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He's not from the Valley, but Tony Danza's January 24 appearance in the Valley is something of a homecoming. It's more than the local cousin he "hasn't seen in forever" or the visiting alumni group from his alma mater, the University of Dubuque. Danza the Entertainer was born right here in Phoenix. It's also where he boxed his final match, back in...

A patient with a ventricular arrhythmia has been treated with a beam of protons that hit, in a targeted manner and with a reduced impact on the delicate surrounding tissues, the part of the heart responsible for the irregular heartbeats. It is the first time you run an intervention of this kind, developed in collaboration with the Fondazione Irccs...

Italian soprano Federica Lombardi made her American opera debut last year with New York Metropolitan Opera. This weekend, she makes her American orchestra debut with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra. The singer, who has sang in some of Europe’s most prestigious opera houses from La Scala in Milan to Berlin’s Deutsche Oper, will perform the arias from...

New York City carries all sorts of stories on its streets. Valentina Perissi’s is hard to miss. Maybe its her multi- dimensional leather jacket, or hand- painted handbag, but above all its her Italian persistence. She chooses neither to walk as fast as others, nor to race anyone to skyscraping success, rather she allows her intricate work and exper...

Saturday at 11:30am in conjunction with the Italian American Sports Banquet we are dedicating the first of two Sicilian Heritage Markers. This marker celebrates Sicilian contributions to Music in Jazz, Swing, and Rock 'n Roll. It mentions Nick LaRocca, Louis Prima, and Cosimo Matassa.  It contains a QR link to  a free tour app of Sicilian Heritage...

Loosen the belt, or better yet put on some sweats, because Buono’s Pizzeria will serve an all-you-can-eat Italian feast Sunday, Jan. 26, in San Pedro’s Little Italy as part of a grand opening for the new location. Originally located on Gaffey Street for more than 50 years, the restaurant moved to a much bigger 3,000-square-foot facility at 222 W. S...

Rome's Palazzo Poli contains a secret walkway, leading to a viewing area at the summit of the Trevi Fountain, which could soon be open to visits by the public. This is according to ambititious plans announced by the National Institute for Graphics which is housed in the noble palace behind the Trevi Fountain, as reported by Rome daily newspaper Il...

A venerated Detroit institution is handing its musical reins to a rising star. In a bold, forward-looking move, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra has hired charismatic young Italian conductor Jader Bignamini as its music director — the 43-year-old's first time in that role anywhere. Bignamini’s six-year contract will begin with the 2020-2021 DSO seaso...

February 5- March 1, 2020. Gallery hours 12-5PM Tuesday-Sunday. Closed Monday. Galatea Fine Art, 450 Harrison Avenue, Boston MA 02118. Christine Palamidessi's large mixed media monotypes and plaster talismans are inspired by the 900-year-old frescoes she found in out-of-the-way chapels, crypts and Crusader hideaways in Southern Italy. “During that...

THE TRAITOR, the true story of the man who brought down the mafia directed by award-winning director Marco Bellocchio (Fists in the Pocket, Devil in the Flesh) is opening in LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK on January, 31, 2020. Watch the trailer here. THE TRAITOR tells the true story of Tommaso Buscetta, the man who brought down the Cosa Nostra. In the ea...

Under the slogan “The Extraordinary Italian Taste”, about 75 Italian exhibitors participated in the Winter Fancy Food Show 2020 in San Francisco to present the best pasta, cheese, olive oil, salami and other quality authentic products to buyers from the retail and foodservice channels Authenticity and sustainability were among the highlights of the...

Si è svolta questa mattina in Piazza Battisti, davanti al monumento ai Caduti di Nettuno, la cerimonia ufficiale per le celebrazioni del 76esimo anniversario dello Sbarco Alleato. Presente il Sindaco della Città di Nettuno Alessandro Coppola, il Sindaco della Città di Anzio Candido De Angelis e le autorità civili e militari del territorio. Presente...