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Si è riunito a Miami, in Florida, l’Intercomites Usa cui hanno partecipato i rappresentanti dei dieci Comites negli Stati Uniti, il Consigliere CGIE Usa Vincenzo Arcobelli ed i rappresentanti diplomatici della rete consolare, il Primo Consigliere d'Ambasciata Catherine Flumiani e la Console Generale a Miami Gloria M. Bellelli. Collegata in video co...

  The Cultural Italian American Organization's annual St. Joseph's Day Feast Celebration is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at the Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Road, Fleming. A small religious ceremony, the custom of the Tavola di San Giuseppe, will begin the event. It will be led by the Rev. Eric Viloria. The statue of St. Joseph will be carrie...

In a recent letter to the editor related to the controversy surrounding flags flown at Greenwood High School, one writer stated, “Only the American flag should be allowed to fly (in the U.S.). No other.” I disagree and, in fact I proudly fly the flag of Italy on Oct. 12, in observance of Columbus Day. It is not meant to slight the American flag or...

Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520 features 50 paintings and a significant group of early printed books and individual pages that illustrate a crucial period in the history of Venetian art and culture, widely regarded as one of the most exciting chapters in the history of Western art. The core of the exhibition is a group of masterwor...

Italian festival in Lauderdale: If you like Italian food (and who doesn't?), there's a first-time festival taking place this weekend at Huizenga Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The Taste of Little Italy 2017 runs March 3 through March 5 and features food, music and art. The festival runs 3-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-8 p....

The history of Lincoln County’s “Little Italy” will be explored Thursday during a special post-Black History Month program hosted by the Lincoln County Historical and Genealogical Society. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Hurst Review Services conference room, 127 S. Railroad Ave. Pat Williams Tillman, of Williams Mortuary, is the featured sp...

Bust out the forks and knives, it’s time for the South Florida’s Italian Festival. The event, which will include music, games and of course, a lot of Italian food, is set to take place from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday at Arts Park Young Circle in Hollywood. Food vendors catering the event include Gino's Italian American Market, Mama Mia Italian Ristora...

Italian-inspired works by 11 current students, three alumnae and two faculty members at Mississippi State are on display Feb. 20-28 in the university’s Giles Hall gallery. Free to all, the “Ciao! Travel ROME” exhibition features paintings, drawings and posters by 14 students from Professor Brent Funderburk’s studio course, “SKETCHBOOK: Journal for...

A mechanical engineer turned celebrity chef is connecting the Southeast – including Aiken – to Italian cuisine through a unique partnership among local friends. Riccardo Manieri has been commissioned for the fourth year to prepare a menu he created especially for the annual Partners in Friendship dinner Saturday, Feb. 18. Manieri hails from Orvieto...

After close to 8,000 people turned out for the first Italian Fest last year, the city of Boca Raton has added more food and wine vendors and expanded the footprint to close off Federal Highway in front of Sanborn Square for the party from 4 to 10 p.m. Feb. 25. "We'll have 20 food vendors and multiple bars; last year we had one, this year we have th...

When you say “Italian,” and you mean music, food and wine, you have to head to the 2nd Annual Italian Fest in downtown Boca Raton on Feb. 25. Head for the many food booths, and stick around for the entertainment: Aaron Caruso, Ray Massa’s EuroRhythms, Tre Bella and Frank Sinatra tribute singer Frank Todaro. Of course, there’s beer and cocktails, to...

While the 2017 season of the Sarasota Opera marks the first time in 29 years that Verdi is not on the program, many things remain the same. "The mission hasn't changed," says Executive Director Richard Russell. "To do opera very well the way the composer intended, as we do, is increasingly rare in the opera world right now. What you'll see with us...