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A resolution that would recognize the second Monday in October as both Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples Day in the City of Edmonds will be considered by the Edmonds City Council at this Tuesday night’s, Sept. 19 business meeting. The resolution was originally proposed and approved unanimously during the Sept. 6 Edmonds Diversity Commission meeti...

If you are a fan of Chicago pizza, listen up! Aurelio's is reopening here in Las Vegas and we have the president, Joe Aurelio, here to take us through the history of the restaurant and Las Vegas franchise owner Jorge Gonzalez to tell us what's going on at the big grand opening. On Aug. 20, 1959, the first Aurelio’s Pizza opened its doors at 2041 Ri...

In 1975, just a dozen years after its founding, Seattle Opera created an international sensation when it staged the complete production of Richard Wagner’s “Ring” in the six-day cycle prescribed by the composer. This landmark accomplishment stood the opera world on its ears. Producing the complete operatic masterpiece was seldom seen outside German...

Seattle Center Festál: The Italian Festival, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23-24, in Seattle Center Armory, Fisher Pavilion and Seattle Center Pavilion, features plentiful music, food, displays and delight, Italian-style. The festival began in 1988 as a five-year quinquennial celebration of the Columbus voyage to the New World. Howev...

Celebrate Italian food, music and culture during Festa Italiana, a street festival at The Gateway in Salt Lake City. Hosted by the Italian-American Civic League and Alfa Romeo Salt Lake City, the festival runs from noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, and noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17. Admission is free, but bring your wallet to enjoy Italia...

It has been an incredible four months for me as Phoenix New Times' food editor. This city is a treasure trove of inventive, chef-driven restaurants — both high-end and hole-in-the-wall. And working for a progressive publication like New Times has allowed me to explore the Valley food scene beyond high-profile restaurant openings and really dig in t...

An exhibition of rare 17th-century Italian tapestries that once decorated St. Peter’s Basilica will be on view beginning Sept. 23 at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art on the University of Oregon campus. The exhibition of massive tapestries made for Cardinal Francesco Barberini includes a highly-regarded series on the life of Christ, on loan from t...

Festa Italiana comes to Salt Lake City September 16th-17th, 2017. The big festival features Italian food, music, and art. Mari Livermore & Jon Purcell own Caffe Torino in Farmington, and are one of the vendors who will be featured at Festa Italiana at The Gateway. They stopped by Fresh Living to make some delicious Cartocci for the Fresh Living hos...

The first time Marcellino Verzino cooked at the James Beard House in New York City was in 1998, long before he and his wife moved to Arizona to open a fine-dining Italian restaurant. Nearly two decades later, he is preparing for his second appearance at the prestigious brownstone once owned by culinary legend James Beard. Verzino, owner of Marcelli...

When: Monday, October 30 at 6pm - Where: Casa Italiana di Las Vegas, 4035 S El Capitan Way, Las Vegas, NV 89147 - Please note that filming for social media will be taking place. Limited seating. Payment in advance is required. Price: $5 for CILV members, $10 for non CILV members. Enroll Il Salotto di Casa Italiana di Vegas proudly announces guest s...

The Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas has several new menu offerings at the award-winning Pulehu, an Italian Grill. To kick off the new menu, the restaurant is offering 50 percent off food for kama'aina on Fridays and Saturdays throughout the month of September. Drawing inspiration from his Italian upbringing, the restaurant's chef de cuisine, J...

Saturday October 7, 2 PM-10 PM UTC-10. Cooke Street, Kakaako, Honolulu. Festa Italiana Hawaii is a community program established by the Friends of Italy Society of Hawaii, a non-profit organization whose mission is to fostering friendship among the residents of Hawaii with an Italian background or with a special interest for Italian culture, tradit...