy in Endicott for Little Italy Endicott's "Carnivale di Venezia" Masquerade Ball.  Tickets for the event were $35, which included a cash bar, food and live music. All the money for the event will go toward Little Italy Endicott's mission to revitalize the community. The purpose of the event...

Martedì 21 febbraio presso la Columbia University di New York il neopresidente dei New York Cosmos, l’italoamericano Rocco Commisso, ha incontrato la squadra per la prima volta. A gennaio 2017 Commisso, proprietario anche di Mediacom (quinta compagnia di telecomunicazione negli Stati Uniti) ha rilevato i NY Cosmos impedendo il fallimento della soci...

Little Italy Endicott will hold a masquerade ball fundraiser Saturday, a nod to the annual carnival held in Venice, Italy. From 6-10 p.m. at the Sons of Italy on Odell Avenue in Endicott, guests will experience the Carnivale di Venezia Masquerade Ball, with Italian specialty foods and drinks. Guests are asked to wear cocktail attire. Masks are enco...

Rocco Commisso has had plenty of chances to get involved in professional soccer in his time: in Italy, England, Major League Soccer - even the New York Cosmos four years ago. It was only bad timing that prevented the Italian-American cable TV magnate from investing in the game that he played to All-Ivy League level at Columbia University. But when...