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02 Feb 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, The Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis. If you own or have inherited Italian assets - such as bank accounts, investment accounts, paintings, real estate and other non-business assets - you should be aware of US tax reporting requirements that may apply to your situation. If you are a US tax resident (i.e. filing...

As a result of the Jan. 13 two-alarm fire at the Sons of Italy hall, board members are leaning toward razing the hall and building anew. Said Dr. Tom Pruse of Omaha, president of the state lodge: “I suspect the best option is to bulldoze and rebuild.” He had no estimate on exactly when but expressed hope it could be by the end of the year. The stat...

Our ever popular Italian Film Festival of Minneapolis/St. Paul returns for its ninth year, with eight contemporary Italian movies and a celebration of director Sergio Leone, with a screening of his masterpiece, Once Upon a Time in the West. From Thursday, February 16 through Sunday, February 19, we'll be bringing the Twin Cities blockbuster comedie...

A fire at Giovanni's restaurant on the Hill has done heavy damage to the second floor. The St. Louis landmark is located in the 5200 block of Shaw. Firefighters said that two electricians were working in the building before the fire started. St. Louis Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson said that the fire seems to have been caused by an electrical wiring....

The one dish at Mona’s I can recommend without reservation might also be the menu’s greatest mistake. The dish is an appetizer of bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with Gorgonzola ($7.95), a two-bite haute bar snack guaranteed to win you a return invitation to the coolest Super Bowl party in town. Can you tire of the contrast from crisp to chewy to cream...

E' online l'edizione di dicembre del periodico "Italiano per piacere", diretto da Franco Giannotti a St. Louis, Missouri. In prima pagina il resoconto della scorsa riunione, condotta dalla docente della Wash U, Annelise Brody. Tra gli intervenuti anche Anna Di Palma Amelung, che cura inoltre un servizio in seconda pagina sulle "Storie di Romagna"....

Music director Rene Knetsch will conduct the Parker Symphony Orchestra and Legend High School's Cantores Choir in "Messa da Requiem," a masterpiece composed by Giuseppe Verdi, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Pace Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., downtown Parker. The concert will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Italian composer's birth. Guest solois...

Holy Rosary Church- 911 Missouri Ave, Kansas City 64106. Sunday, May 24 at the 11 o'clock mass is the Feast of Our Lady of the Audience. Refreshments will be served after Mass. We invite all parishioners and friends to participate at the special mass and the "shower of rose petals". Special blessings (some call them miracles) have be...

The 12th annual Italian Film Festival will feature free film screenings and lectures withItalian film directors. The screenings take place March 30 - April 24, with opening night being March 30 at theDetroit Institute of Arts' Detroit Film Theatre with Noi E La Giulia (The Legendary Giulia and other Miracles).   Weekend screenings conti...

What happens when you take 150 lbs of noodles and add 240 lbs of hamburger? You end up with a whole lot of spaghetti. That's what Duluth's Italian American Club is hoping for. Wednesday is their annual Spaghetti Dinner at American Legion, where they'll be putting on a giant Italian dinner for the public. The spaghetti sauce and real Italian m...

The ground will shake for visitors to Union Station's next big traveling exhibit, which will include a "4D eruption theater" to simulate the natural disaster that preserved the Roman city of Pompeii under volcanic ash.   The new traveling show is comprised of nearly 200 artifacts from the Naples National Archaeological Museum. It includes a...

The bust of Christopher Columbus that has presided over Pueblo's Mesa Junction since 1905 is a familiar local landmark. The bust and the pillar on which it is mounted are more than just a monument to the famous explorer credited with discovering America. It is a point of pride for Pueblo's Italian community.   Italian immigrants flocked to P...