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Friday, October 26, 2018. From 7:00 pm To 7:45 pm. Organized by Embassy of Italy/Italian Cultural Institute. Entrance: Free. Shakespeare Theatre Company - Sidney Harman Hall: Forum 610 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004. Now in its 11th year, Kids Euro Festival is one of the largest performing arts festivals for children in America. This year Italy pres...

The Peppertown Park Renewal Committee threw the second annual Bocce Tournament & Festival on Saturday. By any measure it was a hit. Committee member Midge Vicendese said the hope was residents would come not just to play Bocce, but to watch it, have something to eat and to enjoy a day in the park with their family, friends and, yes, even dogs. Judg...

After a successful film festival run, “Pizza Shop: An Italian-American Dream,” Antony Osso’s award-winning documentary chronicling Rudy’s Ristorante & Pizzeria, will be released on Vimeo On Demand, for rental or purchase, on October 15. Starting October 8, Viewers can pre-order the film at this link: www.vimeo.com/ondemand/pizzashop The hourlong do...

Author and documentarian, Pierette Domenica Simpson, heads to Washington D.C. to screen her award-winning docufilm, Andrea Doria: Are the Passengers Saved?, which is based on her book, “Alive on the Andrea Doria: The Greatest Sea Rescue in History”. Both works recount the most catastrophic maritime collision of July 25, 1956 on the Atlantic Ocean. ...

The second annual Bocce Tournament and Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Peppertown Park on October 6, where Berkeley Heights newest Bocce Champions will be crowned. In the spirit of the Italian Heritage of Peppertown Park, come join us for a day of Bocce, Italian food, fun and games including corn hole and a 50/50.  All proceeds of t...

The star of Gianandrea Noseda will now shine over Washington through 2025. The National Symphony Orchestra has extended the existing contract of its Italian music director four more years. The announcement came midway through the NSO’s season-opening gala concert in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall on Saturday night. Underscoring the good cheer all...

Saturday September 15, 7-9 p.m. EDT. Price: General $20; Seniors(60+) $15; Children under 12 free. Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center - 3579 Masonic Way, Pittsburgh, PA. Buy Tickets here  The Pittsburgh Mandolin Orchestra will host an evening of mandolin music featuring special guest The Carlo Aonzo Trio, direct from Italy. The Orchestra will open t...

As Pittsburgh’s Mayor Bill Peduto declared Saturday “Norman Nardini Day,” honoring its native son’s 50 years as a musician, some might ask themselves, “Why?” Especially since Nardini grew up near Springdale. The self-described local “uncrowned king of rock ‘n’ roll” has proven to be an inexhaustible songwriter and performer whose music and comedic...

The 2018 Northeast Film Festival will be hosted by Gracie award-winning comedian Mary Dimino. Located at Teaneck Cinemas, NEFF is one of New Jersey's most celebrated festivals. Hiring Dimino as the ceremony's annual host/presenter, NEFF welcomes back the comedian for its sixth year Over 20 trophies will be presented by Dimino to filmmakers, actors,...

The book: Looming concerns about the long-term health effects of playing football — most notably, the prevalence of the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE — have led some to question the future of America’s most-watched sport. In 1st and Forever (Post Hill Press), Bob Casciola ’58 makes an earnest and personal argument that foot...

Thursday September 6, Friday September 7, Saturday September 8 2018 at 04:00 pm to 05:00 pm EDT. History of Italian Immigration Museum, Filitalia International, 1834 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19148. This performance is part of the 2018 Fringe Arts Festival. This show is performed in Italian and English, and deals with past Italian...

More than 100 golfers hoped for a hole-in-one Wednesday during the annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival golf tournament at Bridgeport Country Club. The turnout was the highest in the fundraiser’s history of more than 20 years, according to Eric Spatafore, tournament co-chair. “We had 27 teams and we’re completely sold out,” Spatafore said...