La Gazzetta Italiana

Il Cenacolo Italiano di Cleveland Plans 2016-2017 Schedule

August 2016
Il Cenacolo Italiano di Cleveland, fondato nel 1928, è un’associazione che si propone di promuovere e preservare lo studio della lingua e la cultura italiana. Il nome fa riferimento al celebre affresco di Leonardo da Vinci, L'Ultima...


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...


Crooners and Their Songs

August 2016
Il termine “crooner ” si riferisce ad artisti di musica pop celebri per aver interpretato i propri pezzi con uno stile romantico e quasi intimo, reso possibile dall'introduzione di microfoni ed amplificazione e spesso  affiancati...


Auld Lang Syne & “The Sweetest Music This Side of Heaven”

August 2016
He was known as Mr. New Year’s Eve. To his critics, the violin-playing band leader, Guy Lombardo, was derided as the “King of Corn,” “Schmaltz King” and “Gooey Lumbago.” Yet, for generations, everyone came...


IAPBC Scholarship Awards

August 2016
The Italian American Businessmen’s Club of Akron and Summit County (IAPBC), Rocco Caponi, chair, announced recent scholarship award winners following a luncheon at Todaro’s Party Center. Area High School recipients each awarded $5,000...


Teatro alla Scala

August 2016
December 7 is St. Ambrogio (St. Ambrose) Day in Milan. He was so eloquent as bishop of Milan in the 4th century that bees were said to fly into his mouth, attracted by his honey tongue. This feast day of the city’s patron saint not only...


Limoncello

August 2016
This lemon liqueur is Italy’s second most popular liqueur. Locals typically enjoy limoncello most often between May and mid-September. This digestivo is served best when extremely chilled. For a quick and easy mock recipe, see...


August 2016 Events

August 2016
The end of summertime is still a popular time throughout Italy for festivals, music concerts and fireworks. Agosto is also vacation time for Italians who prefer the seaside. Most shops and businesses close for the celebration of Ferragosto...


Steubenville Plans 100th Dean Martin Birthday Festival

August 2016
The 21st Annual Dean Martin Festival is already in the planning stage for next June 15 - 17 in his hometown, Steubenville, OH. Born Dino Crocetti on June 7, 1917, Martin sold more records than fellow Rat Packer and Chairman of the Board, “Old...


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