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Oh, what a night!!! Rock and Roll Hall of Famers perform your favorite doo-wop hits like "Walk Like a Man," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Sherry," and more!   Between 1962 and 1995 Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons produced 46 songs that placed on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.   Read more   Source: http://www.meetup.com  ...

By Katie Bambi Kohler   On Sunday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m., Norristown's Verdi Band will celebrate its 95th Anniversary at the Elmwood Park Bandshell. A fixture at local church feasts, the band will play both Italian and American songs.   In a time when Catholic Church and school closings and merging are commonplace, the Verdi Band has adap...

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 8:00pm, Giada Valenti takes viewers of PBS NJTV on a romantic and magical journey as she performs her own interpretations of American and Italian hits from the 60s, 70s, and 80s, as well as recent contemporary songs. Born and raised in Venice, Giada has always been influenced by her hometown, bringing its magic and pass...

This breathtaking film tells the coming of age story of two young brothers who run away fromhome. They embark on an adventure across the southern countryside of Italy with a child'sdream of a new life. As the boys face adulthood, the myth of this "City of Dreams" begins tocrumble. WHAT: Film screening premiere and discussion of "Citta' dei Sogni"W...

May 2 (Saturday) 7:15 pm. An Evening of Opera and SongA wonderful concert of songs, arias and duets featuring soprano Jacqueline Ballarin, tenor Ernest Revell and accompanist David Maiullo.Sponsored by Mario Lanza Society of New York. The Unitarian Society of Ridgewood113 Cottage Place, Ridgewood, NJAdmission: $25; open to the publicContact:...

By Warren Rojas   Reps. Bill Pascrell Jr., D-N.J., and Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, will attempt to bowl over competitors onJune 1 at the 3rd Annual Congressional Bocce Ball Tournament. The sporty showdown, sponsored by the National Italian American Foundation, is scheduled to take place at Venable law firm at 575 Seventh St. NW from 4 to 6:30 p...

Mike DeSapio, president of the Italian-American Heritage Club of Hunterdon County has announced that the club will be showing the award winning 2006 film "The Golden Door" (Nuovomondo) as part of its Italian Film Series.   It traces a Silicilian villager's arudous and humiliating journey to Ellis Island in his quest to find the land of his d...

Friday, June 07, 2013   The documentary by Carlo Mazzacurati opens in the historic headquarters of Medici con l'Africa Cuamm (Doctors with Africa, University College of Aspiring and Medical Missionaries) in the center of Padua. Don Dante Carraro is a priest. He is also a cardiologist and for the last four years has been the director of Cuamm...

Radnor Studio 21 General Manager, George Strimel makes room in the weekly line up for a new show focused on Italians and Italian Americans. Ciao Bella Living Italian Style will share heritage, culture, traditions and foods highlighting local and regional people, companies and nonprofits. The new show will premiere 7 pm Sunday, May 3 and then repeat...

AN AFTERNOON OF ITALIAN OPERA BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER FOR A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE THE PASSION...POWER...AND EXPRESSION OF ITALIAN OPERA   Featuring Annamaria Stefanelli, Lyric Soprano & Rory Angelicola, Tenor   with Special Young Artists Chamber Ensemble Conducted by Andrew Macirowski   Time: 3:00 pm...

IL Volo, the popular Italian trio, recently performed their music at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City. The sold-out concert brought hundreds of screaming fans who gave numerous standing ovations to the group that puts their own twist on classic operatic songs. Founded in 2009, the group consists of baritone Gianluca Ginoble along...

Liberty Science Center announced today the appointment of Fabiano Caruana, the number two ranked chess player in the world for most of 2015 and the strongest American chess player in history, to the position of LSC Visiting Grandmaster and Chess Works! Ambassador. Born in Miami and raised in Brooklyn, Caruana joins Liberty Science Center at a part...