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Union Omaha announced today the signing of defender Marco Milanese, pending league and federation approval. Milanese reunites with assistant coach Kevin Nuss, who he played under in his time with the USL League Two side Ocean City Nor'easters. The Isernia, Italy native has spent time with multiple landmark Italian clubs, including S.S.C. Napoli U-1...

The Kansas City Royals are months away from the official start of their 2023 regular season, but it's never too early to predict what could happen in the upcoming campaign. MLB.com recently published an article honing in on one player from each team who is slated to have a breakout season. For Kansas City, beat writer Anne Rogers selected first bas...

The Pittsburg (KS) State University Solo & Chamber Music Series, which began in September, will continue with its next concert, a performance by Italian trombonist Peter Steiner, on Friday, Jan. 20. Steiner, who has been hailed as "a new trombone star within his generation" by the president of the International Trombone Association, is scheduled to...

Italian on his mother’s side, Brian Sweeney was recently hired as the pitching coach of the Kansas City Royals by Italian American manager Matt Quatraro. Sweeney was most recently the bullpen coach of the Cleveland Guardians on Italian American Terry Francona’s staff. “I heard this in Cleveland: Combining tradition, experience and innovation really...

Luca Guadagnino surveys the life and work of luxe Italian footwear designer Salvatore Ferragamo in “Salvatore: Shoemaker of Dreams,” which opens at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center Dec. 2. “Salvatore: Shoemaker of Dreams” tells the story of Salvatore Ferragamo who grew up poor in Bonito, Italy, and began his c...

When: Sat, Dec 10, 2022 at 7:30 PM CST - Where: Basilica of Saint Louis, King of France 209 Walnut Street St. Louis, MO 63102 The St Louis - Bologna Sister Cities proudly invites you to its 4th Annual Italian Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 7.30 PM. The concert will be held at the magnificent Basilica of St Louis (The Old Cathed...

The day after Thanksgiving, the best soccer players from the United States and England will reignite an old rivalry at the 2022 World Cup. Three points are on the line, but it’s more than that for the players on the pitch. There’s too much historical significance to fit into this script, but the teams’ soccer histories can be summed up by one word:...

For 37 years, the annual “Viviano Variety Show” benefit has operated by the theatrical credo of “the show must go on!” But as Geoffrey Chaucer wrote during medieval times, “All good things must come to an end.” And so it is that the “Viviano Variety Show,” a holiday tradition for many Kansas City area families, will have its 38th and last performan...

When: 17 Nov 2022 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM - Where: The Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St. Paul, 250 Third Ave. N, Suite 625, Minneapolis, MN 55401 As part of our series ITALIAN AMERICANS: MORE THAN 200 YEARS IN THE MAKING, dedicated to exploring the history and heritage of the millions of Italians who emigrated to the United States and demy...

Matt Quatraro is the latest Italian American to manage a club in Major League Baseball. The Rays announced his hiring on Sunday night. Most recently a bench coach in Tampa, he signed a three-year contract with an option for 2026. He was also a hitting coach with the Indians from 2014-2017. An All-American player at Old Dominion University, he made...

When: 05 Nov 2022 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM - Where: Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St. Paul  As part of our series ITALIAN AMERICANS: MORE THAN 200 YEARS IN THE MAKING, dedicated to exploring the history and heritage of the millions of Italians who emigrated to the United States and demystifying stereotypes, we are delighted to announce ou...

The ICC is proud to present VISIONI PASOLINIANE: FUOCHI SEGRETI. A Contemporary Dance Performance by Compagnia Artemis Danza/Monica Casadei. For the fist time in Minneapolis. October 22, 2022. Reserve your spot here. FREE or with suggested donation. The performance is a tribute to Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922-1975), one of the greatest artists and int...