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Rosario Monetti is an Italian Tenor who is committed to bringing the cultures of Italy and America together. His is a story of perseverance and a determination to succeed in the competitive world of opera and classical music. Ten years after he left his homeland of Italy, Rosario has been embraced fully in the United States as a true patriot and a...

February is ostensibly (at least according to Hallmark) the month of love. If you want to do something differently romantic for Valentine’s Day, you might want to catch “Italian American Reconciliation” at Scripps Ranch Theatre, which only runs through Feb. 16. When the one-act premiered in 1988, it was subtitled “A Folk Tale,” which gives leeway w...

Long overdue, the Los Angeles Film Museum will open its doors this year and will include a tribute to the late Kirk Douglas, announced the Academy of Oscars, which carries the project. It took almost a century for the idea of a museum dedicated to the 7th art to see the light of day and the building designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano, wh...

When Edie Falco first read the script for “Tommy,” a drama about the first female chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, she was intrigued. But she assumed it would film in LA, a nonstarter for a single mom with two kids in school in New York City. Thanks to a little Hollywood magic, Falco was able to take the part without having to relocate...

All the mothers love him, all the daughters want to date him, all the fathers respect him, and all the brothers want to drink with him. When I hear a loud cheer at Levi’s Stadium, I know it’s for Jimmy Garoppolo. It’s not just women, but after one game, a male voice gasped, “He’s so HOT!” Hailed as the 49ers’ weak link from Day 1, Garoppolo continu...

Isabella Rossellini, the daughter of Swedish-born film legend Ingrid Bergman and Italian film director Roberto Rossellini, has spent her life in the spotlight. She’s been in the public eye from her birth in 1952, all through her career as an actress and model to today, at age 67, as she has once again reshaped her identity and is a traveling lectur...

The 15th Annual Italian Festival, chaired by Oscar-winning director Gabriele Salvatores (MEDITERRANEO) and writer and producer Nick Vallelonga (GREEN BOOK) is back in Hollywood on the eve of the Oscars with an array of Italian films - many World and U.S. premieres - as well as Italian, Italian-American and International artists including director a...

Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli was among the victims of the helicopter crash that also killed former Lakers star Kobe Bryant, OCC assistant coach Ron La Ruffa confirmed Sunday, Jan 26. Altobelli’s brother Tony, Orange Coast College’s sports information director, told CNN that Altobelli’s wife Keri and daughter Alyssa also were a...

Thursday, February 20 at 8PM. Whitefire Theatre. 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA, 91423. Ticket: $20.00. Click here for tickets. Written and performed by Toni Perrotta. Artfully directed by and developed with Jessica Lynn Johnson. Premiering in Solofest at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks. THE LARGEST SOLO FESTIVAL ON THE WEST COAST !!!!!...

It may be named “Fiddlers Crossing,” but the small venue in downtown Tehachapi also features some of the world’s finest acoustic guitarists in its concert schedules. On Friday, Feb. 7, the audience will be treated to a touch of Italy when Beppe Gambetta returns to the stage. Gambetta is considered one of the finest flatpicking guitarists on any con...

San Francisco 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo rarely opens up about his family life, granting just a handful of interviews discussing his parents and brothers dating back to his college career at Eastern Illinois, according to Heavy.com. Jimmy’s father, Tony Garoppolo Sr., who worked as an electrician for more than 40 years, was out the door every morning...

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...