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When Colonel John Pompilio opened the restaurant known as Pompilio’s back in 1933, he did so with the sole purpose of providing a space for friends and families to connect with one another over authentic Italian cuisine. And you can connect with friends and family on July 19 and 20 at Pompilio's 3rd Annual Summer Bocce Bash outside of its Bocce Pat...

Anita Camarella and Davide Facchini Duo will be presenting an Evening of Italian Swing Music Friday at 8 p.m. at Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse.  The coffeehouse is inside Christ Unity Church at 105 McBrien Road.  There is a $10 suggested donation at the door.  Review for Anita Camarell and Davide Facchini: The original and beautiful Italian swin...

A Grizzlies icon once described as a "living, breathing scouting computer" who was "disguised in the package of a short, jolly Italian man" died Tuesday. Tony Barone Sr. was 72. Barone's 11-year run with the Grizzlies ended in 2012. He began and ended his time with the franchise as director of player personnel. In between, the Chicago native and fo...

Morganton’s music scene will take on an international flair when some long-distance travelers take the stage Saturday night. All the way from Italy by way of Nashville — where they played Wednesday night — the Anita Camarella and Davide Facchini Duo will perform in the Upper Wine Room at The Grind Café and Coffeehouse in downtown Morganton on Satur...

The musical-comedy “A Bronx Tale” feels like a story you’ve been told before. True, the show’s creator Chazz Palminteri originated the material as a one-man show in 1989 and Robert De Niro turned it into a movie in 1993. But that’s not it. This Broadway version, which debuted on the Great White Way in 2017, has a been-there-seen-that mist settled a...

The City of Newport’s 28th Annual Italianfest kicks off at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Pompilio’s Italian restaurant with Newport Mayor Jerry Peluso’s annual City Bocce Ball Tournament. Teams from eight Northern Kentucky cities will try to knock-off defending champion Cold Spring. In addition to Cold Spring and Newport, cities competing will be Bellevue, C...

Barcelona's summer schedule is taking form, and the Blaugrana have secured two friendly matches against the Italian side Napoli with both to take place in the United States. Barça is taking advantage of the Spanish Super Cup change scheduled, which allows them to extend their pre-season, opening space for the games against Napoli set for August 7th...

Audience is part of the chaotic wedding fun in the improvisational production Fashion and music may change over time, but director Leona Collesano is sure at least one thing remains the same — Italian-American weddings and the mayhem that comes with them. Her intimate knowledge of the unique chaos and excitement of these life-changing events is par...

In the United States, the sport of soccer can sometimes be a bit of an afterthought when compared to sports like football, basketball and baseball. In other nations like Italy, soccer is more than just a sport. It's the beautiful game, closer to a way of life than just something to do. This year, Central High School boys' soccer got to experience t...

Back by popular demand, Pancetta Operetta is returning this summer to Tavern at The Wick, located inside The Wick Theatre in Boca Raton. The culinary and musical journey features a 'family style' Italian dining experience created by Executive Chef Cyrille Bolle and musical performances by opera stars William Stafford and Alicia Branch. Reservations...

Join us for our Italian Heritage Celebration at Marlins Park on Friday, June 14th at 7:10pm. Make some noise and support the Marlins as they take on Italian National Team catcher, Francisco Cervelli and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Purchase a ticket package that includes an exclusive Marlins Italian Heritage Celebration T-Shirt. A portion of the proceed...

Community members, government leaders and local Special Olympics athletes gathered Thursday at the Don Fox Community Park entrance near North Castle Heights Avenue for a ribbon cutting for Lebanon’s newest park addition, a series of bocce ball courts. Lebanon Mayor Bernie Ash said it was just one addition to the growth of the city’s parks, an addit...