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The day after Thanksgiving, the best soccer players from the United States and England will reignite an old rivalry at the 2022 World Cup. Three points are on the line, but it’s more than that for the players on the pitch. There’s too much historical significance to fit into this script, but the teams’ soccer histories can be summed up by one word:...

For 37 years, the annual “Viviano Variety Show” benefit has operated by the theatrical credo of “the show must go on!” But as Geoffrey Chaucer wrote during medieval times, “All good things must come to an end.” And so it is that the “Viviano Variety Show,” a holiday tradition for many Kansas City area families, will have its 38th and last performan...

When: 17 Nov 2022 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM - Where: The Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St. Paul, 250 Third Ave. N, Suite 625, Minneapolis, MN 55401 As part of our series ITALIAN AMERICANS: MORE THAN 200 YEARS IN THE MAKING, dedicated to exploring the history and heritage of the millions of Italians who emigrated to the United States and demy...

Matt Quatraro is the latest Italian American to manage a club in Major League Baseball. The Rays announced his hiring on Sunday night. Most recently a bench coach in Tampa, he signed a three-year contract with an option for 2026. He was also a hitting coach with the Indians from 2014-2017. An All-American player at Old Dominion University, he made...

When: 05 Nov 2022 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM - Where: Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St. Paul  As part of our series ITALIAN AMERICANS: MORE THAN 200 YEARS IN THE MAKING, dedicated to exploring the history and heritage of the millions of Italians who emigrated to the United States and demystifying stereotypes, we are delighted to announce ou...

The ICC is proud to present VISIONI PASOLINIANE: FUOCHI SEGRETI. A Contemporary Dance Performance by Compagnia Artemis Danza/Monica Casadei. For the fist time in Minneapolis. October 22, 2022. Reserve your spot here. FREE or with suggested donation. The performance is a tribute to Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922-1975), one of the greatest artists and int...

When: 12 Oct 2022 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Where: Weisman Art Museum, 333 E River Road Minneapolis, MN 55455. The exhibition on show at the Weisman Museum of Art, “Capturing Change: The Urban Images of Berenice Abbott and Giovanni Battista Piranesi”, offers a rare opportunity to admire together the works of two masters, twentieth century American...

Cirque Italia, the world-renowned Italian entertainment company is bringing their outstanding performance, “Water Circus Silver” from September 22 – 25 at the Miller Hill Mall in Duluth. There are seven show times to choose from. These talented entertainers bring a traveling stage holds 35,000 gallons of water. According to the Cirque Italia websit...

You are invited to the 5th Annual Ferragosto at the Enterprise Pavilion at Shaw Park in Clayton! Ferragosto is the largest Italian summer festival of the year where all are invited to taste and experience contemporary Italian cuisine and culture. We will serve plenty of food, from antipasto to salsiccia and traditional Italian luganighe. Wine, beer...

The international comedy hit My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm in Therapy!, featuring actor & comedian Peter J. Fogel, will be coming to the Lakewood Cultural Center for 3 weeks only from August 3-21, 2022. One part lasagna, one part kreplach, and two parts Prozac, you don't have to be Jewish or Italian to appreciate this show. All you...

The circus captures the imagination of young and old alike. For another year, Zoppé: an Italian Circus will bring this ageless form of entertainment to Fraser from July 22 to Aug. 1. The circus takes places in a touring Big Top with international circus professionals, and features “acrobatic feats, equestrian showmanship, canine capers, clowning an...

When you think of gondolas you typically think of Italy, right? Well, you don't have to travel all the way to Italy to experience a gondola ride, although that would be really cool. You can take a beautiful gondola ride right here in Minnesota. I feel like Stillwater gets brought up a lot when we're talking about unique things to do or see in Minne...