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A resolution that would recognize the second Monday in October as both Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples Day in the City of Edmonds will be considered by the Edmonds City Council at this Tuesday night’s, Sept. 19 business meeting. The resolution was originally proposed and approved unanimously during the Sept. 6 Edmonds Diversity Commission meeti...

In 1975, just a dozen years after its founding, Seattle Opera created an international sensation when it staged the complete production of Richard Wagner’s “Ring” in the six-day cycle prescribed by the composer. This landmark accomplishment stood the opera world on its ears. Producing the complete operatic masterpiece was seldom seen outside German...

Seattle Center Festál: The Italian Festival, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23-24, in Seattle Center Armory, Fisher Pavilion and Seattle Center Pavilion, features plentiful music, food, displays and delight, Italian-style. The festival began in 1988 as a five-year quinquennial celebration of the Columbus voyage to the New World. Howev...

Celebrate Italian food, music and culture during Festa Italiana, a street festival at The Gateway in Salt Lake City. Hosted by the Italian-American Civic League and Alfa Romeo Salt Lake City, the festival runs from noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, and noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17. Admission is free, but bring your wallet to enjoy Italia...

An exhibition of rare 17th-century Italian tapestries that once decorated St. Peter’s Basilica will be on view beginning Sept. 23 at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art on the University of Oregon campus. The exhibition of massive tapestries made for Cardinal Francesco Barberini includes a highly-regarded series on the life of Christ, on loan from t...

Festa Italiana comes to Salt Lake City September 16th-17th, 2017. The big festival features Italian food, music, and art. Mari Livermore & Jon Purcell own Caffe Torino in Farmington, and are one of the vendors who will be featured at Festa Italiana at The Gateway. They stopped by Fresh Living to make some delicious Cartocci for the Fresh Living hos...

Saturday October 7, 2 PM-10 PM UTC-10. Cooke Street, Kakaako, Honolulu. Festa Italiana Hawaii is a community program established by the Friends of Italy Society of Hawaii, a non-profit organization whose mission is to fostering friendship among the residents of Hawaii with an Italian background or with a special interest for Italian culture, tradit...

Neil Calderone uncovered the holy grail of film prints. Just don't ask him how or where. For decades, the 35 mm original cut of baffling, proto-slasher arthouse flick Suspiria was perhaps the most sought-after print in the world. When Dario Argento's film was released in 1977, it was a sensation around the world—with a haunting music-box score an...

Had Italian-born Jesuit missionary Eusebio Francisco Kino not made his way through this area (then a part of New Spain) in the late 1600s, there's a good chance Tucson might not be what it is today. Kino established 24 missions throughout the Southwest, including San Xavier and San Cosme y Damián, which would later become the presidio for the city...

Not Little Italy, but Big Italy, Portland’s Italian Festival swinging in the biggest living room in Oregon, Pioneer Square. Food, beer, and music mix to show the city in the best light possible, like an Italian chandelier.Is it fun? Educational? Mesmerizing? All of that along with beautiful Italian women in haute couture. By the way, everyone’s Ita...

The new featured exhibition at the Oregon Museum of Science & Industry (OMSI) highlights Pompeii, an ancient Roman city near modern Naples, in Italy. Having opened this summer, POMPEII: THE EXHIBITION has been giving visitors the opportunity to explore scenes from the city as it was in 79 A.D., experience the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in a unique...

C’era anche lei a Pearl Harbor, la tragica mattina del 7 dicembre 1941, sotto all’inferno di fuoco generato dagli aerei giapponesi: Helene Grazioso, infermiera di origine abruzzese. Era inquadrata nel “Corpo delle infermiere dell’esercito degli Stati Uniti” (United States Army Nurse Corps) e da diverso tempo prestava servizio presso le isole Hawaii...