By Korey Wilson University of Connecticut Stamford will host its second annual Italian American Heritage Celebration on Thursday, Oct. 8. The annual event highlights Stamford's Italian-American community and heritage with a lecture, food, crafts and music.   "We're really excited about this because during our initial event last year, w...

By Michael Traversa   The Tailor - Il Sarto dei Tedeschi directed by Antonio Losito starring Cristiano Mori, who also penned the script, is being showcased at San Diego Jewish Film Festival. It's a festival that recognizes outstanding Jewish-themed short films from all over the world and The Tailor has been selected to represent Italy. &nbs...

2013 will be the 4th annual Peekskill Italian Feast.It will be a 3 day event: Friday Aug 16th 5PM till 11PM, Saturday Aug 17th 12 Noon till 11PM and Sunday Aug 18th 12 Noon till 9PM. Fun for the whole family. In the past 3 years, the Peekskill feast has attracted 25000 people annually; everybody is Italian for the 3 days!   Th...

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church's Festa Italiana may have religious roots, but it is also one big celebration of food and music Friday through Sunday at Holy Cross Park in Williams Township. The annual event commemorates the Easton parish's patron, St. Anthony of Padua, whose feast falls on June 13.   A favorite feature is the nightly e...

Early in the day Friday the streets of Clinton were pretty calm. The final touches were being put on this year's Little Italy Festival. They're celebrating 50 years of this festival. Something Lynell McCracken with LIFT says is a tradition they love to celebrate. "I think it's a great time to support the Italian heritage and kind of...

The Staten Island Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC), Councilman Steven Matteo and the New Dorp Merchants Group (NDMG) will host their Annual Columbus Day Festival on Monday, October 12th from 1pm-4pm on New Dorp Lane. The free community event will feature live musical performances, rides for the children, a DJ, bocce tournament, rock wall an...

Viva L'Italia, the Italian-American Heritage Festival of Iowa, will take place on Friday, July 26 and Saturday, July 27 in Des Moines' Western Gateway Park. The fourth annual event is a celebration of Italian culture that features food and beverage vendors, dancing, live music, children's activities, cooking demonstrations, art, a bocce ball tourna...

Celebrity Chef Mary Ann Esposito, creator and host of the PBS series, Ciao Italia, television's longest running cooking show will return to the North End for a day of fun and interactive cooking demonstrations, recipe sharing during 94th Annual Saint Anthony's Feast in the North End of Boston. Mary Ann will once again take you on a culinary journe...

There was the guy with the shamrock-green hair and mustache, passing by a younger gent proudly styling a grass skirt in Emerald Isle hues.   Seniors mingled with young families, while high school teens shared a table with a pair taking their sartorial cues from the denizens of "Duck Dynasty."   Read more   Source: http://w...

A refurbished statue of Christopher Columbus is now on display in Pueblo. The Sons of Italy unveiled the refurbished 109-year-old statue during their annual wreath-laying ceremony marking Columbus Day on Monday.   KOAA-TV (http://bit.ly/1saz3ax) reported that the ceremony unfolded as protesters, some of them in Native American headdresses,...