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On Wednesday evening, new Phillies manager Joe Girardi was the guest of honor at the Italian American Baseball Foundation’s fourth annual dinner in Brooklyn. The IABF, a nonprofit charity established in 2016, is committed to developing and promoting youth baseball and softball in the United States and Italy by sponsoring clinics supervised by Major...

The cinema chain has agreed that Lavazza will be the supplier of coffee in all new and refurbished Cineworld cinemas. In a Dec 3 trading statement, the company said: “An agreement has been entered into with Lavazza, the Italian coffee chain, to incorporate coffee bars in new and refurbished sites, the first of which will open this month in Union Sq...

December 14, 2019, 6-8pm. Magazzino Italian Art Foundation, 2700 U.S. 9, Cold Spring, NY 10516. Join us at Magazzino Italian Art Foundation for an evening of art, jazz, and apertivi as part of our annual holiday concert series. For this year’s program, the Pasquale Grasso Quartet performs a selection of classical jazz, from Louis Armstrong to John...

The Italian Chicks is a passionate blend of comedy, characters, music, song parodies, improv and Italian-American culture. When these four dynamic, multi-talented women hit the stage, they will make you remember things you paid your shrink to forget. It's a celebration of food, family, memories and Italian tradition. Whether you're Italian or not,...

Following her recent performance with Andrea Bocelli, Italian singer Giada Valenti will do again a Christmas concert, Sunday, December 15 at the Loreto Theater at the Sheen Center in New York City. She will take her audience on a romantic and magical journey as she performs her own interpretations of Holiday favorites like "O Holy Night", "Tu Scend...

As we approach Thanksgiving and the start of the Christmas Season, John and Pat are spending an afternoon with one of their favorite Italian American friends, the award-winning singer, actress, and opera star Cristina Fontanelli, who brings her captivating personality into the IAP studio for an episode that’s full of love and laughter from the very...

The long-anticipated documentary about late Pittsburgh wrestler Bruno Sammartino is being released. “Bruno Sammartino” will launch this Friday in New York City and Los Angeles and will debut around the world in the spring. The film features actor/politician/body builder Arnold Schwarzenegger, wrestler/actor John Cena, The Miz and Stan Hanson. The f...

“Sometimes you’ve just got to trust the process,” Laura Masciullo said.  With this particular utterance, the Hofstra senior and 2019 Colonial Athletic Association Preseason Player of the Year referred to her experience moving to the United States from Italy as a freshman on somewhat of a whim, speaking minimal English.  But the 2019 Hofstra volleyb...

On December 1, acclaimed actor and playwright Chazz Palminteri will be bringing "A Bronx Tale" to The Paramount in Huntington. To learn more about his upcoming "A Bronx Tale" show at The Paramount on Long Island, check out the venue's official website. Particularly impressive about this one-man is that it is comprised of 18 colorful characters and...

Si è rivelata una serata divertente e anche sensibile la XI edizione di Italian Movie Award, Festival Internazionale del Cinema Italiano all’Estero, che si è tenuta al Frank A. Bennack Theater del The Paley Center for Media di Manhattan martedì scorso. Tra i premiati, ha fatto letteralmente scoppiare la sala dalle risate l’attore Claudio Bisio (per...

Have you seen The Irishman? You know, the new Scorsese movie about the mafia? The three-and-a-half hour one? Neither have I. But I did check out Netflix's big-budget marketing stunt for the movie, and I have to admit it was kiiinda awesome. It's not Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, but honestly? It's not far off. As previously reported, Netflix has "de-ag...

With last week’s release of the live-action “Lady and the Tramp” alongside the launch of Disney’s new streaming service, Disney+, Disney fans can now witness the iconic spaghetti date from the original 1955 movie come to life. But this beloved scene, widely considered one of the most romantic moments in Disney cinematic history, is ridden with ethn...