The public is invited to attend the 2015 Celebrazione Italiana at 5 p.m. Friday, April 24, at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 900 Wood Road. The event celebrates Italian-American heritage and raises funds in support of the educational partnership between UW-Parkside and the University of Calabria in Calabria, Italy.   The 2015 Celebraz...

Menzione d'onore dell'Università del Wisconsin alla "carta dei caratteri del paesaggio", 24 tavole in scala 1 a 50mila, che fanno parte del ricchissimo corredo cartografico del Piano paesaggistico regionale.   Un bel risultato quello raggiunto, nel concorso bandito dall'università americana, dalla cosiddetta carta "muscolosa" (l'aggettivo si...

Summerfest isn't the only Milwaukee event attracting big names in music this summer. Festa Italiana announced this week that it would welcome Matt Nathanson and the Plain White T's, who are slated to perform at the Spiked Island Adult Lemonade Stage on Saturday, July 20.   Nathanson, whose hits include "Come on Get Higher," "Faster" and "Run...

Il Mercato Italiano, The Italian Market, is open in the Advance Business & Manufacturing Center, 2701 Larsen Road. The business is an online retailer of imported Italian foods, including extra virgin olive oils, balsamic vinegars, pastas, sauces, holiday cakes and more. Il Mercato Italiano's fulfillment center is in Advance, from where orders a...

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Luca Paschina, General Manager and winemaker of Barboursville Vineyards, was inducted into the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic in recognition of his leadership in the establishment of Barboursville Vineyards as the standard of excellence in Virginia wines.   His Excellency Claudio Bisognie...

How many of you heard about Rieti before? Not that many I bet. How many knew that Rieti, the geographic center of Italy (located at less then 80 km from Rome), was founded decades before Rome and gave birth to three Roman Emperors (including the ones who built the Coliseum)? Who knew that Italy's first sugar factory (one of Europe's oldest) was est...

Play bocce with friends young and old (then watch the champs compete in a tournament Sunday). Watch cooking demonstrations and sample cuisine at the Cucina Showcase. Enjoy Henry Prego's musical tribute to Frank Sinatra and Dove c'è Musica's salute to Eros Ramazzotti daily.   Grab an espresso so you're wide-eyed for a Festa tradition: firewor...

Dave Robinson came to Green Bay when African-American players were still a rarity for the Packers.   Robinson joined "Sports Central" on Tuesday night to discuss his initial days with the Packers. He was full of praise for head coach Vince Lombardi and how he handled his players being treated unfairly around the city.   Read more...

by Ben Krumholz   In 1979, Errico Auricchio moved from Italy to the United States to make cheese. 35 years later, his Green Bay area based company, BelGioioso, produces 27 Italian Cheeses. "The biggest one is Parmesan," said Auricchio.   Two weeks ago, Auricchio flew to Washington. He told top agriculture officials why he should...

di Emanuela Lenzini   PIEVEPELAGO. Giorni a ricordare storie di emigrati. Storie di vita di montanari che hanno attraversato l'oceano in cerca di ofrtuna nel nuovo mondo. O che hanno avuto il coraggio di sfidare e battere una leggenda della storia americana come Buffalo Bill. Il Pasquesi day, un tempo si teneva solo negli Stati Uniti. Troppo...