On Sunday, December 15, the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum will host a day of holiday celebration. Beginning with Christmas Breakfast Buffet at 11:30 a.m., the day will include games and treats for the whole family. The museum will also unveil its newly enhanced presepio (nativity scene).   The tradition of the presepio began in 326 AD when Emperor...

This holiday season, spend Another Christmas With the Calamari Sisters. Stars of the public access cooking show Mangia Italiano, "sisters" Delphine and Carmela graduated to the big leagues of the Food Network. But they're coming back to WFAT with laughs, songs, spicy anecdotes and loads of holiday mayhem.   The dynamic duo will regale you wi...

Newpoli, Boston's Italian folk music ensemble, will hold its annual Christmas concert, Musica Di Natale: A Traditional Italian Christmas, Sunday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the YMCA Theatre, 820 Mass. Ave. Performers include Carmen Marsico, lead voice; Angela Rossi, lead voice; Bjorn Wennas, classical guitar/chitarra battente; Fabio Pirozzolo, vocals...

Cesidio Perruzza, italiano e immigrato, se ne sta in piedi in un cantiere edile, una specie di cratere spalancato sotto il cielo dicembrino. È la Vigilia di Natale, anche se l'anno è il 1931 e, in un anno così, sono in pochi a potere festeggiare.   Ma Perruzza e i suoi compagni, una cinquantina di operai, sono andati a Midtown Manhattan per ritir...

Italian food specialist Gourmet Italian is pleased to offer the fresh flavors of Christmas in Italy—ready to be enjoyed by friends and family for the 2014 Christmas season.   The annual batch of panettone is in stock, along with the sweet nougat treat, torrone. A variety of imported panettone and torrone flavors and brands are now available...

Never heard of the Feast of the Seven Fishes? You may soon. It's a Southern Italian meatless Christmas Eve meal, celebrated in many Italian-American homes, especially on parts of the East Coast.   "La Vigilia" is relatively unknown in south Louisiana, where Sicilian descendents have kept alive the St. Joseph's Day tradition. The feast has so...

Christmas markets are a beloved tradition in Italy; among them, one of the most famous and the first to open is the Santa Lucia Fair (Fiera di Santa Lucia) in Bologna, beginning today. The Santa Lucia market dates back to the late 16th century, when it was held in front of the church by the same name (now the Aula Magna of the University of Bologna...

On December 6th, 2014, Award winning restaurant Tuscan Kitchen and Italian-style market Tuscan Market in Salem, NH will host its 3rd Annual Tree Lighting. Open to kids of all ages, the annual festival will include a visit from Santa, food, drinks and good holiday cheer!   Santa Claus will arrive at 1:00PM at Tuscan Market to greet merry make...

Local community members will have the chance to enjoy some Italian-style Christmas entertainment at Jersey City's Casa Colombo during its seventh Annual Christmas Concert and Sing Along celebration.   Sunday's celebration, scheduled to start at 4 p.m., will feature Michael Aromondo and his Metropolitan Festival Band, an Italian street musica...

650 tonnellate di sabbia dolomitica utilizzata. 460 metri quadrati di area espositiva. Scultori di fama mondiale intervenuti per dare forma e anima all'immenso presepe di Sand Nativity, giunto quest'anno alla 13° edizione (Jesolo, 7 dicembre 2014 – 1 febbraio 2015).   Un viaggio artistico iniziato nel 2002 e capace di portare nella celeberri...