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Tombola, Panettone & Pandoro: an Italian Holiday Tradition. Tuesday, December 20, 6:00-8:00 PM. Register here. Italian Cultural Center, Traffic Zone Building, 250 Third Ave N., Suite 625, Minneapolis (MN). Join Ileana Tamberlani, native Italian from Rome & Italian Instructor, for a fun night of Italian Holiday Traditions! Tombola is the most tradit...

Seeking new members, the Chautauqua Italian American Organization (CIAO) tried to think outside the box with a recent community activity. But instead, it’s what was inside the box that got everyone’s attention. Steve Spears, owner of Dunkirk Homebrew Supplies, was welcomed by CIAO to teach a class on making homemade wine, including a lecture and a...

In June 2021, mutual friends introduced Marianna Gatto — the executive director and cofounder of The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) — to Harvard-educated lawyer, law professor, and Pueblo, CO native Fred Galves. A year prior, Galves had been hired by the city of Pueblo to serve as the mediator when tensions surrounding the city’s hi...

What: Cucina BellaWhere: 9660 East Alameda AvenueWhen: Open 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and Sunday, 3 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday for brunch. It will also be open on Mondays starting the week of December 5.For more info: Visit cucinabelladenver.comWhat we saw: In a strip mall on East Alameda Aven...

With a mix of joy, gratitude, and sadness, History Colorado announces the retirement of Alisa DiGiacomo, the longtime Director of Curatorial Services and Senior Curator. DiGiacomo has been with the organization since 1999 and was instrumental in the creation of exhibits, publications, and the work of numerous History Colorado scholars over her more...

Little-known fact: Neapolitan pizza isn't technically Neapolitan unless it's certified by the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana (AVPN) in Italy. About three weeks ago, Noto Italian Restaurant officially joined the ranks, making it the first and only restaurant in St. Louis to achieve the prestigious certification, which has only been awarded to...

Luca Guadagnino surveys the life and work of luxe Italian footwear designer Salvatore Ferragamo in “Salvatore: Shoemaker of Dreams,” which opens at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center Dec. 2. “Salvatore: Shoemaker of Dreams” tells the story of Salvatore Ferragamo who grew up poor in Bonito, Italy, and began his c...

When: Sat, Dec 10, 2022 at 7:30 PM CST - Where: Basilica of Saint Louis, King of France 209 Walnut Street St. Louis, MO 63102 The St Louis - Bologna Sister Cities proudly invites you to its 4th Annual Italian Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 7.30 PM. The concert will be held at the magnificent Basilica of St Louis (The Old Cathed...

After years in the planning and construction stages, Vicini Pastaria (1916 Park) opens today in Lafayette Square, just in time for Small Business Saturday. The grand opening features prizes, samples, raffles, giveaways, gift card promos, and “revelry,” according to an email. The restaurant will be open from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. today, with the café servi...

Are you the type of person that always has trouble choosing a dish from the menu when dining out in Kansas? Find yourself having to flip a coin, or maybe “eeny, meeny, miny, moe” it? If that sounds like you, one place you’ll definitely want to avoid is Paisano’s Ristorante in Topeka. This spot has been serving up delicious Italian eats for over th...

The day after Thanksgiving, the best soccer players from the United States and England will reignite an old rivalry at the 2022 World Cup. Three points are on the line, but it’s more than that for the players on the pitch. There’s too much historical significance to fit into this script, but the teams’ soccer histories can be summed up by one word:...

Scalzotto Italian Restaurant recently announced its hiring staff to work at all locations – Broomfield, Loveland, and Westminster, CO. The restaurant has various open positions in those locations and is looking for friendly, energetic people passionate about providing excellent customer service and cooking fantastic food. In return, it offers compe...