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Portland Opera is thrilled to begin the 2018/19 season with Verdi's La Traviata. A crown jewel of grand opera, La Traviata tells the story of the brilliant and beautiful Parisian courtesan Violetta Valéry as she falls in love with Alfredo Germont. Haunted by her reputation and illness, Violetta navigates sexual politics and confronts societal expec...

If you’ve ever faced the dilemma of where to find good authentic Italian food in the Islands, you’re not alone. Insert Festa Italiana, and all of our pasta, pizza, wine and gelato dreams have come true. The second annual event brings a taste of Italy to Honolulu with a mix of authentic Italian food, drinks, performances and a showcase of European l...

Eldorado Great Italian Festival. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Downtown Reno from Second to Fifth streets. Cost: Admission and entertainment are free. The food, of course, costs money. Sauce-tasting: For $5, you can get a four-compartment muffin tin to try sauces from more than 25 family sauce-makers. Entertainment: Music...

The Milford community is mourning the passing of John Filone, one of three brothers who purchased the Mount Haven Country Resort and turned it into a roaring success and a beloved local institution with help from their sister, Theresa. John died on Friday, Aug. 24, at 75. He leaves behind his wife, Lorraine Filone; sons Jeffrey Filone and his wife,...

On Saturday, September 22, Casa Italiana di Las Vegas, in collaboration with the West Charleston library, presented guest speaker Raffaele Di Martino, of Di Martino Law Group. Di Martino’s practice is focused on corporate, immigration and real estate management. He has been instrumental to many foreign companies and entrepreneurs in establishing or...

Flagstaff City Council may be ready to declare Indigenous Peoples Day to occur on the second Monday of October, the same day as Columbus Day. A resolution to do so was originally brought up in 2015 by Councilmember Eva Putzova. But rather than passing a purely symbolic resolution, Council, pushed by indigenous members of the community, voted unanim...

Festa Italiana, Hawaii’s first-ever and only Italian festival, offers locals and visitors alike an opportunity to taste the many amazing flavors of Italy in one extraordinary evening. After a successful first year, where over 6,500 people were in attendance, the festival will return to Honolulu’s vibrant Kakaako District on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018....

The Italian Festival is Sept. 29-30 at Seattle Center Armory, Fisher Pavilion and Seattle Center Pavilion, with music, dance, authentic foods, workshops and activities for everyone. This will be the 20th year for the popular festa Italiana Seattle. There will be a grape-stomping competition and pizza tossing, and a new event called Opera for Kids,...

Casa Italiana di Las Vegas, in collaboration with the Lecco Film Commission and the West Charleston Library, presents a special screening of Il Cielo in Me. The movie describes the life of the poet Antonia Pozzi and her passion for the breathtaking mountains that surround Lecco and its lake. The audience will be taken on a journey among nature, poe...

When: Tuesday, November 06, 2018 At 6:00 pm - Where: Casa Italiana di Las Vegas, West Charleston Library, 6301 West Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89138 Casa Italiana di Las Vegas, in collaboration with the Lecco Film Commission and the West Charleston Library, presents a special screening of "W di Walter": a movie about the famous Italian mountai...

Join us Wednesday, September 19th from 6:00pm – 8:30pm at a private Newport home for an unforgettable evening of Italian arias benefiting the Newport Performing Arts Center at the Opera House. This is an exclusive event featuring Italian wine, Caviar, Formaggio and Cocktails followed by a performance by Ms. Greta Feeney. Ms. Feeney studied at the J...

Since its completion in 1908, the Tacoma Armory has been many things. Originally it was made to house the Washington National Guard. It had horse stables and space for drilling, as well as a swimming pool. Almost from the beginning it has been a cultural touchstone of the city, providing a venue for concerts, balls, sporting events and speechifying...