With more than a dozen acting credits to his name, it certainly can't be denied that Italian-American actor, AnthonyL. Gurino isn't new to the industry. Born and raised in Howard Beach, NY, Gurino is a Meisner-trained actor and has studied at a number of highly-regarded programs in both New York City and Los Angeles, including the Esper Studio, Act...

3 Amici Studios (www.3amicistudios.com) will team up with a national broadcasting company to present, Rome 360ยบ: The Churches, a tribute to the Eternal City. The episodic series is scheduled for release in 2014.   Tom Shaker, the Italian-American author-writer-host of the series stated, "I am proud that a major broadcast entity has signed on...

In 2016, the City of Florence will mark the 50th anniversary of the devastating Flood of the Arno River, which destroyed, or damaged, 14,000 pieces of art.   A new book, and PBS documentary based on the book, called When the World Answered: Florence, Women Artists and the 1966 Flood, by Jane Fortune and Linda Falcone, tells the story of how...

by Kley Tarcitano   We are looking for a Pretty, friendly and dynamic girl between the ages of 8 and 12 to help our host Steve Harvey to do an interview with a talent who doesn't speak English... only Italian. Must be fluently in both languages and be LA local. We need by the end of this week 07/09. Please send headshots to my email. Dates...

Killing in the Name of Love: Representations of Violence against Women in RAI Films - Lecture by Flavia Laviosa Sunday, March 2, 2014, 7 pm - Dante Alighieri Society of MA - 41 Hampshire St., Cambridge, MA 02139 - (617)876-5160   Since 2007, RAI 3 (Radiotelevisione Italiana) has broadcast Amore criminale (Criminal L...

by Kyle Swenson   Knowing a good story has been part of Paul Pope's family business. It's obvious why. As the son of Gene Pope, the Italian-American businessman whose nose for gore and sex created the National Enquirer, Paul grew up surrounded by a business that literally changed the tone of American pop culture.   The younger Pope's...

by Valentina Zarya   For some people, Alyssa Milano will always be Tony Danza's daughter on the 1980s sitcom Who's the Boss. To others, she is Phoebe Halliwell, one of the three sister witches on Charmed. But to Milano herself, acting is just one of the many pursuits that make her who she is.   "No matter what you do, and however pass...

The Italian American One Voice Coalition (IAOVC), an anti-defamation group that includes multiple Italian American organizations, expressed dismay and disgust with the airing of the recent AFLAC commercial, depicting the kidnapping of the iconic AFLAC Duck by characters that are clearly meant to portray Italian Americans in a bad light.   "T...

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...

On April 23, 1960, Nancy and Andrew Bertinelli welcomed their only daughter, Valerie, to the world. Andrew was an executive at General Motors and his family moved around quite a bit during his children's childhood. When Valerie was 11, the family relocated to Los Angeles. While on the playground at her new school, she befriended another young girl...