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DisCanto is a group of Italian conservatory-trained musicians who reinterpret traditional Abruzzese and ethnic southern Italian songs through contemporary and traditional instrumentation.   Sung in dialect, the songs evoke the Apennine Mountains, which have defined Abruzzo's culture, and cover historical themes of celebration, mourning, and...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013 - 8:00PM - Doors Open: 7:00PMTickets: To purchase tickets, visit Ticketmaster.com, charge by Phone (800-745-3000), and any Ticketmaster outlet.Ticket Prices: $378.50, $278.50, $198.50, $153.50, $128.50, $78.50Availability: Buy TicketsParking: Buy Parking   Andrea Bocelli will return to the U.S. for a select...

Sarà la sede dell'Ambasciata d'Italia ad ospitare l'Italian Short Film Day organizzato dall'Istituto Italiano di Cultura a Washington DC. L'evento si terrà dalle 19 alle 21 di lunedì, 21 dicembre, che nell'emisfero boreale è il giorno più corto dell'anno e, come tale, il giorno in cui in tutto il mondo vengono celebrati i cortometraggi. L'ini...

Il Volo, the Italian opera trio, will perform Sept. 11 at Heinz Hall, Downtown. The group's members — Piero Barons, 19, Gianluca Ginoble, 18, and Ignazio Boschetto, 18 — gained million of fans when the singers performed on the 2012 PBS special "Il Volo Takes Flight."   They also were special guests during Barbra Streisand's 2012 tour. T...

DEAN MARTIN Birthday Bash DINO AMORE Weekend Grand Finale Night Sing-Along 6pm -9pm a Festival Celebration Sing-Along for the Entire Family   Encore Performance DELAURO is Only performing One Night - SUNDAY for the Dean Martin Birthday Bash Singalong Rat Pack Swing  

Domenica 20 dicembre alle 2:00 pomeridiane alla National Gallery of Art. East Building Auditorium verrà proiettato il film "Maraviglioso Boccaccio" (2015) di Paolo e Vittorio Taviani. "Interpretato con grazia da attori giovani e nomi noti, "Maraviglioso Boccaccio" è un manifesto di civiltà a barriera di ogni forma di barbarie", ha detto della pelli...

When: Friday, December 9, 2016 • Starts at 7:30 pm Where: Heinz History Center Purchase tickets | $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $10 for students, military, and History Center membersFEATURING MARCO FIORANTE, DANIELA PASQUINI, AND VITO DISALVO Join the History Center's Italian American Program as we celebrate the holidays in style with a c...

by Warren Boroson    New Jersey has had its share of famous singers. Frank Sinatra, Jon Bon Jovi, Whitney Houston, Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Sarah Vaughn.   Opera singers, too. Frederica von Stade, Barbara Bonney, Richard Crooks, Dorothy Kirstin, Paul Robeson (he did occasionally sing opera). And now...James Valenti, born in...

By Charles T. Downey The narrators of songs can be such complainers. Luca Pisaroni's recital Friday night, presented by Vocal Arts D.C. at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, brought together a program of songs, half in Italian and half in German and all dramatic.   The nature of the music can make the words seem more or less sincere, but t...

From age 14, Peter Rappoccio has been involved with golf course maintenance, but he is now ready to retire as the property manager of Silver Spring Country Club. After 39 years at Silver Spring, Rappoccio will no longer be in charge of the golf course, the clubhouse, the swimming pool, and the tennis and paddle ball courts. He will no longer be wo...

By Barbara Vancheri   "The Mafia Kills Only in Summer" is like an Italian delicacy with intense sweet and bitter flavors. It will open the Pittsburgh edition of an 11-city Italian film festival.   The event, a collaboration between the University of Pittsburgh's Italian Program and the St. Louis nonprofit Italian Film Festival US...

By Brady Smith Bocce is widely considered to be the one of the world's oldest sports. The origins of the game can be traced back to ancient Egypt, hieroglyphics on tomb walls depicted the Egyptians tossing rocks at a target. According to historians, the game evolved from using polished stones to throwing the rounded balls that are used in today's...