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Held annually during the month of October in Naples, Italy, ArteCinema: International Festival of Films on Contemporary Art was first established in 1996. Filmmakers, artists, scholars, curators, and the general public assemble from all parts of the world for four days to view, converse, and debate the works. This two-part program, organized in ass...

Columbus Celebrations, Inc. will be holding an Italian Heritage Festival in Baltimore's famous Little Italy on October 6, 2019, between the hours of 12:00 noon and 5:00 p.m. The festival will be held on Stiles and Exeter Streets and will be preceded by a Mass at St Leo's Church at 9:30 a.m., a Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Columbus Piazza at 11:00...

Chris Coccia has been chosen to be this year’s Grand Marshal for the 15th Annual Morris County Columbus Day Parade. Chris has been a long-time supporter of the parade as well as the owner of a successful real estate company the Coccia Real Estate Group in East Hanover.  Joining Chris is Anthony Iacullo Esq. of the law firm Iacullo Martino who will...

The owner of a popular Montgomery County-based pasta purveyor has passed away. Joseph A.M. 'Chip' Talluto, who owned Talluto's Authentic Italian Food, was 74. Talluto's features three branded retail stores located in Norristown, Ridley Park, and the Italian Market in Philadelphia. Talluto products are also served in grocery stores and restaurants a...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) will call the elegant Omni Shoreham Hotel home during the weekend of November 1-3, 2019, to celebrate its 44th Anniversary Gala Weekend. Throughout this unforgettable weekend, NIAF will be celebrating its 2019 Region of Honor, Molise, along with its impressive honorees who are outstanding members of t...

There is exciting news in the Eash Hanover School district! Natalee Vaccaro-Bartlett, Superintendent of the East Hanover Township School District, has been named the Woman of the Year by the Italian American Club and will be honored during the Columbus Day Parade. Natalee is known for her energetic approach in leading the school district. She is a...

Pete Palumbo, a Kane native, has found his true niche as he enjoys retirement. He’s conducted years of research on the flow of Italian immigrants to Kane and nearby communities more than a century ago. According to Palumbo, most of the Italian-American families in Kane can trace their roots to Calabria— a region of Italy that includes the “toe of t...

Sunday, October 6, 2019 • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St. Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Free for children 17 & under. Regular History Center admission rates apply for adults. Tu e la tua famiglia are cordially invited to commemorate your italianità at the History Center with a full day of interactive activities designed with K-1...

The Vendemmia Italian Wine Festival is returning to Wilmington on Sunday, October 13. The festival, which began in 2003, is returning to Wilmington after a four-year hiatus in the suburbs. When the festival re-located to Bellevue State Park outside of Wilmington, the city was under the administration of Mayor Dennis P. Williams. “At the time, the p...

Friday, October 4, 2019. 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM EDT. Fisher Fine Arts Library at The University of Pennsylvania, 220 S. 34th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. How cities are built reflects both the cultural values of our society as a whole and the way we humans address practical collective needs. The birth of cities has often been accompanied by the myth...

A Neapolitan pizza place plans to open a new location in the Mosaic District. Pupatella, a local Italian pizza chain, put up signage announcing their new location at 140 Penny Lane, adjacent to Penny Lane Park. The restaurant chain was founded in 2007 by Enzo Algarme, whose craving for authentic and homemade pizza inspired him to open his own pizze...

As an avid golfer who travels the world, Bill Oakley understands the nuances of course management. In each case as he has traversed the challenges of Scotland’s toughest links or navigating the challenges of Pebble Beach, the veteran show executive knows that on the course, success is based on reacting to change. It is with that very same spirit th...