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Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has acquired guard/forward Marco Belinelli from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for the draft rights to guard Malachi Richardson, who was selected with the 22nd overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft.   "We are excited to be adding a high-caliber player in Marco Belinelli...

The Atlanta Film Festival will host the world premiere of Montedoro, Italian director Antonello Faretta's first feature film competing in the Narrative Features section at the 39th edition of the prestigious American festival. After a long period of preparation and field work - almost seven years of writing, filming and post-product...

You can bring your trombone, your guitar, or just a tremendous singing voice, get on stage, and just perform.   The Italian-American Club on Vincennes Boulevard in downtown hopes the idea will work to get the word out about its new musical offerings this summer as a way to bring people in once the snowbirds return.   Read more  ...

CINEMA ITALY is honored to have received a proclamation of the City of Miami Beach declaring December 14th, 2016 as Cinema Italy Day. WE WANTED TO THANK the City of Miami Beach and Commissioner Ricky Arriola for this esteemed recognition. We also thank Nuccio Nobel of the Miami Beach Sister City Program for his invaluable support since Cinema...

Car Club USA heads to Florida for the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, where, for the Ferrari Club of America, the real fun begins the day after the storied endurance race. Ferrari owners from across the country gather every year to watch the pros on race day, and then take over the track to get a chance to run their Italian Stallions at speed.  ...

Miami FC Coach Alessandro Nesta says 'we must try to build passion for football' and that co-owner Paolo Maldini 'wants to win straight away'. The former Milan legend was appointed as head Coach of the newly formed NASL club last year and the upcoming season will be his first as a tactician.   Fellow Rossoneri icon Maldini is a co-owner...

Join us for a very special screening of Andrea Segre's highly acclaimed film, IL SONO LI, an engaging and heart-warming study between two distinctly different immigrants whose relationship evolves via the feeling of loneliness and a need for a close friendship that respects self-imposed limits - an intimacy that is nothing less than pure as neither...

Discovery Park of America is bringing another world-class traveling exhibit to the park, all the way from Italy. The Da Vinci Machines and Robotics is set to open to the public on Sunday, Jan. 15 and is sure to amaze and delight visitors from near and far.   Polly Brasher, education director at the park said that she thinks this exhibit, "will be...

Reports say Alessandro Nesta is trying to convince Antonio Di Natale to leave Udinese and join Miami FC for a season. The Zebrette legend has endured a turbulent season at the Friuli, with the club fighting relegation and the striker scoring only once in 22 Serie A appearances.   Calciomercato.it has reported today that Nesta is trying...

Jim Fregosi, a baseball lifer who made six All-Star teams as a player and managed the 1993 Philadelphia Phillies to the National League pennant, but who is probably best known — by New Yorkers, at least — as the player the Mets received from the California Angels in exchange for the future Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan in one of baseball's more i...

By Craig Davis New Florida Panthers owner Vincent "Vinnie" Viola said he has one objective in mind and is willing to do what it takes to make it happen. "We are committed to provide the resources to the Florida Panthers necessary to win the Stanley Cup." Viola, a Brooklyn native who rooted for the Rangers since 1963, pointed to Thursday's signin...

by Melissa Tunstall The Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival may still be six months away (Nov. 6-9), but the annual four-day festival salute to Italian cinema hosts a fundraiser to give us a preview of what to expect on Thurs. May 8. for La Grande Bellezza.   The event — an evening of food and film — takes its name from the 2014 Oscar Best...