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Eldorado Great Italian Festival. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Downtown Reno from Second to Fifth streets. Cost: Admission and entertainment are free. The food, of course, costs money. Sauce-tasting: For $5, you can get a four-compartment muffin tin to try sauces from more than 25 family sauce-makers. Entertainment: Music...

The Milford community is mourning the passing of John Filone, one of three brothers who purchased the Mount Haven Country Resort and turned it into a roaring success and a beloved local institution with help from their sister, Theresa. John died on Friday, Aug. 24, at 75. He leaves behind his wife, Lorraine Filone; sons Jeffrey Filone and his wife,...

On Saturday, September 22, Casa Italiana di Las Vegas, in collaboration with the West Charleston library, presented guest speaker Raffaele Di Martino, of Di Martino Law Group. Di Martino’s practice is focused on corporate, immigration and real estate management. He has been instrumental to many foreign companies and entrepreneurs in establishing or...

The Sicilian Butcher will soon be slicing up its popular Italian eats in the Southeast Valley. Scottsdale-based the Maggiore Group plans to open a second location of its north Phoenix concept in Chandler at the Viridian PrimeGate development. It will occupy a 4,600-square-foot space at 3151 W. Frye Road and is slated to open in December. The Sicili...

Tickets are now on sale for the Taste of Italy Gala to be held on Friday, Oct. 5, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Lincoln City The annual benefit dinner will start at 5 pm with a no-host wine bar, appetizers, live music and a silent auction. Guests will be served an Italian dinner, including salad, a lasagna, breadsticks and tiramisu. Gluten-fr...

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...

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....

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,...

Seattleites love their ice cream and their coffee, so it's only natural to combine the two. Affogato, the classic Italian dessert with espresso poured over gelato or ice cream, is the answer. Bonus: since it pairs cold scoops with steaming espresso, it's also an ideal vehicle for ice cream on these transitional days between summer and fall (not to...

Casa Italiana di Las Vegas, in collaboration with the Lecco Film Commission and the West Charleston Library, presents a special screening of Il Cielo in Me. The movie describes the life of the poet Antonia Pozzi and her passion for the breathtaking mountains that surround Lecco and its lake. The audience will be taken on a journey among nature, poe...

When: Tuesday, November 06, 2018 At 6:00 pm - Where: Casa Italiana di Las Vegas, West Charleston Library, 6301 West Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89138 Casa Italiana di Las Vegas, in collaboration with the Lecco Film Commission and the West Charleston Library, presents a special screening of "W di Walter": a movie about the famous Italian mountai...

When The Factory Kitchen opens at The Venetian in December, it’ll be with a Las Vegas veteran at the helm. The executive chef will be Eduardo Perez, formerly of several local Wolfgang Puck restaurants including Mandalay Bay’s Trattoria del Lupo, where he was executive chef from 2007-2014 before decamping for Smith & Wollensky in Miami Beach. “We’re...