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By Warren Rojas   Reps. Bill Pascrell Jr., D-N.J., and Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, will attempt to bowl over competitors onJune 1 at the 3rd Annual Congressional Bocce Ball Tournament. The sporty showdown, sponsored by the National Italian American Foundation, is scheduled to take place at Venable law firm at 575 Seventh St. NW from 4 to 6:30 p...

Mike DeSapio, president of the Italian-American Heritage Club of Hunterdon County has announced that the club will be showing the award winning 2006 film "The Golden Door" (Nuovomondo) as part of its Italian Film Series.   It traces a Silicilian villager's arudous and humiliating journey to Ellis Island in his quest to find the land of his d...

Friday, June 07, 2013   The documentary by Carlo Mazzacurati opens in the historic headquarters of Medici con l'Africa Cuamm (Doctors with Africa, University College of Aspiring and Medical Missionaries) in the center of Padua. Don Dante Carraro is a priest. He is also a cardiologist and for the last four years has been the director of Cuamm...

Radnor Studio 21 General Manager, George Strimel makes room in the weekly line up for a new show focused on Italians and Italian Americans. Ciao Bella Living Italian Style will share heritage, culture, traditions and foods highlighting local and regional people, companies and nonprofits. The new show will premiere 7 pm Sunday, May 3 and then repeat...

AN AFTERNOON OF ITALIAN OPERA BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER FOR A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE THE PASSION...POWER...AND EXPRESSION OF ITALIAN OPERA   Featuring Annamaria Stefanelli, Lyric Soprano & Rory Angelicola, Tenor   with Special Young Artists Chamber Ensemble Conducted by Andrew Macirowski   Time: 3:00 pm...

IL Volo, the popular Italian trio, recently performed their music at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City. The sold-out concert brought hundreds of screaming fans who gave numerous standing ovations to the group that puts their own twist on classic operatic songs. Founded in 2009, the group consists of baritone Gianluca Ginoble along...

Liberty Science Center announced today the appointment of Fabiano Caruana, the number two ranked chess player in the world for most of 2015 and the strongest American chess player in history, to the position of LSC Visiting Grandmaster and Chess Works! Ambassador. Born in Miami and raised in Brooklyn, Caruana joins Liberty Science Center at a part...

"18 Ius Soli" a 2012 Award-winning grassroots Italian documentary by Fred Kuwornu about the issues of immigration and citizenship in modern Italy. In interviews with 18 young men and women, it illustrates the plight of 1.000.000 young people born and raised in Italy but unable to acquire an Italian citizenship, because their parents are immigrants....

With more than a dozen acting credits to his name, it certainly can't be denied that Italian-American actor, AnthonyL. Gurino isn't new to the industry. Born and raised in Howard Beach, NY, Gurino is a Meisner-trained actor and has studied at a number of highly-regarded programs in both New York City and Los Angeles, including the Esper Studio, Act...

U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden and his wife Jill paid tribute to the Year of Italian Culture in the USA on the occasion of the "Opera Ball", one of the American capital's most important cultural events, which was organized with the help of the Washington National Opera (WNO) at Villa Firenze, residence of Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero.Over 5...

By Nicky D Cooks On Sunday, April 27, Giada Valenti will be back in Pittsburgh for her new show, From Venice With Love. Giada is preforming again at the Cabaret at Theatre Square in Downtown. The Venice born, international singer and songwriter will be performing on stage with her band. The show is described as "being taken on a romantic journey...

May 16, 2015 - Saturday 8:00 PMPresbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill - 8855 Germantown AvenuePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania 19118Cipriano de Rore wrote some of the most sublimely beautiful madrigals and motets ever to set ladies' hearts fluttering in Italy's 16th century villas and basilicas.   Piffaro, the nation's foremost Renaissance...