Dean Martin's life and works will be celebrated at the 12th annual L.A. Italia Film, Fashion and Art Festival to mark the centennial of the 'King of Cool's birth. Martin, who died in 1995, is considered one of the most popular Italian-American icons of all time. The festival will showcase a complete retrospective of Martin's films, as wel...

By Cary Beavers Folks in and around Bristol are in for their annual little taste of Italy Sept. 14 as the Bristol Lions Club hosts the 30th Annual Italian Festival. The event will take place at Lions Park, along the Delaware at the foot of Mill Street. The rain date is Sunday, Sept. 15.   Sausage, meatballs, pork, chicken parm ... all...

By Rich Scinto The town proved Sunday that not only could it host the annual Greater New Haven Columbus Day Parade, but that it could host a record number of marchers. "It was the largest one in 50 years that we know of," said Paul Criscuolo, co-chair of the event.   It was also the first time in the parade's history that it was hosted in...

One of Buffalo's biggest summer events kicks off its four-day festival tomorrow.   The 26th annual Galbani Cheese Italian Heritage and Food Festival takes place Thursday through Sunday, each day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., on Hertel Avenue. Streets between Delaware and Colvin Avenues in North Buffalo will carry the aroma of Italian cuisine and...

This now historical event has been held in early autumn, between October and November, every year since 1929 in Alba in the province of Cuneo: the Alba White Truffle Fair.   This year it takes place from 11th October to 16th November and presents a series of events which are not just intended for lovers of this precious tuber, but also for f...

Kendra Van Cleave is a librarian by day. On weekends she sheds that image to play one of two characters, an 18th century French tart or a 16th century Italian courtesan as a member of the Bella Donna Historical Performers, who are returning to Carnevale Fantastico this weekend.   She and her fellow Bella Donna members will perform a com...

It was great being a part of Stonington Vineyard's Summer Fest, but now it is even more exciting to have been invited back again to participate in their Annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 21st and Sunday, September 22nd from 12pm-6pm. It will be a beautiful autumn weekend. Just look for me under the main vendor tent, stop by, say hello,...

The 24th annual St. Jude Italian Festival will take place from Wednesday, August 20 through Saturday, August 23 at the Church fairgrounds located on Rte. 111 near the intersection with Rte. 110. The festival will open from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Friday and from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday.   The festival...

The Order Sons of Italy in America and Federated Italo-Americans of Southern California present: COLUMBUS CIVIC CEREMONY & FAMILY FESTIVAL SUNDAY, October 12, 2014Civic Ceremony - 12:30 pmFamily Festival - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm   Casa Italiana1051 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Columbus Day Program includes singers, a performa...

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but it's also the aunt of inconvenience and the sister of scrambling at the last minute.   Spoleto Festival USA learned in November that renovations on Gaillard Auditorium, the Charleston, S.C. showplace for big dance and music events, would not be finished for the fest.    Read more &nb...