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Whoever ordered this blue LaFerrari – apparently a Washington elite – has very good taste in cars. This car must be the first blue example of the Italian hyper car – in this shade of blue, not TDF –  and certainly the only one with white interior and matte gunmetal wheels.   This combination of sober and elegant colors give the car a c...

Robert De Niro, who has wowed filmgoers since the 1960s, turns 70 years old on Saturday (August 17). The Italian-American actor, known for his Oscar winning roles as mob boss Vito Corleone in "The Godfather, Part II" (1974) and boxer Jake LaMotta in "Raging Bull" (1980), has become a staple of cinema and is considered an archetype of the class...

In un tripudio di neroazzurro, l'Inter Club Facchetti del NJ ha festeggiato il suo quinto anno d'attività ed il 105 anniversario dell'Inter al Westmount Country Club di Woodland Park alla presenza di oltre 400 entusiasti tifosi neroazzurri. Ospiti d'eccezione dall'Italia sono stati l'ambasciatore Inter Campus Francesco Toldo, l'ex amministratore d...

The Washington National Opera (WNO) and the Virginia Opera both spring into action this month as their 2013-2014 seasons get underway. WNO is first out the gate, opening its season at the Kennedy Center Opera House this coming Sunday afternoon with a matinee performance of Richard Wagner's epic love story, "Tristan und Isolde." The company wi...

By Clio Alexandra Mallin   When the Italian musicians from Khaossia step onto the stage at World Café Live on October 22 to perform the folk songs and dances of Southern Italy and Salento, you will feel both the history and mystery of a place and a people.   Philadelphia is a city with deep roots in the southern regions of Italy—inclu...

Internationally acclaimed musicians Luisa Sello and Bruno Canino will perform a concert at 7 p.m. Friday at the Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh. Sello, a flutist, and Canino, pianist, will perform songs that reflects their Italian heritage and highlights original works by Pittsburgh-based composers Reza Vali and Federico Garcia...

Who's louder than a bunch of drunken Eagles fans after a team win? Who's more crass in the kitchen than Gordon Ramsay with a team of Hell's Kitchen rejects? Who's insane enough to have a singing, dancing Italian food show broadcast out of cable access in Bay Ridge?   Who bursts out singing "Mambo Italiano" - or is that "Mangia Italiano"? acr...

The fifth annual tribute concert in honor of U.S. military personnel wounded in the line of duty was held on November 2nd and hosted by Finmeccanica and the Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC. The concert, entitled A Grand Night at the Opera, featured Maestro Alexis Soriano and The New York Opera Society Chamber Orchestra, who performed a collectio...

Did you know that Leonardo DiCaprio's name was inspired by the Uffizi Gallery?   His first name is supposed to have derived from his first kick he delivered in his mother's (Irmalin) womb as she stood in front of a painting by Leonardo DaVinci at Italy's Uffizi gallery.   Read more     Fonte: The Italian American Journal...

A group of Italian musicians who call themselves OU will bring their European sound to the Tri-Cities on June 13 at the Emerald of Siam in Richland.   The band will be accompanied by their American musician friend Amy Denio from Seattle. "OU is egg in the Sardinian dialect," Denio told the Herald in an email. "This is OU's first tour of the...

Tuesday, March 10, 2015, DOORS OPEN AT 6:00PM AND CLOSE PROMPTLY AT 6:30PM. Please Make a Reservation by March 10, 2015 at 2 PM. PHOTO ID REQUIRED LOCATION: Embassy of Italy - Auditorium. 3000 Whitehaven Street NW. Washington, DC 20008   The documentary-style Italian drama chronicles the rise and fall of Salvat...

May 2, 2015 - Saturday 8:00 PMSt Anthony of Padua - 901 N. Dupont Street - Wilmington, Delaware 19805CoroAllegro takes you on a journey through Italy as we celebrate the art of choral music, brought to us by the country's most esteemed composers.   The centerpiece of the concert is the Missa Papae Marcelli (Pope Marcellus Mass...