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Italian line producer Nicola (Nick) De Stefani believes Alaska is a diamond in the rough that offers the film and advertising industries an untapped venue for incredible filming opportunities, and he's the just the man to get the ball rolling.   Nick discovered his love for Alaska a long time ago and he has used his vast knowledge of the sta...

The 16th hole at the Waste Management Phoenix Open was packed well before 11:30 a.m., but that's when the fans who got there early enough to grab seats got their money's worth. Italian golfer Francesco Molinari's tee shot with a pitching wedge landed on the green, then gently rolled into the cup for a hole-in-one.   Read more   Sourc...

The OSA FC, formerly the Tacoma FC, see link below, has announced they will provide an inflatable soccer court in Tino's Cortile, the kids courtyard at the Italian Festival at Seattle Center, and conduct soccer clinics for children of all ages!   On hand to teach will be the almost all-Italian coaches and team members from both the men's squ...

The Salt Lake City Arts Council's is proud to present the annual Living Traditions Festival, a celebration of authentic and traditional folk and ethnic arts. Living Traditions brings together people of all ages and backgrounds to honor cultural traditions and diversity within our beautiful city.   Local ethnic artists—craftspeople, dancers,...

Alex Zanardi has mastered his latest big challenge. On Saturday, the former IndyCar and F1 star turned BMW works GT driver successfully contested his first long-distance triathlon in Hawaii. The 47-year-old Italian completed the overall distance of 140.5 miles in a time of 9h47m14s. He was 272nd overall among the 2,187 athletes – fewer than a doze...

Top level men's and women's soccer players from all over Italy will come to play with FC Tacoma 253 (formerly AC Seattle), a team comprised of Italian and American players. 
FC TACOMA 253 will have a men's team participating in the NPSL league and a women's team participating in the WPSL league! AC Seattle women's team won the 2013 Northwest Champi...

"I will always be proud of what he accomplished and only wish I can someday be remembered in the same light as he is today" — East Fork Fire District Chief Tod F. Carlini   When asked about his role model during a 2004 interview with The Record-Courier, Tod Carlini never hesitated in his answer. It was his father, the late Tod V. Carlini, wh...

The Italian-American Civic League will be hosting their 82nd annual All-State Italian Day at Lagoon on August 9th, 2015. Italians from the Salt Lake, Ogden, Park City, Tooele and Carbon County have made this an unforgettable family tradition. Not Italian? Don't worry, you can still take advantage of the discount Lagoon tickets as well as great food...

The University of Utah Lyric Opera Ensemble will present "Scenes From an Italian Restaurant," a whimsical romp filled with operatic favorites and comic surprises. Robert Breault, who directs the program, said the bill of fare is a musical smorgasbord that includes food-themed selections such as "Les Poissons" from "The Little Mermaid," "Be Our Gues...

Families traditionally gather around the table during the holiday season. Tradition for the Zoppé family, however, means gathering around the circus ring. The Zoppé Family Circus, founded in Italy in 1842 by Napoleone and Ermengilda Zoppé, has been passed down through the generations and still is going strong. It starts an 11-day run Wednesday, De...

by Brett Campbell   More than half a century before Sergio Leone, Ennio Morricone, Clint Eastwood et al brought us an Italian view of the American West's good/bad old days, New York's Metropolitan Opera asked famed Italian composer Giacomo Puccini to make a new opera from a play of the Gold Rush days.   The March 14 and 16 performance...

Not every neighborhood Italian restaurant can claim a world-class musician as its owner — but Giuseppe's on 28th in Central Phoenix can. For nine years, owner Richard Bock was the principal cellist for the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra in Italy.   And if that's not impressive enough, he played with the Phoenix Symphony for 24 seasons,...