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Andrea Iervolino, a prominent entrepreneur and film producer, announced today that he has acquired an ownership stake in Miami FC, a professional soccer club based in Miami, Florida. This strategic investment also confirms the valuation of Miami FC at $56 million.  The acquisition of an ownership stake in Miami FC by Andrea Iervolino underscores hi...

Italian-American Paolo Banchero was named the NBA’s Rookie of the Year on Tuesday. The Orlando Magic forward won the award over fellow finalists Jalen Williams and Walker Kessler. He secured 98 out of 100 first-place votes. A 6-10 forward out of Duke, Banchero averaged 20 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists in 72 games. He experienced typical rook...

When Paola Bedin started cycling competitively at age seven in her home country of Italy, she could never have imagined decades later she'd be running her own cycling apparel company right here in Tampa Bay. "I started with my dad and my uncle and I had this little bike and I was like, 'de, de, de, de,' and I never gave up," said Bedin. One of the...

Saturday, April 29, 2023. 9:30 AM  4:30 PM. Our annual Bocce Tournament draws teams and individuals of all skill levels from around the region to a lively day of Italian sport at Shelter Cove Park, Hilton Head Island. Not a player? Bring your lounge chair and cheer on the teams! The day includes Bocce tournament play, lunch, and trophies for winner...

The Senior Games are happening across the Coast and this morning, seniors competed in a bocce ball tournament. The Senior Games offer senior citizens an opportunity to participate in athletic events to enhance their quality of life and result in a healthy lifestyle. The game also offers a social network for participants to develop friendships and s...

We are thrilled to announce that CINEMA ITALY Miami is coming back with the 19th edition! SAVE THE DATES and join us April 21 to the 24, 2023. This year's festival will take place at the historical O Cinema South Beach. This will be a special edition, still adapted to the current circumstances, we will not have an Opening or Closing event this year...

A flotilla of a half-dozen tall ships, including a replica of the iconic Santa Maria, will sail into the St. Petersburg waterfront for a festival onshore and off March 30-April 2. Tall Ships America, a nonprofit dedicated to maritime heritage and youth education, is bringing its annual tour of tall ships from across the country. This is the first t...

Sometime in the early 1980s, a boy named Christian Lattanzio approached a hero named Carlo Ancelotti. The boy wore an excited, 10-year-old smile. He was with a bunch of his excitable, 10-year-old friends. Lattanzio was probably walking home from the football pitch at his local church, San Camillo de Lellis. He’d often play there from school dismiss...

Zoppé, an Italian Family Circus, is scheduled to perform a series of shows on the grounds of the Largo Central Park Performing Arts Center this weekend. The shows, which will feature dog acts, traditional Italian equestrian routines and classic circus clowning, run from Thursday, March 16, through Sunday, March 19, with two shows each day plus thre...

When: Sun, March 26, 2023, 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM EDT - Where: DeSantis Family Chapel 300 Okeechobee Boulevard West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Join award-winning singer/PBS-TV host/award-winning actor, Cristina Fontanelli www.cristinafontanelli.com as she returns to her musical roots in Palm Beach just steps away from the Kravis Center where she appeared in t...

Orlando Magic forward Paolo Banchero has been named the Kia NBA’s Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for February 2023. It is the third straight time that he has earned the league’s monthly honor. Banchero joins Shaquille O’Neal as the only players in franchise history to be named the league’s Rookie of the Month in three consecutive months. O’...

The spring season at the Dennis C. Moss Cultural Arts Center in Cutler Bay(FL) comes to life this coming weekend with a series of breathtaking performances by Zoppé: An Italian Family Circus on March 3 at 7 p.m.; March 4 at 1 p.m., 4 p.m., and 7 p.m.; and March 5 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on the Backyard Concert Lawn.  Heralded as refreshingly intimate...