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Thu, Aug 25, 2022, 7:30 PM – Thu, Sep 8, 2022, 9:00 PM EDT. CLEVELAND ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2022. All films are on THURSDAYS at 7:30 pm - Tickets $12. For further questions please call: 216. 456. 8117 AUG. 25 - "IL MOSTRO" - Cedar Lee Theater - 2163 Lee Rd. Cleveland Hts. OH 44118. SEPT. 1 - "BENEDETTA FOLLIA" - Atlas Cinemas Eastgate 10 - Eastgate...

You can sign-up right now to take part in the Little Italy Festival 5-K in Clinton, IN. The race is set for Saturday, September 4. Everyone taking part in the race will meet in the South Vermillion High School parking lot. The Clinton Breakfast Club is behind the 5-K. Proceeds from the 5-K.  Pre-registration is going on right now. There's a one-mil...

Nominations for Honorees to be recognized during Cleveland Italian American Heritage Month in October 2022 are being requested by the Cleveland Italian American Heritage Committee. The categories for nomination include: Arts & Culture, Business, City or County Employee, Individual, Public Servant, or Youth.  Anyone is welcome to nominate an Italian...

Emanuele Andrizzi said he’s honored and excited to conduct the Chicago premiere of Giuseppe Verdi’s rarely performed opera Il Corsaro, scheduled for July 22 and 24 at Northwestern University’s Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson St. Andrizzi, co-founder and Music Director of the Opera Festival of Chicago (OFC), which is staging the production, said the 18...

Mark your calendars now: The popular concert “Opera in the Italian Garden” is back in its regular format and will be presented on the lawn of the Renaissance Italian Cultural Garden from 6 to 7:30 p.m. July 24. This family-friendly concert of famous music from well-known operas and Broadway musicals is a perfect summer evening, featuring two of Cle...

It’s easy to make the argument that the annual feast is the soul of the Italian American neighborhood, and for the true feast aficionado, it’s the music that is the soul of the feast! And no two people know this better than this week’s guests, the talented musicians at the helm of two of Italian America’s most renowned feast bands, Marty Caliendo a...

The popular "Opera in the Italian Garden" will be presented in the beautiful Italian Renaissance Cultural Garden Sunday, July 24 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. The live family-friendly concert highlights two of Italy’s greatest cultural arts: opera and ballet, featuring famous music from well-known operas, Broadway musicals and popular Italian songs with The C...

The Italian American Human Relations Foundation in Chicago presents its 2nd Annual Venetian Night Boat Parade on the Chicago River. Join us for Chicago's Famous Venetian Night and honoring Secretary of State Jesse White. Chicago's Venetian Night brings the charm of the famous Venice boat parades along with decorated boats, entertainment, and a gran...

In baseball and in life, “three strikes” are typically a bad thing. But for world-class bowler Carmen Salvino, it’s just another day at the office. He began his career as a professional bowler at 19 years of age, and 70 years later, he’s only now looking back at just how many pins he’s knocked down. Carmen was born in the Taylor Street neighborhood...

Opera Festival of Chicago returns for its second season. The three-week festival will feature fully staged productions of Gioachino Rossini’s L’Inganno Felice and Giuseppe Verdi’s Il Corsaro – the first time each has been performed professionally in Chicago in modern history. We also pay tribute to the legendary Italian soprano Renata Tebaldi, hono...

Pop-opera tenor Pasquale Esposito will perform under the stars in a benefit concert for Casa Italia on July 9. The popular crossover crooner has 11 albums, four PBS specials and a host of world tours under his belt. Esposito released his first album — an Italian musical revue dubbed “Naples … That’s Amore!” — in 2005, with album No. 11 — a double C...

He shouldn't be here. No, really, Mike Bianco shouldn't be at Charles Schwab Field Saturday night at the College World Series. At least not as the manager for Ole Miss. If fans of the Rebels (40-23) can take anything away from Bianco's last year, it's expecting the unexpected. For 22 seasons, Bianco has commanded the respect of those in the SEC as...