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If there's one thing most people are familiar with when it comes to Italian culture, it's food. Cannoli, gnocchi, stromboli, zeppole, gelato and, yes, more than a few slices of pizza – if you weren't filling your belly at Saturday's Italian Festival in downtown Columbia, then what were you doing?   The annual festival drew thousands of atte...

By Cassandra Mickens   Organizers of Feast of St. Mark Italian Food Festival say the event is bound to excite the taste buds. The third annual rain-or-shine feast is set for Saturday, April 26 from 4 to 11 p.m. at Saint Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church in Birmingham. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children ages 6 through 12....

This fall, CofC's Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival welcomes Italian director and screenwriter Massimo Gaudioso to the Holy City in honor of the 10th annual film fest. Gaudioso is best known for his screenplays of Gomorrah (2008), Reality (2012) and Tale of Tales (2015), starring Salma Hayek. Gaudioso is one of many writers and directors who will...

by Brent Owen   Giulia Rozzi is a quick witted Boston girl, raised by Italian Catholic parents who immigrated to the states before she was born. It's that background that has developed her rather blunt, deeply personal and highly animated style of comedy.   And for the record, for her, personal means talking a lot about her sex life....

On June 1, 2016 our honorable Consul General of Italy in Miami, Gloria Bellelli hosted a private reception at the Coral Gables Country Club for the Italian community in Miami to celebrate La Festa della Repubblica, known in English as Italian National Day.   This is national holiday in Italy, formally acknowledged on June 2, that commemorate...

"Everybody," the waitress' voice carried over the din of the dining room, "raise your arms!" All seated at our table stopped talking and turned to the young woman. She moved from table to table, demonstrating uplifted arms, and began swaying right to left in time with the music — a Young Rascals hit from the '60s, "Groovin' on a Sunday Afternoon."...

Christine Simolke of Marion has always been fascinated by the immigrant experience of Giovanna, her Italian grandmother. Giovanna and Simolke's great aunt, Evelina, often shared stories about their journey across the ocean, and tales of romance and secrets.   In her debut novel, "Children of Italy" (Hawkins Publishing), Simolke makes good on...

Now in its 11th year, GlassBuild America is the gathering place for the entire glass, window and door industries in North America. Organized by the National Glass Association (NGA), which has produced meetings and trade shows for over 50 years, GlassBuild America offers a comprehensive and united audience.   This year, Italy's GIMAV - A...

March 27, 2015 - Time: 7:00 p.m. Twist n Scoot Motorscooters, Bill Gornto1801 Piedmont Ave.NE - Atlanta, GA 30324, 404-817-8181   Our next meeting takes place at a fun new store in Morningside. In line with the Italian fascination and popularity with scooters and motorbikes, this is a chance to entice you to capture an essential p...

The Atlanta Opera opens its 2013-2014 season with a production of Giacomo Puccini's dramatic tour de force, Tosca. Tosca will be presented on October 5, 8, 11 and 13 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, and will be directed by new General and Artistic Director Tomer Zvulun, who joined the Opera on June 1.   Single tickets, ranging from...

Grande partecipazione di pubblico nei giorni scorsi a Miami per il convegno 2014 degli Azzurri Usa. Tra i "grandi" assenti le due deputate La Marca (PD) e Nissoli (PI). Ha aperto i lavori il Console Generale Adolfo Barattolo che ha illustrato gli "ottimi risultati raggiunti" nei suoi primi due anni di attività ed i prossimi programmi per il Consol...

The Cultural Italian American Organization, of Auburn, will host a Columbus Day recognition dinner at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, at the Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Road, Fleming. The dinner will honor Jack and Jerry Bisgrove and Matteo Bartolotta for their efforts to revitalize the Auburn area, and will also feature a five-course Italian dinner,...