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The former Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia series has been rebranded as simply Gran Fondo Italia, with a new lineup of events for 2014.   In 2013 the series was one of several to usher in this highly popular format of organized rides, which cater to varying skill levels. Those at the front often race to win. Those in the middle strive for personal...

Minneapolis skipper Hap Fauth won an IRC 1-class championship at the Quantum Key West sailing regatta off the Florida Keys on Friday.   With two-time Rolex Yachtsman of the Year Terry Hutchinson of Annapolis, Maryland, calling tactics, Bella Mente won the final two races.   Read more   Source: http://www.miamiherald.com/...

Joseph Spinella, international tenor sensation, performs a special music and magic show in Venice, Florida for 16 shows starting on March 7, 2013. Returning from his recording sessions with the Macedonian Radio Symphonic Orchestra, Spinella sings classic Neapolitan songs from his latest album and performs exhilarating magic illusions on-stage.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2015, 08:15pm Jorge Luis Prats, pianoNino Lepore, Guest Conductor   An eclectic musical evening – Italy, Cuba, Spain, and more! The film music of legendary Nino Rota (movies of Federico Fellini, Franco Zeffirelli, and Academy Award winner) for his score of The Godfather, will be a featured live premiere, at the Symphony...

Il tenore più popolare e più amato al mondo, acclamato anche dalle star di Hollywood, e il più prestigioso testimone della cultura italiana nel mondo farà presto il suo ritorno in Florida. Dopo il suo tour negli U.S.A. nel mese di Dicembre 2014, nel corso del quale ha fatto tappa a Las Vegas, Houston, Dallas, Rosemont, Detroit e New York, anch...

Italian concert pianist Al­berto Lodoletti will perform at 7 p.m. today at the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. This is Lodoletti's first American tour.   He traces his musical background to his paternal grandmother, Nelly Schroder, a pianist in Paris. Over the years, Lodoletti has staged concerts in Italy...

The Italian Paisans Club prides itself on booking big-name entertainment in The Villages and will do so again early in 2017. "We try our best to bring in the best entertainers we can," said Jerry Vicenti, president of the club. Each year the club hosts a series of concerts at the SeaBreeze Regional Recreation Center. The Bronx Wanderers,...

Ferrari, known for their fast cars and impressive design, has quickly become a major player in the world of theme parks, and the latest rumors point to a possible expansion right here in Central Florida.   Ferrari got into the theme park game when it opened its first park in Abu Dhabi back in 2010. That park, a partnership between the famed...

"Christmas in Our Hearts – Natale Nel Cuore," a traditional Christmas concert featuring award-winning Italian tenor Micheal Castaldo, will take place on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 4:30pm at Holy Cross RC Church, 505 26th Street W, Palmetto, FL 34221. Castaldo will perform classic Christmas carols from his chart-topping best-selling album, "Ext...

Join Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia this Saturday from 7-11pm for Italian Music, prizes & fun at Italian HIT Week with by the Rhythm Foundation in Hollywood ArtsPark at Young Circle.The Miami – Coral Gables Giro d'Italia team (including model Claudia Romani) will be on site for this great event celebrating contemporary Italian Music and Culture.Visit...

Asolo Repertory Theatre is proud to add I LOVED, I LOST, I MADE SPAGHETTI to its 2013-2014 season. Jacques Lamarre's saucy stage adaptation of Giulia Melucci's memoir will star Antoinette Lavecchia as Melucci, an Italian-American writer living in Brooklyn with an entertainingly unsuccessful love life. Previews for the show will be held May 18 and M...

by Sara Bibel   Considered one of the most unique and distinguishable voices in the world, Italian tenor, singer and songwriter Andrea Bocelli will be bestowed the Billboard Lifetime Achievement Award and will perform live at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm®. The longest-running and most prestigious Latin music...