Event Entertainment

  • Louis Vanaria – Actor and Singer
  • Aaron Caruso – Operatic and Crossover Singer
  • DJ Frank Krause with Uptown Sound – DJ
  • Dominic Arkenberg – Singer
  • Isaac Murray – Singer
  • Joe Recchia – Accordionist
  • Noelle Morabito Borgia – Pianist
  • The Capuchin Soup Kitchen Choir

Live Auction Items

  • Custom Artwork Painted Live by Speed Painter Dave Santia
  • One-Week Trip for Two to Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Florida
    • Includes $600 airfare credit and stay at charming one bedroom/one bathroom condominium
    • Condominium is less than one block from the ocean
    • Stay within walking distance of the beach town’s eclectic variety of shops, restaurants and more

Guest Hosts

Louis Vanaria

Louis Vanaria began his acting career in the film A Bronx Tale directed by Robert DeNiro, playing the character Crazy Mario. Since then, he has appeared on television shows such as Law & Order, Persons of Interest, Blue Bloods, NYPD Blue, Boardwalk Empire, and more recently as Dino Cervelli on HBO’s The Deuce opposite James Franco. He also appeared as David Ferrie in Martin Scorsese’s film The Irishman and in The Many Saints of Newark, a prequel movie to The Sopranos. He has appeared opposite many stars, including Frank Sinatra and Olympia Dukakis in the film Young At Heart, and opened for Connie Francis and Jay Leno. He can currently be seen in the Starz episodic Raisin Kanan, as well as the hit Epix series Godfather of Harlem.

Louis has been singing ever since he can remember and has released two original albums. His band, The Uptown Band, also performs in and around New York City—appearing in various musical festivals and performing art centers around the country.

Aaron Caruso

Aaron Caruso has been performing on stage since the age of 6, and attended the world renowned “Interlochen Arts Academy” for high school. He earned his bachelor degree in Vocal Performance with an Italian Minor from the University of Michigan. He speaks four languages fluently, and can sing in seven including Russian, Latin and German. He studied Opera abroad in Italy, and in New York City, with Maestro Luigi Veccia, a stud-ent of Marcello and Mario Del Monaco, for 8 years. Aaron also specializes in Classic Neapolitan music.

Aaron is a member of The Sicilian Tenors, who take their audiences on a romantic journey from Hollywood to Broadway to Italy with beautiful tenor voices singing a wide variety of marvelous songs that America loves. Combined with light-hearted fun, they always provide a great show for everyone. The Tenors perform across the United States, and their music is available on all major outlets worldwide.