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By Charista S. Mroczek The holiday season is approaching and you know what that means: winter break, colorful lights everywhere, Christmas songs on replay on the radio, and especially all of the spectacular holiday concerts! If you love seeing live performances and live in the NYC area, here's your chance.   Two identical twin brothers that...

È stata una competizione serratissima, in bilico fino all'ultima canzone, ma alla fine l'ha spuntata Julie Anna Crookston. E' stata lei, venuta dall'Ohio, ad aggiudicarsi la 18.ma edizione del "Festival of Songs Usa" organizzato, presso "El Caribe" di Brooklyn, dalla conduttrice radiofonica di Icn Radio, Silvana Romania e co-condotto da Joseph Cirn...

Award-winning singer and PBS/WNET and NY affiliates Host for Andrea Bocelli "Live From Central Park" and "Il Volo Takes Flight" CRISTINA FONTANELLI brings her program of Italy's best-loved songs, arias, Neapolitan and Christmas classics during her 10th-Annual "Christmas In Italy" concert at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Decem...

Buone notizie da oltreoceano per il cinema italiano. Salvo di Antonio Piazza e Fabio Grassadonia, e Stop the Pounding Heart di Roberto Minervini sono entrati nella selezione di NEW DIRECTORS/ NEW FILMS, la prestigiosa manifestazione organizzata a New York dalla Film Society del Lincoln Centre (dal 19 al 30 marzo), segnalatasi negli anni per aver sc...

The Stone presents guitarist and composer Marco Cappelli's Residency commemorating his 50th birthday celebrations with concerts, film and theater events from September 8th through the 13th. Performances play The Stone (Corner of Avenue C & Second Street NY - F to Second Avenue). Tickets are $15 and are available only at the door. For more,...

"There Goes the Neighborhood" Author/storyteller Michele Carlo presents THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD: a solo show about gentrification and the "tipping point" of one Brooklyn neighborhood, at the East Village's City Lore Gallery, Wednesday, March 23rd @ 7:30pm. On Wednesday, March 23rd, at 7:30pm, author/performer Michele Carlo will perform her...

Come back in time to Southern Italy with I GIULLARI DI PIAZZA, the renowned Italian music/theater/Dance Company, when they present their traditional Southern Italian "La Cantata dei Pastori," (The Shepherd's Cantata) a musical family holiday delight, at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (between 9th & 10th Streets). Five performances,...

By Amy Biancolli   Andrea Bocelli isn't really an opera singer — he doesn't have the pipes, for one thing, or anything like the seductive extroversion that's required in wooing a crowd — but he sings sweetly, stands erectly and brings with him all the expected trappings of classical music.   He brought them all to the Times Union Cent...

Today, July 21, the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum will host a celebration of music, art and wine. This special day begins at 4:30 p.m. when Cavaliere Ufficiale Aldo Mancusi will present "The Life and Times of Luciano Pavarotti."   Pavarotti is one of the most loved voices of our time. Cavaliere Mancusi will explore Pavarotti's life, from his birth...

Monica Bellucci heats it up with red at the 2014 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 5) in New York City. The 49-year-old Italian actress was accompanied on the red carpet by handsome dancer Roberto Bolle, who donned flashy gloves.   It was recently announced that Monica has joined the upcoming film Ville-Mari...

Saturday, October 18th, at 7 pm the College of Staten Island, Center for the Arts will present Franc D"Ambrosio's Broadway, " The Phantom Unmasked", a special benefit concert of cabaret style Broadway standards to support the Italian Studies program and study abroad opportunities for students to expand their horizons and experience of the cult...

DATE: August 16, 2015 Time: 7pm Place: National Opera Center, 330 7th Ave, NY Donation: $20 Call: 718 837 0876 UARAGNIAUN is the name of a group of musicians who reprise old traditional popular music from the South of Italy, in particular songs collected in the hinterland of Puglia , the Alta Murgia area. UARAGNIAUN is the old name of GARAGNONE...