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In 85 emotional, jam-packed minutes tonight, stage and film actor Chazz Palminteri will play 18 characters nonstop in his one-man show "A Bronx Tale." It's a powerful tour de force that's mesmerized audiences previously in Las Vegas at the Mirage and the Venetian.   Now it's at the prestigious Reynolds Hall in the Smith Center for the Perfor...

Time to brush up on your italiano.The Italian Film Festival USA recently added Tempe, Arizona, to its 11-stop schedule. This year marks the 10th edition of the fest, which brings contemporary Italian films stateside to cities including Boulder, Colorado, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Don't worry; there will be subtitles.   The single-day ci...

Join us this coming Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. for an evening of fun. We will be showcasing 13 short films (3-4 minutes each) produced in Genova, Italy this past summer. These films were created by University of Utah by students while studying abroad! Where: Post Theatre (Fort Douglas, UofU) 245 S. Douglas Blvd, SLCWhen: 09/17/2014Time: 7:00 p....

The U.S. Ski Team has brought in Alberto Senigagliesi (sen-u-GLAZE-ee) to take over as the women's speed coach. The former Italian men's speed coach steps in for Stefan Abplanalp, who left the team after one season in charge. Senigagliesi said he's looking forward to building a "strong group on the mountain and maintain the energy off the...

Date: Friday, March 06, 2015 - Saturday, March 21, 2015 Time: See link to festival programme. Location: Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland. Organized by: NorthWest Film Centre In collaboration with: IIC A selection of Italian Neorealist films to complement the Portland Art Museum's lavish exhibition of postwar Italian fashions,...

PH-America is pleased to announce the engagement of:   Simona Recagno on loan from BOCCONI CALCIO FEMMINILE. 1/9/1994 Segrate (Milano) Isabella Agus on loan from ACF ORISTANO. 7/8/1993 Cagliari Francesca Mammoliti on loan from ACF ORISTANO. 22/5/89 Lecco Ester Postiglione on loan from ACF ORISTANO. 30/6/1992 Ponte dell'Olio (Piacenza) Il...

It was 10 a.m. on a typical warm May morning, and Jerry Colangelo cruised down North Central Avenue in his all-black Mercedes-Benz with tinted windows. He's listening to faint music by Frank Sinatra on the Siriusly Sinatra SiriusXM Radio channel.   "I always have Sinatra on," Colangelo said. "The Italian neighborhood [near] Chicago I'm...

Italian line producer Nicola (Nick) De Stefani believes Alaska is a diamond in the rough that offers the film and advertising industries an untapped venue for incredible filming opportunities, and he's the just the man to get the ball rolling.   Nick discovered his love for Alaska a long time ago and he has used his vast knowledge of the sta...

The 16th hole at the Waste Management Phoenix Open was packed well before 11:30 a.m., but that's when the fans who got there early enough to grab seats got their money's worth. Italian golfer Francesco Molinari's tee shot with a pitching wedge landed on the green, then gently rolled into the cup for a hole-in-one.   Read more   Sourc...

The OSA FC, formerly the Tacoma FC, see link below, has announced they will provide an inflatable soccer court in Tino's Cortile, the kids courtyard at the Italian Festival at Seattle Center, and conduct soccer clinics for children of all ages!   On hand to teach will be the almost all-Italian coaches and team members from both the men's squ...

The Salt Lake City Arts Council's is proud to present the annual Living Traditions Festival, a celebration of authentic and traditional folk and ethnic arts. Living Traditions brings together people of all ages and backgrounds to honor cultural traditions and diversity within our beautiful city.   Local ethnic artists—craftspeople, dancers,...

Alex Zanardi has mastered his latest big challenge. On Saturday, the former IndyCar and F1 star turned BMW works GT driver successfully contested his first long-distance triathlon in Hawaii. The 47-year-old Italian completed the overall distance of 140.5 miles in a time of 9h47m14s. He was 272nd overall among the 2,187 athletes – fewer than a doze...