In the new exhibition Sinatra: An American Icon, visitors will have a chance to look deeper into the life and legacy of Frank Sinatra. In the new exhibition Sinatra: An American Icon, debuting this March at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, at Lincoln Center, visitors will have a chance to loo...

The Center for Italian Culture at Fitchburg State University celebrates its 15th year with a host of events in October and November, including a concert celebrating Italian music from the past 100 years -- and the 100th birthday of Frank Sinatra.   The celebration, dubbed "Canti e Cantici: Cent' Anni di Musica e Cultura Italiana (A Hundred Y...

By Harry Mount Frank Sinatra may have had a thick 'Noo Yawk' accent and sung the city's most famous song, New York, New York. But, in fact, he was a New Jersey boy, born in the pretty little town of Hoboken a century ago. It's just across the Hudson River from Manhattan's skyscrapers.   Take a $7 ferry from Wall Street to Hoboken...

You have a book coming out that argues Italian-Americans have been largely forgotten for their contributions to jazz. But Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Louis Prima, Louis Bellson, to name a few, are hardly unknown to those who care about jazz.   Yes and no. Many jazz fans aren't even aware that people like Tony Bennett and the late Louis Bell...

By Richard Hutton   While he has carved out quite a nice career for himself as an actor in film and television, Robert Davi is happiest when he is one stage singing from the Great American Songbook. It's something, though, that he never felt quite right doing as long as Frank Sinatra was able to take to the stage.   That's becaus...

The Schultz-Hill Foundation, in partnership with Atlantic County's Office of Intergenerational Services, AtlantiCare and the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, say "benvenuto" to Atlantic City's senior citizens with the third and final free concert of the year - "My Way," celebrating the music of Frank Sinatra. The concert takes place 1:30...

FRANK SINATRA & RAT PACK TRIBUTE SWING DANCE CONCERT - Band Direct from Frank's Hometown in Hoboken's Little Italy. Lunedì 4 agosto alle ore 18.00   DeLauro & The RAT PACK BAND Swing Party Orchestra Hoboken New York City NYC's - Own Sinatra swing band. A Great Family Friendly Summer Concert for the Family members&...

by Michael Traversa   For many people who grew up in the eighties Robert Davi will always be one of the Fratelli brothers, the family of crooks terrorizing The Goonies in the eponymous 1985 film; others may remember him as one of the best James Bond villains in 1989 License to Kill.   In fact Davi has built a career on bad guys, mobst...

By Sandra Barrera   While interviewing Frank Sinatra's youngest child,Tina, some years ago, Bob Santelli seized upon the opportunity to ask, "If you ever decide to allow anyone to do an exhibit on your father, the Grammy Museum wants to be it."   Her "we'll see" is now "Sinatra: An American Icon." Three years in the making, the i...

by Jay Heater   As Patrick Tobin did his best Frank Sinatra to "My Way," a line of people waited patiently in front of a booth serving up spaghetti and clam sauce, sausage and peppers and meatball sandwiches. Right next door at Festa Italiana in Greenbrook on Saturday was Nino Ledi, a sixth-generation baker who was selling a selection o...