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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...

Have you ever dreamed of renovating a home in Italy? Join this event to hear Natalie Smargiassi share her experiences renovating the home of her great grandmother. Natalie will also talk about the area of Northern Lazio in the Tiber River Valley. This area is filled with beautiful castles, Etruscan and Roman historic sites, and amazing scenery. All...

Zoppé: An Italian Family Circus returns to Tucson for its 11th year at the Mercado District, bringing new acts to perform under the Big Top tent. Circus director Giovanni Zoppé said returning to the Big Top “feels like we’re home again, back where we are supposed to be.” When COVID first swept the nation, the circus adapted their show into a drive-...

Peter Fogel wants to give Phoenicians a laugh heading into 2022. The pandemic has made it feel like “two years that everyone lost their lives,” he said. “People are looking to laugh. They got to get back to their lives.” Fogel is the star of “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & The Therapy Continues,” which began a four-week run at the Herber...

Frankie Valli has rescheduled his forthcoming concert at ASU Gammage in Tempe from Saturday, Jan. 29, to Sunday, Dec. 4, as he continues to recover from pneumonia.  Tickets purchased will be honored at the rescheduled date and additional tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com, starting at $49.  The singer shared the news on social media, saying,...

Fri, Dec 10, 2021 at 5:00 PM. Rawhide Western Town & Event Center, 5700 W North Loop Rd, Chandler, AZ, 85226. Zoppé Italian Family Circus, with its multi-generational cast of characters, will be creating a blend of holiday magic previously not experienced in the Valley. As if stepping into the past, the 179-year-old Zoppé truly is an ‘old-world eve...

If the Vegas entertainment scene is a sauce, Giada Valenti is the seasoning. Spicy in her performances and her lively disposition, the Italian songstress has stirred things up in Las Vegas with her multilingual recordings, appearances at The Smith Center, and her Facebook Live cooking-and-singing series. She just dropped a new holiday song, “Silent...

When: Friday, December 03, 2021 At 6:00 pm - Organized by : Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles with the Diplomatic Corps of Arizona - Entrance : With fee Italian tenor Pasquale Esposito will perform live at the 31st Annual Ambassadors' Ball in honor of Italy, benefiting the Diplomatic Corps of Arizona Scholarship Fund and the Students at Thu...

In Italy, Andrea Bocelli lived out the early days of the pandemic in a state of “worry and frustration” — not just for the harrowing health crisis but also for the social wounds of prolonged isolation. During this unprecedented pause in his career, he spent more time with his children. He listened to music. He tackled some items on his reading list...