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by Sophie Kruse    Italian culture, entertainment, food and heritage will be making its way to Falls River Square. Festa Italiana will be July 19 from 4 p.m. to midnight, July 20 from noon to midnight and July 21 from noon to 9 p.m.   This is the fifth year of Festa Italiana. It takes nearly 300 volunteers a year to prepare,...

July 11 - November 2015. Western Reserve Historical Society - 10825 East Blvd. - Cleveland. Presented by the Consulate of Italy in Detroit & Hon. Consulate of Italy in Cleveland, WRHS and NOIA Foundation   A journey to discover Italy, its brilliance, innovation, and excellence anchored in the present and driven by an unpar...

by Jennifer Jordan   It is a day to celebrate all that is Italian as an estimated 35,000 people lined the streets of Cleveland's Little Italy for the annual Columbus Day parade. The Italian Sons and Daughters of America and The Northeastern Ohio Italian American Foundation have kept the tradition going, now in its 63rd year.   "T...

Join the Italian Heritage Society of Indiana (IHSI) as they embark on an educational culinary adventure of a lifetime with Executive Chef Tony Hanslits of The Chefs Academy, exploring, celebrating and sharing a Tour of Italy throughout the month of May. IHSI is excited to offer this opportunity to all persons who love to learn, cook, and most impor...

By Joe Crea Though the weekend-long Feast of the Assumption festivities are just warming up in Cleveland's Little Italy, planning is already underway for another major event in the neighborhood.   The 16th annual Taste of Little Italy is set for 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22. The day-long outdoor event will be held in the church yard at Holy Ro...

Italian Fest goers will once again enjoy the selection of local food vendors on Aug.19- 20. "Food is definitely the heart of this festival," said Suzanne Anderson, Italian Fest chair. "And our local vendors consistently deliver year after year." Vendors will be offering a variety Italian foods, in the form of small plates priced from $3 -...

When: Sat, September 24, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PMWhere: University of Detroit Mercy, 4001 West McNichols Road, Detroit, MI, United States   DESCRIPTIONHosted by the Parducci Society, the documentary, Parducci the Man Who Made Detroit Beautiful, is the story of an Italian immigrant who becomes one of our country's...

Today, Tony De Luca, President of IAC of Lansing, delivered a box filled with hats, gloves and scarves to the Children's Home at St. Vincent Catholic Charities. These donated items were collected through the generosity of its members, at last Sunday's Christmas Party.   As part of the mission of the IAC of Lansing is to help those less...

The 115th Annual Italian Fest was in full swing Saturday afternoon at the Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming. The fest was put on by the St. Rocco-St. Anthony's Society, an organization originally formed to aid and support Italian Americans.   The event offered fun for the entire family with bingo and an inflatable courses for the kids to...

The Feast of Maria SS Lauretana has travelled a long and winding road from the narrow streets of a small Sicilian town to the open arms of a north suburban shopping center. The journey has been centuries in the making, and the path has been strewn with challenges but paved with faith. "Our feast has been celebrated for hundreds of years in Sicily...

Memorial Day is Monday, May 27 but we will celebrate our veterans early. Join us to hear Casa Italia Genealogy Manager Jennifer Holik talk about Finishing the Story, and learn how you can tell the stories of your soldiers who died in service. What you will learn can also be applied to those who came home after the war. After the lecture enjoy light...

Next weekend's full closure of the I-94 westbound and eastbound will cause massive delays for thousands of Wisconsin drivers, but fear not: Festa Italiana is still on.   Organizers for the city's biggest Italian heritage festival, which runs next July 18-20 in Maier Festival Park, said that the event will not be affected by the closures for...