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The ICC is excited to announce a new, very special Italian Book Discussion! ICC native Italian instructor, Romina Montanari, will facilitate this event, which will be spoken IN ITALIAN.   Participants will be asked to read the Italian book, "Nessuno sa di noi", by Samona Sparaco-Giunti Editore Spa, on their own. On Wednesday, September 3, fr...

Nov. 18, 2014 - Feb. 17, 2015 in Memory HallNATIONAL WORLD WAR I MUSEUM AT LIBERTY MEMORIAL100 W. 26th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108 War & Art. Destruction and Protection of Italian Cultural Heritage During World War I During the First World War even Italy's historical and artistic heritage became a powerful propaganda tool for the country af...

We are delighted to announce that Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero will visit the Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St. Paul Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014.   Ambassador Bisogniero, accompanied by Italian Consul in Chicago, Adriano Monti and Vice-Consul, Marco Graziosi are traveling to Minneapolis to tour the Italian Fashion Exhibit c...

The purpose of the Italian-American Heritage Corporation is to further the common good and general welfare of the people of the Italian-American Community, and, to provide educational opportunities to the general public concerning the contributions of Italians and Italian-Americans to western civilization and the United States of America.  ...

by Colin Covert   The annual Italian Film Festival returns for its eighth year this weekend, this time offering a largely comedic series that IFF executive director Peter Schilling promises "to help remedy the miserable winter ... they're all a lot of fun." That certainly describes "The Referee" (⋆⋆⋆, unrated, in subtitled Italian, French an...

In 1908, the Northeast Community Center founded its roots in the Italian Mission founded by Kansas City's Central Presbyterian Church. The work began in a small frame building at 505 Forest, where most of the city's Italian immigrants passed through for medical care, English lessons, child care and education. In 1918, Dr. J. B. Bisceglia arrived i...

È uscito il nuovo numero, quello di febbraio, di IT@LICO, periodico dell'associazione "Italiano per piacere" diretto a St. Louis da Franco Giannotti.   Il giornale, che nel 2015 celebra il nono anniversario, apre con il resoconto dell'ultima riunione di IPP, quella di dicembre, che, ricorda Giannotti, "è notoriamente la più divertente dell'a...

Hill 2000 Inc. and the Hill Business Association (HBA) invite you to CHRISTMAS ON THE HILL to kick-off the Christmas season, Saturday, December 5, 2015, Noon – 8:00 p.m., St. Ambrose Church on The Hill, The Hill Neighborhood Center, and Gelato di Riso. Many retail shops will remain open until 7:00 pm, including: Bertarelli's and Girasole. • Come t...

Lincoln will join more than a dozen cities across the country to mark Indigenous People's Day on Oct. 12, the day that many people celebrate Columbus Day, following a unanimous vote of the City Council. Though the state has declared the second Monday in October as Columbus Day, the city does not officially recognize the holiday. City offices d...

Viva L'Italia, the Italian-American Heritage Festival of Iowa, will take place on Friday, July 26 and Saturday, July 27 in Des Moines' Western Gateway Park. The fourth annual event is a celebration of Italian culture that features food and beverage vendors, dancing, live music, children's activities, cooking demonstrations, art, a bocce ball tourna...

A refurbished statue of Christopher Columbus is now on display in Pueblo. The Sons of Italy unveiled the refurbished 109-year-old statue during their annual wreath-laying ceremony marking Columbus Day on Monday.   KOAA-TV (http://bit.ly/1saz3ax) reported that the ceremony unfolded as protesters, some of them in Native American headdresses,...

By Jess Fleming   The historic, mint-green-and-mirror art deco space that houses Il Foro, the new downtown Minneapolis restaurant, is absolutely stunning. Owners Josh Thoma and Kevin Fitz-gerald of Smack Shack and the upcoming reboot of the Lexington, wisely left the former Forum Cafeteria mostly untouched.   They moved a bar and refr...