Ciao from Rome, welcome to the #107 magazine of We the Italians! Summer is ending, everybody came back to work here in Italy and joined us, who never stop, never cease to explore and promote Italy in/to/for the US. It's still early for details, and we’ve got a lot of work to do, but I'm glad to announce that just yesterday we signed an important ag...

Saturday September 15, 7-9 p.m. EDT. Price: General $20; Seniors(60+) $15; Children under 12 free. Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center - 3579 Masonic Way, Pittsburgh, PA. Buy Tickets here  The Pittsburgh Mandolin Orchestra will host an evening of mandolin music featuring special guest The Carlo Aonzo Trio, direct from Italy. The Orchestra will open t...

Michael Amante was ranked the number one selling Classical Artist in Billboard Magazine 2001-2002, nominated for regional Emmy Award for Self-titled PBS Special, recipient of the State of New York Governor’s Award for Excellence, guest radio host WICC in Bridgeport CT, featured Artist on major networks including ABC, PBS, NBC, CBS, TBN, FOX, The Fo...

The Montana A Cappella Society was pleasantly surprised to get an invitation to an Italian choral festival next year. The trip to the Tuscany International Choral Festival in Montecatini Terme will include performances June 20-24 in the Tuscany region, in the vicinity of Florence and Pisa. The Bitterroot-based group was invited to Italy on the reco...

Sunday, September 23, 2018. Doors 2:00pm | Show 2:30pm The Old Church Concert Hall - 1422 SW 11th Ave at Clay St. Portland, OR 97201. $15 ADV / $20 DOS @ BrownPaperTickets.com https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3526875 All Ages | Bar with I.D. Italian born violin wizard Luca Ciarla owns the stage with his fiddle and a few toy instruments. Step...

Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (CGS), the band from Puglia that has won an international following with its tradition-based yet up-to-date approach to pizzica and other traditional styles, returns to the US this month for the first time in two years. Their seven-stop tour begins in Vermont and ends in New Mexico, with two New York City shows, at th...

As Pittsburgh’s Mayor Bill Peduto declared Saturday “Norman Nardini Day,” honoring its native son’s 50 years as a musician, some might ask themselves, “Why?” Especially since Nardini grew up near Springdale. The self-described local “uncrowned king of rock ‘n’ roll” has proven to be an inexhaustible songwriter and performer whose music and comedic...

Stars are just like us. And like most of us, stars also have insecurities — even superstar singer Lady Gaga. The "Bad Romance" singer admitted in a recent interview with the LA Times that she sometimes feels "ugly" and has never seen herself as the prettiest girl in the room.  "I'm so insecure," she revealed to the outlet. "I like to preach, but I...

The Columbus Italian Festival’s 2018 theme celebrates FORZA ITALIANA, Italians in Sports with legends such as Rocky Marciano, Joe Di Maggio, Alicia Sacramone, Alberto Tomba, Mary Lou Retton, and a host of others. Join us for a full display of photos and short bio’s in the cultural tent.  We invite the northern Ohioans to join the Central Ohioans fo...

This year on the 10th November this brilliant composer and musician, often referred to as’ Parrot Estrada’, will turn ninety! The huge body of work, spanning seven decades, and the innovative and original compositions which he has created for radio, theatre and film is an achievement few could have surpassed. Indeed our memory banks are the richer...