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Wednesday September 12 from 7PM to 10PM CDT. St. Louis Public Library - Schlafly Branch, 225 No Euclid, Saint Louis 63108 L’artista Giovanni Rigano, illustratore di graphic novel e attualmente collaboratore come Layout Artist per la Divisione Libri di Disney USA e per Agenzie di Comunicazione italiane ed estere, presentera' il libro “Illegal” con i...

The San Gennaro Feast has been a popular festival for families in Las Vegas for 38 years. The local celebration of an Italian tradition features rides, music and food, but it came under scrutiny last year when undercover police cited bartenders at the festival for serving alcohol to minors. This year's festival will take place in September at a dif...

Rudolph Edward Torrini. Born March 31, 1923 (age 95). Died: September 5, 2018. St.Louis, Missouri. Education BFA, Washington University 1949; Fulbright Scholar, Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze 1949; MFA, University of Notre Dame 1958 Known for Sculpture, Wood Carving, Drawing. Notable work: Italian Immigrants, Martin Luther King, Union Soldier R...

Miss Italian St. Louis, Junior Miss Italian St. Louis and their Maids will be chosen at the Miss Italian St. Louis Pageant which will be held on Saturday Sept. 15, 2018. Each winner will receive a scholarship prize of up to $500. The pageant is one of the many ways the Ciao St Louis furthers the common good and general welfare of the people of the...

Over 300 children came to the St Louis - Bologna Sister Cities booth at the Festival of Nations in St Louis during the weekend of August 25 - 26. The Festival of Nations, held annually in Tower Grove Park, is St Louis' largest multicultural celebration featuring more than 100 local ethnic and international organizations. There are booths, non-stop...

The Sons of Italy will host a Friday Night Festival Bash from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Friday at Veterans Park in Cañon City. Gates open at 4 p.m. There will be live music, and food, beer and wine will be available for purchase. Admission is $5. On Saturday, the event will run from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Veterans Park. Admission is $2, children 6 and younger...

Since 1886, a statue of Christopher Columbus has stood in Tower Grove Park in south St. Louis. Now, there's a push to remove the iconic statue. The park's board has formed a commission to study the placement of the statue and gather input from the community. In 2017, vandals splashed red paint on the statue and wrote phrases like murder across it. ...

Come support The Sick and Elderly Program of The Hill at our annual fundraiser, The Ravioli Dinner. It occurs the fourth Sunday of September every year. Mark your calendars! 9/23/18 The Sick and Elderly Program of The Hill is a non-profit organization that provides medical equipment and supplies free of charge to the residents of The Hill neighborh...

Nearly 200 years ago, the Italian explorer Giacomo Beltrami was looking for the source of the Mississippi River and exploring the land that would eventually bear his name. And Wednesday, the Beltrami County Historical Society will honor his legacy at 6 p.m. at Turtle Lake Town Hall, 19143 Lake Julia Drive NW. The celebration will recognize the 70t...

Spirit Valley Days brings throngs of vendors to West Duluth, from all over the Northland. Yet only one brings the whole family, and the family’s food. “The sausage also is a family recipe for the sausage,” said club member Bob Sisto. “Made by, well it’s an old recipe made by my uncle. And now my uncle died and his son kind of takes over, his name i...

Most of us take for granted that we know who our parents are and where they come from. But that's not the case for children of adoption, especially when they weren't even born in the U.S. However, an area man's search for his roots have finally paid off. Dr. Kerry Sachetta came to the United States from Rome, Italy, just a few months after he was b...

Mai come prima la comunità italiana di St. Louis si trova unita, sabato scorso, 11 agosto, a celebrare questa tradizionale festività italiana con la Grande Festa di Ferragosto. Tra i circa centocinquanta presenti, infatti, troviamo soci, aderenti e simpatizzanti delle varie associazioni e club italo-americani della zona: dalla Sicilian Cultural Ass...