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Columbus Day isn’t going anywhere in Nevada. Lawmakers on Thursday amended a bill that would have renamed the holiday celebrated on the second Monday in October honoring Christopher Columbus, the Italian explorer who is widely taught as the man who discovered America, as Indigenous People’s Day. Legislation in several other states and localities ha...

To say that Rick and Ted Reviglio grew up with Western Nevada Supply would be a gross understatement. More like the family business founded by Jack Reviglio and Bill Higgins in 1964 is the only life the brothers have ever known. Jack Reviglio was 26 when he first started selling plumbing supplies at Western Nevada Supply. Over the past five decades...

Camelia-Colombo Lodge No. 1294, Order of the Sons of Italy, will host its semi-annual fundraiser pasta feed from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22 at the Sacred Heart Parish Gymnasium, 815 High St., Klamath Falls (OR), according to a news release. The cost of the dinner is adults $15, children 5 to 12 $3.50 and children 4 and under will eat for fre...

It was all about women‚ in their myriad roles, as depicted by Italian artists from the Byzantine and Renaissance periods to the present. Tucson Museum of Art docent Chuck Tampio kept his audience fully engrossed during his March 15 lecture, “Bellissima: How Italian Artists See the Feminine.” “Italian is a very visual culture. The center of the h...

Get a broader view of Italian traditions than what you've seen on TV or in movies with the 4th annual Italian Festival of Arizona at the Scottsdale Civic Center Mall on March 25 and 26. The festival brings a touch of the old country and modern Italy into a city-square-like setting, with diverse forms of music, food, dance and artwork that shape Ita...

Si comunica che il Consolato Generale d’Italia a San Francisco effettuerà una missione di funzionario itinerante a Seattle, WA per l’acquisizione delle impronte digitali e le foto dei i richiedenti dei passaporti. DATE:Giovedì 04 maggio 2017Venerdì 05 maggio 2017Sabato 06 maggio 2017 DOVE:Consolato Onorario d’Italia23718 Bothell-Everett Hwy, Suite...

During the Comstock mining days, many of the miners who came here to work the mines were Irish, Welsh, Scotch and Cornish. There were countless lively squabbles and skirmishes among the different groups after hours in the local saloons. Nearly all of the successful Comstock mining figures were of Irish descent, including the “Big Four,” John Macka...

The predominant language used on Italy’s World Baseball Classic team is English, with a little Italian and some Spanish mixed in. But everyone understands “I got it!” Fly ball drills in the Arizona sun were a bit of an adventure during a workout Tuesday, two days ahead of an opener at Mexico in Guadalajara. “The appeal is the emotion, the competiti...

April 27 to July 30, 2017. Thursday - Sunday 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. Closed Monday - Wednesday. 442 Flint Street, Reno, NV 89501. Admission:  Free About the artist: Dick Marconi (b. 1934) is an American artist whose fascination with color began at the age of twelve when an accident left him blind and partially deaf in one ear. Dick gradually regained vis...

Italian immigrant Alessio Carraro dreamed of building a resort hotel as the centerpiece of his high-end subdivision, Carrarro Heights. He and his son constructed the hotel over just fourteen months, between 1928 and 1930. The building was a thing of beauty, based on Italian architecture and tiered like a wedding cake. However, perhaps because of th...

Luigi De Nunzio died Monday at the age of 63. The Pioneer Square restaurateur and icon had been a fixture in the neighborhood since the 1970s. He suffered a heart attack December 30. The community continued offering their condolences and appreciation to De Nunzio Tuesday. “He was very much one of a kind. Yes, and he will be terribly missed,” said J...

The Italian Association of Arizona will host its 4th Annual Italian Festival in Scottsdale, Ariz., this month on Saturday, March 25, from 11 a.m.-9 p.m,, and on Sunday, March 26, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. This two-day celebration will include vendors, entertainment, live music, wine tastings and authentic Italian cuisine. A portion of proceeds from the e...