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On weekends, I like to start the day slowwww-ly. I’ll get up and bring my wife coffee, because I’m on the road a lot, so when I’m home, I like to make it nice for her. Plus, I’m Catholic, so I have a lot of guilt. Then we’ll walk. Sometimes we go up to Strawberry Fields and sit there. I like to walk up Fifth Avenue and turn up on 14th Street to get...

Enjoy an intimate night with Sal "The Voice" Valentinetti from “America's Got Talent” with special guest Austin Giorgio from NBC's “The Voice” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Stanley Center for the Arts, 259 Genesee St. Valentinetti is an Italian-American crooner known best for his flawless vocals, larger than life personality, and his heart of...

Julio Vincent Gambuto sets his film in a part of the world that owns his heart: Staten Island. Now, he’s among A-listers in the Mill Valley Film Festival, where his feature film “Team Marco” will make its world premiere on Sunday, Oct. 6. The 92-minute production is listed in the “family films” category, screening at 11:45 a.m. PST on Sunday, Oct....

Amas Musical Theatre, (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), is seeking an actor to play Shakespeare’s Romeo, who has time-slipped into 1960’s Brooklyn, for the upcoming premiere production (January 2020) of “Romeo and Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn,” with a book by Mark Saltzman and music based on classic Italian melodies. Justin...

Tuesday October 8th, 7:00pm. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. A DVD Presentation by Opera and Music Educator, Lou Barrella. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. Everyone knows about Pavarotti as a great singer and charismatic personality: he embodied the Italian spirit of embracing life. This program...

Sal Valentinetti will perform at The Stanley Theater in Utica on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. Ticket prices range from $20 to $65. Additional service charges may apply. To purchase tickets come down to the Stanley Theater box office Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., call 315-724-4000 or go to Ticketmaster.com. The show is presented by Ton...

Through a rally of gunfire and the drama of a well publicized trial, Italian director Marco Bellocchio returns to New York for his newest movie, The Traitor. Depicting the true life story of Tommaso Buscetta (played by Pierfrancesco Favino), The Traitor follows a Sicilian mafia boss who leaves the cartel to become an informant and take down the mos...

Union-Endicott graduate Sonny Spera is one of five who will be honored at the 55th annual Syracuse University LetterWinner of Distinction event Nov. 1 at the OnCenter. Joining Spera will be Rob Edson, Gordon Gronkowski, Brad Kotz and Kerri Potts. Those to be honored succeeded athletically and after graduation from SU. On the court, Spera averaged 2...

Writer/Performer Frank Ingrasciotta will perform his acclaimed one-man play Blood Type: RAGU Off-Broadway on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 2pm (one performance only) at Theatre Row 410 W. 42nd Street, NYC 10036 -- as part of the United Solo Festival, now celebrating its 10th anniversary. Blood Type: RAGU also celebrates its 10th anniversary since...

Dopo 6.270 miglia nautiche totali, 20 tappe e 330 ore di navigazione, lo skipper monrealese Sergio Davì conclude con successo (e in anticipo) la sua nuova impresa: la Ice Rib Challenge, in gommone da Palermo a New York. Davì partito lo scorso 21 giugno dal Marina Arenella di Palermo, è entrato ufficialmente nel cuore di New York alle 16,30 ora ital...

Win an original signed poster from Martin Scorsese film "Raging Bull" (1980)! Poster is signed by MARTIN SCORSESE and ROBERT DE NIRO, who won Academy Award for Best Actor for this role. The raffle benefits Friends of the Erben Organ (FREO), a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, of which Martin Scorsese is Honorary Chair. FREO was formed in 2017 with t...

September 24 (Tuesday) 7:00 pm - Hofstra University, Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library, 779 Hempstead Turnpike, Hempstead, NY. The Italian-American Experience Lecture Series presents Look Again: Old and New Films in Italian Studies in fall 2019. The first lecture in the series will be a screening of Assunta Spina (1915) and will featur...