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Thursday October 4, from 18:30 to 20:00 CDT. Cotroneo Wine & Spirits, 2148 3rd St, White Bear Lake 55110, MN. Get tickets here www.theitalianculturalcenter.org. Sample wines of Alto Adige, Veneto and Piemonte from the esteemed Leonardo LoCascio Selections Portfolio. Registration is limited to 20 so sign-up today. Lead by Instructor and member of Th...

You might have to wait a little longer — until spring — for a big plate of Sons of Italy pasta. A blaze in January 2017 damaged the popular Omaha hall on 10th Street south of downtown. The Sons had hoped to reopen the hall this month. Dr. Tom Pruse, a leader of the Sons, said the delay was caused by reconstruction costs that ended up higher than e...

La Comunita' degli Italiani - St Louis, which represents around 1500 Italians in the St Louis metropolitan region has partnered with Saint Louis University's Italian Club and Italian Studies program led by Professor Simone Bregni. Saint Louis University has a very large study abroad program in Italy and Club Italiano Per Piacere as well as the St L...

CIAO St Louis and St. Ambrose Church have joined together to bring the community a Health And Wellness Fair, Sunday, October 14, 2018, in the Church Hall from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.  The event is a first of its kind for the parish. When CIAO Board member and parishioner, Loretta Vitale April, asked Monsignor Bommarito what he thought of the idea of a...

Jenna Sommer doesn't have an ounce of Italian blood. At face-value, she seems like a typical mid-western girl with blue eyes and dirty blonde hair. Yet on a hot summer's day at the Italian community's celebration of Ferragosto in St Louis, she's speaking Italian. Fluent Italian. And many more college students who have no ancestors from the old coun...

"My name is Gregorio Leonardo." The way that name rolls off of Topeka High kicker Gregorio Leonardo's tongue is effortless. It's almost as effortless as how the Italian foreign exchange student caught the eye of Trojan head football coach Walt Alexander. "I saw potential with him in the hallway, before I had ever seen him kick," Alexander said. "Ju...

Firefighters and their families come to Colorado Springs every year for the International Association of Firefighters fallen firefighters memorial ceremony, and every year, Rose Foti comes back. Rose’s son, Robert Foti, was a New York Firefighter who was killed during the Sept. 11 attacks. Since then, Rose has returned to Colorado Springs to serve...

Luigi’s Ristorante Italiano of Nebraska City has been open for a little over a month at Nebraska City’s historic train depot at 725 S. 6th St. And customer reviews have been fantastic. Yelp reviewers have rated the eatery in the four and five star range. Nebraska Citians had been hoping for a tennant at the depot. The location was closed for a long...

Dopo lavori di ristrutturazione e ammodernamento, il Minneapolis Sculpture Garden è stato riaperto lo scorso anno completando l’integrazione del Giardino con il campus del Walker Art Center. Si tratta di uno dei musei più rinomati per l’arte contemporanea negli Stati Uniti, e si caratterizza per la sua interdisciplinarità, comprendendo sia le arti...

The Montana A Cappella Society was pleasantly surprised to get an invitation to an Italian choral festival next year. The trip to the Tuscany International Choral Festival in Montecatini Terme will include performances June 20-24 in the Tuscany region, in the vicinity of Florence and Pisa. The Bitterroot-based group was invited to Italy on the reco...

This past June, the Italian community had a panel discussion with students and researchers coming directly from Italy to study and research at universities in the United States. The panel discussion centered around the reasons why Italian students were choosing St Louis as a destination to study and conduct research. Club Italiano Per Piacere, dedi...

Denver, Colorado: Marcella’s Ristorante, Pizzeria, and Wine Bar, which opened in Denver in September 2017, is another success for restaurateur Cameron Mitchell. Diners enjoy an authentic Taste of Tuscany with Italian, chef-driven cuisine in a cozy, relaxed atmosphere with sweeping views of Denver’s Lower Highlands (LoHi) skyline. The award-winning...