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Pizza restaurateur Tony Gemignani opened his first Vegas location downtown, and today, he and his partners run two Pizza Rocks and a Slice House in the Vegas valley (downtown and at Green Valley Ranch), with more planned. Las Vegas Magazine’s Nina King caught up with him recently to talk about his inspiration and the future. So, you started out in...

Wednesday, June 6. 9:30AM - 10:45AM PDT. Seattle University Department of Modern Languages and Culture - 901 12th Ave, Seattle 98122. The Modern Languages and Cultures – Italian Program invites you to a Musical Matinee with acclaimed Italian-American entertainer Tony La Stella. Tony will meet students enrolled in Italian language courses and any ot...

As a sign of continued recovery from the Great Recession, the University of Nevada, Reno has revived some course offerings, including Italian studies. Beginning this fall, the Department of World Languages & Literature in the College of Liberal Arts will offer an Italian studies minor. The minor's courses include Italian language through film, conv...

On Saturday, June 2, the inaugural Maverick custom Scrambler build will cross the auction block at MECUM's Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction at the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa. This 100% unique motorcycle was designed by renowned tattoo artist, GRIME, to showcase his vision of individuality and freedom in moving metal, to ultimately benefit the char...

“Milionari”, del regista Alessandro Piva, già vincitore del David di Donatello nel 2000 con la CapaGira, racconta la storia vera dell’ex boss della camorra Marcello Cavani oggi collaboratore di giustizia. Dai suoi esordi come venditore ambulante di sigarette di contrabbando fino a diventare un camorrista che conta, soprannominato Alain Delon per il...

Celebrity chef Scott Conant has said his mission for his restaurant at Red Rock Resort revolves around conviviality, “nothing pretentious at all … a place where they can feel comfortable three times a week.” At Masso Osteria, he has succeeded to a resounding degree, his updated-Italian style conveying a freshness and simplicity, with traditions not...

Velocity Honolulu, the luxury car dealership located on the ground floor of Symphony Honolulu on Ward Avenue, is home to high-quality cars, the Italica coffee shop and panini bar, and now an Italian restaurant: Le Radici. Velocity’s new fine-dining concept celebrated a packed private grand opening last week with Champagne cocktails and pūpū from It...

Three restaurants associated with celebrity chef Mario Batali will be closing in Las Vegas. Batali has been accused of sexual misconduct. He has denied any wrongdoing. Employees of Carnevino Italian Steakhouse, B&B Ristorante and Otto Enoteca e Pizzeria received notification Friday morning. All three restaurants are located at The Venetian/The Pala...

It’s official: After hosting a pair of friends and family dinners tonight and tomorrow, Johnny Nunn’s Corzetti will open to the general public this Friday, May 25th. The new Italian restaurant, courtesy of French restaurant Verdigris, will help bolster an already food-friendly corner on NE Prescott and 15th, which has long been home to Grain & Gris...

There are restaurants from top chefs such as Wolfgang Puck and Lorena Garcia, elegant hotel suites, shows that pull from Motown favorites and the movies of Baz Luhrmann and nightclubs that fill with bouncing bodies year after year.But the signature attraction at the Venetian casino resort in Las Vegas has always been its gondolas — slim, stately bo...

The Seattle Opera’s production of Verdi’s “Aida” can only be described as opera flexing its muscles. Yes, Aida is unabashed in the spectacle that it offers, but it also knows when to dim the lights, streamline the sets, and focus all its energy on moments of human intimacy. All I knew going in was that “Aida” is an Italian opera that involves a lov...

In the attempt to be No. 1, Mike Candrea started his No. 2 pitcher in Sunday’s NCAA regional final. Boom. Home run I. Boom. Home run II. Boom. Home run III. “It was pretty great,” said Mississippi State catcher Mia Davidson, who hit the second home run. “(Sarai Niu) hit one that hasn’t landed yet.” This wasn’t a February freebie against Montana or...