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The Gulf Coast Italian-American Cultural Society held their annual ‘Columbus Day Dinner’ this evening at the Silver Slipper Casino. Former Mayor of Atherton, California and President of the Southeast Italian Federation Charles Marsala was the keynote speaker. Every year at the dinner, several GCIAS members are recognized as an “Italian American Who...

In early-17th-century Rome, painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio sparked an artistic revolution in the Eternal City. Painters from all corners of Europe traveled to Rome to see his work and emulate his handling of light and dark, use of live models, dramatic staging and striking realism. Caravaggio’s style drew a huge following and altered the...

Alamance County performers will participate in the second annual Italian street festival, Festa Italiana, from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday on Tucker Street and North Boylan Avenue. Tenor Charles Beard and master pianist and composer Dr. Charles Hogan will perform a selection of Bel Canto and Neapolitan classics. Mebanesville, which includes Sherry Whit...

Thursday October 24, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Popp-Martin Student Union Movie Theater, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte (NC). Consul General Pier Forlano is a highly motivated and dedicated diplomat, with 30 years of professional experience, including appointments in four Embassies (Bulgaria, Malta, South Africa and Australia). In 1987 he was...

Ieri si è svolto un incontro molto piacevole ed inaspettato presso il consolato generale italiano, all’incontro erano presenti il Console generale, una squadra di giovanissimi collaboratori ed altri colleghi. Innanzitutto una accoglienza molto piacevole e cordiale con l’energia necessaria per iniziare una positiva giornata di lavoro, accompagnata d...

He’s won 20 Grammy Awards, including a lifetime achievement award, two Emmys, been a Kennedy Center Honors inductee and has sold more than 50 million records worldwide, yet keeps a tour schedule like a new rock band promoting its first album. He’s Tony Bennett. He’s 93. And he’s coming to Biloxi. At an age when most performers long ago hung up thei...

When you think about the quilting industry, captivating reality television isn't the first association many of us would make.  But many of us aren't like the Martelli family. And beginning next month, viewers can experience the unexpected chaos that comes with three generations of an Italian-American family business responsible for producing a mill...

Italian American Club of Jacksonville presents 29th ANNUAL FESTA ITALIANA. Saturday October 12, 2019 11AM – 8PM; Sunday October 13, 2019 Noon – 6PM. Italian American Club of Jacksonville -2838 Westberry Rd, Jacksonville 32223 The Italian American Club of Jacksonville (IAC) joins the City of Jacksonville in the observance of October 2019 as Italian...

In honor of SC’s law proclaiming October as Italian-American Heritage Month (section 53-3-200, signed by Governor Nikki Haley, March 27, 2015), and the recent Friendship Pact signed between Hilton Head, SC and Verona, the IACHH* is proud to announce several fundraising events celebrating a banner year between the Lowcountry and Italy. In June, 2019...

In early-17th-century Rome, painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571 – 1610) sparked an artistic revolution in the Eternal City. Painters from all corners of Europe traveled to Rome to see his work and emulate his handling of light and dark, use of live models, dramatic staging and striking realism. Caravaggio’s style drew a huge following a...

The Cultural Italian American Organization's sixth annual Christopher Columbus recognition dinner will honor former Auburn Mayor Melina Carnicelli. The dinner will take place Sunday, Oct. 13, at the Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Road, Fleming. It'll begin with cocktails at 5:30 p.m. and continue with an array of Italian dishes, dessert and limoncell...

Paychex founder and billionaire philanthropist Tom Golisano donated his yacht last week to rescue dogs and deliver supplies in the storm-ravaged Bahamas. Hurricane Dorian slammed Grand Bahama and Abaco Islands earlier this month as a major Category 5 storm. The death toll stands at 50 people, a number that is likely to rise. The disaster has prompt...