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The San Gennaro Feast is back after an LVMPD sting operation shut it down in May. A vendor was busted selling alcohol to a minor, so its license was pulled before it could even open for the May edition of the bi-annual event. It’s now partnered with Station Casinos to help check ID’s and keep things safe. They have moved the location of the feast t...

Uscirà nei prossimi giorni per la collana del Centro Altreitalie sulle Migrazioni Italiane, il volume “Autopsia di un diritto politico. Il voto degli italiani all’estero nelle elezioni del 2018”, a cura di Simone Battiston e Stefano Luconi, con una postfazione di Piero Bassetti (Accademia University Press, Torino, 2018, € 14). “Guardare all’estero...

The cuisine of Italy brings people together—perhaps this is why last year's Festa Italiana drew more than 20,000 attendees. That's a high bar to set, but the organizers of this year's event are expecting yet another huge turnout. In preparation for the fourth annual Festa Italiana, the Italian-American Civic League and Alfa Romeo of Salt Lake have...

The San Gennaro Festival Italian street fair livens up Seattle’s historic Georgetown neighborhood with Italian music, food and festivities Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7-9. Now in its sixth year in Seattle, the festival celebrates the patron saint of Naples in a tradition that dates back to 1926, when immigrants from Naples brought it to New...

Artist Jeffrey Hill is not waiting for an arts commission to determine whether his 61/2-foot bronze “Harvest Memories” sculpture should be accepted into the city’s portfolio of public art. A new location in a high-profile spot at the heart of downtown has been identified — this time, in a spot that doesn’t need approval from the city. On Wednesday,...

Lea DeLaria is out and very in. DeLaria is a comic, actor, author and jazz singer. She’s been on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community’s radar since the 1980s, performing on the LGBT comedy circuit. Now, she’s gone from gay-famous to just plain famous. As Carrie “Big Boo” Black in Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black,” she’s put “butch...

Arizona American Italian Club - 7509 N 12th St, Phoenix (Arizona) 85020. Our first FAMILY STYLE SPAGHETTI & MEATBALL FUNDRAISER for our SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, Sunday, July 15th, from 5PM to 7PM. All the spaghetti you can eat, served in one of those large huge bowls Nonna had everywhere, along with 2 meatballs, salad also served family style, and roll...

Westside Italian Cultural group has been invited to join Amici Italian at their annual family picnic. Details: Mary S. Young Park, located at 19900 Willamette Drive in West Linn, OR. Includes the famous Bocce-on-the-Turf tournament on Saturday, July 21. The picnic begins at 11am, lunch is served at noon and bocce begins at 1:30pm. The club will pro...

On March 19, Casa Italiana di Las Vegas in collaboration with the West Charleston Library presented “Ciao Marcello!”, a wonderful black and white silent short film which is a tribute to Federico Fellini and his favorite actor, Marcello Mastroianni. Francesco Mazzini, who plays the lead role, introduced the movie which tells the story of a semi-reti...

Ettore “Ted” DeGrazia was an everyman’s Jack of all trades—an impressionist painter and sculptor, a composer, an architect, a director and a lithographer, among other titles. His work was all created in and inspired by the world of the Sonoran desert and the melting-pot culture it provided. The DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun has 15,000 original DeGraz...

Tragedy and Passion intersect in Verdi’s hotblooded melodrama. Get set to experience the thrills and chills of this outstanding operatic melodrama at Seattle Opera's latest production of Verdi's Il Trovatore. Regarded as an absolute rollercoaster ride of heightened emotions, jealousy, lust and revenge, the production also depicts some of Verdi's mo...

Sarebbe un bel soggetto per un film la storia di Susan Johnson e Paul Henke, due turisti americani in visita ad Asti. Lei infermiera e membro del Consiglio cittadino, lui vigile del fuoco, entrambi dell’Oregon (USA), il cui viaggio in terra astigiana si è trasformato in qualcosa di indimenticabile. Domenica mattina, durante la visita al Battistero...