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There's a crucial scene that will have audience members on the edge of their seats during A Bronx Tale, the musical that opens tonight at the Buell Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. It's not the climactic dance sequence, though: It's the moment when the character named Joey the Whale (played by Michael Barra) eats a slice of pizza. Fol...

Two Kansas legislators have pre-filed a bill to change the name of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day. The bill was proposed by Dennis Highberger and Ponka-We Victors, the only Native American in the Kansas legislature. The bill states Kansas recognizes that it was "first inhabited by the indigenous peoples of this region, including the Kanza a...

In the small, sleepy community of Douglas, Wyoming, a solitary building stands alone, occupying a plot of land on the western side of town, just off of Interstate 25. At a glance, the building is nothing spectacular; stucco has replaced the original asbestos walls and the gable roof has been covered with asphalt shingles. An enclosed porch and nota...

In the Fall of 2018 the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s “History Harvest” project focused on the Italian-American communities in Nebraska. The main event was held on October 28, 2018, at the Santa Lucia Hall, in the heart of Omaha's historic Little Italy. Partner organizations included the Santa Lucia Festival Committee, the Sons and Daughters of...

It is said that every recipe has a story behind it. This statement rings especially true among Italian Americans, for whom the significance of food extends far beyond sustenance, and cooking is among the most visible expressions of identity and pride. Eating rituals figured prominently in the Italo American immigration experience. Distinct food and...

Inventor, artist, scientist, anatomist, engineer, architect, sculptor, philosopher. Although Leonardo da Vinci died in 1519, his influence has endured. His extraordinary legacy comes to life in the exhibition "Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius," opening at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science on March 1, 2019. The exhibition is presented in D...

Italian singer-songwriter Andrea Bocelli will return to Denver for the first time in five years. The tenor will perform June 21 with the Colorado Symphony at Pepsi Center. Tickets are $82 to $368 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 10. Call 866-461-6556 or go online to altitudetickets.com.  Citi card members can purchase pre-sale tickets from 10 a.m. Mo...

Thursday, december 20 2018. 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM. The Italian Cultural Center, 528 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 502, Minneapolis, MN 55403. PRICE: Member - $20 & Non-member - $25. Join Ileana Tamberlani, native Italian from Rome, for a fun night of Italian Holiday Traditions! Tombola is the most traditional Christmas game in Italy, everybody plays it with t...

On Nov. 7, 2018, Webster University Geneva’s Department of International Relations and the Roosevelt Institute for American Studies co-organized a one-day conference to mark the 100th commemoration of the end of the Great War within the program of the 2018 Geneva Peace Week. The event concentrated on the topic of “Italy and the Allies: War Goals an...

When; 29 Nov 2018 from 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM - Where: Walker Art Center, main lobby on Vineland - Join us at the Walker Art Center for another “Made for ICC” tour! This tour will focus on works currently on view at the Walker that reference events of Italian history, first and foremost early 20thcentury Italian anarchists and the terrorist left-wing m...

Saturday, November 10 2018, from 17:00 to 22:00 CST. 10199 Woodfield Ln, St Louis, MO 63132-2922. Ciao a tutti! Questo Novembre, vorremmo invitarvi a un evento speciale. Facciamo un "Friendsgiving" all'Italiana. Il nostro consigliere, Franco Sicuro, ha generosamente offerto il suo spazio che si chiama "The Millenium Center" per avere questa festa d...

Lyric Opera of Kansas City continues its 61st season with a perennial audience favorite, Puccini's Madama Butterfly. In a stunning traditional production from The Dallas Opera and directed by Ron Daniels in his Lyric Opera debut, Madama Butterfly tells the tragic love story of a young geisha and her doomed marriage to a swaggering U.S. Naval office...