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The book, “The Versatility of Chairs: A Theatrical Memoir,” written by Edward G. Pizzella narrates the struggles of Italian Immigrants back in 1930’s in Hartford, Connecticut. It tells about a variety of things. One is about coping with poverty and surviving. It is also about family — the love they share, parenting, and instilling sound principles...

If you’ve ever been to a high-end fashion boutique in, say, Milan, you know the elegant, spare, intimidating atmosphere of the Italian modern style—crisp as a Brioni suit, not a thing out of place. But there’s a quirky variation, found from Naples to Rome and beyond: eccentric modern. It eschews restraint in favor of swanky, oddball, personal flash...

Arizona Opera is proud to present the first Mainstage production of its 2017/18 Season, Giacomo Puccini's Tosca, one of the most exciting and dramatic operas of all time. Set in the turmoil of Rome in 1800, Tosca is one of opera's greatest stories, filled with heartbreak and revenge. The beautiful and fiery Italian diva, Floria Tosca, is passionate...

Jon Carr is everybody’s neighbor in Northeast Mesa. He greets his guests at Alessia’s Ristorante Italiano like they’re lifelong friends. Carr unapologetically injects humor into his conversations, making diners feel at home. But there’s more to Alessia’s than Carr’s humor and the team-based serving staff. It’s about the central- to northern-style I...

When: Monday, November 20, 2017 At 6:00 pm - Where: West Charleston Campus of College of Southern Neva - Organized by : Casa Italiana di Las Vegas - In collaboration with : Club Italiano at CSN & IIC Los Angeles The documentary narrates the stories of a few young Italian men and women who, after overcoming the tribulations of life away from their h...

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...

Scuola Italiana di Portland offers two free ongoing programs every term for Italian Language lovers of all ages to improve their Italian language skills – Mommy and Me Playgroup and the Monthly Italian Language Bookclub. Mommy and Me PlaygroupIo e la Mamma is a free playgroup for ages one to four held on most Friday mornings from 10:00 to 12:00 am...

It's always a pleasure to return to a restaurant that you remember fondly; I recently had the opportunity to do that at Pulehu, an Italian Grill. This restaurant is somewhat of a hidden gem tucked away in a lush corner of The Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas. The management would like all residents to know that they offer complimentary valet pa...

Mario Batali returns to Las Vegas on Saturday, Dec. 9, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Carnevino at the Palazzo with a special dinner. Award-winning chefs including Chicago’s Paul Kahan, Los Angeles’ Nancy Silverton, and Batali’s The Chew co-host Michael Symon join Batali to create the five-course menu that kicks off with cocktails at 7 p.m. W...

Italian native and longtime Nevada resident Nelo Mori has been honored by the Western States Ranch Rodeo Association with the inaugural Nelo Mori Heritage of Ranching Award and has also been selected as the grand marshal of the 2017 WSRRA Finals. “We have honored him with the first Nelo Mori Heritage of Ranching Award. I have never met Nelo, but...

Celebrating their 38th anniversary in Las Vegas, Nevada, the San Gennaro Festival Celebrating their 38th anniversary in Las Vegas, Nevada, the San Gennaro Festival is the biggest Italian food and music festival held bi-annually in Las Vegas, Nevada in honor of Saint Gennaro, the Saint of Naples, Italy. The festival features a wide variety of ethnic...

Fresh pasta, ideally ravioli with ricotta and spinach. Pizza and antipasto, made from organic ingredients sourced from local farms. These are some iconic Italian foods that Juliann Vitullo wants to share with students inside and outside of the classroom. Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures is most closely associa...