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When the Tampa Bay Rays traded outfielders Mallex Smith and Jake Fraley to the Seattle Mariners earlier this week to acquire catcher Mike Zunino, outfielder Guillermo Heredia and lefty Michael Plassmeyer, it was a bittersweet moment for fans of both organizations. Mallex had left quite the impression on Rays fans during the 2018 season and provided...

Kick off the holidays with craziness! Continuing the series by Anthony Wilkinson, Pandora Productions proudly presents MY BIG GAY ITALIAN CHRISTMAS. We've had a Wedding, a Funeral, a Mid-Life Crisis and now the insanity that is the Pinnunziato family comes a holiday installment. Pandora is thrilled to be the first theatre company in the country to...

It no longer carries the U.S. Army stamp or the military pomp and circumstance that came with that, but making the All-American Bowl roster still is a really big deal. Naples High School's Chez Mellusi officially became one of 300 high school seniors in the nation to earn a spot in the annual high school all-star game in San Antonio's Alamodome on...

Mobile Symphony Orchestra (MSO) has a hard climb following season-opening Renée Fleming. But they’re prepared to come, to see and to conquer by taking the audience to the glory of Rome. Ottorino Respighi’s final of three suites inspired by the ancient Italian capital is the eponymous core of MSO’s “Roman Festivals” performances, Oct. 6 and 7. They...

From Friday October 5 to Tuesday October 9, 7pm-10pm EDT. Regal Cinemas South Beach 18 & IMAX - 1120 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach 33139, FL. Get tickets here www.cinemaitaly.com. We are excited to be back soon with the 16th edition of CINEMA ITALY Miami! In 2018, the Festival returns to the REGAL CINEMA South Beach, corner of Alton and Lincoln Road. A...

The Atlanta Falcons signed kicker Giorgio Tavecchio to a contract, the team announced Monday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed for Tavecchio, who was released by the Oakland Raiders earlier this month. Tavecchio will battle Matt Bryant for the kicking responsibilities with the Falcons. The 28-year-old Italian replaced Sebastian Janikowski in 20...

Jerry Vicenti and The Italian Paisans Club will continue their blend of hot music and good times. Vicenti, president of the Paisans, just announced that the club’s upcoming shows for October, November and December are all sold out. And that doesn’t even count a Rocky and the Rollers concert scheduled for Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. in the SeaBreeze Recreatio...

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...