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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...

"18 Ius Soli" a 2012 Award-winning grassroots Italian documentary by Fred Kuwornu about the issues of immigration and citizenship in modern Italy. In interviews with 18 young men and women, it illustrates the plight of 1.000.000 young people born and raised in Italy but unable to acquire an Italian citizenship, because their parents are immigrants....

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...

U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden and his wife Jill paid tribute to the Year of Italian Culture in the USA on the occasion of the "Opera Ball", one of the American capital's most important cultural events, which was organized with the help of the Washington National Opera (WNO) at Villa Firenze, residence of Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero.Over 5...

By Nicky D Cooks On Sunday, April 27, Giada Valenti will be back in Pittsburgh for her new show, From Venice With Love. Giada is preforming again at the Cabaret at Theatre Square in Downtown. The Venice born, international singer and songwriter will be performing on stage with her band. The show is described as "being taken on a romantic journey...

May 16, 2015 - Saturday 8:00 PMPresbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill - 8855 Germantown AvenuePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania 19118Cipriano de Rore wrote some of the most sublimely beautiful madrigals and motets ever to set ladies' hearts fluttering in Italy's 16th century villas and basilicas.   Piffaro, the nation's foremost Renaissance...

November 6, 2015. Friday 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (on various days). St. Stephen's Lutheran Church - 1301 North Broom Street - Wilmington, Delaware 19806 On a summer vacation, Margaret Johnson and her daughter, Clara, enjoy touring the Tuscan countryside. One day while sightseeing, Clara's hat mystically lands at the feet of Fabrizio...

The new 2 CD set Paese Mio Bello is the first collection of its kind, featuring 44 historic Italian-American recordings, 40 of which have been previously unreleased, at least since the original 78rpm records were issued. The selections were recorded between 1915 and 1939 and vary from traditional rural folk recordings to elegant divas singing the...

Roberto Pomili, Italian bassist and international musician, with Octavio Brunetti, pianist, and Emmanuel Trifilio, Bandoneonist, will take us into the world of tango through the timeless music of Astor Piazzolla and his own compositions.   Roberto Polmili is considered one of the best tango double bass players and composers of his generation...

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera (Verismo Opera) of Fort Lee and the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) proudly announce Verismo Opera is the theatre's House Opera Company. Now in its 25th anniversary season, Verismo Opera produces grand, professional productions twice a year, along with an international vocal competition, concert...

The Cinema Studies Program and the Center for Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia and the International House of Philadelphia, present the 2014 edition of NEW AUTHORS OF ITALIAN CINEMA. The festival has been curated by Nicola M. Gentili (Penn, Cinema Studies) and a...