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The Italian Heritage Society of Indiana will host its annual Chapel in the Meadow worship service and picnic on Sunday. The presentation of the colors and Mass will start at 11 a.m. at the chapel, which is located at 3008 Old Hospital Road, Edinburgh. A picnic will follow. Organizers will provide a main pasta dish, as well as water, plates, napkins...

Andrea Bocelli is hitting back-to-back landmarks. This month, the renowned Italian singer releases his first album of new material in 14 years. Last month, he turned 60 years old.  Perhaps another memorable landmark is on the way for the classical-crossover superstar as he travels to Cincinnati for his first show here. “By now, there are very few p...

Lisa Formosa-Parmingiano is an important member of the community as she continues to inspire others with her incredible knowledge of the theater while providing a space to master various acting techniques. She believes there are aspects of the theater that can contribute to the journey of self discovery and lead to active self awareness. She acts a...

Viva la Panza, “hooray for the stomach” or “joy to the belly” according to an article published March 29, 1943 in the Akron Beacon Journal, described the event as a tradition to eat until your knife and fork scream for help! Started a few years earlier before the outbreak of WWII by local Italian immigrants, now U.S. citizens, to provide political...

The extraordinary violinist Rachel Barton Pine returns to tackle Paganini's devilishly difficult Violin Concerto No. 1, and guest conductor Daniel Boico leads a marvelous tour of Italy with Respighi's Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite III, and Mendelssohn's "Italian" Symphony No. 4. The Columbus Symphony presents the Italian Festival at the Southern T...

When: Fri, November 9, | From 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Where: 42 Degrees North at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center - What: ELISABETTA MORO, MARINO NIOLA – The Mediterranean Diet, an Italian-American Discovery useful for the Future. The Event is Free and Open to the Public, please register by November 5, 2018 Conviviality, seasonality, sust...

Mimmo Cuticchio, master puppeteer and one of the last true heirs of the Sicilian theatrical tradition of the Opera dei Pupi, brings two free performances of "The Great Duel between Orlando and Rinaldo for the Beautiful Angelica's Sake" to Illinois. The first will take place Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. at the University of Illinois-Ubana, Illini Room...

Ohio Sen. Joe Schiavoni is the next lecturer in the Memories of a Lifetime series, presented by the McGuffey Historical Society. He will speak at 10 a.m. Saturday in the meeting room at Kravitz’s Deli, 3135 Belmont Ave. Admission is $6 ($5 for society members). There will be a raffle to benefit the society, and music by Dolores DePietro. Reservatio...

The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2018 Dante Distinctive Citizen Award is Maria Harris.  The purpose of the award is to honor members of the community who strive to promote the Italian language and culture with great energy and passion.  Maria immigrated to the United States from Italy with her...

Autilia Di Nunzio used to say she came from a remote Italian village of 400 people – “if you counted the chickens.” She survived wartime danger and deprivation and made a new life in America, where some of her proudest days included becoming a citizen and watching her daughters graduate college. Mrs. Di Nunzio, 90, died Thursday of complications fr...

Si sono concluse domenica 7 ottobre con un Gala Banquet presso l'Italian American Cultural Society (IACS) a Clinton Township, una delle città residenziali dell'area metropolitana di Detroit, le manifestazioni del Columbus Day 2018 programmate dal Committee Celebration presieduto da Tony Vivona. Gremitissima di ospiti, oltre cinquecento, l'ampia Sal...

Phyllis Santucci will be honored as Outstanding Member of the Year at the Calabresi in America’s installation dinner and scholarship awards ceremony on Oct. 13 at The Carlisle in Lombard. A member for 16 years, Santucci has been actively involved in many CIAO events, particularly the group’s annual trip to Calabria. “Phyllis continues to spread the...