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The Independence Sicilian Heritage Festival has named new royalty for the 2022 festival season. Queen XIII Faith Liuzza was crowned Saturday during the 13th annual Miss Pageant at Mater Dolorosa School Gym. Also introduced were King Larry Cardaronella XIII, Queen XIII Faith Liuzza, Madre Brenda Liuzza, Grand Marshal Donnie Orlando. The 13th annual...

Si sono riuniti nel tradizionale luogo Continental Avenue Bridge West Dallas Gateway dove si svolge di consueto la celebrazione del Columbus day e l'Italian Festival, i Rappresentanti delle varie Associazioni Italo Americane, assieme al Cons.del Cgie Vincenzo Arcobelli, per una breve conferenza stampa, dove si annuncia per il prossimo anno l'evento...

Located adjacent to the Piazza d’Italia in the CBD, the American Italian Cultural Center provides a place for Italians to reconnect with their heritage and where non-Italians can learn more about a culture that is an important part of New Orleans. Founded in 1985 by Joseph Maselli, today his son, Frank Maselli, is chairman of the American Italian C...

"Illuminating Dante," an exhibit celebrating both the seventh centenary of Dante's death (1265-1321) and Italian American Heritage and Culture month in October, is presented by Special Collections and the Italian Program in the World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department at the U of A. Running from Oct. 5-31, the exhibit consists of 22 it...

This weekend Collinsville celebrates food and city history with the 37th Italian Fest. Hosted by the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce, the event is from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. The festival takes place in Uptown Collinsville on Main Street. According to the Italian Fest website, Collinsville has been celebrating t...

Last year the Little Italy Arkansas Heritage Society and Museum Board approved forming an annual “Christmas in Little Italy” event to return traditions of old to our beloved community and the current Board has approved continuing this event! The inaugural event provided toys and books to over 50 children during a drive through visit with Santa and...

The Consul General of Italy in Houston and the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce South Central cordially invite you to “Iconic Authentic Italian Products and Exhibition.” Oklahoma City Museum of Art August 26, 2021. 5:30-7:00 p.m. Click here to register. Chef Giancarlo Ferrara, owner of Amalfi Ristorante in Houston, will lead master class participa...

Si è svolto  in Texas il consueto appuntamento tradizionale del Ferragosto Italiano. Pur con le ultime maggiori restrizioni per il Covid emanate dalle autorita' della citta' di Dallas e con una giornata caratterizzata da avverse condizioni meteo, numerosi italiani ed Italo americani hanno partecipato all'evento conviviale grazie all'iniziativa dell...

Jettie Franco recently spent hours running dough through a roller to make spaghetti for her town's annual grape festival. It's a tradition she has been participating in for about 60 years and that has been in the Franco family for generations. Franco worked alongside family members and other prominent Tontitown families to prepare the dinners for t...

For the 122nd time, the annual Grape Festival is coming to Tontitown. The festival started all the way back in 1898 when the Italian families who immigrated to Arkansas held a tasty meal to celebrate the harvest. The Grape Festival will feature free live music, a carnival, the grape stomp, and of course, the famous spaghetti dinners. Volunteers hav...

This Saturday from 9am to noon at Metairie Cemetery "we" will continue the cleaning of the 15+ Italian / Sicilian Mausoleums. Please share this to your Italian Organization's members. We are being assisted by a dozen volunteers from http://www.SaveOUrCemetery.org and a crew from the Monumental Task Committee http://www.MonumentalTask.org  Please vo...

“How to Stuff in Italian”: a delicious collection of family recipes. “How to Stuff in Italian” is the creation of published author S. Gary Polozola, a native of Baton Rouge who currently resides in Arlington, TX with wife, Kathy. Polozola earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Texas A&M School of Law and an MBA from Southeastern Louisiana University....