“Our 44th season ‘Travelogue: Musical Postcards from Around the World’ is an exciting one that celebrates music from all around the globe. The repertoire is sure to please all musical tastes and audiences of all ages,” says Executive Director Laura Mason. The Angeles Chorale’s concert season will take you on a musical journey through Italy, France...

When: November 17 - January 6, 2019 - Where: The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave, Gallery 203 After its widely popular debut in 2013, our spectacular 18th-century Neapolitan crèche returns once again this holiday season. One of the very few and finest examples of such a work outside of Naples, the crèche is an intricate Nativity scene...

After 64 years under the direction of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Racine, Roma Lodge will be taking over Racine’s annual Pancake Day next year. The Kiwanis chapter, which decided in September to disband at the end of this calendar year, voted on Wednesday to pass direction of Pancake Day to Roma Lodge, which has vowed to continue the event at Festi...

The 3rd edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World has just concluded in Washington DC and around the United States with more than 120 events to celebrate the strong bonds between our two countries through food, its heritage, traditions, and the future.  The Embassy’s full program for the week, organized in collaboration with the Puglia Re...

Tampa’s first Italian Film Festival, Vivere All ’Italiana: Italian Film, will be premiering at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts this weekend. The TECO Theater will host three films on Saturday and three on Sunday. It is curated by Dr. Patrizia La Trecchia, an associate professor for the University of South Florida and director of the USF It...

The Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook University in collaboration with the Associazione Culturale Art Media (Rome, Italy) will present “Italy on Screen Today/EDIZIONE III” to promote Italian contemporary cinema. The two-day festival will be held on Saturday, December 8, from 2 pm to 8 pm and Sunday, December 9, from 2 pm to 8 pm in the Char...

This past weekend, I Am Books, an independent Italian American bookstore in the North End of Boston, the city’s historic Italian immigrant neighborhood, hosted its first Idea festival, “an Italian-inspired festival of books, authors, and culture”, according to its website. I Am Books is the first bookstore Italian American bookstore in the US, open...

It’s that “hurry-up” time again! We may feel our hearts quickening as we enter the big box stores — and rightfully so. In October, amid the Halloween decorations, I spotted some Christmas stuff tucked in the corner. Nowadays, it seems like the retailers do it up faster than the speed of light. But — hold on, folks! Do we really need to subscribe to...

Showcasing the best of North Central West Virginia’s deep Italian history, the Feast of the Seven Fishes is set to provide both locals and out-of-towners with a weekend of rich, traditional Italian fun. This year, the weekend will kick off Dec. 7 with The Festival Cucina, while the all-day Italian street market will take over Monroe Street Dec. 8....

Three years after a motion to change the name of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples day failed in a split vote, the Hopkinton select board revisited the idea and voted in favor of the change. The board approved the change with a unanimous 5-0 vote at its Oct. 29 meeting. Beginning in 2019, the October holiday will appear as Indigenous Peoples Day i...