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Saturday August 12 6 - 10 PM - American Italian Heritage Society - Omaha, NE - 5110 N 132nd St, Omaha 68164. Join il Palazzo for an Ode to the Rat Pack featuring Gooch and His Las Vegas Big Band! Start the night with a gourmet meal created by Chef Paul with an opening act by Aaron Shoemaker, and finish with the sultry renditons of Dean Martin, Fran...

Two new bocce courts in Franklin Park, a Maryville Parks & Recreation facility located along the east side of the 700 block of North Main Street, are nearing completion and should be ready for play in early August. Workers smoothed out the pea gravel playing surface at the 12-foot-wide by 60-foot-long courts early Wednesday. Parks & Rec Director...

Former Lustre Christian High School star, Michele Capasso, signed a Letter of Intent to play for Dawson Community College next season.  The point guard hails originally from Italy, but came to Montana as a foreign exchange student in 2015-2016 and had a stellar season.  As a senior, he averaged 30.5 ppg and was named All-Conference and All-State in...

A pair of Kansas City pals has picked up some serious bragging rights. Chris Cardello and John Liberto are the 2017 United States Bocce Federation National Championship Tournament champions. In June, the pair picked up the title in Chicago, IL after only playing together for seven months. Now, they head to Poland to represent the United States in t...

John Mariucci was born to Italian immigrants on the Iron Range. The Eveleth boy grew into a young man about the time the Great Depression hit, which might explain why he played hockey with his heart on his sleeve, always ready to take one -- or six -- for the team. He was an All-American and national champion at the University of Minnesota, then pl...

Dear Bocce Players, the Italia-America Bocce Club invites to play in the 11th Annual Aldo Della Croce Open Bocce Tournament, November 10-12, 2017. The tournament will have two divisions. The ADC division which is open to all genders with minimum prize money of $5000.00 will be given out top eight teams. The Fiore division which is open to women onl...

Help us choose a theme for next year's "Italian Film Festival's Building Bridges: Emerging Filmmaker Awards" -- new in 2018! In 2018, the Italian Film Festival (IFF) celebrates its tenth year! To commemorate a decade of contemporary Italian cinema in the Twin Cities, the IFF will offer two award opportunities for the best short films made by emergi...

Si è svolto giovedì scorso sera il gala della Ciao St. Louis sulla terrazza al 24.mo piano del lussuoso Clayton on the Park. Presenti quasi centocinquanta esponenti della borghesia italo-americana a St. Louis e dintorni. A dare il benvenuto sono stati il presidente dell’associazione Rio Vitale, coadiuvato dalla sua abile consorte Marianna e dai vic...

Italian Organist Renato Negri will play in the United States for the first time during the opening concert of the 2017 Iowa Falls Summer Organ Recital Series on Sunday. The concert will begin at 4 p.m. at St. Matthew’s By-the Bridge Episcopal Church, located on the corner of Oak and Railroad Streets.  Negri is organist at Church of San Francesco da...

Local theater is alive and well in Bozeman. A new production of the Broadway show Over The River and Through The Woods has just opened at the  Kaleidoscope Playhouse. It’s a comedy about a young guy from New Jersey who has dinner every Sunday at his grandparents’ house. The Italian family finds out their grandson Nick, played by Bozeman comedian Ro...

Summer has arrived in Minnesota, and so has the ICC's popular Passeggiata! What better way to enjoy the sunny Twin City days than to walk around beautiful Lake Calhoun, and speak a little Italian in the process! Those interested will gather at the West Lake Street kiosk, behind Tin Fish, at 11 AM, on Saturday, June 24th, and will walk clockwise. Le...

The third annual "Giro del Lago di Como"  5K Fun Run and Walk will be held on Sunday, August 20 at 9:00 AM. The Start Line is on the east side of Lake Como in Saint Paul. This is a fun event for individuals and families. All participants will be given shirts. There will be prizes awarded to the first two finishers in both the Run and the Walk. Come...