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The 1st Annual Italian American Society Spaghetti Dinner will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall (located at 7403 N. Radnor Road in Peoria) from Noon - 4:30 pm.   Dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for children and includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti, meatballs or Bolognese sauce, salad, bread, lemonade or iced tea. Wine, beer, soda and cof...

Andrà in scena alla Detroit Opera House dal 10 al 18 maggio p.v. Turandot di Giacomo Puccini, che chiuderà la stagione operistica primaverile.   Nel cast figurano due artisti italiani: il soprano abruzzese Donata D'Annunzio Lombardi che interpreterà la parte di Liu e il giovane direttore d'orchestra viareggino Valerio Galli....

The Italian American Cultural Society has been invited to participate in the 5th Annual International Children's Festival. The event will take place at Troy Athens High School. The International Children's Festival is a day in celebration of cultural diversity represented by children. The event consists of stage performances, country exhibit tables...

The Festa Italiana event in Mokena caused a sensation three years ago when it was first introduced as a celebration of the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.   Nearly 1,000 people attended the fun-filled day of prayer, entertainment and authentic Italian food. The event grew even more in popularity last year when 1,400 people attended. ...

By Alia Blackburn   If you're looking for a slice of Italy... Look no further than Downtown Clinton! The Little Italy Festival is in full swing. The event has been a Clinton favorite since 1966. The Italian theme seemed natural at that time, since the city had a thriving Italian immigrant population.   While the festival is...

By Mitch Hotts What does legendary rock star Paul McCartney have in common with outgoing state Rep. Anthony Forlini? They both have been named as honorary knights and have the prefix of "sir" in front of their names. Sir Anthony Forlini was conferred as a knight in the Order of the Star of Italy by Maria Luisa Lapresa, the Consul of Ital...

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In Italy and Indiana, Cereplast is realigning itself and lowering its expenses. Cereplast is moving its European headquarters to its office in Milan, Italy and is closing the office in Bönen, Germany in order to strategically focus the Company's efforts on the most immediate and dynamic markets for bioplastics in Europe.   These changes are...

Visitors to the Cleveland Museum of Art's Italian Trecento gallery will notice that it is dominated by a painting from Tuscany. An altarpiece painted by the Sienese artist, Ugolino di Nerio da Siena (about 1280-1349), forms a major sightline object in that gallery.   Dating to about 1317, the altarpiece has survived nearly 700 years relative...

An elevated platform surrounded by commercial, residential and office space designed with red brick to match the surrounding architecture won Rock Ventures' international design competition for the former site of Hudson's department store in downtown Detroit. "MINICity Detroit," designed by Davide Marchetti and Erin Pellegrino of Rome, Italy, won t...

The 2013 Columbus Italian Festival will celebrate and showcase all things Italian during its 34th annual rendition Friday through Sunday, Oct. 11-13 in Columbus' Italian Village outside St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 720 Hamlet St.   "Anything Italian will be here (and) it is fun for the entire family," said festival public relations...

by Lou Carlozo   Where other Chicago commuters see filthy expressway viaducts or bleak train station walls — that is, if they see them at all — muralist Tony Passero envisions possibilities: outsized felines with piano-key teeth; cubist creatures of red and orange in surrealistic tango; kaleidoscopic owls orbited by Technicolor eggs. Passer...