Float group applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Italian Fest Parade, to be held Saturday, Sept. 20 at 4 p.m. in Uptown Collinsville. This annual tradition embodies the spirit of Italian Fest and wraps up the festival's activities with a bang.   This year's parade theme is "EAT UP, Italian Style!" What says "Italian dinner" to yo...

Some Western New York celebrities took part in the Galbani Cheese Stacking competition Sunday at Buffalo's Italian Heritage Festival on Hertel Avenue.   Local media and sports personalities participated in heats, including Time Warner Cable News anchor Katie Morse. Contestants had one minute to stack packaged string cheese as high as th...

On Saturday, September 13, the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club Foundation welcomes the Bay Area to North Beach for the 2014 Festa Coloniale Italiana. The Festa, which runs from 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., celebrates the rich Italian and Italian-American heritage that has existed in San Francisco for generations and in addition, this year, it will al...

2014 marks the 38th year of the Italian Film Festival founded by director Lido Cantarutti.
This year's program showcases 8 critically acclaimed Italian films and adds two Sunday evening shows to its regular six Saturday schedule running through November.   
Mr. Cantarutti kicked off the Bay Area-beloved event on Saturday, September 27, with...

Roz Hulburt and her husband Terry paused in the shade along Ninth Avenue in Ybor City Sunday, as hundreds of people milled around them. The smoke from Terry Hulburt's cigar mingled on the breeze with a bouncing rhythm from the main stage at the 18th annual Festa Italiana weekend in Ybor City.   On the hunt for a peach bellini, a light c...

True to their Italian roots, North Beach and Fisherman's Wharf will be the site of the 147th Italian Heritage Parade, starting at 12:30pm this Sunday, October 11th. This year's parade will feature 93 units of bands, marchers, vehicles, floats, dancers, equestrians, and more—the largest number of entries ever.   The parade route starts at The...

by Rachel Silberstein   Once again, as in years past, Bensonhurst's 34th Annual Columbus Day Parade was a smashing success. Nearly every school, community center, and church in town marched down 18th Avenue for the joyous annual event organized by the Federation of Italian American Organizations(FIAO) to celebrate the many contributions...

Una gran quantità di nuovi prodotti, circa 1.000, verranno proposti dall'industria alimentare italiana a Cibus2016, il Salone Internazionale dell'Alimentazione, organizzato da Fiere di Parma e Federalimentare a Parma dal 9 al 12 maggio. Sulla scia di Expo2015, il comparto alimentare ha investito per essere in grado di proporre sui mercati esteri e...

The International Festival of art held in Arcevia, in the province of Ancona, will devote nearly two months to art and culture from 2nd August to 28th September. The former Rocca Contrada located between the Apennines and the Adriatic Sea, is home to the seventh edition of AR [t] CEVIA, which presents a full calendar of events scattered throughout...

If you think teenagers left alone in a basement with keyboards, a drum set, guitars and a sound system could spell trouble, just wait 30 or 40 years. What you might end up with is Franco Gallelli & Friends.   The five west-side musicians — Gallelli of Gates, bassist Lino Presutti of Hilton, and drummer Gino Romantini, keyboardist/ba...