We celebrated the Market of the Harvest Moon, this past weekend, which is the full moon closest to the Earth, near the autumnal equinox. This week, let’s give an Italian spin on this mystical moon phase as Dean Martin may have imagined, when he crooned, “Como e` bella ce` la luna brille e` strette ("How beautiful it is, the moon so close") in his 1...

A fantastic parade, Italian music, and delicious Italian food: it's the 2018 Ocean County Columbus Day Parade and Italian Street Festival on October 5th through October 7th in Seaside Heights. Listen to Shawn & Sue's interview with Parade Chairman Mike Blandina for all the details Italian Festival: Grant Avenue, Seaside Heights. Friday, October 5th...

Wildwood is set to turn into a mini Italy during the 14th Annual Olde Time Italian Festival Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28 and 29. Hosted by the Sons of Italy of Wildwood, the two-day event is fit for all ages and takes place in Fox Park, at Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery avenues.  The festival celebrates Italian culture and heritage with...

The 42nd Annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade, an event that is part of the fabric of borough civic life, is coming up soon. The parade, which is a celebration of community pride and Italian-American heritage, is scheduled to step off at noon on Sunday, October 6, the day before Columbus Day, on Morris Park Avenue at White Plains Road and march to a re...

Sono ormai 150 anni che l’italian Heritage Parade colora, con cadenza annuale, le strade di San Francisco e l’edizione di quest’anno  sarà arricchita dalla partecipazione di una delegazione pugliese grazie all’instancabile opera del “Gruppo Pugliesi in California” e all’energia inesauribile della Presidente, Alessandra Chimienti. La parata dell’ere...

"In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue." We all remember this rhyme from school, but each year, Italian-American community in New York City shows their pride for their "hometown hero" Christopher Columbus with one of the largest annual parades.  October 12th is the official anniversary of Columbus' arrival to American shores, but in the United St...

The third annual Washington Italian Heritage Festival is scheduled from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Community Pavilion on South Main Street in Washington. A kick-off event will be held from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Community Pavilion. A spaghetti dinner begins at 5:30. Guitarist Tony Janflone Jr. Duo performs a free concert from 7 to 8. The...

Flagstaff City Council may be ready to declare Indigenous Peoples Day to occur on the second Monday of October, the same day as Columbus Day. A resolution to do so was originally brought up in 2015 by Councilmember Eva Putzova. But rather than passing a purely symbolic resolution, Council, pushed by indigenous members of the community, voted unanim...

From ancient Roman ships in Pisa to a deeper understanding of Pompeii, via a cycle route in Siena, there's plenty still to look forward to in Italy as part of the EU28-wide celebration of culture. As one of the most culture-intense EU nations, Italy has plenty to offer for the European Year of Culture Heritage 2018.   Italy is hosting 1,136 events...

When: Friday, October 12, 2018 From 8:00 pm To 10:00 pm - Where: Zipper Concert Hall, Los Angeles - Organized by : Hitweek, In collaboration with: IIC Los Angeles The annual Italian music Festival Hit Week returns to Los Angeles showcasing composer and pianist Roberto Cacciapaglia.  Roberto Cacciapaglia was born in Milan. He graduated in compositio...