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The Basilica of St. Mary’s most lasting structure isn’t the wooden shed where its first parishioners attended Mass in 1868. Nor is it the majestic co-cathedral where parishioners now worship on the edge of downtown Minneapolis. Rather, its leaders say, it’s the Basilica community, who, for 150 years, have worshipped, served, welcomed immigrants and...

You might have to wait a little longer — until spring — for a big plate of Sons of Italy pasta. A blaze in January 2017 damaged the popular Omaha hall on 10th Street south of downtown. The Sons had hoped to reopen the hall this month. Dr. Tom Pruse, a leader of the Sons, said the delay was caused by reconstruction costs that ended up higher than e...

CIAO St Louis and St. Ambrose Church have joined together to bring the community a Health And Wellness Fair, Sunday, October 14, 2018, in the Church Hall from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.  The event is a first of its kind for the parish. When CIAO Board member and parishioner, Loretta Vitale April, asked Monsignor Bommarito what he thought of the idea of a...

Firefighters and their families come to Colorado Springs every year for the International Association of Firefighters fallen firefighters memorial ceremony, and every year, Rose Foti comes back. Rose’s son, Robert Foti, was a New York Firefighter who was killed during the Sept. 11 attacks. Since then, Rose has returned to Colorado Springs to serve...

Dopo lavori di ristrutturazione e ammodernamento, il Minneapolis Sculpture Garden è stato riaperto lo scorso anno completando l’integrazione del Giardino con il campus del Walker Art Center. Si tratta di uno dei musei più rinomati per l’arte contemporanea negli Stati Uniti, e si caratterizza per la sua interdisciplinarità, comprendendo sia le arti...

The Montana A Cappella Society was pleasantly surprised to get an invitation to an Italian choral festival next year. The trip to the Tuscany International Choral Festival in Montecatini Terme will include performances June 20-24 in the Tuscany region, in the vicinity of Florence and Pisa. The Bitterroot-based group was invited to Italy on the reco...

Wednesday September 12 from 7PM to 10PM CDT. St. Louis Public Library - Schlafly Branch, 225 No Euclid, Saint Louis 63108 L’artista Giovanni Rigano, illustratore di graphic novel e attualmente collaboratore come Layout Artist per la Divisione Libri di Disney USA e per Agenzie di Comunicazione italiane ed estere, presentera' il libro “Illegal” con i...

The San Gennaro Feast has been a popular festival for families in Las Vegas for 38 years. The local celebration of an Italian tradition features rides, music and food, but it came under scrutiny last year when undercover police cited bartenders at the festival for serving alcohol to minors. This year's festival will take place in September at a dif...

Rudolph Edward Torrini. Born March 31, 1923 (age 95). Died: September 5, 2018. St.Louis, Missouri. Education BFA, Washington University 1949; Fulbright Scholar, Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze 1949; MFA, University of Notre Dame 1958 Known for Sculpture, Wood Carving, Drawing. Notable work: Italian Immigrants, Martin Luther King, Union Soldier R...

Miss Italian St. Louis, Junior Miss Italian St. Louis and their Maids will be chosen at the Miss Italian St. Louis Pageant which will be held on Saturday Sept. 15, 2018. Each winner will receive a scholarship prize of up to $500. The pageant is one of the many ways the Ciao St Louis furthers the common good and general welfare of the people of the...

Over 300 children came to the St Louis - Bologna Sister Cities booth at the Festival of Nations in St Louis during the weekend of August 25 - 26. The Festival of Nations, held annually in Tower Grove Park, is St Louis' largest multicultural celebration featuring more than 100 local ethnic and international organizations. There are booths, non-stop...

The Sons of Italy will host a Friday Night Festival Bash from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Friday at Veterans Park in Cañon City. Gates open at 4 p.m. There will be live music, and food, beer and wine will be available for purchase. Admission is $5. On Saturday, the event will run from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Veterans Park. Admission is $2, children 6 and younger...