THE 2016 COLUMBUS DAY PARADE AND ITALIAN FESTIVAL AT MARCONI PLAZA. THE PARADE
STARTED AT BROAD AND MORRIS STREETS AND ENDED AT MARCONI PLAZA - 2700 SOUTH BROAD
STREET. THE ITALIAN FESTIVAL BEGAN AFTER THE PARADE AND RAN UNTIL 6:00PM.
Radio Voice Italia broadcasted live actualities and select Columbus Day Parade events
from Marconi Plaza in South Philadelphia on October 12, 2014
The graphic below to commemorate the 113th Anniversary of Marconi's Historic Trans-Atlantic
Wireless Broadcast was posted at precisely UTC/GMT 0:500 on Friday December 12th, 2014
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The second Radio Voice Italia broadcast home was in the Heart of South
Philadelphia - "The High Note Cafe" @13th & Tasker Streets
Dee Loglisci, Co-host/Executive Producer with Carole Shea, Mario Lanza's
First Cousin, at "Eddie Lang Day Philadelphia" event at Kimmel Center on
Oct 2, 2016. Richard Barnes produced the event with CIAO PHILADELPHIA
and conducted and performed in concert with his Philadelphia Premier
1930's Jazz Band, 'The Blackbird Society Orchestra".
Legendary Charlie Gracie with Joe Morinelli at "Cafe D'Angelo" on May 6, 2015
Charlie Gracie with Co-host/Executive Producer Dee Loglisci. Charlie appeared
as a book signing event for his autobiography, "Rock & Rolls Hidden Giant: The
Story of Rock Pioneer Charlie Gracie"
Columbus Day Parade 2015 - Joe Morinelli is interviewed by Mike Baldini of CBS
Radio on WIP Radio 610AM. Both WIP Radio & Radio Voice Italia broadcast
parade actualities from Marconi Plaza. Co-host with Mike is legendary
Broadcaster/TV Producer and personality, Bob Charger.
Dee Loglisci of Radio Voice Italia broadcasting Columbus Day Parade actualities from
Marconi Plaza in South Philadelphia - 2015 (Pope Francis buttons still on hand!)
Felicia Punzo, recording artist, composer & actress at the Columbus Day Parade 2014
Felicia sang the national anthem in both English & Italian at Marconi Plaza
Felicia Punzo following her extraordinary performance for Radio Voice Italia's
100th Live Broadcast Celebration at Cafe D'Angelo - December 3rd in Havertown
Special On Air Guest at Radio Voice Italia's 100th Live Broadcast Celebration
Carole Shea Gagliardi - Mario Lanza's first cousin. (Cafe D'Angelo on Dec 3rd)
Lou Dipietro, guitarist/entertainer par excellence after playing to the sold out
crowd at the Radio Voice Italia !00th Live Radio Broadcast Celebration
Pictured at Cafe D'Angelo is Paul Marchesano, Felicia Punzo, Joe Morinelli,
Paul Mariani III and Lou Dipietro (in the rear)
Radio Voice Italia was honored to have as our guests Joseph & Camilia Nocella
on our February 4th live broadcast at Cafe D'Angelo. Joe is a composer/musician
and adjunct professor. Camilia, his wife, is a poet/writer and teacher. Her closing
poetry recitation featured Joseph on guitar accompaniment. Dolores Ferraro
(center) is an soprano/performer and adjunct professor. Dolores is a dear friend
and was a guest on Radio Voice Italia in 2013. She spoke of the life and
music of her late husband, composer/pianist/professor, Romeo Cascarino.
Annette Dimedio, pianist par excellence - professor & TV producer was a
guest on Radio Voice Italia at Cafe D'Angelo on March 4th. (or, The Calm
before the Storm!) If you missed the live broadcast check the archive
for her forthcoming recorded interview. Also, Carole Shea and Dottie
Todaro spoke about the one and only Mario Lanza.
In position at the Columbus Day Parade - 2014 broadcasting live actualities and
recorded segments for broadcast on Radio Voice Italia's October 22nd program
The Consul General of Italy in Philadelphia Andrea Canepari spoke to Joe Morinelli
at the Columbus Day Parade
Maria P. Donatucci, House of Representatives 185th District. Her dedication
to her Italian Heritage is unwavering
Legendary Jimmy Tayoun, Philadelphia City Council, PA House(D) and the
"Taylor to the Stars", Pat Scioli @ the Columbus Day Parade at Marconi Plaza
The Father of Radio at Marconi Plaza in Philadelphia (Joe's idol)
Dan Losacco owner of 'The Icery" in Lansdowne, Pa. Try his "Pumpkin" gelato!
HAPPY 75TH ANNIVERSARY TO EMILIO MIGNUCCI & COMPANY @ DIBRUNO
BROS. ALL THE BEST FROM ONE BIG CHEESE TO THE NEXT.
(ARE YOU SURE THESE ARE SAUSAGE?)
Dee Loglisci in position at Radio Voice's Broadcast Booth @The Italian American
Heritage Festival at Rosetree Park - June 1, 2014
Dee Loglisci at the iconic/legendary "South 9th Street Italian Market Festival"
in Philadelphia. The defacto standard of Italian Festivals at the oldest
continuously run outdoor market in the USA. (May 17 & 18, 2014)
Sonny DeCrecchio, Chief Executive of The Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market
was the special guest on Radio Voice Italia - broadcast on July 30, 2014. Pictured
also is Christine Hofmann, Marketing Coordinator. The Philadelphia Produce Market
is the world's largest fully-enclosed, fully refrigerated wholesale produce terminal.
The state of the art terminal serves as a model for others throughout the world.
As part of the expanded market profile on Radio Voice Italia, the following vendors
were interviewed, John Vena of John Vena, Inc., Paul Giordano of Paul Giordano &
Sons and John DiFeliciantonio of North American Produce Company.
Archived is the entire show as aired on July 30, 2014
The profile on the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market
begins during the second hour of the broadcast.
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Andrea DiFabio, owner of Vinyl Revival spoke to Radio Voice about her iconic
Record Shoppe which features both new vinyl releases and classic older
records. It is also the place to catch an indie film by passionate up-and-coming
directors in their screening room. Interview will be aired on August 20, 2014.
Radio Voice Italia's Joe Morinelli had the pleasure of interviewing Nicole, the owner
of "Cafe D'Angelo" in Havertown on August 14th. Hear all about her trending BYOB
Italian restaurant. The decor is sensational and the food is Molto Bene!
The interview will air on August 27th, 2014 on Radio Voice Italia.
Pictured with Nicole is Rocky of famous "Rocky's Catering" in Havertown.
Dee Loglisci spoke to him about his business of more than 25 years that is
synonymous with impeccable Catering throughout the tri-state area.
Tune In to Radio Voice Italia on August 27, 2014 for his interview following
the profile on Nicole's "Cafe D'Angelo".
Joe with the wonderful Carole Gagliardi Shea ...... first cousin to Mario Lanza
Lou Testa of Testa's Bakery in Havertown. Best cannoli in suburban Philadelphia!
Pietro Del Pizzo was front row center at his custom Taylor Shoppe in Havertown
Joe on location with one of the crown jewels from the Radio Voice Italia Historic
Tape Recorder Collection. This very rare Sony EM1 has a "Wind-Up" crank!!
Circa 1961 and Serial No. 37. Just one example shot from Joe's collection as seen
in the German/English large format book, "Federwerktonbandgerate" - History
of Clockwork-driven Tape recorders. (a collaboration with 4 German historians)
Tommy DeFruscio, owner/a chef par excellence at "Pepperoncini Italian BYOB"
spoke to Dee Loglisci of Radio Voice Italia
Cole one of Radio Voice Italia's youngest fans at South 9th Street Italian Market Festival
Anthony Anastasio, owner of the iconic "Anthony's Italian Coffee House" at
903 South 9th Street in the heart of the Italian Market. Serving the defacto
standard for perfectly brewed and never bitter dark Italian roast. The
Prosciutto and melted Mozzarella Panini is a Radio Voice Italia favorite!
Joe Morinelli had the honor of interviewing Sen. Renato Turano from Italy.
The site was the Pyramid Club atop the 52nd floor of the Mellon Bldg in Philadelphia.
Watch this space for the interview on YouTube and additional photos in the Gallery.
Michael Bonasera of Filitalia Intl. on Radio Voice Italia's March 12th broadcast announced
Grand Opening of History of Italian Immigration Museum in South Philadelphia is scheduled
for June 1, 2014. Fundraising Event at Pyramid Club in the Mellon Building was on April 10th.
Radio Voice Italia You Tube featured interview from March 12, 2014.
Michael Bonasera of the History of Italian Immigration Museum
James & Connie Carino spoke of their extraordinary careers on Radio Voice Italia
Radio Voice Italia driving home the message & music of Mario Lanza in New York City.
Certified weekly listenership within the Empire State Building and in Manhattans "Little Italy"
district. Radio Voice broadcasted LIVE and on location from NYC - Summer 2014
Joe Morinelli of Radio Voice Italia was commisioned to record the soundtrack of the
American Premiere on opening night of Jago. Joe's interview with Karen Saillant and
Gianmaria Griglio (Italy) was broadcast on Radio Voice Italia Wednesday night,
June 29, 2013. In addition, exclusive audio excerpts were featured from the
June 26th rehearsal session.
Denise Montana was our premiere guest when the High Note Cafe
became the new radio home of Radio Voice Italia on Aug 7, 2013
Heading out to interview Renee Gilinger & Mama Maria on Passyunk Ave
Renee Gilinger, the executive director of East Passyunk Avenue Business
District & restaurateur extraordinaire "Mama Maria" on Radio Voice Italia
Michele Gambino, Tina Grassi and author/photographer Dave Lakatos of the
South 9th Street Italian Market Association
"The Family" - you got a problem with that!?
Operatic legend Elaine Malbin - Radio Voice Italia's premiere Mario Lanza Ball
after the gala guest, at the DoubleTree in Philadelphia
Radio Voice Italia in position at the High Note Cafe prior to our Wednesday night
Live Radio Broadcast
Dee Loglisci, Carole Shea (Mario Lanza's first cousin) Roy & Joy Jones,
Bryan B. Beacock ......"The British are Coming" - Radio Voice Italia guests
from the UK ...... or from "Across the Pond.
Radio Voice Italia - heard & seen in the heart of Manhattan .... and Brooklyn!
In position for launch on January 9, 2013 - the original access to the"cloud"
"It all started at a 20,000 watt radio station in Baltimore" ...... HA!
It was the very first radio station in what would become the dynasty
of Sinclair Broadcasting. A chain of more than 50 television stations
with affiliates of 6 major networks, including CBS, NBC, ABC, and FOX.
Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to
167 TV Stations in 77 markets. They operates at least 2 TV Stations
per market and reach approx 38.7% of US Television Households.
David Smith, a true visionary and inspiration.
(incidently, his dad taught me almost everything I know)
Broadcasting Live at Pollyodd with the First Lady of Limoncello, iconic Joan Verratti