Bucco Couture kicked off the celebration of Italian American Heritage month this week by celebrating Italian fashion with a bit of American pride. Owner Carmen Bucco wanted to reflect his Italian American heritage in the windows of his Franklin Ave men's store ahead of the annual parade on Sunday October 7. One window features a "Happy Columbus Day...

Mayor Ben Walsh wants to talk about how we remember Christopher Columbus in Syracuse. Walsh partnered recently with the non-for-profit InterFaith Works to convene a series of "dialog circles" about Columbus remembrance. City Hall and Interfaith will issue a joint report detailing the recommendations of those discussions next year.  Nationwide, comm...

If you love Italian food and music, DelGrosso’s Park was the place to be Sunday. Several thousand people came out to the 29th Annual Italian Food and Heritage Festival. It's a celebration of food, family and fun. The event honors the DelGrosso family's heritage and traditions. Organizers said it's something they look forward to each year."We always...

Festa Italiana, Hawaii’s first-ever and only Italian festival, offers locals and visitors alike an opportunity to taste the many amazing flavors of Italy in one extraordinary evening. After a successful first year, where over 6,500 people were in attendance, the festival will return to Honolulu’s vibrant Kakaako District on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018....

As one of the main musical events in Italy, Umbria Jazz is renowned internationally for high quality performances and a beautiful location in the city of Perugia. Celebrating its 45th anniversary this summer, the Umbria Jazz festival presented more than 500 artists in 250 concerts in various venues throughout the city, attracting an audience of ove...

The Italian Festival is Sept. 29-30 at Seattle Center Armory, Fisher Pavilion and Seattle Center Pavilion, with music, dance, authentic foods, workshops and activities for everyone. This will be the 20th year for the popular festa Italiana Seattle. There will be a grape-stomping competition and pizza tossing, and a new event called Opera for Kids,...

Lovers of Italian music, fashion, cuisine and history will gather for the sixth annual Summerville Italian Feast on Sept. 30 in downtown Summerville to celebrate Italian American heritage month. Event Director Jay Lombardo said the feast has grown every year since it began and he anticipates this year to be the most popular. “We started off really...

This year’s Chicago International Film Festival will feature at least half a dozen Italian entries, with more under consideration as Fra Noi goes to press. The festival will run from Oct. 10 to 21 at the AMC River East. To purchase tickets or for a complete schedule, visit www.chicagofilmfestival.com. Here are the Italian offerings at press time: “...

The fourth annual Southern Delaware Wine, Food and Music festival returns to Delmarva this fall season with new event additions to help raise money for local charities. This year's SoDel fest will be held Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Independence Clubhouse in Millsboro. Additional pre-festival events are included in this year's lineup, including a spe...

The rainy week of weather finally broke just in time for the St. Anthony’s Italian Festival in Glassboro last Saturday, Sept. 15. Attendees packed the Glassboro Town Square, on Rowan University’s campus, to enjoy an afternoon and evening of Italian music, games and the thing Jane Damico of Glassboro came to the festival for specifically. “Food,” Da...