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Tuesday, November 26, 2019. 6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. The Philadelphia Ethical Society, 1906 Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia PA 19103. Free entrance. Il repertorio include brani tipici della tradizione jazz, brasiliana e anche qualche brano italiano rivisitato in chiave jazz. Cafiso, con la sua voce calda e lirica, disarticola la melodia dei brani, co...

A "Sopranos" convention in the Meadowlands? Of course. Where else would you hold a "Sopranos" convention? This particular party, however, doesn't take place under six feet of swampy ground — or in the concrete supports of a truss bridge. This first SopranosCon will be at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus on Nov. 23 and 24. And you'd bes...

Dr. Mary Rorrro, the “Violin doc” who was previously interviewed by us, had the honor to perform several selections with her viola at the Governor’s Mansion Drumthwacket in Princeton, New Jersey, for the commemoration of the 244th birthday of the Marine Corps. The program included a wonderfully coordinated parade of the Color Guard, led by CWO Nick...

Thursday, December 5, 2019 • Starts at 7:00 pm. Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St. Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Join the History Center’s Italian American Program as we celebrate the holidays in style with a concert featuring Italian standards in the true (Italian) holiday tradition performed by Vito DiSalvo, Marco Fiorante, Daniela Pasquini, along w...

“Italian Christmas Concert in Manahawkin,” a traditional Italian Christmas concert featuring award-winning Italian tenor Michéal Castaldo and friends, will take place on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 3:00p.m. at The Stafford Township Arts Center, 1000 McKinley Ave., Manahawkin, NJ 08050. Castaldo will perform classic Christmas carols from his char...

Joe Girardi stepped down as manager of Team USA last week, indicating he anticipated a shot at managing in MLB once again. That bet paid off, and instead of spending his summer at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, he will lead the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies hired Girardi on Thursday, culminating the search process began two weeks ago following t...

Saturday October 26, 7 PM. Ward Hall, Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, The Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Avenue NE Washington, DC 20064. The show is one of the winners of the I Teatri del Sacro 2017 festival. Ticket: $20, Info at info@casaitalianaente.org. A former actress finds herself having to play the role of the Virgin Mary in...

Sitting on my bedroom dresser is an old 45 from 1973, perched on a picture-frame pedestal. Its center hole is filled with a clock, its big and little hands stretching across the grooved vinyl. The label reads: “TIME IN A BOTTLE,” JIM CROCE. The talented Chester County resident would die that same year, making the words he sang on that tune so haunt...

Imagine you’re a boy growing up in the Bronx during the 1960s. Your father, Lorenzo, is a hard-working bus driver, a solid citizen. Wouldn’t you like to be like him? But you have a second father figure in your neighborhood, a mob boss who has taken a shine to you. Maybe you’d rather be like the more glamorous and powerful Sonny? “The themes of the...

The event is scheduled to take place between October 23 to October 26, and will comprise one day of regularity rally training and a three-day race that will cover 500 miles in and around the city. The finish line of the race has been set at the Italian Ambassador’s residence in Washington D.C., Villa Firenze, to mark a symbolic return to Italian so...

The Chamber Chorale of Fredericksburg will be the guest performers at the William P. Carter Memorial Italian Composers Concert on Friday, October 25, at 7:30 PM, at St. George’s Church, 905 Princess Anne Street. The annual concert is offered free by the Fredericksburg-Este Association, in honor of Bill Carter, long-time choral performer and also ac...

To Marion Heycock, the showing of the holiday movie “The Feast of the Seven Fishes” at the John P. Cosgrove Center was much more than simple images on a screen. It was a reflection of her life as an Italian-American. The theme of the movie is the age-old Italian tradition of cooking seven different types of fishes on Christmas Eve. Heycock, from Je...