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Carroll University's Wind Symphony will join together with 30 Italian musicians from the City Band of Norcia and the City Band of Bevagna to perform an "Italian Serenade." The concert, which also features international maestro Filippo Salemmi, will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 25 at Sun Prairie High School. Guest conductor Salemmi will shar...

Coming directly from Rome to Chicago we can experience a Big Night about Cinema and Taste. The Italian Cultural Institute will host a Star night with Italian tastes and smell, enriched by the stories of movie stars who will reveal the secrets of their success, on the set as well as in the kitchen, and accompanied by the pictures of celebrities take...

San Giuseppe Lavoratore di Cinisi invites the public to their 52nd annual dinner dance beginning at 6 p.m. at the San Marino Club, 1685 Big Beaver in Troy. Hors d'ouvres at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m., dancing and open bar, with Italian American entertainment provided by Venue.   Raffle proceeds will benefit the St. Louis Center in C...

Italian Consul General Adriano Monti presented Josette Mentesana Weber with the Cavaliere dell'Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana at the consulate's Festa della Repubblica celebration on June 2 at the Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in Chicago. The award was bestowed by Italian President Giorgio Napolitano upon Josette in honor of her...

Si e' svolta ieri 8 gennaio 2013 presso il Glass Pavilion del Museo d'Arte di Toledo (Ohio) la cerimonia di restituzione all'Italia di un vaso etrusco risalente al periodo 520-510 A.C.."La collaborazione con le autorita' americane in questo settore e' una nostra priorita', non solo per il valore artistico ed economico delle opere, ma anche perche'...

KENOSHA — The Italian American Society, 2217 52nd St., will celebrate its 89th Columbus Day banquet Oct. 13. State Rep. Peter Barca, D-Kenosha, will be the master of ceremonies. Each year the society honors an American of Italian decent whom they feel has attained much success and has brought honor and respect to the Italian heritage.  ...

These days, there are a few remnants of the Italian influx that surged to Harrison Street west of downtown Elkhart starting in the early 1900s. There's Michael's, the eatery at the corner of Harrison and Sixth streets that, for 55 years, has served up Italian fare. There's Siciliano's, formerly another Italian restaurant, now a liquor store....

Saugatuck, the once working class, mostly Italian-American section of Westport—the area state officials in the 1950s figured it would be easier to build the Connecticut Turnpike through rather than affluent Greens Farms—got its just deserts today. At the opening of a Westport Historical Society's (WHS) exhibition titled "Saugatuck @ Work—Haven of...

Members and friends of the Columbus Day Celebration Committee will attend a Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. in honor of Christopher Columbus at Historic Holy Family Church, 641 Chrysler Drive (located on the service drive of I-75 South, the Lafayette Exit) in downtown Detroit.   Following Mass, there will be a fellowship in the lower level of the c...

By Ted Roelofs   In the grainy black-and-white photo, taken c. 1920, Pietro Frustaglio sits with his miner's hat in his lap, erect and proud, surrounded by miners that are taller than him. Documents say he stood 5-foot-3 and weighed 147 pounds, dimensions that might not suggest a lifetime of hard physical labor.   But the Italian...

Date: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - Hours: 6:00 p.m. Site: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 Organized by: WFMT - In collaboration with: https://studsterkel.eventbrite.com   Hear the voices of some of Italy's most exciting 20th century cultural figures during the era of La Dolce Vita...

by Jennifer Winot   AKRON — The 66th annual Italian-American Festival is known for tons of food and plenty of fun. This year's event takes place July 12 through 14 at Lock 3 in downtown Akron. There will be food, live music, fireworks and activities for people of all ages, as well as a raffle.   Read more   Source: h...