Thinking about Italian for lunch? The Galbani Italian Heritage Festival opens at 11 a.m. Thursday on Hertel Avenue, between Delaware and Colvin avenues. Food is only one part of the four-day festival.   Live music, heritage events such as grape-stomping, an "Italian Idol" contest and cooking demonstrations, Sicilian puppet shows also ar...

CineFesta Italia is pleased to announce the 1st Annual Italian Film and Cultural Festival to take place during the month of June in charming Santa Fe, New Mexico. The event of films, artisanship, food and culture benefits local charities.   The opening weekend Film Fest, running Wednesday, June 1st, through Sunday, June 4th, is a celebration...

Festival Italiano at Belmar will feature the finest Italian food, artisan vendors, chef demonstrations, Balistreri Vineyard's Children's Grape Stomp, performances by the flag throwers from Florence and live entertainment on 2 stages, strolling performers, a two day Bocce Tournament, plus more!   Join us on the main stage on Saturday night fr...

The Houston Italian Festival Needs Your Help! We are looking for three people to assume the role as area manager. Openings are available for the following locations:   1. Pizza Booth manager needed from late afternoon Thursday, October 9 through 6:00pm Sunday, October 12. 2. Pasta Booth manager needed from late afternoon Thursday, October...

"Passione. Musica. Violenza. Vita." These four words flashed on the screen amidst clips of fighting, dancing, kissing and beautiful Italian scenery. And so started a weekend full of Italian theatre.   This past weekend, the eighth annual Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival took place in the Sottile Theatre in full force. The College of Charl...

by Lynn Olanoff   Musikfest. Celtic Classic. Festa Italiana? Yes, a new Italian festival called Festa Italiana Bethlehem is joining Bethlehem's hearty festival lineup this June, set for June 5 and 6 on Main Street.   The event will feature both a wine and pasta trail along with authentic Italian vendors, said Lynn Collins Cunning...

‘A Ziarella va in America. Non è un titolo da film, ma una piacevole realtà.   Il gruppo folk di Reino (Benevento), infatti, dal 14 al 24 marzo prossimi, il gruppo – lo comunica il direttore artistico e responsabile, Giovanni De Nunzio - sarà protagonista di una tournée nello stato dell'Arizona (USA), rispondendo così all’invito dell’ ‘’It...

by Kate Mabry   Although Mardi Gras is over in south Louisiana, hundreds of locals and visitors will gather in Houma on Sunday for another parade, the Houma Irish-Italian Parade. Celeste Landry, vice president of the Terrebonne Irish-Italian Parading Club, said the day's festivities will begin with a Catholic Mass at 9:30 a.m. in the pa...

Festa Italiana will be held on Taylor Street at Ashland Avenue Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 13 through 16, 5 to 10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 10 p.m. on Sunday.   There will be food, music, games, contests and a procession from the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii to the festa following the 11 a.m....

Come Thursday, East Memphis will host its own version of Smoke on the River. Call it Pasta in the Park, Gravy in the Grove or, officially, Memphis Italian Festival. As they've done since 1989, folks will gather to show off their heritage through their food, and some fun will be had along the way.   They'll compete in homemade wine. They...