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Anthony Rodia is a very funny man who's coming to the Mansion in Mountain Lakes this Saturday, Jan. 16 along with special guest Goumba Johnny. Click here for tickets. Not only can Rodia, a first-generation Italian American from Westchester, New York who exploded onto the comedy scene, make you laugh, but his whole family can crack you up as well, w...

European football has been confirmed Leader Also in sales in the USA. “World Football Store“ A study published this week confirms this finding. For the compilation of this map, the period from November 1 to December 1 was taken into account, and only the sets (shirts and shorts) of men were counted, thus excluding the female and children’s models....

Tuesday December 15th, 2020 at 5:00 PM (ET). Streaming on IIC Washington DC Facebook Page (no Facebook account required). “Il Viaggio”, the title of this concert, represents the long journey from Naples to Rome, from the Middle East to Africa and Latina America, that Tiziana Tosca Donati – aka Tosca on stage – will take us on. Singer, actress, and...

“Saturday Night Live” alum Joe Piscopo is taking over the airwaves for “Sunday Nights with Sinatra” on 77 WABC Radio, Page Six is told. “I am thrilled and excited,” Piscopo told us. “It’s gonna swing baby.” He joins a revamped weekend lineup — after Gristedes CEO John Catsimatidis took over the station — which includes DJ Cousin Brucie and singer T...

The Avenel Performing Arts Center will present My Big Gay Italian Christmas Thursday, December 3rd through Wednesday December 9th, 2020. The follow up to the Big Gay Italian Trilogy, (My Big Gay Italian Wedding, My Big Gay Italian Funeral, My Big Gay Italian Midlife Crisis) Wilkinson has created a Christmas show designed specifically to play for th...

This fall, while traveling is not an option and movie theaters continue to be closed in many areas, American audiences can take a dip into Italy’s culture and atmosphere from the comfort of their couch. Italian movies are coming online. The 30th edition of New Italian Cinema Events USA (N.I.C.E.) will take place in New York, from November 14th to N...

The Associazione Regionale Abruzzese Delco has engaged the talents of Melissa Cannavo-Marino to host WVLT 92.1 FM’s “Viaggio Musicale,” a bi-lingual program at 6 p.m. Sunday evenings. The program is produced by ARA Delco’s Italian-American Media Productions and will appeal to Italians, Italian-Americans and “Lovers of all things Italian”. The forma...

Sunday, October 4, 2020 • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Zoom Webinar. Free | Registration is required. Join the History Center’s Italian American Program and filmmakers Marylou & Jerome Bongiorno for a screening of their short fiction film, “Columbus on Trial,” which imagines the ghost of 15th century Genovese explorer Christopher Columbus being interrogated...

Every summer for the last 16 years, the picturesque Italian town of Citta' della Pieve, (located between Rome and Florence), has hosted Karen Lauria Saillant's opera festival where guests were treated first-hand to beautiful world premiere Italian operas; a staggering 16 operas in 16 years. However, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the structure of...

Greetings from the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame! The decision to cancel the 34th annual NIASHF banquet was a difficult one, but the safety of our friends and awardees was our top priority. One of our primary goals of the event is to raise funds to award scholarships to deserving Pittsburgh area youth of all backgrounds, who demonst...

Comic Mike Marino, a.k.a. “New Jersey’s Bad Boy,” is scheduled to perform in Surflight Theatre’s big top at 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 9 – provided the big top damaged by Tropical Storm Isaias is fixed. Marino has appeared at Surflight many times over the years. That makes sense considering he can skewer New Jersey and Italians without fear of the p...

The JBB, a website dedicated to U.S. Junior College Baseball, recently revealed the 2020 JBB All-Americans and included 21-year-old Italian-born and developed catcher Giulio Monello as a member of the Second Team All-Americans. In his second year playing for the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Odessa Wranglers in Tex...