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A 98-year-old World War II veteran who took part in the D-Day invasion and the Battle of the Bulge and witnessed the German surrender during the war has been honored by France. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Louis Graziano was given the French Legion of Honor during a ceremony on Friday in Thomson, Georgia, where he lives. The honor...

A bell believed to have belonged to the ‘Santa Mara’, the largest of the three ships of the voyage of discovery of America in 1492, to be put up for sale at a private auction at Miami (USA) by the Italian ex-sailor and diver Roberto Mazzara. In a statement released Monday, Mazzara, who found the bell in 1994 on the north coast of Portugal and has k...

In Nashville, the Frist Art Museum presents Medieval Bologna: Art for a University City, the first major museum exhibition in the United States to focus on medieval art made in the prosperous northern Italian city of Bologna. Conceived and organized by Frist Art Museum senior curator Trinita Kennedy, the exhibition of illuminated manuscripts, paint...

A Bronx Tale,” an original one-man show written for the stage and performed by actor Chazz Palminteri, will be presented Sunday, March 20, 2022, 7:30 p.m., at the Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $55. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Well known for “A Bronx Tale,” Palminteri originally per...

During the Middle Ages, the Waldensians – a religious sect that broke away from the Catholic Church before the Reformation – found their refuge in the mountains that form the border between Italy and France. First established in Lyon, France in the early 12th century, the name and philosophy of the Waldensians are said to have derived from Peter Wa...

Arte dell’ Orchidea, a fine art exhibition and auction, will be held Saturday, October 9 and Sunday October 10 at The Italian American Civic Association (IACA), 1600 25th Street, Vero Beach, Florida, with a portion of proceeds benefiting the organization’s local scholarship fund. Doors open, art can be viewed, and a silent auction begins, 5-7 pm, S...

Festa Italiana Raleigh is expanding its performer card in its third annual celebration of all things Italian and American-Italian on Saturday September 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the intersection of North Boylan Avenue and Tucker Street, just west of downtown Raleigh. Festa Italiana Raleigh—the Triangle’s largest, most diverse, annual celeb...

Boca Raton, nel sud della Florida, e’ luogo di riposo per molti italoamericani di successo che nascondono il loro ricco passato in case lussuose. Appena si entra in casa Nestico, una villa sull’acqua, si viene accolti da una scalinata in marmo a forma di S con ringhiera in ferro battuto. Racchiuso nella rotondita’ della scala, un pianoforte a coda...

Celebrate Italy's recent Euro 2020 soccer win this weekend at the 29th Newport Italianfest. The beloved festival — which honors the Tri-State's Italian heritage with live music, historical displays and tons and tons of food —  takes place July 15-18 at Festival Park at Newport on the Levee. The foodie fest, which was canceled in 2020 due to the pan...

Festival Hall is displaying 34 iconic pieces of art from Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel as part of an illuminating exhibit. “We created this event so you could go at your own pace, see what you want, explore what you want, and immerse yourself,” said Eric Leong, a producer of the Sistine Chapel event. The exhibit has been on display all over the wor...

On September 14th 2021. The IACCSE will present “Italian Grapes in Miami” a new event format that will give to Italian boutique wineries the opportunity to present their labels to a selected panel of South Florida’s wine experts and buyers. The day will be divided in two sessions: the first one is dedicated to those wines already distributed in Flo...

Mascot Books announces the release of To Every Page A Turning: One Life’s Journey, a historical novel written by Carl Buccellato. When Carl Buccellato was clearing old files out from his garage, he came across boxes of journals and scribbles that served as a means of capturing memories. At the urging of his wife, Buccellato compiled his various pap...