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Italian Americans are known for barbering – an occupation that combines artistry, precision and personal service. The career didn’t have much of a presence in the United States until Italian immigrants arrived here. During the years of mass emigration from Italy – 1880 to 1930 – nearly four million Italians, mostly from southern Italy and Sicily, s...

Transport yourself to Italy at The Italian Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28-29. This festival, part of the Festál series, has filled Seattle Center with Italian art, food and culture since 1988. Catch a variety of local Italian-American musical acts — including The Tarantellas, Ballard Sedentary Sousa Band and Tony La Stella — on the Moret...

Mangiamo! The 3rd annual Festa Italiana, Hawaii’s only Italian festival, is returning to Kakaako on Sept. 28 from 4 to 10 p.m. This is your chance to taste all kinds of Italian fare without leaving Cooke Street. The whole thing is an immersive experience, so there'll be lots more than food. Like live music, art and entertainment. A wine and beer ga...

On View: Sept 27 - Dec 29, 2019. Gallery Hours: Fri - Sun, 12 to 5 PM. Admission: Free of charge. arteitaliausa, 442 Flint Street, Reno, NV 89501. NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932–1960, an extraordinary exhibition that poignantly portrays life in Italy through the lens of photography before, during, and after World War II. Experience this...

Clark County commissioners delayed voting today on a resolution to designate an Indigenous Peoples’ Day after they couldn’t agree on whether it should fall on Columbus Day. Commissioner Larry Brown said he supported the essence of the resolution but worried a proposal to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day on the second Monday in October — the same a...

The Italian photographer Gianfranco Gorgoni has died, aged 77. The photographer, born in Rome in 1941, is best known for having captured some of the most ubiquitous images of Land Art from the 1970s onward, including remarkable aerial views of Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty (1970) in Utah that he shot from a helicopter. Gorgoni came to the US in 19...

Embrace the cultures of the Pacific Northwest and cultivate love, peace and understanding of the communities that make up our region. Join us for Seattle Center Festál: The Italian Festival, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28 and 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 29. The Italian Festival offers a spotlight on the inventive nation with food and...

In questi giorni in tour negli Stati Uniti, dopo essere stata ad Atlanta per un breve saluto agli italiani del posto, l’on. Fucsia Nissoli, deputata di Forza Italia eletta in Centro e Nord America, il 13 e 14 settembre è a Salt Lake City. È la prima volta che un parlamentare italiano va a incontrare la ormai florida comunità italiana lì residente....

Students from every department at the University of Utah study Italian for many reasons ⁠— for creating films, understanding history, pursuing a minor or wanting to study abroad. In a small department, professor of Italian language and culture and Section Head Giuliana Marple said, “[The students] make my day. It doesn’t feel like work with their e...

It’s Wednesday morning. The year is 1950, the place is a three decker on 21 Mayberry Ave. in South Medford, the time is 4 a.m. On the first floor, Lucy DePasquale is making 24 cups of coffee in her two coffee pots on the stove. She pours them into an urn on the floor and starts on 24 more cups. Neither of her two little girls are awake yet. Neither...

The San Gennaro Foundation of Seattle is excited to announce San Gennaro Festival of Seattle is back September 6-8th. Now in its seventh year, this three-day Italian festival in Georgetown brings together the best in Italian cuisine, a beer and wine garden, activities for kids, merchandise booths and three nights of live music and dancing. This yea...

Festa Italiana, an annual celebration of Italian culture and traditions, will mark its fifth anniversary this year by using profits from the event to support Catholic Community Services of Utah’s homeless and refugee outreach services. “Festa Italiana SLC was born out of members of the Italian American Civic League (IACL) who had the idea of creati...