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by Kathy Salvati   Talk about having a full plate! Claudio Reilsono is the Head baseball coach at Carnegie Mellon University, the General Manager/Professional baseball scout for the Global Scouting Bureau and as you will see, that's not all... Q. Claudio, what got you interested in baseball?   CR. My Mom & Dad were from Ital...

If a parking lot full of tattooed men in black leather and boots outside a place called Death Row Motorcycles doesn't intimidate you, the roar of a hundred motorcycles probably will.   No, this isn't the premise of a "Sons of Anarchy" spin-off. It was the scene at the 4-fourth annual UNICO Motorcycle Charity Run, which was held Saturday. &n...

Celebrated musical artist Michéal Castaldo has organized a special showcase of art to exalt the glories of Italy and her people. The selected artwork will be presented in the Grand Lobby of the South OrangePerforming Arts Center (SOPAC) in South Orange, New Jersey. The art show willaccompany a double performance (2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., with ex...

By Storey Wanglee for Main Line Media News   "Men of the Cloth," an inspiring documentary by director/producer Vicki Vasilopoulos, will be making its Main Line debut this summer at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute. Shot over the course of 11 years, the film follows three Italian master tailors over the past, present, and future of their craft....

What connects a photo of Sharon Stone baking pizza at a restaurant in Piazza Navona, a gown made by Gattinoni inspired by the color of olive oil, the renown Antonio de Curtis – also known as Totò- in Poverty and Nobility, the famous timbal dish prepared for The Leopard, portrayed by Burt Lancaster?   A fascinating virtual trip through Made i...

by Keith Loria   "THE saddest thing in life is wasted talent". This memorable quote from A Bronx Tale is one that the movie and one-man-show's writer and star Chazz Palminteri continues to guide his life by. Over his 25-plus year career in show biz, the Academy Award-nominated actor has delivered standout performances in movies, TV...

Today marks the 15th anniversary of Frank Sinatra's death. The idol singer, film actor, show star of the 20th -century America and the only US legend whose name graces three plaques at the Avenue of Stars, died in Los Angeles on May 14, 1998.   Frank Sinatra came down in history as a popular romantic singer with a velvety voice. Sinatra ros...

Silvano Pieri survived World War II in a small village near Lucca, Italy, and came to America in 1946. A retired lamp-maker, Pieri has hands as big and tough as catcher's mitts and his accent is as thick as tomato paste.   But when he rolls a bocce ball with his classic soft touch, it looks like a supple hand gently turning a key. The secre...

Does your child have talent? Join Mondo Italiano's new course "musichIAMO" ("I love music") with Italian tenor Marco Fiorante from Lecce. Classes in Pittsbirgh are starting Tuesday, September 22nd for ages 5-10 and 11-17. There are adult voice lessons as well. For more information, contact MONDO ITALIANO at (412) 478 2681 or email m...

Dal primo agosto Radio Icn trasmetterà solo per internet. Niente più radio SCA, una tecnologia da tempo superata, costosa, piena di statica e limitata nella zona d'ascolto. Una decisione che abbiamo rinviato per molto tempo, ma ora necessaria. E' l'addio all'antenna, come lo è stato per le televisioni che oramai da anni ricevono il segnale solo via...

AC Cugini's rising U15 Girls team, RES Roma 99, that plays in WAGS has a few spots open, with scholarships also available to players with financial need. Rising U14 and rising U15 age girls are welcome to try out.   Tryouts are by appointment only in July and August at Lake Fairfax Park in Reston. The team is trained and coached by Cugini Pr...

by Stephanie Maksin   Members of the Italian American Civic Club gathered at Centerton Country Club for the club's 23rd annual Memorial Golf Tournament Wednesday afternoon. Lunch and drinks were served to the golfers at the food tent. Authentic Italian dishes were prepared along with seafood and a traditional barbecue.   The even...