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Italian businessman Riccardo Silva has joined the growing race to take over AC Milan, entering talks with Elliott Management over acquiring a stake in one of Europe’s most successful football clubs. Elliott took effective control over the the club this week, after Li Yonghong, its Chinese owner, failed to meet a deadline to repay a debt installment...

When The Italian Cultural Center of Buffalo, New York (ICCB), the Federation of Italian-American Societies of Western New York (FASWNY), and the Per Niente Club of Buffalo sponsored a special screening of the new feature-length documentary “Sicily: Land of Love and Strife” as a fundraiser, they didn’t know what to expect in return. Would a film dev...

When: Thu, June 14, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT - Where: La Cucina at La Centrale - Italian Food Hall, 781 South Miami Avenue, #Suite 181, Miami, FL 33130 Our mixology class is designed with cocktail history, shaking, making and tasting! The La Centrale beverage masters will show you how to recreate classic Italian cocktails at home and practi...

His handsome looks, flowing locks and easy style of play all helped create a mystique around the AC Milan and Italy legend who has gone down as, arguably, the greatest defender ever. Maldini was the complete player, quick, tall, strong and brilliant on the ball with both feet, but his brain - his ability to spot danger before it happened and his ic...

Andrea Cigni’s production of “Pia de’ Tolomei,” a 19th-century opera by Gaetano Donizetti that has its origins in Dante's "Purgatory," comes to the United States after playing limited engagements at three theaters in Italy in late 2017 and early 2018. While the opera in Charleston features a mostly new company of singers, Cigni’s production include...

Each year, the IAA supports the KSO by sponsoring the “Lou Perry Bocce Tournament,” which is named in honor of longtime IAA board member Lou “Mr. Bocce” Perry. The bocce tournament is one of the more popular events at the KSO.  As part of our support, Bob Scorcolini, IAA Board Member and the IAA’s representative to the Kentucky Special Olympics (KS...

Enrolled at the same school Mike Piazza attended over 30 years ago in the Sunshine State, Team Italy women's softball standout Chiara Biasi gained invaluable experience playing abroad for the 2018 Miami Dade College Lady Sharks. Chiara BiasiWhile competing in the 2017 World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Junior Women's World Championship in...

When Brendan McConville, an associate professor of music at UT, went to Italy on a Fulbright in 2016, he spent six months soaking up and recording the sounds of the country. During the program, he also translated those sounds into several original compositions based on the poetry of Gabriele D’Annunzio, the prized poet of the province of Abruzzo. T...

Christian Vieri in his playing days at different top club in the Serie A was regarded as a beast and also one of the most fierce and feared strikers in the world. But the now 44-year-old, Bobo, as he is affectionately known - is living a rather different life.  Bobo enjoys his retirement life at the Miami Beach, where he treats fans to frequent (an...

San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina is expected to interview for the Charlotte Hornets' head coaching vacancy. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Sunday that the Spurs granted permission for the Hornets to interview Messina, who is familiar with Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak due to their time together with the Los Angeles Laker...

Every year some of the top chamber musicians in the world are invited to the Suncoast for La Musica, a Chamber Music Festival. This is the 32nd year for the event. Funny how how it all started. 33 years ago, Italian musician Bruno Giuranna , from Rome, was playing on a concert tour in the United States and had a performance in Sarasota. He saw the...

Thursday April 26, 2018, the XII Italian Film Festival opens its doors, at the Plaza Theatre - 1049 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306. The Festival is a major event for the Atlanta Italophiles. It brings a current portrait of the Italian culture, its social status, its emotional pulse and artistic trends. The Plaza Theatre is the perfect hist...