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SIFF's Cinema Italian Style returns for the seventh annual festival of the best in current Italian films. The week features 15 extraordinary feature films with some of the biggest names in Italian cinema today.    Featuring David di Donatello Award-winning films God Willing, Nanni Moretti's My Mother, nuanced drama The Dinner, and actor...

Join us for an evening of Italian culture and cuisine as we celebrate our Festa di Colombo on the top floor of The Leonardo. Space is limited and we always sell out! Get tickets before it's too late!   The event features an Italian inspired 4-course meal, silent auction, raffle prizes, live Italian entertainment, a DJ, liquor wine & beer...

Their parents didn't immigrate to America. They are not first, second or third generation Italian-Americans. They work in research laboratories at UW, the Hutch, and Seattle Children's Research Institute. They work at Microsoft and Boeing, Amazon and start-up companies. They are the new Italians living and working in Seattle, and they want to creat...

Phoenix could soon join a collection of cities that hold alternative celebrations on Columbus Day to commemorate the history and contributions of Native American cultures.   City leaders are considering whether to establish Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday of October. Supporters say the event would promote a more accurate understa...

The Paulist Fathers, who have staffed St. Philip Neri Parish in Southeast Portland since its founding in 1912, will withdraw from the parish this summer, effective June 30. Care of the parish will go to archdiocesan priests. Paulist Father James Kolb will continue as pastor of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish. The Portland Paulist Associates wi...

October is Italian-American Heritage Month in the State of Utah, and the Office of the Mayor in partnership with the Salt Lake City Public Library is pleased to celebrate and showcase 2013 as the Year of Italian Culture in our Capital City.   At 7pm every Tuesday in October, the public is invited to visit the City Library to learn more about...

From the Italian Artisans who cultivated The Da Vinci Machines Exhibition, comes the Las Vegas premiere of Ancient Rome: The Empire that Shaped the World, to be housed at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum as part of its traveling summer exhibit program. Ancient Rome: The Empire that Shaped the World will be available to Museum guests June 4 thro...

by Jinger Bennett- LaGuardia   On our 10th anniversary of celebrating the Italian Cultural festival, Ferragosto, our hearts are heavy. This morning we lost a pillar in the Italian community, Giovanni Maschero, former Consul of Italy for Salt Lake City. A very warm, giving man, and active member in the Italian community, Giovanni made sure t...

The Colorado Belle hosts one of its most popular events loosely based on an established September tradition in many other places across America—the Feast of San Gennaro—an Italian festival that is growing nationally.   For their Italian Festival, set for Friday-Sunday, September 27-29, the Belle has a fine recipe in place. You start with the...

The Nevada Museum of Art is bringing a taste of Florence to the Biggest Little City through its new Italian Baroque exhibit.   The exhibit doesn't open until this weekend, but the museum gave us a sneak peek with a special tour guide the man who's been collecting these paintings for decades. "This is the largest collection of Baroque pa...

Reno is home to many festivals that attracts thousands. One of the most highly anticipated events for food lovers is the Eldorado Great Italian Festival that celebrates the food, music and culture of Italy.   Host Mellisa Paul chatted with Gregg Carano, Eldorado Resort Casino Vice President of Food and Beverage about the event that has been...

By Christine Young Monsignor Joseph Mayo's recent assignment as pastor of Saint John the Baptist Parish prompted Marianne Fratto Brunatti and her sister, Diane Fratto Chase, both parishioners of the parish, to find the family history book and, in particular, a photograph of the Italians who immigrated to Utah from Grimaldi, Italy during the early...