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Frank Tenaglia, 54, of Bridesburg, a noted opera singer who performed to standing ovations throughout the United States and Europe, died Sunday, Feb. 17, of a pulmonary embolism in Marathon, Fla. Mr. Tenaglia had contended with health problems for a long time, but his death was unexpected, said his wife, Cathy. “We were enjoying a family vacation...

Thursday, March 7 | 7 - 9 p.m. 5th floor Mueller Center, Heinz History Center - 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Free and open to the public. Join the History Center for the premiere of "The Rock," a documentary about the life and legacy of Therese Rocco, one of America's first female assistant police chiefs and the first in Pittsburgh....

“Wonderful elixir!  Thou art mine!  Oh, why cannot I enjoy its effects immediately?”  so says the lovesick  peasant Nemorino. Yet this elixir of love is hardly a perfect love potion for Valentine’s Day.  Instead, it is a scam whereby the scamp Dr. Dulcamara, knowing Nemorino’s desperate attempts to capture the noble lady Adina‘s heart, tricks him i...

The offseason is officially here. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Broncos and Ravens have a deal in place to send veteran quarterback Joe Flacco from Baltimore to Denver. The trade will become official on March 13, the first day of the 2019 league year.  The Ravens were expected to trade Flacco this offseason, but the Broncos weren’t widely...

Patrizio Buanne, an ambassador of Italian music, has a Valentine’s Day treat for audience members in the United States. The successful singer, who was born in Austria and grew up in his family’s native city of Naples, Italy, has planned a concert experience that will have significant others swaying to his crooning tunes and even dancing in the aisl...

Team Italy catcher and designated hitter Drew Butera recently signed a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies with an invitation to Spring Training Camp in Clearwater, Florida beginning February 12, 2019. The 35-year-old MLB veteran with nine years of experience in the Big Leagues will be competing for an opening day roster spot again...

L'8 Febbraio, Venerdi' alle ore 13,00, il Maestro Gianandrea Noseda sara' alla Union Station, con i concertisti della National Symphony Orchestra, per sorprendere con un bel repertorio le persone che saranno gia' li' o che vorranno venire a sentirLi suonare. L'anno scorso questo evento, proposto per la prima volta a DC, ha riscosso il suo primo gra...

Comedian Candice Guardino has been using the eccentricities of her family members and the dynamics of the Italian-American experience for inspiration on the stage. She performs impressions of everyone from her father to her grandmother, all done tongue in cheek and with a love for her relatives, her culture and her upbringing in Staten Island, New...

Alessia Smaldone, classe 1995, è originaria di Malnate ma per rincorrere il proprio sogno sportivo – e perfezionare gli studi in economia – ha scelto di attraversare l’Atlantico. Oggi vive nel New Jersey dove gioca a basket nella squadra femminile della Caldwell University. La sua esperienza di “varesina all’estero” è iniziata la scorsa estate per...

If you try to pitch a joke to comedy specialists Sal and Guy Richards, they’ll chuckle. Then, they’ll tell you to keep your day job. Yet, Guy Richards admits, the audience provides the comedians' their greatest inspiration. Their own New York Italian-American family and yours -- whatever the genealogy -- will be the fodder for their fun. And they s...

Thursday, January 31, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Free Entrance. Gonda Theatre - Davis Performing Arts Center - Georgetown University - 3700 O Street NW - Washington, DC 20057. RSVP Here. The Georgetown University Italian Research Institute of Georgetown College, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, the Geo...

Actress, Writer, Comedian, Candice Guardino is being called someone who Stuns!, "A Must See" and is “Re- defining Solo Performances” by The Chicago Stage, Los Angeles, and New Jersey. NJPAC will present Candice’s hit show, Italian Bred, Saturday January 26th at 2pm and 8pm in The Victoria Theater. Italian Bred is the hilarious and heartwarming one...