Academy Award-winner Liza Minnelli will be honored with the 2015 Jack Valenti Los Angeles, Italia Legend Award at the 10th annual Los Angeles, Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest Festival.   Named after the longtime MPAA president, the award honors Italian-Americans who have made great contributions to cinema.   Read more   Sourc...

Come and enjoy a fun filled day with plenty of fun, delicious food, and the celebration of the Festa del San Francesco di Paola, patron saint of Southern Italy, Region of Calabria. The picnic and celebration will be held on Sunday, July 12, 2015, at Lake Lansing Park, Haslett, MI.   The day will b...

by James A.Jones Jr.   Festa Italiana organizers promise the annual Lakewood Ranch festival will be "more Italian" this year through the addition of Italian food and drink offerings. "People wanted more options on food, and more Italian food," fest Chairman Ed Tulski said.   This year a dozen food vendors will offer everything fr...

Festa Italiana is just a little more than a week away. And if you're counting down the days until you can experience the largest Italian festival in America, you should keep on reading. We've got the lowdown on some of the new foods you can enjoy while you're there.   First off, pizza seems to be king this year, with three new varieties of p...

Italian-American heritage will be proudly displayed at the 32nd annual Festa Italiana this weekend.Again set to be staged at St. John's Roman Catholic Church, 931 N. Union St., the event will run Saturday and Sunday, featuring authentic Italian cuisine, games of chance, the popular bocce tournament and a lineup of area bands. "It's the tradition o...

Especially for first place winners, Nathaniel Pittman and teammate John Wright who walked away with $300 prize money. (Bravo, Ragazzi!) Fourteen teams took to the courts at Haynes Park in Rio Rancho on April 18 and 19 and gave each other a run for the money.   Some were new players who practiced hard for weeks before. Others were veterans of...

Big changes are afoot this year for Farmington's annual festival. Instead of the long-running Italian Fest, this year the community will celebrate an earlier event with a new moniker. Summer Festival will be held Saturday. And instead of the hunt for the Grande Pomodoro, this year festival organizers at the Farmington Chamber of Comm...

Wednesday night on Washington Street, the annual Mount Carmel Festival with literally go off with a bang.   The festival, which pays tribute to Lowellville's Italian-Catholic heritage, begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday with a boccie tournament and ends Saturday evening. The culmination of Wednesday's celebration will be the baby-doll dance at 10:30...

An annual procession in honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel was held Saturday morning throughout the streets of Rosebank. Members of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Society and St. Joseph's R.C. Church gathered at 9 a.m. at the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Grotto at 36 Amity St.   The procession is part of the Society's celebration of the Feast...

This new film festival organized in collaboration with world-renowned Taormina Film Festival, will feature film and documentary premieres as well as special masterclasses with many Italian and American filmmakers in attendance. For the occasion, a the exhibition Grand Tour in Contemporary Italy, curated by Centro Cinema Citta' di Cesena, will be in...