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Italian cinema is hot right now with Paolo Sorrentino's The Great Beauty winning the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film and grossing a cool $2.8 million in the United States, good for No. 9 on the Italian-language box-office list. So it's the perfect time to brush up on some of the latest Italian movies at the 2014 Atlanta Film Festival, which wi...

A trio of talented sopranos, Virginia Zeani, 89, plus Marilyn Mims and daughter, Virginia Mims, 18, will perform in a free concert at 2 p .m. Jan. 25 at Helen K. Persson Recital Hall, 326 Acacia Road, on the Palm Beach Atlantic University campus. Zeani was the mentor of Marilyn Mims when she was a music student in Indiana. "I wanted to sing Vi...

Saturday, Jul 13 8:00pMore dates & times (1) Colony TheaterMiami Beach, FL Two One Act Operas with music by Giacomo Puccini. Il Tabarro (The Cloak) is a drama evolved from a love triangle that ends tragically.Gianni Schicchi is a classic comedy based on a character mentioned in Dante's Inferno from "La Divina Commedia" that is characterized...

It's a theatrical trip. A few stones on the path act as obstacles, trip up occasionally, but "Over the River and Through the Woods," through May 11 at Broward Stage Door Theatre in Coral Springs, is a nice enough journey.   Bathed in the warmest nostalgia you can imagine, there is something approaching modern in this comedy by Tony-winning...

The Italian American Club will host an event Sept. 13 featuring big band music. "In an effort to bring the best in live music and entertainment to Southwest Florida, the Cape Coral Italian American Club will host the first premier performance of the brand new 18-piece big band 'Stardust Memories'," said President Cathy Sangiovanni.   Re...

Veteran boxing manager John Seip has signed highly decorated Italian amateur boxer Daniele Marco Scardina to an exclusive managerial contract. Seip is best known for guiding Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin to the World Boxing Organization (WBO) world middleweight title. The native New Yorker also manages rising British super middleweight Steed "...

by Connelly Hardaway   The Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival is still going strong despite setbacks due to Hurricane Matthew. A full schedule of all events can be seen here. Tickets are sold online and at the door at $8 per film and all screenings will be at the Sottile Theatre at 44 George St.   The Nuovo Cinema Italiano fest...

A special musical concert of "Mandolins in Venice" is sponsored by the Italian American Club at its facilities in Venice, FL. Joseph Spinella will conduct the Sarasota Mandolin Orchestra for a one-night only pre-Valentine Day's performance on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. The Sarasota Mandolin Orchestra (SMO) consists of 14-members and plays music...

February 20, 2016 - Saturday 8:00 PM - Black Box Theatre - 8221 Glades Rd #10 - Boca Raton, Florida The only thing Andrew Ginsberg and Michael Panzeca have in common besides both being stand up comedians is that they both grew up in NY. Andrew grew up on the Jewish side of the tracks, with valet parking and piano lessons while...

A unique musical concert of "Mandolins in Venice" is sponsored by the Italian American Club at its facilities in Venice, FL. Joseph Spinella will conduct the Sarasota Mandolin Orchestra for a one-night only special performance on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.   The Sarasota Mandolin Orchestra (SMO) consists of 14-members and plays music arra...

Saturday, September 20, 2014 Cocktails & Hors d'oeuvres @ 5:30 PM - Dinner @ 6:30 PM - Dancing - 8:00 - 11:00 PM.Music & Entertainment by: Jody & The Trouble Brothers. Dress Code: All Officers - Formal. Members & Guests - Semi-Formal   MENU: Salad, Bread & Butter, Prime Rib, P...

Contemporary works for two pianos were on the musical agenda at the Trivella Piano Duo's recital for the Dranoff Foundation concert series Sunday at New World Center.   Two Dranoff commissions and four relatively new scores tested the considerable technical facility of Davide and Daniele Trivella, the Italian brothers who won the Gold Medal...