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31 Maggio, 11.00am. In occasione del prossimo 2 Giugno, Festa della Repubblica.  Appuntamento alla Chiesa Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii alla presenza delle Autorita' locali, delle Organizzazioni ed Associazioni Italo Americane e delle Rappresentanze Diplomatiche Consolari. Dopo la S.Messa ci sara' una processione con tutte le organizzazio...

By John Benson   Oh, the Tums. The need for antacid is so rarely worth the indulgence – Thanksgiving and the neighborhood potluck dinners come to mind. There's also the annual Italian American Summer Festival, which takes place June 26 through 28 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea.   Festival Chairman Donato Cristillo sa...

by Kerry Lester   Over the years he tried wooing her with calls, trips to Italy, and becoming close with members of the family. After a decade, he's finally scored a date.   Ron Onesti's quest to bring Academy Award-winning actress Sophia Loren to town isn't a romantic venture, but it's undeniable he -- and just about everyone else --...

With a ceremonious wave of a conductor's baton by Hard Rock Rocksino President Mark Birtha, two Cleveland Institute of Music students Sara Page and Leah Latorraca played the third movement of Bach's Concerto for Violins in D minor to mark the June 15 opening of the newest eatery at the Rocksino, Concerto.   While the 72-seat restaurant gives...

The Director of the Italian Cultural Institute Andrea Raos and the President of the Poetry Foundation Robert Polito are pleased to invite you to "The Greatest Italian Poet after Dante: Giacomo Leopardi" a conversation with Jonathan Galassi, Michael Caesar and Franco D'Intino moderated by Professor Emeritus Paolo Cherchi, University...

The Italian American Cultural Club's Oct. 13 meeting included a progress report on the club's upcoming fourth-annual Festa Del Vino wine tasting set for Nov. 14 at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville.   Source: http://www.weirtondailytimes.com/  

by Neil Heinen Despite the influence of Italian immigrants here in Wisconsin, and especially here in Dane County, and a significant trade relationship, no Italian Ambassador to the United States had ever visited Wisconsin. Until this month. It went largely un-noticed, and that's too bad because it's important. Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero not on...

Adrian Da Prato, a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's violin section from 1946 until 1996, died on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, in Chicago. He was 94.   Born in Barga in 1920, in the region of Tuscany, Da Prato became fascinated with the sound of the violin while attending silent movies as a child in his native Italy. The films were acco...

by Liz Biro   How do you say no to meatballs and cannoli for breakfast? You don't. Why would you? My summons for this morning meal came from the Holy Rosary kitchen. Each year, the church hosts the huge Italian Street Festival. Hit the event 5 to 11 p.m. June 12 and 13 at the church on 520 Stevens St.   Yes, there will be an...

by Matt Mueller   When Festa Italiana opens this Friday at Henry Maier Festival Park, many will flock down to the lakefront to gulp down some authentic Italian food and wine. Yet some of the most revered tastes of Italian culture coming to town this weekend are wholly inedible: the lovingly crafted and almost identical replicas of the countr...

By David Luhrssen With its secluded booths and Sinatra tunes on the stereo, Catarina's Ristorante (9104 W. Oklahoma) is a great place for a date. The kitchen is leisurely, meaning the preparation is fresh, and the portions are ample. The filet melts in your mouth, the various Italian-style chicken dishes are flavorful, and on Fridays, this legacy...

October 27, 2015 - Tuesday 7:30 PM - Mount Prospect Public Library - Meeting Room A room 154 - 10 South Emerson Street - Mount Prospect, Illinois 60056   Works by Botticelli, Leonardo, Cimabue, Titian, and Caravaggio, among others from the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy, represent the world's greatest collections...