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A replica of one of Christopher Columbus' famous tall ships, the Pinta, will be docked at Plaza de Luna, located at 900 S. Palafox St. in January.  From Jan. 5-22, the replica will be docked for educational tours to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day.  According to a press release from Sanders Ships, LLC., the Pinta was the first ship to si...

Friends of United Hatzalah will be holding its annual Gala in Miami, Florida this Tuesday, December 20, featuring a special performance by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli. The singer and his wife Veronica will be receiving United Hatzalah's "Humanitarian Award," along with donors Margo and Yoram Cohen who will be presented with the "L'Dor V'Dor Award"...

A definitive answer as to whether Paolo Banchero will play with the Italian NT in the 2023 FIBA World Cup has not been given. However, it seems that the meeting between the player and the Italian National team delegation went well. "Paolo Banchero has once again shown that he's open to the project reserving the right to confirm [his availability] d...

Students from the Italian program at Meredith College attended the 16th annual Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival in Charleston, S.C., November 11-13, 2022, together with their instructor, Sandra Pesoli. The festival, hosted by the College of Charleston, screened 13 Italian movies produced in Italy over the past two years. The movies included a mi...

When: Dec 4, 2022 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Where: Boca Black Box Center For The Arts 8221 Glades Road, Suite 10, Boca Raton, Florida 33434 Daniel Franzese, star of the smash hit movie Mean Girls and HBO’s Looking, brings his wildly popular Italian Mom character to the stage in the world premiere comedy of Italian Mom Loves You! It’s the day of Nan...

Congratulations to Blake Butera on being named Carolina League Manager of the Year for his efforts with the Charleston RiverDogs, the Single-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays. This is the second time he has won the honor. Butera is an assistant with Team Italy in the upcoming World Baseball Classic. Butera guided the team to a franchise record 88 w...

Sicilian-American singer Michela Musolino has been internationally lauded for her unique ability to reimagine Sicilian folk and roots music, alchemized with renowned American musical genres, to mirror the history and movement of people and their musical traditions from the Old World to the New.Now, the  Italian South meets the American South in the...

Ciao, Charleston. The Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival is back for the 16th year. The festival partners with the College of Charleston to bring a celebration of contemporary Italian cinema and culture to the city. This year’s event featuring 13 films is Nov. 10-13 at the Queen Street Playhouse downtown. There will be presentations by special gue...

Paolo Banchero started his NBA career in the best way possible. Since the beginning of the season, the No. 1 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft scored at least 20 points in every single game, and he's already building the reputation of a potential superstar in the league.  If there's one country with a lot of excitement for this young man, it's definitely...

At the end of Italian American Heritage Month we will be discussing one of the NFL’s most loved sets of siblings – the Bosa Brothers. We all love a set of siblings in the league together. The Bosa brothers were born and raised in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in a tight-knit, football oriented family. Joey was born in 1995 to Cheryl and John Bosa, with N...

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli announced new US tour dates for February and May 2023, featuring shows in Nashville, New Orleans, Sunrise, Tampa, Sacramento, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Chicago, Minneapolis and two dates in Los Angeles returning to the legendary Hollywood Bowl. The tour kicks off on February 9 at Bridgestone Arena with The Nashville Symp...

Paolo Banchero said his dazzling NBA debut was a moment he had "been working for my whole life" after showing why the Orlando Magic made him the first overall pick. The 19-year-old American-Italian set a Magic points record for a rookie by scoring 27 points with 11-of-18 shooting against the Detroit Pistons, also claiming nine rebounds and providin...