For many, the annual Taste of Italy not only preserves Italian heritage, it promotes acceptance and diversity within the community. The 26th annual food festival returned to downtown Norwich Saturday featuring dozens of repeat vendors, restaurants, musicians and dancers, and cultural diversity at Howard T. Brown Memorial Park. “We talk a lot about...

Some of the finest artists in the world are in Baltimore, but they won’t be in any museum — instead, they’ll be right on the streets of Little Italy. It’s called “Madonnari” and the tradition goes back 500 years. Andrea Starinieri recreates work of the masters at Madonnari and this weekend it’s being celebrated with a festival. About 40 artists are...

Saturday October 7, 2 PM-10 PM UTC-10. Cooke Street, Kakaako, Honolulu. Festa Italiana Hawaii is a community program established by the Friends of Italy Society of Hawaii, a non-profit organization whose mission is to fostering friendship among the residents of Hawaii with an Italian background or with a special interest for Italian culture, tradit...

The Hoboken Italian Festival takes over the Mile Square City's Sinatra Drive this weekend for it's 91st year. The event started last night and continues tonight with Freestyle Friday, which will include performances by Cynthia, Lisette Menendez, Aly Us, Fascination, Boriqua Posse and more. Performances on the main stage will continue tomorrow with...

Get a taste of Italy with Kathy Occhipinti in her presentation, “Sicily & Wine throughout the Ages” at Chillicothe Public Library on Sept. 14. Attendees will discover the ancient grape varieties in the Sicilian provinces of Agrigento and Messina that are revolutionizing the way Sicilian wine is viewed throughout the world, and learn about the wine...

Neil Calderone uncovered the holy grail of film prints. Just don't ask him how or where. For decades, the 35 mm original cut of baffling, proto-slasher arthouse flick Suspiria was perhaps the most sought-after print in the world. When Dario Argento's film was released in 1977, it was a sensation around the world—with a haunting music-box score an...

The faithful and others just wanting to attend a neighborhood event flocked to Niles by the thousands for the annual Sicilian Catholic festival held continually in the Chicago-area since 1900, with roots dating to the early 1600s. The event had typical street festival attractions, carnival rides, food, beer and live entertainment on three of its fo...

La Festa Italiana just wrapped up its 42nd year in Courthouse Square. A festival of entertainment, art and the star of the show –food – La Festa failed to disappoint with its smorgasbord of Italian cuisine. After going to La Festa four years in a row, I’ve accumulated a good amount of knowledge on how to maximize your La Festa experience. Without f...

The 34th annual Bristol Italian Day is set for this weekend in Bristol Borough. The annual celebration of Italian culture is sponsored and presented by the Bristol Lions Club. It will be held at Lions Park by the wharf in Bristol Borough. The festival gives attendees the chance to congregate, eat authentic Italian food and listen to authentic Ital...

A small crowd gathers at the bocce ball area, watching teams throw the balls down the dirt field. Nearby, an announcer calls forward teams as games are won and lost. Underneath some tents, people exchange tickets for some homemade Italian food as families gather for the annual St. Rocco’s Italian Festival. “We have bocce ball players coming in from...