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When: Saturday, March 9 · 3 - 5:15pm EST - Where: DeSantis Family Chapel, 300 Okeechobee Boulevard West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States Join us for an unforgettable afternoon of the world's greatest music at the DeSantis Family Chapel. On Saturday, March 9, 2024, at 3:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time), the talented and renowned singer/PBS-TV host fo...

A singer from Raleigh who is blind is spreading joy through her music. On Valentine’s Day, she was able to meet someone she looks up to who also spreads joy in that same way. “Good evening, sir,” singer Mary Mikels said. “Nice to meet you.” Those are the words Mikels said to famous Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli. She said she was nervous about meetin...

The guy who won the biggest race in the Olympics now lives in relative obscurity inside a gated community in Florida. Hardly anybody recognizes him. Nobody bothers him. And that suits Marcell Jacobs just fine after dealing with the chaos that surrounded his every move back home in Italy. Because Jacobs, the unheralded sprinter who succeeded Usain B...

Orlando Magic forward Paolo Banchero has been named to the 2024 NBA All-Star team Thursday, the NBA announced. Banchero is the ninth ever Magic player to receive this honor, joining Shaquille O’Neal (1993-96), Anfernee Hardaway (1995-98), Tracy McGrady (2001-04), Grant Hill (2001, 2005), Dwight Howard (2007-12), Rashard Lewis (2009), Jameer Nelson...

Almost 19 years after its last visit, Italy will return to the United States for friendlies against Venezuela and Ecuador next month. The Azzurri will face Venezuela for the first time on March 21 at Inter Miami’s DRV PNK Stadium — the home of Lionel Messi — before travelling to New York to play Ecuador three days later. Italy has played Ecuador tw...

When Florida Grand Opera opens the curtain on its midseason production, I Pagliacci, it will be close to 82 years to the day that the Miami Opera Guild, the precursor to Florida Grand Opera, performed its inaugural production of Ruggero Leoncavallo's Italian opera. While the anniversary may evoke some nostalgia, today's audiences will see a differe...

Despite only being in existence for 25 years unlike many of its peers, Pagani has cemented itself as one of the most important supercar manufacturers in Italy’s iconic Motor Valley. Whether it’s for its artisan craftsmanship, avant-garde design, or performance-oriented innovation, Pagani is celebrated as a stalwart of the Italian automotive industr...

What started out as a simple way for a local musician to share his Italian heritage with the Brevard community two decades ago has morphed into a full-on love letter to Italian folk music. Mike Guggino of the Steep Canyon Rangers band approached the Jordan Street Cafe more than 20 years ago about changing their menu for one evening and doing an “It...

From Dali and Cirque du Soleil to Picasso and even the World Shuffleboard Championships, St. Pete is no stranger to international headliners on the social calendar. This December, the holidays will bring yet another showstopping performer as the “Voice of Passion” Andrea Del Principe comes to The Palladium straight from Italy. Andrea Del Principe h...

Join Mississippi Society of Italian Americans Foundation to celebrate the unveiling of the new spotlights installed by the Harrison County Board of Supervisors at the beautiful bocce courts within the Woolmarket Community Center (16320 Old Woolmarket Road, Biloxi, MS), on Monday, November 20, 5:30 PM. RSVP/text to David Biagini, 228-324-5041. We'll...

The Italian Stallion – football legend Johnny Musso – shared his faith story with University of Mobile supporters at the Partners for Purpose fundraising luncheon on Oct. 19. The event raised scholarships for students at the Christian university. In an interview format hosted by Dan Brennan, co-host of Mobile Mornings on FM Talk 1065, Musso recalle...

The 17th edition of the Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival is set for Nov. 2-5 at the Queen Street Playhouse. Prepare for an unforgettable journey through the best of contemporary Italian cinema. This year’s poster pays homage to the great Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida, who died earlier this year. Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival (NCIFF) pr...