The Valley Regional Sons & Daughters of Italy is pleased to announce The Dean Martin Night Dinner and Fundraiser. The event will be held at the La Sala Banquet Hall, 73 High Street, Derby, CT on Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 7:00 PM. Performer, Jack Lynn will sing nostalgic Dean Martin songs. A pasta dinner and dessert will be served. There will be a c...

The Heartland Festival Orchestra presents “New Year’s Greeting — That’s Amore” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Five Points Washington. It is the orchestra’s tradition to welcome the New Year with its signature “New Year’s Greeting,” one of its most festive and popular concerts of the season. This year, the concert includes a variety of musical st...

For many people, I think, there is a small part of us that wishes we were born at a different time. Some wish they were born in the Roaring Twenties. Some love the "doo wop" era of the 1950s. Some dream of being around in Medieval times, the Old West or in the Big Band era of the 1940s. I personally wanted to be around during the prehistoric times...

We think of It’s a Wonderful Life as a great American movie, a great Jimmy Stewart movie, a great Frank Capra movie — and, of course, as a great Christmas movie. We don’t think of it as a great Italian-American movie. But we should, especially at Christmastime, when Italian-Americans — of Capra’s generation and beyond — can be heard in every shop a...

From the family gatherings in the kitchen to the kooky nicknames and Drama Queen reactions to just about everything, "Moonstruck" hits the Italian-American personality out of the park. As fans celebrate the 30th anniversary of the film that brought Cher, Olympia Dukakis and screenwriter John Patrick Shanley Academy Awards and producer/director Norm...

Saturday August 12 6 - 10 PM - American Italian Heritage Society - Omaha, NE - 5110 N 132nd St, Omaha 68164. Join il Palazzo for an Ode to the Rat Pack featuring Gooch and His Las Vegas Big Band! Start the night with a gourmet meal created by Chef Paul with an opening act by Aaron Shoemaker, and finish with the sultry renditons of Dean Martin, Fran...

Anyone who knows the history of Italian emigration in America says that the percentage of Abruzzesi who emigrated to the United States is far greater than the size of its territory and the number of its actual inhabitants, if compared with the other Italian regions. However, Abruzzo is among the first Italian regions, both for quality and quantity,...

Cabaret singer Francesca Capetta will be joined by Tony Award winner Liliane Montevecchi for a July 12 birthday salute to the 100th anniversary of the birth of late film star and recording artist Dean Martin in the Weill Recital Hall at New York’s Carnegie Hall. Francesca Capetta Sings Dean Martin: A Centennal Celebration will celebrate the life of...

Con questo articolo dedicato alla musica italica chiudiamo una sorta di trilogia iniziata con i libri, proseguita con il cinema e conclusa, adesso, con la musica. Ho riascoltato la canzone recentemente, colonna sonora di Love is All You Need, film romantico anche se dalla narrazione piuttosto scontata. Sfilano le immagini della costiera amalfitana:...

Deana Martin will return to her father’s birthplace this year to celebrate her father’s 100th birthday and serve as the grand marshal of the Dean Martin Birthday Parade on June 17. “The Dean Martin Festival Committee under the direction of Rose Angelica and Deana Martin has prepared a musical extravaganza of events to commemorate the 100th birthday...