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Danilo Gallinari's rehabilitation for a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee is going as planned, and the versatile Nuggets forward is on pace to be ready for the team's training camp in the fall.   Gallinari is currently in Rome for the NBA's Basketball Without Borders program and plans to travel to Milan later this week for the...

The Nuggets were without one of their major assets all season long. Gallinari missed the entire season recovering from an ACL tear.   The move to hold him out made sense, as this season turned out to be a failure for the Denver Nuggets. However, there is now some good news regarding the Italian big man.   Read more   Source:&nb...

We are very excited to announce the Italian Cultural Center's first annual 5K Fun Run/Walk, scheduled to be held at Como Lake, in St. Paul, on Saturday, July 25th, 2015!! Our committee members and volunteers are busily preparing what will be a new tradition at the ICC, and we hope to keep you informed and involved as our plans take shape.  ...

Join us for an intimate concert of Italian songs and arias, performed by the students of University of Minnesota, Music Department Professor, Jean del Santo. Three students from Jean's Italian Diction for Singers class, will perform a concert of twelve songs and arias that the students have studied and performed in class during Spring semester 201...

Our popular film festival returns this year with ten acclaimed Italian movies never before seen in Minnesota, and including, for the first time, a silent film with live accompaniment by local jazz band Sun Silo. From Thursday, February 18 through Sunday, February 21, this year's festival is a mix of documentaries, dramas, and comedies that will tak...

Another big international soccer match is coming to Busch Stadium. The Cardinals have anounced that an international pro exhibition game will be played at Busch Stadium this August . This will be the fifth soccer match at Busch Stadium since 2013. The four previous matches have all drawn at least 30,000 fans, two have drawn more than 40,000....

Much of the talk this off-season has centred around the homecoming of LeBron James and the anticipated injury comebacks of Derrick Rose and Kobe Bryant while Danilo Gallinari's long-awaited return of his own, back into the NBA fold, has somewhat slipped under the radar.   The Italian is set to make his first competitive appearance for the De...

The AT&T MLS All-Star Game on July 31 (9 pm ET, ESPN/UniMas/TSN/RDS, live chat on MLSsoccer.com) will be stop number one on a three-game preseason swing through North America for Serie A's AS Roma, but one club legend insists that the quality of talent on the field – on both sides – will make the encounter much more than a simple preseason frie...

It has been quite some time since NBA fans saw Danilo Gallinari on the basketball floor, but he was on the practice court Thursday as he continues to recover from the ACL tear he suffered in April of 2013.   Gallinari has been working out with the Denver Nuggets' strength and conditioning staff, but he will likely train with the Italian nati...

Dear Italian film enthusiasts, Mark your calendars for four days of extraordinary Italian cinema during the ICC's 7th Annual Italian Film Festival! The IFF takes place February 26 through March 1 at the St. Anthony Main Theatre in Minneapolis (115 SE Main Street, Minneapolis, MN 55414). In addition to an incredible lineup of award winning films, w...

We would like to announce the 6th annual Italian Film Festival, which is scheduled to be held from March 6- 9, 2014. Our committee members and volunteers are busily preparing for a very special 6th edition of the popular festival, and there are many exciting new details to share this year.   The festival will begin when our first film, "Cuor...

by Jesus Gomez   Danilo Gallinari has agreed to a two-year, $34 million contract extension that will keep him with the Denver Nuggets through the 2017-18 season if fully carried out, according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski.   The unique transaction will give Gallinari a pay raise to $14 million this season, then tack on a year...