Entertainment

Orvieto Umbria Jazz Winter Wonders

January 2017 |
A late December freddo polare (polar cold), which for Italy means anything below freezing temperature, did not deter jazz appassionati from heading to the hill town gem Orvieto for the 22nd edition of Umbria Jazz Winter. Of Etruscan origin and...

A "Special" Tony Bennett

December 2016 |
The Energizer bunny has nothing on Anthony Dominick Benedetto who, at age 90, keeps on going. NBC will showcase a two-hour tribute, “The Best Is Yet to Come”  on December 20 to celebrate Astoria, NY singer, Tony Bennett. Lady Gaga,...

Marilù - Utilizing an animated musical approach to over-stimulate the senses

December 2016 |
There truly is no “recipe” or “textbook approach” that one can adhere to when making the commitment to pursue a musical career. It is just a yearning from within that compels artists to follow their heart and chase their...

Abetito Galeotta - A complete musical group that is greater than the sum of its parts

November 2016 |
The choice to stand out from the crowd in the world of entertainment will prompt an initial curious response, but what follows next usually depends upon a combination of the talent of the performer, their rapport with the audience and a small...

Renanera - An ardent and contemporary infatuation with southern traditions

October 2016 |
Even in today’s fast-paced world, ancestral heritage and customs can still etch indelible and enduring impressions that remain deep in the soul of modern society. Traditions that have been passed down from generation to generation serve as...

Cannella - Collectively creating unique and contemporary Sicilian harmonies

September 2016 |
One familiar quote of conventional wisdom states that “likes tend to repel” while “opposites tend to attract.” This assessment may best describe the symbiosis that transpired which brought together the disparate styles of...

Michéal Castaldo: The Italian-born Classical Crossover Tenor

August 2016 |
Michéal CASTALDO is an award-winning singer/songwriter, producer, and entrepreneur from New York City. He was born in Calabria, Italy, and has fans all over the world, including many from the tristate area. As a young child when his parents...

The Next Big Thing?

August 2016 |
Nel corso delle selezioni del programma della NBC “America’s Got Talent”, Sal Valentinetti, un carismatico ventenne italo americano di Long Island ha incantato pubblico e giudici con una magistrale interpretazione del classico di...

Mbrascatu. A unique musical journey across the ocean and beyond

August 2016 |
Conventional wisdom states that many of us “want what we don’t have and often have what we don’t want.” While this can serve as an obstacle to achieving our dreams and ambitions, this dilemma can be overcome by wisely...
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