by Christopher Barca   For the second straight year, Community Board 5 voted to keep Fresh Pond Road between Woodbine and Menahan free of revelers in early September. In a 27-8 decision, the board turned down an application by the Federazione Italo-Americana di Brooklyn and Queens to host its 23rd annual street fair from Sept. 8 to 11,...

La Festa della Madonna della Libera, also known as A Taste of Italy, takes place the last weekend of June every year. The Cecemaggiore Club in Oakville's Taste of Italy gets underway on Friday and runs through Sunday. The annual weekend-long festival celebrates the members' Italian heritage and includes traditional dancing, live music, novelti...

By Anthony D'Alessandro   Quite often, whenever a country selects its foreign film submission, Oscar bloggers stand baffled wondering why the populist choice by American critics' standards wasn't chosen. Such was the case this year when many would have bet the vineyard that Nanni Moretti's Mia Madre was the top choice.   After al...

by Matt Conti It's June in the North End! That means the beginning of the saint processions and feasts! First up is this Sunday, June 5th with the procession of Santa Maria di Anzano. The complete Summer 2016 Feast Schedule is shown below. Viva! North End. Italian Feasts & Processions. Summer 2016- June 5, 2016 – Santa Maria Di Anza...

The 2013 Italia American Association of Oceans Township had one of the "best ever" events this year, according to Joe Delano, who chaired the 5-day festival. The Grand 50-50 raffle took in $35,000. The net of $17,500 was divided three ways, with 35% going to top first winner, 10% to second and 5% to third place.   Pizza eating and hot dog co...

September 19th—22nd, 2013 Holy Family Church28 Brookline AvenueNutley, NJ 07110Rectory: (973) 667-0026   Feast hours:Thursday, September 19th, 6—10 PMFriday, September 20th, 6—11 PMSaturday, September 21st, 4—11 PMSunday, September 22nd, Noon—9 PM   Read more    Fonte: Magna Grece    

The San Diego Italian Film Festival welcomes you to its 7th season starting Saturday, October 19 through Saturday, November 2. This year's festival brings an exciting line up of fourteen extraordinary films loaded with culture and talent.   Embracing the community through partnerships, the SDIFF has expanded venues to include Museum of Photo...

Last weekend (Sept. 27th–28th), members of the Società Santa Fortunata di New York celebrated the Feast of Santa Fortunata, beloved patroness of Baucina, Sicily. The two day celebration, full of pomp and pageantry, began at the society clubhouse (7701 17th Ave.) in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, and culminated with Mass at Regina Pacis Church (1230 65th St...

by Pamela Silvestri   Called the "Feast of All Feasts" by organizers, the San Gennaro street festival is ready to roll for 2015. The event, which attracts over a million revelers in a salute to the Patron Saint of Naples, Italy, is set for Sept. 10-20.   1. THE HISTORY Little Italy's San Gennaro festival began in 1926, a celebration...

The Harrison County Commission has rejected a funding request from the Italian Heritage Festival board.The board will now have to look elsewhere for an additional $3,000 to help fund the 'Glow In The Park Run' this Saturday. The commission has already granted funding for the festival over Labor Day Weekend.   Commissioner Bernie Fazzini note...