Cecilia Bartoli isn't your average opera star. She doesn't sing many of the popular 19th century operas. Instead, she prefers to explore the dusty, little-known corners of the 18th century. Bartoli's new album is devoted to music written for a single artist of the Baroque era named Farinelli. He was the most acclaimed opera singer of the mid-1700s,...

Joe Pesci–whether he likes it or not–will always be known for his darkly funny (like a clown?) onscreen persona. His signature black humor, which is always cut with insecurity and rage, earned him an Oscar in 1991, and has made him a cornerstone of American cinema. This year, the actor was convinced to return from his decades-long retirement to sta...

The Italian Chicks is a passionate blend of comedy, characters, music, song parodies, improv and Italian-American culture. When these four dynamic, multi-talented women hit the stage, they will make you remember things you paid your shrink to forget. It's a celebration of food, family, memories and Italian tradition. Whether you're Italian or not,...

Tantissime melodie proposte dal noto cantante Mauro Nardi e il DJ Francesco Castiglione alle circa 350 persone presenti, hanno allietato la serata trascorsa presso gli elegantissimi saloni dei Ristorante ARIA Banquet Hall di Prospect, CT per celebrare il 50.mo anniversario del programma in lingua italiana MELODIE E RICORDI trasmesso tutte le domeni...

Following her recent performance with Andrea Bocelli, Italian singer Giada Valenti will do again a Christmas concert, Sunday, December 15 at the Loreto Theater at the Sheen Center in New York City. She will take her audience on a romantic and magical journey as she performs her own interpretations of Holiday favorites like "O Holy Night", "Tu Scend...

As we approach Thanksgiving and the start of the Christmas Season, John and Pat are spending an afternoon with one of their favorite Italian American friends, the award-winning singer, actress, and opera star Cristina Fontanelli, who brings her captivating personality into the IAP studio for an episode that’s full of love and laughter from the very...

Saturday, December 7, 2019. 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CST. Grace United Methodist Church, 6199 Waterman Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63112. The St Louis - Bologna Sister Cities and Grace UMC Church invite you to the SECOND ANNUAL ITALIAN CHRISTMAS CONCERT featuring internationally acclaimed mezzosoprano BENEDETTA ORSI who hails directly from our sister city B...

Bluegrass music was born in the mountains of Kentucky and Tennessee, by way of Irish, Scottish, and English parents. But La Terza Classe is injecting it with a Southern Italian flair that has to be heard to be believed. La Terza Classe, named for the band that was playing in the Titanic’s third class in the film Titanic, began busking on t...

The oldest part of Ragusa is home to six coffers full of 18th- and 19th-century treasures: the six rooms of the Appiano House Museum, created by organist Salvatore Appiano in the baroque heart of the Sicilian city. “The idea was passed down to me from my grandparents”, the collector explained to local newspaper “Ragusanews”. “My family was original...

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 - 7:00pm. REGISTER NOW. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Casa Belvedere joins Dante Alighieri Society in their celebration of Italian Cuisine in the World with the presentation of Gioacchino Rossini: An Opera of Flavors. Presented by: Daniela Bisello Antonucci...