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Italy's official submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film — "The Great Beauty" — premieres in Sedona at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre Jan. 15-19.   The epic new drama has just been shortlisted for the Oscar and has been a sensation with critics and audiences around the world. "The Great Beauty" has also garnered four Euro...

by Casey Adams   Filming in locations around Utah and as far away as Italy, artists share stories at the 13th Annual LDS Film Festival using the big screen as a community backdrop.   The SCERA Center for the Arts has been home to the film festival for nearly a decade, and invites film lovers to experience visual storytelling in its co...

Festa Italiana invites you to the Seattle Repertory Theater for "Italian-American Night" on Tuesday, October 6th. There will be a backstage reception with wine, and remarks from local Italian-American community members and Rep artists before proceeding into the theater for the production of "A View from the Bridge", Arthur Miller's powerful pl...

Join Jerry Colangelo and friends on Saturday, March 15, 2014, for the Fourth Annual NIAF Golf Tournament at the Wigwam Golf Resort.   With a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m., the tournament will include 18 holes of golf, a continental breakfast, and special gifts and giveaways. To register your foursome online, visit www.niaf.org/azgolf.  ...

While in Italy people are currently following il Giro d'Italia, Seattle Ciclisti, a group of passionate Italian and Italian-American cyclists recently formed, is looking for a sponsor that can finance the purchase of the team sportswear.   The company logo would appear on their jersey/shorts on the Seattle to Portland bike ride on July 11 an...

by Viju Mathew   Ferrari Fans will soon get their fill at the annual Gooding & Company Scottsdale Auctions, held January 29 and 30. Among the automotive artistry available this year are cars from the collection of Tony Shooshani, an esteemed devotee of the Italian marque.   Prominent examples from his Prancing Horse pantheon will...

Vinny Adinolfi saw his dream to make it in Vegas come true in 2016 when The Bronx Wanderers landed a nightly gig at Bally's Windows showroom. The family affair, inspired in part at the suggestion of actor Chazz Palmienteri, includes sons Vinny Jr. on keyboards and Nick on drums.   The boys started playing with their father as kids, and add p...

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America competitors descended on Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club this week to receive their long-awaited Lamborghini Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo cars.    The Italian-crafted machines were delivered last week to Spring Mountain, a 50-minute drive from Las Vegas, where teams and d...

by F. Andrew Taylor   In order to find old school Las Vegas, Lena Prima had to move to New Orleans. "New Orleans reminds me of old Vegas," Prima said. "The people are out on the street. They're out in the (French) Quarter. They're strolling in and out of clubs, and there's live music everywhere." Prima, who is performing Aug. 20 at...

In late January, Italian soccer club AS Roma announced the expansion of its renowned youth soccer academy program to the United States. Selected among the seven elite U.S. soccer academies was also FC Greater Boston Bolts.   “Player development in the United States continues to be a top priority for us,” said AS Roma president James Pallotta...

di Michele de Nicolay   Nel nostro paese non si gioca solo a calcio. La nazionale italiana di MMA ai mondiali IMMAF di Las Vegas trionfa e ritorna a casa con tre bronzi, due ori e un argento, accreditandosi a buon diritto nel pantheon globale di questo sport che dagli States sta prendendo piede ormai in tutta Europa.   Dopo il trionfo...

by Ryan Comer   Genoa FC is an Italian professional soccer club that has been in existence for almost 125 years. This year marks the first year the soccer club, which competes in the highest level of the Italian soccer ranks, has made its way to the United States to scout talent – and Ogden was the second stop on its three-week trip. &...