Get into the spirit of Italy at Festa Italiana on Sunday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds. This annual event is designed to bring the community together through the finest food, activities and entertainment of the Italian culture. As you stroll through the streets of Festa, you’ll be amazed by the beautiful creatio...

Festa Italiana will return to the Sumerfest grounds this year from July 20-22, bringing a taste of Italy to Milwaukee’s lakefront. New to the festival this year is Sbandieratori Ducato Caetani, a flag-throwing group from Sermoneta, Italy. They will perform a folklore portrayal of the Duke of Sermoneta and Captain of the Pontifician troops’ return h...

Lea DeLaria is out and very in. DeLaria is a comic, actor, author and jazz singer. She’s been on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community’s radar since the 1980s, performing on the LGBT comedy circuit. Now, she’s gone from gay-famous to just plain famous. As Carrie “Big Boo” Black in Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black,” she’s put “butch...

Sipping limoncello and sangria in a country-like setting, listening to live performances on an open mic, nibbling on cheese and olives — I was whiling away a summer evening at Sunday’s Italian Night at the Rose Hip Barn in Thornton. Hosted by “Ciao Bella Living Italian Style,” the event was a perfect way to cap a weekend! When I received an invitat...

In occasione della presenza, a Molfetta, dei vertici della Società Madonna dei Martiri di Hoboken, cui fa riferimento la comunità molfettese nel New Jersey, mercoledì 18 luglio, alle 19, nella sala conferenze del Museo Diocesano di Molfetta, si terrà l’incontro “L’importanza delle radici per i molfettesi d’America”. Interverranno il presidente dell...

Eataly NYC Downtown has been keeping foodies cool with its Chilled Happy Hour, but the famed food court is jumping on another summer bandwagon — street food. Except this one comes with an Italian twist. This month, Eataly's Wine, Beer and Street Food Festival is promising New Yorkers two hours of just that: Italian wines, cold beer and a tasting me...

Members and friends of the Comitati delle Due Sicilie USA met up at Panzerotti Bites (235 Smith St.) in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn this week for an enjoyable evening of food and fellowship. Warmly welcomed by owners Vittoria and Pasquale, our hungry little troop settled in the cozy shop with open kitchen and patio seating, and perused the wide selec...

Hundreds of parishioners took to the streets of Columbus Park Sunday afternoon in a tradition that has been observed for decades by many Italians and Italian Americans who attend Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church: the procession of the Blessed Mother. Despite temperatures that soared into the upper 80s by early afternoon, many of the faithful followe...

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church is bringing back its annual feast and carnival this month. The annual event hosted by the Pine Street church — which merged with Immaculate Conception church on North Fullerton Avenue in 2016 to form one parish, St. Teresa of Calcutta — will be held from Thursday, July 19, through Sunday, July 22. The event was put o...

Una serata speciale lungo il viale dei ricordi, un viaggio tra gli spezzoni di film di famiglia, una piacevole nostalgia da condividere insieme. Per riviere le emozioni del passato e scoprire come preservare questi tesori in pellicola l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di San Francisco ospiterà martedì prossimo, 17 luglio, “Home movies!”. Appuntamento...