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Singing has always been a spiritual affair for Andrea Bocelli. This holiday season, it’s a family affair as well as Bocelli embarks on a tour with his 25-year-old son Matteo and 10-year-old daughter Virginia. Both are featured on Bocelli’s latest album, A Family Christmas, and will appear at MGM Grand Arena to accompany their father on songs from t...

Cinema Italian Style features some of the best Italian films from 2022, and a retrospective classic from Antonioni. Now in its 14th year, the festival will take place November 10-17, 2022. Join us for una settimana di straordinari film italiani presented by Flyhomes and Seattle-Perugia Sister City Association. Passes & tickets on sale now! IN THEAT...

D-backs manager Torey Lovullo was driving home from an eye doctor appointment Tuesday when general manager Mike Hazen called to let him know that the team had opted to exercise Lovullo's contract option for 2023. Hazen said he had the full support of managing general partner Ken Kendrick and team president/CEO Derrick Hall in making the decision. "...

The Zucchero show, originally scheduled for October 13th, 2021 at Revolution Hall (1300 SE Stark St #203, Portland, OR), has been rescheduled to September 27th, 2022. All original tickets will be honored on the new date. Zucchero, Adelmo Fornaciari was born in Roncocesi (Reggio Emilia - ITALY) on September 25th 1955. His family then moved to Forte...

The residents of Canyon Gate Apartments in Golden know when Antonette (Toni) Velardi is cooking. The scents of garlic and oregano float down the halls as she whips up whatever Italian recipe is on the table for the day — be it pizza, pasta or something involving eggplant. Lucky for her neighbors, Velardi always shares. She treasures them and consis...

When:Sat, September 10, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM - Join us to hear Amber and Dal Tibb's story of buying a home and creating a restaurant in beautiful Umbria, Italy Are you ready to chase your dream of owning a home in Italy? Meet Amber and Dal Tibb who did just that. They bought a home in the town of Giove, in the province of Umbria, during C...

The Nevada City Odd Fellows is honored to present one of the premiere acoustic guitar players on the scene today, Peppino D’Agostino on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at the Nevada City Odd Fellows Hall. As young Sicilian artist, D’Agostino left Italy over 30 years ago with the dream of “playing with the greatest guitarists.” D’Agostino has achieved his dream and...

Italy's Massimo Stano won the men's 35km race walk at the World Athletics Championships in dramatic fashion on Sunday, edging Japan's Masatora Kawano by one second. Stano and Kawano battled shoulder-to-shoulder as the leading pair in the final 4km, but the Italian coped well with the pressure and accelerated in the final 300m to seal the gold medal...

Baskonia forward Simone Fontecchio will be signing a two-year contract with the Utah Jazz to make his first-time jump to the NBA according to Eurodevotion. His three-year deal (until 2024) with the Basque club includes an NBA exit clause that expires in July. Fontecchio’s American representative confirmed the deal to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The...

Italian Olympic 100m champion Lamont Jacobs said on Saturday he had withdrawn from the semi-finals of the event at the World Championships in Eugene, OR, after continuing to struggle with a thigh injury. Jacobs, a massive underdog winner in Tokyo, has battled the injury for several weeks and looked uncomfortable in running 10.04 in his heat on Frid...

On the face of it, it seemed like another shock victory for Italy. But on reflection, the Azzurri’s triumph in the men’s 4x100m was a fitting end to the nation’s athletics campaign at the Tokyo Olympic Games. By that point, Italy had already secured four athletics gold medals, courtesy of Marcell Jacobs in the 100m, Gianmarco Tamberi in the high ju...

Adelmo Fornaciari, better known to the world as Zucchero, a nickname given to him by one of his school teachers, is back on a world wide tour that will take him to three cities in the US South West: Los Angeles (September 30 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills) and San Diego (October 1 at Balboa Theatre) in California and Tucson in Arizona (Octob...