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by Kerry-Lynne Demarinis   It is Saturday night at the Columbus Day Banquet. The Portland Golf Club is overflowing with smiling guests, drinks in hand. Dinner is finished, the panna cotta is on its way, the music and dancing has started. One man still mingles table to table. He greets old friends with a handshake, a good rib poke or a k...

Youngstown native and former lightweight champion Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini has been elected into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame.   "It's exciting for me, because Nevada has a special place in my career," Mancini told 21 Sports. He was 6-3 in his career in Nevada, and lost the final three fights of his career there to Livingston Bramble,...

The weekend was packed at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort with Sunday's Las Vegas debut of international singing sensation Laura Pausini.   The sold-out crowd was up on their feet Sunday night when Pausini took the stage and begin her set that took the audience on a journey through her illustrious career. English, Italian, Spanish – the cro...

When Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli burst onto the scene in the '90s, hearts swooned to his arias and love songs. "Con Te Partiro," later recorded as a duet with soprano Sarah Brightman titled "Time to Say Goodbye," became a global hit shortly after its 1996 release.   That year the single was added to Bocelli's compilation album Romanza, whic...

By Robin Leach   Hot off the grill! Actor Chazz Palminteri hosts dinner at Italian American Club on March 9 to talk about his career and Bivi Sicilian vodka, for which he credits Frank Sinatra.   Says Chazz: "One of the highlights of my life was getting to know the great Frank Sinatra. After dinner one night at his Malibu home, h...

Here is an opportunity to see a Tony Award-winning musical based on a famous Italian film in a sophisticated theatrical setting for a fraction of the cost of a ticket to a Broadway musical. Please read the details below and then use the promo code in the coupon to get a $10 per ticket “Festa Italiana” discount.   Showtunes Theatre Compa...

Saturday July 18th, 7pm. FC Sounders Italian heritage night. FC Sounders vs Colorado Rapids. Group tickets only $36. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the San Gennaro Festival and Festa Italiana. Take advantage of this offer and complete these instruction by June 26!   -open the pdf and click on "buy now" PDF FC Sounders&...

by Linda Peters The Zoppe Italian Family Circus comes to Chandler this week through Jan. 3 at the Chandler Center for the Arts. This intimate show is one ring filled with acrobatics, equestrian showmanship, canine capers, clowning around and lots of audience participation.   "To me, the one-ring circus definitely underscores the word intima...

Portare il calcio a Las Vegas, why not? La scommessa - e non poteva essere altrimenti, nella "capitale" del gioco d'azzardo - sta per diventare realtà: Daniele Fortunato, 31enne ex calciatore cresciuto nelle giovanili della Roma e Gaetano Di Renzo, imprenditore, hanno pensato di creare a Las Vegas una città dello sport con il calcio a giocare un ru...

Negli ultimi anni Ozieri, centro del nord Sardegna punto di riferimento nella tradizione sarda per quanto riguarda le arti della musica, della poesia, della letteratura e della lingua, è diventata famosa anche per aver visto crescere Luigi Lodde, fuoriclasse dello skeet mondiale che oggi ha trionfato nella prova di Coppa del mondo di Tucson.  ...

Festa Italiana invites you to participate to the Mariners Italian Heritage Night Come on out to Safeco Field & cheer on the Mariners when they host the Huston Astros, Saturday June 20th. The tickets are discounted. There is a free t-shirt.   Sit with your fellow Italian-American friends & family$2.00 of each ticket sold be...

"Tony n' Tina's Wedding" will throw its last chicken dance on Sept. 21 at Bally's, putting at least a pause on the interactive comedy that has played in various Las Vegas venues since 2002.   For the past three years, the show has been produced by Ken Walker, who also runs the Windows Showroom at Bally's on a lease from Caesars Entertainment...