The US subsidiary of Italian electronics giant Leonardo is building a $100m semiconductor laser fabrication plant in Arizona. Leonardo Electronics US Inc. (LEI) has purchased 12 acres in Oro Valley, north of Tucson, and is planning the construction of a state-of-the-art semiconductor laser manufacturing facility. LEI has been present in the Tucson...

Call me provincial, but I'm convinced that specialty sandwiches of a certain region or city are infinitely more delicious when eaten in the region or city that made them famous. Eating a Philly cheesesteak within blocks of the Liberty Bell or devouring Chicago's famous Italian beef while looking out on Lake Michigan? Pure magic. But eating those sa...

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...

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...

Saturday, November 6 from 12:00 PM to 9:30 PM. Scottsdale City Events, 3939 N Drinkwater Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ, 85251. Click here for tickets. The Italian Association is happy to present its first edition of the Italian Pizza and Wine Festival. A celebration of food, music, and dance. We invite you to join us in this celebration of life and what bet...

Italian restaurant Crust Simply Italian is set to open its third Valley location in Gilbert next year, part of a plan to have 10 Arizona locations in the next eight years. The new location at Williams Field and Recker roads will open in the second quarter of 2022, according to a press release. Founded in Scottsdale in 2007, the menu includes pizza,...

Italian Association of Arizona will present its first Italian Pizza & Wine Festival from 12 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6 at Scottsdale City Hall. Delivering authentic pizzas with imported Italian wines, imported beer and non-stop entertainment for the whole family, according to a press release the event is designed to celebrate popular Italian cul...

In honor of the 21st annual Week of the Italian Language in the World, Fondazione Italia, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles & San Francisco and the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles & San Francisco, would like to invite K-12 students to participate in a poetry contest that will showcase their creativity and...

Italian food fans in Metro Phoenix are most likely aware of the delicious menu offered at one of three North Italia restaurants in the state. It was originally conceived by notable Arizona restaurateur Sam Fox in 2002. If you have not had the luxury of visiting a North Italia location, there is good news! The modern Italian concept has taken the to...