In Frank Sinatra’s early days of stardom, the man known as the Chairman of the Board could send legions of bobby soxers swooning with his Italian light baritone and a flicker of his ol’ blue eyes. But as the 1940s turned into the 1950s and a string of poorly received musicals and an adulterous affair with Ava Gardner caused his popularity to wane,...

Wednesday, June 6. 9:30AM - 10:45AM PDT. Seattle University Department of Modern Languages and Culture - 901 12th Ave, Seattle 98122. The Modern Languages and Cultures – Italian Program invites you to a Musical Matinee with acclaimed Italian-American entertainer Tony La Stella. Tony will meet students enrolled in Italian language courses and any ot...

Crooner, charmer and fighter: Frank Sinatra died 20 years ago, leaving an indelible mark on the world. Born on December 12, 1915 in Hoboken, New Jersey, Sinatra — the son of Italian immigrants — cut his first record in 1939 and three years later was a star. Over his lifetime, the elegant and clean-cut performer produced more than 100 records and do...

EXCLUSIVE: 2BFilms has acquired distribution rights to Davi’s Way, its second pickup after the launch of its debut feature First We Take Brooklyn in February this year. The documentary will debut in theaters July 13 from 2BFilms and Appian Way Productions, and the company is doing a reception at Cannes next week for international buyers. 2BFilms si...

Who doesn’t love listening to Frank Sinatra’s greatest hits? It doesn’t matter how old you are, chances are you’ve heard “Come Fly With Me”, “My Kind of Town”, “New York, New York” and “My Way”. Park Ridge resident Steve Jacobs shares the “Sinatra Experience” during the the Park Ridge Civic Orchestra Spring Luncheon on Saturday, April 21 at the Par...

It has been many years since Ol’ Blue Eyes graced the stage in Las Vegas and 23 years since his last live performance at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, California. Many of us still miss that man. We miss his dulcet tones, the way he captured an audience from the very first note, taking them to great heights with “Fly Me...

Coming May 4th, the Italian American Club of Las Vegas will host a tribute to its most illustrious member: Frank Sinatra. And who better to bring the essence of Ol' Blue Eyes back to that legendary stage but the exceptional Dave Halston. Critics have raved about Halston's tribute to the iconic Sinatra, calling it "stunning" and "spot-on". Halston c...

Tacoma Musical Playhouse continues its 2017-18 season with “My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra,” which functions as the playhouse’s romantic Valentine’s show, featuring a bounty of songs about love and romance. The cast of eight singer/actors are backed up by a live band on stage: Jeffrey Stvrtecky on piano, Jessie Kuras on string bass and...

Sophia Loren revealed she had two very famous teachers who helped her learn how to speak English when she made her big Hollywood debut – Frank Sinatra and Cary Grant. The trio appeared in the 1957 action drama “The Pride and the Passion.” “I told them right away, ‘I don’t speak any English, please help me,’ and they did!” the Italian actress told C...

The Heartland Festival Orchestra presents “New Year’s Greeting — That’s Amore” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Five Points Washington. It is the orchestra’s tradition to welcome the New Year with its signature “New Year’s Greeting,” one of its most festive and popular concerts of the season. This year, the concert includes a variety of musical st...