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It was a picture perfect day Monday to begin the Monday afternoon bocce season at Mackle Park for the IAS with cool temperatures and bright sun. Members picked a number at random for the 4 player teams and played for almost two hours with lots of laughter and serious fun. Each week they will draw numbers to see who they are teamed up with and all m...

Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding is returning by popular demand to the Strand Event Center at Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort Friday, February 14, and Saturday, February 15. Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding is an off-Broadway dinner show staged as a festive family affair! Filled with wit and nostalgia, the entertainers use interactive and improvisational comedy to involve...

Last seen pitching for Team Italy in the Europe-Africa Olympic Qualifier against Israel and Kingdom of the Netherlands last September. Pat Venditte will be join Team Italy catcher Francisco Cervelli when pitchers and catchers report to Miami Marlins Spring Training in Jupiter, Florida on February 12, 2020. The Miami Marlins signed the 34-year-old a...

The Miami Marlins and Team Italy catcher Francisco Cervelli have reached an agreement on a one-year deal worth $2 million. The 33-year-old Italian-Venezuelan made his MLB debut with the New York Yankees in 2008 when he played alongside current Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter and special adviser Jorge Posada. 2009 proved to be a monumental year for Fr...

The USA-Italian Amateur Competition took center stage at Pompano Park on Sunday night with the USA team edging out the Italians in the first of their two night-four event harness racing series. The 53-40 edge came as Gary Barbere, driving his own Andriy Fortna, and Dein Spriggs, handling his new addition High Blue, won their respective events. Andr...

Word comes that Italy is planning to invade the United States — specifically Florida. The invasion will take place on Sunday, December 8 and Monday, December 9 at Pompano Park, as an amateur series will be featuring many of the best amateur drivers in the sport. The American contingent will be headed by last year’s Amateur Driver of the Year, Steve...

The Honorary Consul, Dr. Claudio Carpano, and CCI-NC would like to recognize the achievements of two fine, young Italian athletes who saw great success at Duke University as a result of their hard work and talent. Virginia Elena Carta, who recently graduated, is one of only 20 golfers in NCAA history to win both a NCAA Individual and team champions...

Following the immense success of last month’s Ducati World Premiere event in Italy, the Bologna-based brand is bringing its newest motorcycles to North America for the first time to display at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show (IMS) from Friday, Nov. 22 through Sunday, Nov. 24. The public will have the opportunity to be the first in Nort...

The 13th annual Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival (NCIFF), in partnership with the College of Charleston, will take place from Thurs. Nov. 7 to Sun. Nov. 10 at the Queen Street Playhouse. The only one of its kind in the southeast United States, the festival celebrates the most noteworthy contemporary Italian films through exclusive screenings, in...

He is colorful. He is animated. He is candid. He is everything you would expect from the son of Italian immigrants raised in the Boston area, an in-your-face type of guy who will never hesitate speaking his mind and will do so in whatever colorful language the moment demands. This in a nutshell is Dave DeGuglielmo, the offensive line coach...

First Coast Opera’s 20th season opens on Oct. 26 with a festive evening of dinner theater – “Pasta & Puccini,” a catered Italian dinner and a show. Enjoy scenes from Puccini’s “La Boheme,” performed by the opera’s guest artists, and a meal by Moveable Feast. St. Anastasia Catholic Church’s new community room is the location for this special one-nig...

Jerry Vicenti and the Italian Paisans Club are continuing the group’s tradition of bringing popular acts to The Villages. The club recently announced its lineup for January, February and March as part of its “2020 Spectacular Showcase.” Those acts are: - Jan. 19: Emil Stucchio & The Classics;- Feb. 16: New York Bee Gees; and- March 15: Tom Jones Tr...