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Each night at the medals ceremony in Vail Village, some of the best ski racers in the world clutch artwork created by Italian artist Carlo Trost as they stand atop the podium, grinning.   Trost created 100 of the trophies, which are red, white and blue ski bibs, each sculpted in resin. They are given to the top podium finishers of each 2015...

They share the same dream but for each Lexington Legends player, a journey they hope ends at the Major Leagues begins far away from a big league ballpark. For Legends' shortstop Marten Gasparini, that's especially true. "I feel like I was born for it, you know?" Gasparini told WKYT. "It just sticks to me and it feels natural for me to play it."&nb...

by Irv Moss   Over a span of 57 years, Frank Palmeri dropped more names than a well-connected gossip columnist. He didn't deal with rumor or innuendo. Any name he mentioned was verifiable. His focus was on sports, and he knew the players and officials on the Denver sports scene.   Palmeri became a well-known figure at most of the...

by Cody Smith   The Denver Nuggets didn't make many moves this off season, but there will still be faces seen on the court that weren't there last year. Either from a trade, or return from injury, the Nuggets will look a little more familiar. JaVale McGee, Nate Robinson, and Danilo Gallinari are coming back from a season where they barely sa...

Please join Mia Maria Order Sons of Italy in America Lodge #2813 as we host the 2015 Bocce Bash at Frontier Park's Indian Village, Cheyenne, Wyoming. The Bocce Bash is a two-person team bocce tournament, lunch, silent auction, and fun for all. The cost is $60 per 2 person team. However, people can come and cheer on the teams and check out the...

ARTCORE will feature Cristina Fontanelli this Saturday at 7:30 pm at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. Cristina has become a well-known personality through her recordings, her appearances on TV, radio, in concert, nightclubs, and opera, and through her acting debut on network television.   Her most recent role is as PBS-TV/NY Affiliates Host fo...

There was a time just a few years ago when Danilo Gallinari was what teams wanted in a four that fits the modern NBA game — he ran the floor well, could stretch the floor to knock down threes, could put the ball on the floor and get to the rim, just could do a lot of things on offense.   He was Il Gallo, the rooster. He scored more points pe...

Fresco di miglior prestazione stagionale con 27 punti messi a referto nella vittoria dei suoi Denver Nuggets contro Portland (132 a 120 il risultato finale in favore di Denver), Danilo Gallinari si aspettava comunque un inizio migliore di stagione. Il Gallo racconta la sua ottava stagione in Nba, passando da qualche sconfitta di troppo ai prossimi...

La MLS è finita con la vittoria dei Seattle Sounders del Rookie of the Year, Jordan Morris, e anche la stagione del calcio collegiale è giunta al termine dopo appassionanti sfide da una parta all'altra degli Stati Uniti.   In queste realtà sono molti i ragazzi italiani che, su diversi livelli, stanno dando una mano al movimento americano a c...

What's new at Minnesota Opera? Well, everything next season.   The 2014-15 season announced Thursday features five fresh productions, all of them bringing new approaches, sets and costumes to works that are (mostly) at least a century old. Among them are a Giacomo Puccini opera the company has never presented, as well as a world premiere by...

by Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis   The ICC's 9th Italian Film Festival is approaching and will begin with opening night festivities on Thursday, February 16, 2017! This year, we present you with a CHALLENGE !!! Each year, the ICC receives support from many of our members and friends, and this time around, ICC Honorary Board mem...

Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, MO has add outdoor bocce courts for their member's enjoyment. These outdoor grass court have been set on the croquet course. Plans are to make the courts more permanent by removing the grass and adding a more level and faster courts with sides for a more profession game. On January 2, 2017 the Italia America Bo...