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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...

Since 1886, a statue of Christopher Columbus has stood in Tower Grove Park in south St. Louis. Now, there's a push to remove the iconic statue. The park's board has formed a commission to study the placement of the statue and gather input from the community. In 2017, vandals splashed red paint on the statue and wrote phrases like murder across it. ...

Come support The Sick and Elderly Program of The Hill at our annual fundraiser, The Ravioli Dinner. It occurs the fourth Sunday of September every year. Mark your calendars! 9/23/18 The Sick and Elderly Program of The Hill is a non-profit organization that provides medical equipment and supplies free of charge to the residents of The Hill neighborh...

Nearly 200 years ago, the Italian explorer Giacomo Beltrami was looking for the source of the Mississippi River and exploring the land that would eventually bear his name. And Wednesday, the Beltrami County Historical Society will honor his legacy at 6 p.m. at Turtle Lake Town Hall, 19143 Lake Julia Drive NW. The celebration will recognize the 70t...

Spirit Valley Days brings throngs of vendors to West Duluth, from all over the Northland. Yet only one brings the whole family, and the family’s food. “The sausage also is a family recipe for the sausage,” said club member Bob Sisto. “Made by, well it’s an old recipe made by my uncle. And now my uncle died and his son kind of takes over, his name i...

Most of us take for granted that we know who our parents are and where they come from. But that's not the case for children of adoption, especially when they weren't even born in the U.S. However, an area man's search for his roots have finally paid off. Dr. Kerry Sachetta came to the United States from Rome, Italy, just a few months after he was b...

Mai come prima la comunità italiana di St. Louis si trova unita, sabato scorso, 11 agosto, a celebrare questa tradizionale festività italiana con la Grande Festa di Ferragosto. Tra i circa centocinquanta presenti, infatti, troviamo soci, aderenti e simpatizzanti delle varie associazioni e club italo-americani della zona: dalla Sicilian Cultural Ass...

Verdi's Nabucco has opened at St. Louis' Union Avenue Opera, and it is a remarkably fine production. Of the many beautiful shows that this amazing small company has presented in its twenty-four seasons Nabucco is, perhaps, the most vocally gorgeous of all. This is due not only to the stellar quality of the principals, but also-and especially-to the...

Des Moines knows how to put on a quality festival. Look no further than the successful Des Moines Arts Festival, 80/35 Music Festival and the Iowa State Fair, among others. Last year, Des Moines was recognized for its achievement by earning the World Festival & Event City Award, given by the International Festivals and Events Association. The ninth...

Ciao St. Louis in association with Fox Sports Midwest Live! are proud to present a free showing of the Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum Award-winning documentary, Italian American Baseball Family, at Ballpark Village in downtown St Louis on July 22, 2018 at 7 pm. Immediately following the screening of the movie, director Roberto Angottiwi...

Leonardo Da Vinci is known as one of the greatest painters of all times; however, he was also a master inventor who thought well ahead of his time. Many of his drawings and ideas wouldn’t come to fruition until hundreds of years later. Da Vinci’s genius is on display at the Da Vinci X- The Machines & You Exhibition. The private exhibit has partnere...

All are kindly invited to a free Italian family style picnic to celebrate summer and Ferragosto in St. Louis, in the exclusive Enterprise Holdings Pavilion at Shaw Park in Clayton, Saturday August 11, 2018, from 3:00pm to 10:00 pm. A family oriented event where adults and youngsters are equally welcomed. The nearby sand volleyball court and playgro...