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Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco had a great year in 2018. He toured all over the country, published a collection of essays and appeared alongside Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen in the critically acclaimed film “The Green Book.” In fact, the Los Angeles-based comedian’s year was so good he recently clocked in at No. 10 on Forbes’s year-end list of...

The Italian Association of Arizona, a local 501c (3) non-profit, is excited to announce its 6th Annual Italian Festival celebrating all things Italian. This two-day event will entertain and delight guests with live music, delicious Italian food and wine, dance performances, authentic Italian crafts and more. The festival will take place on Saturday...

A two-wheeled delivery robot designed to tackle tight European streets will take centre stage at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. YAPE, the acronym of Your Autonomous Pony Express, is the first autonomous electric vehicle designed for urban delivery in difficult European streets. Its maker, Milan–based accelerator e-Novia, will d...

Nel 2018 fu un successo per la delegazione italiana, dunque stavolta TILT (The Italian lab for technology) ci riprova e torna a Las Vegas portando con sé le migliori startup tecnologiche nazionali al Ces 2019, la maggiore fiera tecnologica dell'elettronica di consumo. La missione italiana dall'altisonante titolo 'Made in Italy, The Art of Technolog...

If you’re looking for a family atmosphere with plenty of quality Italian food, look no further than Rovali’s Ristorante Italianoon Ogden’s Historic 25th Street. Alex Montanez, owner of Rovali’s, wants 25th Street to be a destination for people around the globe, not just for those in Ogden or in Utah. Though he’s been a lifelong Ogden resident, his...

Here in Phoenix, great Italian pastries are scarce. If you look, you can find passable cannoli, solid sfogliatelle. But fantastic? The kind of light, flaky, orange-perfumed sweet eaten in the morning that periodically thunders back into mind for the rest of the day? Good luck. This January, The Maggiore Group hopes to change that. That's when The S...

The mobsters in “The Godfather” trilogy and the food served in many Italian-American restaurants don’t accurately reflect Italian culture, according to Casa Italiana di Las Vegas. For example, popular offerings in America such as fettuccine Alfredo and chicken Parmesan are not traditional Italian dishes, said Claudia Costantino, marketing director...

Isabella Rossellini has become something of a surrealist Jane Goodall. Rossellini has always lived a unique life—but in the last decade, the 66-year-old actress and model has taken perhaps her most peculiar turn: She's become one of the world's foremost lecturers on animal fucking. Her interest in the science behind animal fucking was first broadca...

A touch of Italian fare with Los Angeles roots arrived in Las Vegas for the new year. The Factory Kitchen opened in the former B&B Ristorante space on restaurant row at the Venetian. Restaurateur Matteo Ferdinandi, who formerly worked at Spago, and chef Angelo Auriana, who spent 18 years as the chef at LA’s Valentino, serve traditional Italian dish...

Lady Gaga wowed her fans Friday night during her Las Vegas residency debut – and even critics were impressed. From her emotional performance of "Shallow" to a theatrical story line, "Enigma" is being praised for its energy and heart. Here's more of what critics are saying about her performance at MGM's Park Theater Friday. Billboard's Andreas Hale...

Ray “Coach” Faraca, 88 of Kellogg, Idaho, passed away on December 23, 2018. He was born on December 8, 1930 in Kellogg, the son of Italian immigrants, Antonio and Agnes Grace (Caruso) Faraca. Ray was a lifelong resident of Kellogg and extremely well known in the community.  He graduated from Kellogg High School in 1950 and then attended the Univers...

Lady Gaga performed before a sold-out crowd for the first night of her residency, which will run through 2019. Developed exclusively for Park MGMs intimate Park Theater, the six-time GRAMMY Award-winner, Golden Globe Award-winner and Academy Award-nominatedsuperstars engagement consists of two separate shows, each offering an immersive only-in-Vega...