E' iniziata da pochi giorni (il 24 agosto fino al 17 novembre) una mostra tutta italiana al Museo d'arte di Oklaoma City, prima tappa di un tour americano che illustra attraverso dipinti di grandi Maestri della pittura italiana dal Medioevo, passando per il Rinascimento fino al XIX secolo. Prossime tappe: l' Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canad...

When in Milwaukee, do as the Italians do and celebrate La Famiglia at the annual Festa Italiana. Test your bocce ball skills, try crooning on the Italian Idol stage, watch the Pinocchio parade and let the kids enjoy their own activities and entertainment. Entertainment ranges from opera and jazz to accordionists and doo wop singers. Foodies should...

Next weekend's full closure of the I-94 westbound and eastbound will cause massive delays for thousands of Wisconsin drivers, but fear not: Festa Italiana is still on.   Organizers for the city's biggest Italian heritage festival, which runs next July 18-20 in Maier Festival Park, said that the event will not be affected by the closures for...

There is a reason sacred hymns are, well, sacred. Not only does their spiritual content speak powerfully to the faithful, but these songs are often ancient in age and steeped in ethnic identity.   Few cultures can rival the Italians as far as tradition and pride. And sacred music is an important piece of that tradition.   Read more &...

It's your lucky day! A replica of the Trevi Fountain is coming to Festa this year! Have you been to the Trevi in Italy? Submit a photo here for a FREE TICKET to Festa! Entering is simple.   Step 1: Submit a photo of you or your famiglia at the Trevi Fountain. Step 2: Receive a confirmation e-mail from the Festa famiglia. Step 3: Head...

Milwaukee's Italian families have a distinguished heritage, one that began in a great rush to the city shortly before the turn of the 19th century, when Italian immigrants poured into Milwaukee and quickly formed two distinct communities. The Bayview settlement was dominated by newcomers from northern and central Italy, many of whom took jobs in th...

Italy's ambassador to the United States visited Milwaukee Public Schools' Victory School for the Gifted and Talented and Italian Immersion on Monday. Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero visited and spoke with students, families and staff at the school, home to what is believed to be one of the first Italian Immersion programs in the country.   Re...

By Heather Ronaldson    No one is excluded from celebrating Festa Italiana. In fact, they say tutti Italiani — everyone's Italian.   At this year's Festa Italiana, which runs Friday through Sunday at Maier Festival Park, the cultural tent features products from Puglia. Forty other Italian vendors will sell traditional Italian-Ame...

by Kirstrin Roble   From roughly 1700 until his death in 1737, Italian luthier and crafter Antonio Stradivari produced more than 1,000 instruments, considered to be "bold and innovative" even in his lifetime. To call a Stradivarius bold and innovative today is an understatement.   The nearly 450 violins that have survived are consider...

Jim Milano, of Milano Monuments, and Trevor Behm, of Behm Monument & Granite Company, announced that Behm has joined Milano's family of companies. Behm's two locations, in Geneva and Madison, have become Milano affiliates.   "We're very excited to join forces with Behm Monument & Granite Company," says Milano. "They have a long histo...