Planned by Alice Biagini under the auspices of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce (IACC), this event was promoted as "The Authentic Italian Table," an evening of fine dining, a showcase for new Italian products trying to find distributors along with signature dishes from New York's top-tiered Italian restaurants.   And there was also a Ci...

American actor Mark Ruffalo, two time nominee for the Oscar and played the role in the Marvel action blockbuster "Hulk in Avengers: Age of Ultron", will receive a special prize during his appareance as one of the special guests at the Giffoni Film Festival, an international festival for children's films.   On Saturday, Ruffalo has met the fi...

by Chiara Beghelli It's very typical among Italians to claim "the olive oil from my region is the best one." Who knows, maybe it's a kind of legacy of the ancient fight between "Comuni," the capital cities of small territories, in Medieval times. Anyway, there is no question that the olive oil from Umbria region is really among the best of It...

by Ashlie Walter  CLARKSBURG —A basketball coach, a lawyer, a McDonald's franchisee and a councilwoman are among this year's West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival honorees.Joe Retton is the Italian-American Man of the Year, Sharon Flanery is the Italian-American Woman of the Year, John Ebert is the Honorary Italian Man of the Year and Marga...

ArtsNaples World Festival a ten-day festival that will take place May 1 through 10 in Naples and feature a magnificent array of performances, exhibits, films, and experiences celebrating the cultural arts of Italy - is pleased to announce that it will open with a Venetian Masquerade on Thursday, May 1 at 7:00 p.m. at The Club at Olde Cypress. &nbs...

When it comes to cultural celebrations, the borough – host of the state's biggest St. Patrick's Day parade every year – is no stranger to honoring Irish heritage.   For the past three years, however, the borough's Main Street has been blocked off for one weekend in September as Belmar and St. Rose Parish celebrate the Italian culture and mor...

by Kevin D'Angelo The Society of Our Lady of the Snow, a cultural nucleus of Italian-American tradition in Greenpoint / Williamsburg is marking its 125th anniversary this year. The celebration begins on Saturday, July 27th, with a 7:00PM candlelight procession, from its hall at 410 Graham Avenue to St. Francis de Paola Church. Over the next ten da...

By Ashlie Walter The 25th annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Pasta Cook-Off is expected to be fun for both cooks and eaters alike on Saturday in Jackson Square Parking Facility. Cook time is at 9 a.m. and taste and judging begins at noon.   Read more   Source: http://www.exponent-telegram.com  

Aficionado's of Italian culture, as seen through its world famous cinema, are being treated to an Summer Outdoor Italian Film Festival in San Diego's Amici Park. The Festival has been filling the Park's Amphitheater every Saturday night, all summer, with recent and classic Italian films, with English subtitles.   The Festival director, Giuse...

Here are some highlights of the Feast: Saturday 2 PM - 4 PM: Red Sox World Series Trophies at the FeastSaturday 2:30 PM: Sinatra Live show by Chris JasonSaturday 4 PM - 6 PM: Mix 104.1 Joins the FeastSaturday 6:30 PM: Procession with the SaintsSaturday 6:45 PM: Healing Service with Holy Oils and Relics Saturday 7 PM - 11 PM: "The Reminisants" Per...