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By Kathy Lauer-Williams   Chazz Palminteri was a frustrated aspiring actor in New York in the 1980s — he couldn't seem to catch the eye of casting directors. He too often found himself sweeping the floor of a theater rather than honing his craft on its stage. So in 1988, he started writing "A Bronx Tale," based on his own story of growi...

WASHINGTON- Nelll'Auditorium dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington, sede dell'Istituto Italiano di Cultura, si e' svolto il concerto della pianista Francesca Hurst che ha presentato musiche di Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), Domenico Cimarosa (1749-1801), Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849), Jennifer Margaret Barker (1965-...

The new era of the Philly POPS begins this weekend under the baton of new maestro Michael Krajewski as Italian musical treasures will be saluted during the Columbus Day weekend.   The Philly POPS opens its 2013-14 season with the theme "Viva Philadelphia!" – a celebration of the City and of Philadelphia's Italian spirit as well as a demonstr...

Belleville, New Jersey, native Dominic Scaglione Jr. has played Frankie Valli in the Chicago and Las Vegas companies of Jersey Boys as well as covering the role on Broadway. After four and a half years, he is understandably thrilled to be headlining the Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning musical.   Though he was born more than 40...

Il 10 maggio l'Ambasciata d'Italia negli Stati Uniti, in collaborazione con l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura a Washington, aprirà le porte al pubblico in occasione della giornata "EU Open House" (#EUOpenHouse).   Un appuntamento molto seguito nella capitale americana, che vede coinvolte ogni anno in contemporanea tutte le Ambasciate degli Stat...

A horse race known as Il Palio is held twice every year in Siena, Italy. It is an Italian tradition that dates back to 1656.   An American version of the race has been proposed for Atlantic City Friday and Saturday October 11 and 12. But we believe the idea has four legs. I'll tell you why.   Read more   Source: http:...

"Migranti. Storie dall'Italia multiculturale di oggi": questo il titolo della rassegna promossa a Philadelphia dal Consolato generale d'Italia insieme con l'America-Italy Society of Philadelphia. Appuntamento venerdì prossimo, 20 settembre, alle 18 nella sede del Consolato generale con "La giusta distanza" di Carlo Mazzacurati.   Il film –...

October 28, 2015Wednesday 5:30 PMAmerican Trucking Associations Conference Center430 First Street SEWashington, District of Columbia Join us for a swingin' and minglin' reception to celebrate the 100th Birthday of Frank Sinatra, America's most extraordinary singer, actor, director, producer and all around spectacular entertainer who was born, yes,...

Vince Lombardi, the Super Bowl trophy's namesake, gravesite is located in Middletown, N.J., less than an hour from MetLife Stadium where the Super Bowl will be played. Would it be too much for the NFL to have someone make that trek and bring the trophy to the gravesite of the man it's named for?   Such is the request of Ed Cardoza, the...

Born in Naples in 1971, Aniello Desiderio at the age of eight, he performed in public for the first time, displaying such outstanding gifts that music critics started to speak of him as an "enfant prodige"... Wunderkind...a genius,....the Orpheus of the Guitar....a guitarist of the Century...il Fenomeno.... etc.   He won 18 first Internation...

C'è un varesino a Washington che vola sull'acqua, e in pochi mesi ha imparato a mettere in riga (sportivamente parlando) anche gli americani. Andrea Bolognesi, 22enne di Cuveglio, è andato dall'altra parte dell'Oceano Atlantico per proseguire gli studi e non smettere di coltivare il sogno sportivo fatto di lunghi allenamenti in piscina ma anche di...

by ICS Board   Dear ICS friends,We are pleased to inform you that Film Movement's latest release, "Human Capital," is coming to Landmark E Street Cinema this Friday, February 27. "Human Capital" has received rave reviews from critics and audiences alike.   HUMAN CAPITAL begins at the end, as a cyclist is run off the road by a car...