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...

Dean Martin died in 1995, but he’s still one of America’s most beloved entertainers. The Italian-American actor, singer and comedian made his big break when he formed a comedy-music duo with Jerry Lewis in 1946. By the ‘50s, he had launched a successful solo career, appearing in films and taking his place in the legendary Rat Pack alongside Frank S...

The house the little Italian boy was born in is long gone. It's now just a field of weeds and garbage, another empty lot in a city of abandoned homes. As is the grade school he attended, and middle school, too. The church where he was baptized and joined Scouts with other sons of Italian immigrants has been decommissioned. It sits locked and empty...

This June 7 we celebrate the 100 birthday of a true fantastic icon of the Italian music: Dean Martin. Born Dino Paul Crocetti in Steubenville, Ohio, Dean Martin was a wonderful artist who already is part of the history of the American show business. To celebrate him and his legacy, we are honored and happy to welcome on We the Italians his daugh...

This performance celebrates the 100th birthday of Italian-American entertainer Dean Martin. The show, written and performed by Francesca Capetta, features Tony Award-winner Liliane Montevecchi (Broadway: Nine {Tony and Drama Desk Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical}, Grand Hotel {Tony Nomination}, Le Plume de Ma Tante. Irma la Douce, Gigi,...

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Waldwick Public Library - 19 East Prospect Street - Waldwick, NJ 07463 June 7, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dean Martin, one of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of the mid-20th century. Dean was nicknamed the King of Cool for his seemingly effortless charisma and self-assuredness,...