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Tucked along Flint Street in Reno’s cultural core is a beautiful mansion exhibiting a signature Colonial style: The home at 442 Flint Street was designed by Frederick J. Delongchamps, one of Nevada’s most famous architects, and is commonly known by longtime locals as the Hardy House. But since 2008, it has operated as arte italia, a destination for...

Come experience Verdi's heartbreaking masterpiece, "La traviata," the opera that moved Julia Roberts' character to tears in "Pretty Woman." Utah Opera's newly refurbished and ever-popular production features scenic elements designed by Peter Dean Beck and costumes by Susan Memmott Allred. Garnett Bruce will direct the production, and Steven White w...

The Sahara Las Vegas now hosts two temporary restaurants while owner Alex Meruelo begins a major revamp of the casino floor dining scene. Bella Bistro opened inside the shuttered former home of Cleo, replacing the Mediterranean focus with a contemporary American menu and familiar Italian favorites. Retaining the stylish interior, open kitchen, and...

An authentic Italian restaurant will open its doors in Carefree on Saturday. Pizzicata is an Italian restaurant located in the Historic Spanish Village that features a Roman take on food, according the restaurant’s website. Owner Federico Venturini and his wife, Viola Tagliaferri, moved from Umbria, Italy, to open Pizzicata along with local busines...

Scottsdale/Phoenix enjoys a vibrant food and wine culture. But also due to its great weather year-round, is home to top aerobatic pilots and two of the busiest general aviation airports in the United States. Scottsdale/Phoenix’s energetic outdoor spirit is the perfect location to push the limits and celebrate the victory with diverse fine foods and...

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...

The Factory Kitchen, the Italian restaurant from restaurateur Matteo Ferdinandi, who formerly worked at Spago, and chef Angelo Auriana, who spent 18 years as the chef at LA’s Valentino, goes through a bit of a change in October to give it a bit more of a Las Vegas feel. Ferdinandi says the name will change to Matteo’s Ristorante Italiano on Oct. 4....

Piero’s Italian Cuisine managing partner Evan Glusman appreciates the great online conversations and reviews Piero’s receives from customers and reviewers. It actually fuels he and his team to continue to create Italian dining excellence at the Las Vegas restaurant institution. “Word of mouth, whether old school or new school, is how we gauge our e...

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...

Friday October 4, 2019 | Salt Lake City: Museum of Creativity and Innovation, 209 East 500 South TheLeonardo.org. Monday October 7, 2019 | 5:00pm | San Francisco, Fugazi Hall, 678 Beach Blanket Babylon Blvd. Free Admission | RSVP Required.  The Elfo Puccini Theater arrives in Salt Lake City and San Francisco from Milan with its latest creation dedi...