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Enjoy Seattle Mariners Baseball at a special price on Italian Heritage Night at Safeco Field! Round up your friends and family members and enjoy a fun-filled night of Italian culture.   A portion of the proceeds from each ticket purchased through this special offer will benefit Festa Italiana, the free Italian Festival at the Seattle Center....

Elio Sofia is a award-winning independent film maker from Sicily. His film "The Last Reel" received "Best Documentary Picture" at the °61 Taormina Film Festival in 2015. The film depicts the industry's transition from film to digital and passionately portrays those who have dedicated their life's work to film, only to be cast aside in the new...

Mangia Italiano! Hilarity, delicious dishes and two over-the-top plus-size Italian sisters from Brooklyn, stars of their very own fictional cable television show, take audiences on a tour-de-force of Italian songs and cuisine as they sing ("Volare," "Botcha – Me" and much more), dance, joke and laugh through a very special cooking lesson in "Cookin...

by Michele Pluss   The first written record of Lacrosse dates back to the 1636 when a French Jesuit priest by the name of Jean de Brebeuf observed a group of Huron Indians playing a sport called stickball in the St. Lawrence Valley.   It was originally played by the Algonquian tribe and quickly gained popularity amongst other Native A...

by Shane Dale   His last name sounds like a delightfully snooty coffee drink. In fact, if you ordered a grande, soy, low-fat Saltalamacchia at your local Starbucks, there's a good chance no one would bat an eyelash.   Indeed, new Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia has quite the entertaining last name -- but more...

The Legendary Italian American Club of Las Vegas Will Host the Critically Acclaimed "FRANK & LIZA" Tribute Show With One Performance March 24th, 2017. The Show is Captivating Audiences Across the Country and Features Las Vegas "Legends" Star Suzanne Goulet and America's Top Frank Sinatra Vocalist, Dave Halston. LAS VEGAS – Dec. 19, 2016 – PRLog to...

By Josh Bell   Even the most successful performers in classical music and opera rarely reach beyond the same audiences at concert halls and cultural centers, which are devoted but can be limited.   So for Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli to be consistently filling arenas for nearly two decades is a pretty amazing feat, even as he's mixed...

Ha solo 31 anni, ma talento da vendere. Giacomo Sagripanti è uno dei più giovani direttori d'orchestra a essere mai saliti sul podio della Seattle Opera: ha debuttato con la "Cenerentola" di Rossini e ha raccolto critiche per lo più favorevoli, grazie a "una performance espressiva, accompagnata da uno stile energico". A Seattle è stato ospite per s...

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.  ...