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The Italian American Society of Marco Island was so pleased to have the new Police Chief, Tracy Frazzano, as their guest speaker at the January members meeting. She spent time speaking about her background, both her Italian heritage and her law enforcement career, along with her visit to Italy. She visited the sister city of Aquilonia, in the provi...

The Austin Peay State University Department of Art + Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, will welcome artist Carla Repice to campus in January. “We’re doing something a little different with our first CECA visiting artist speaker of the semester,” said Michael Dickins, chair of the visiting artist speaker...

Si sta avvicinando l’evento blues più importante su scala mondiale, ovvero la 36° edizione dell’International Blues Challenge organizzato dalla Blues Foundation che si terrà a Memphis – Tennessee dal 28 Gennaio al 1 Febbraio 2020. La celeberrima Beale Street con i suoi tanti live club si riempirà di gente, colori e suoni ad ospitare artisti proveni...

North Carolina Opera presents Pagliacci on January 24 at 7:30pm and January 26 at 2:00pm in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh. For tickets call 919-792-3853 or purchase online at www.ncopera.org. BASED ON A TRUE STORY . . . Canio leads a happy-go-lucky group of traveling carnival players, but h...

The Italian-American Club of today was officially founded in 1951, but its roots as a social club celebrating arts, family, tradition, music and food — everything Italian — actually go back to the early 1920s. The original club, founded by a small group of immigrants, disbanded pretty quickly, but the American Italian Club of Jacksonville was found...

Some professional scammers are trained in deception to such a degree they could fool any of us, at any age. They target seniors who live at home alone, like Barbara Hinckley. Three days after hearing she had won a Publisher’s Clearinghouse contest Hinckley received a false copy of a check for $2.5 million in a package. It was all part of a professi...

Saturday January 4 2020 from 10:00 to 12:00 EST. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, 310 N Tryon St, 28202 Charlotte (NC). For our first Storytime of 2020, we will have a very special guest: La Befana! Come join us once again as we read Italian stories and socialize with other Italian-speaking families at the Main Branch of the Public Library in the Fra...

Joe Mele believes he can revolutionize how we build aircraft wings. A man who spent his career working for the Grumman aircraft company, Mele received two master’s degrees in mechanical engineering and applied mechanics, and has several patents as well. And experience. At 96 years old, he’s got a lot of experience. Mele spent most of his life aroun...

“Master, Pupil, Follower: 16th- to 18th-Century Italian Works on Paper,” on display at Georgia Museum of Art through March 8. Drawing was at the core of Renaissance art and from the 16th century on Italian artists focused on drawing just as much if not more so than painting. Giorgio Vasari, an influential Italian painter, architect and historian, r...

The City of Tamarac now has a new captain leading the district. But he’s no stranger to the city. Captain Jeff Cirminiello, 47, spent his summers in Tamarac.  A Long Island native, he first visited the city at the age of 12, when his grandparents moved to Tamarac’s Westwood 24 in the mid-1980s.  He had great memories where he would spend his summer...

The Summerville Italian Feast donated $9,000 to the Dorchester District 2 Education Foundation.  The Summerville Italian Feast gave the check to Education Foundation founder Jennie Crosby and board chair James Weaver at the Dorchester District 2 school board meeting on December 9th. Crosby said that the Italian feast is an important part of the Sum...

A metà tra eroine dei fumetti e dee greche, le donne nell’arte di Claudia La Bianca sono creature contemporanee simbolo dell’emancipazione femminile. Sono loro, giunoniche, sensuali, determinate, a dominare nei murales di Miami durante l’edizione 2019 di Art Basel Miami Beach, la fiera di arte moderna e contemporanea nella città della Florida. Wond...