Frank Baldari from the Myrtle Beach lodge of Sons and Daughters of Italy joined News13 NOW at 9 a.m. on Thursday to talk about the upcoming Festa Italiana. The Fall 2017 edition of the annual festival will be Saturday and Sunday, October 7 and 8. The festival in Myrtle Beach’s Market Common celebrates everything Italian. There will be authentic Ita...

Ladies and gentlemen, start your spaghetti. The 36th annual Eldorado Great Italian Festival takes place this weekend, Oct. 7-8, at the Eldorado Resort Casino in downtown Reno. To help you make the most of the event, we're sharing this insider's look on what to eat, sip and do. The festival is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 7 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct....

Hawaiʻi has no shortage of authentic Asian food, but do locals know where to find real Italian cuisine? (Hint: We’re not talking about pepperoni pizza or chicken parm.) By putting on Festa Italiana, the first-ever event of its kind in the Islands on Oct. 7, the Friends of Italy Society of Hawaiʻi hopes the answer to that question will soon be a res...

Monday marked the start of Italian Heritage Month in the City of Springfield. City leaders and members of the Italian community raised the Italian flag at the Christopher Columbus statue at the intersection of Main and Locust Streets, in the city’s south end. The neighborhood was once home to a large Italian population. “In a culture like Springfie...

Food, music and dancing will be part of the 38th Italian Festival this weekend at the St. John the Baptist Italian Catholic Church, 168 E. Lincoln St. in Columbus. “It washes your soul with happiness,” said Landa Masdeo Brunetto, festival spokeswoman. “It’s more than a good time -- it’s heartfelt.” Tickets are $5 at the door; children 12 years old...

It was just announced that Italy’s entry for the Oscar race will be a small, independent film made in the south. “A Ciambra,” directed by Jonas Carpignano with Martin Scorsese as one of the executive producers, takes place within a small community in Calabria. 14-year-old Pio Amato is in a hurry to grow up and follows his older brother Cosimo every...

The Italian film director Sergio Castellitto and cinematographer Vittorio Storaro will be among the guests of a festival in New York celebrating Italian box office hits called 'Italy on Screen Today'. The screenings, from October 19-22, will include stories linked to the films from actors and directors. Italia culture minister Dario Franceschini wi...

Dante Alighieri Society of Santa Cruz October film offering, The Legendary Giulia and Other Miracles, will be shown in conjunction with the Santa Cruz Film Festival at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Colligan Theater at the Tannery, 1010 River St. The social comedy, shown in Italian with subtitles, is a story of the drive to so something beautiful and meanin...

Craving Italian on Saturday and looking for somewhere or something different to try? Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Springfield's South End is holding its annual Taste of Italy festival offering over 40 favorite Italian main and side dishes from which to select for dinner, as well as a dessert table overflowing with sweet treats. The celebratio...

The Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day Parade Committee will host one of the largest Italian-American events in northern New Jersey. More than 4,000 spectators are expected, according to organizers. Seventy-plus entries, with more than 1,000 participants, will include marching bands, drill teams, antique automobiles, motorcycles, floats, flags, zeppole...