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It has been an offseason of change for the Portland Timbers, including adding new head coach Giovanni Savarese, who made his local debut Monday at Providence Park. In addition to moving from the Big Apple to the Rose City, Savarese is stepping up to the big leagues of American soccer. The upcoming season will be his first time as an MLS head coach...

When Larry Liso sings, smooth notes flow over the audience as they are enveloped with resonating sounds of jazz standards. He can then switch to upbeat pop, heartland country or booming rock. There is the beat of swing before moving to the lush hills and rolling streets of Italian/American music. He plays the trumpet and guitar as if the instrument...

Salvo Coppa says he’s fortunate. He shows it, too. Coppa smiles as he helps run practice, grins when he huddles with the other coaches and practically beams when he talks about how his players are developing. Coppa is a rare breed in coaching. From the beginning, he’s always followed his heart. The approach is how Coppa ended up at the UA, servi...

The Portland Timbers have named Giovanni Savarese as the club’s head coach entering the 2018 MLS season. Savarese, the third head coach in the club’s MLS history, brings over 25 years of professional experience as a player and coach to the Timbers organization, most recently serving as the head coach and sporting director of the New York Cosmos whe...

Six-time GRAMMY Award-winner, Golden Globe Award-winner and Academy Award-nominee superstar entertainer Lady Gaga will bring her one-of-a-kind talent and creativity to the stage at Park Theater at Park MGM in Las Vegas beginning in December 2018. On the heels of a year that included a stunning Super Bowl performance and a wildly celebrated sold-out...

The Calamari Sisters, Delphine and Carmela, return in The Calamari Sisters’ Clam Bake from Dec. 21 through Jan. 21. at the Herberger Theater, 222 E. Monroe in Phoenix. Returning to the Valley after the previous show’s successful run, cooking with the Calamari Sisters is a comedic musical based on Italian dishes, according to a press release.

Zoppé An Italian Family Circus Since 1842. Wed Dec 27, - Sun Dec 31. 2017. Tue Jan 02 - Sun Jan 07, 2018. Times Vary. Ticket Pricing $15 - $40. West Lawn, Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 North Arizona Avenue, Chandler, AZ The circus is coming to town! The Zoppé Family Circus welcomes guests into the intimate 500 seat tent for a one-ring circus th...

La Bella Napoli continues its music series with a combined spectacle of music and magic starring acclaimed tenor, Joe Spinella. As a Tribute to Pavarotti, favorite arias and standards from the great maestro's repertoire are performed with a dash of real magic. Patrons get a bit of that concert experience while Spinella crafts his illusions, produci...

When: December 2, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm - Where: Christ the King Church and School, 405 N. 117th, Seattle WA 98133, Brannan House (event location), 11544 Phinney Avenue North, Seattle WA The Celebration: La Befana is a beloved character in Italian Christmas folklore, similar to Santa Claus. An old woman all dressed in black, she is always sweep...

Entertainers, if they’re lucky, get to enjoy a moment in which everything seems to be going their way. In the midst of such a moment: Sebastian Maniscalco. Just look at what's been happening. In the past two years, the fast-talking funnyman has made four movies. He headlined his third Showtime special. He's playing bigger venues; he just booked a s...

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Jenna Esposito in Memories Are Made Of This: A Centennial Celebration of the Life and Music of Dean Martinon Friday, October 27, 2017 at 9:30 p.m. From his humble beginnings in Steubenville Ohio, to his early career success with partner Jerry Lewis, to his days as part of the legendary Rat Pack...

Three miles from the finish line at Snowbird Resort, Italian Bardiani-CSF rider Giulio Ciccone made his move, positioning himself ahead of the Tour of Utah’s top four overall leaders. The gap continued to grow as he hung onto his lead while climbing up the Snowbird Summit, resulting in him finishing first in Saturday’s Stage 6, also known as the Qu...