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Claudio Repetto wasn’t sure of the idea at first. Since he was 10, he had played for the academy of Italian Serie A club Genoa, operating with the wide-eyed dreams that accompany academy players. “Your goal is to make it to the first team,” said Repetto, who now plays striker for Phoenix Rising. But here he was, 19 years old, being told by his agen...

The New York City-based Kairos Italy Theater along with the Italy-based KIT Italia and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at NYU announce the recipients of the first edition of the In Scena! Award as part of the 2022 coming back edition of the In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY. In 2020 In Scena! has established the "In Scena! Award" awarded by the Fe...

This week on State of Art we’re learning about Anchorage Opera returning to the stage after a two-year hiatus. After postponing twice, their production of Puccini’s “Tosca” is happening this weekend. The opera is considered one of Puccini’s masterpieces and has all the passion, intrigue and death you’d want from a dramatic performance.  We’re joine...

Wednesday, April 20, at 7:00 PM PST (10:00 PM EST). From the Myron’s at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas. Watch the global live stream or watch it later up to a month after the event. To reserve your spot visit www.giadavalenti.live Giada Valenti is a singer and songwriter, born and raised in Venice, Italy. Since 2006, Giada ha...

When: Tue, May 3, 2022 from 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM PDT. Join this event for a discussion with Dr. Will Parnell on the topic of Children's Rights to Education. A zoom link to join the event will be sent to your email on the morning of the event. With a long history of community initiatives, concerns, and actions over the rights of young children to earl...

Natalia Di Pietrantonio has devoted her career to South Asian art but her family comes from very different parts of the world — her father is from Italy and her mother from Mexico. Attracted by art from an early age, Di Pietrantonio majored in art history at the University of California Davis. During her studies, she had to take a survey course on...

Bill Acosta was known as the Man of 1,001 voices, headlining on the stages on the Las Vegas Strip, including the Luxor and Flamingo, and thousands of performances in many other venues. Bill passed away on Jan. 26, and a celebration of his life will be held at the Italian American Club on Mar. 26. Born in Dallas, Bill and his family moved to New Orl...

Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar invites guests to experience the next Taste & Learn on Saturday, March 19, at 5 p.m. Taste & Learn is Ferraro’s popular, monthly wine-tasting and education event that provides illuminating wine education along with a menu of expertly prepared, authentic Italian small plates crafted by Chef Mimmo Ferraro.   Th...

Fans of opera will have the chance to see a performance of Puccini's Tosca in Salt Lake City during March 2022. The venue for Puccini's Tosca will be the beautiful and historic Capitol Theatre in downtown Salt Lake City located at 50 West 200 South. Parking is available close by. Scheduled performances will be held on Saturday, March 12, at 7:30 PM...

A tempestuous tale of a love triangle between a singer, a painter, and a corrupt police chief, Tosca is a perennial favorite of opera-lovers, with good reason. It is the perfect combination of drama, spectacle, and lush Romantic-era music with a rich score from world-renowned composer Puccini. “This is a big, grand opera – we have a huge chorus alo...

Few people have done as much to popularize — or introduce newcomers to — opera and classical music as Andrea Bocelli. And while fans certainly know him through live performances and a procession of top-selling recordings, Las Vegans and Las Vegas tourists also have experienced his work in a unique sort of way: His rendition (with Sarah Brightman) o...

Lady Gaga is returning to the Las Vegas stage! The Grammy-winning singer and actor announced a return to Sin City to resume her residency at the Park MGM hotel and casino. The performances will be “Jazz & Piano” themed, kicking off April 14th and running through May 1st. According to a press release, the shows will “celebrate her love of the Great...