WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from ... somewhere in the US! As October is the Italian Heritage month, I'm travelling around the East Coast and the Midwest to celebrate Italy in the US, the Italian Americans and meeting a lot of friends of We the Italians! What a wonderful, sparkling, enth...

Festa Italiana invites home cooks to enter their favorite easy-to-prepare Italian recipes in the festival's inaugual Chef's Choice Recipe Contest. A committee will select the top five, and those participants will be asked to present their dish to a judging panel at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 20 in the Cucina Showcase at Festa Italiana. The panel includes...

The Upper Midwest As immigrants from the different regions of Italy settled throughout the various regions of the United States, many brought with them a distinct regional Italian culinary tradition. Many of these foods and recipes developed into new favorites for the townspeople and later for Americans nationwide.   Detroit The growth of...

E' iniziata da pochi giorni (il 24 agosto fino al 17 novembre) una mostra tutta italiana al Museo d'arte di Oklaoma City, prima tappa di un tour americano che illustra attraverso dipinti di grandi Maestri della pittura italiana dal Medioevo, passando per il Rinascimento fino al XIX secolo. Prossime tappe: l' Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canad...

When in Milwaukee, do as the Italians do and celebrate La Famiglia at the annual Festa Italiana. Test your bocce ball skills, try crooning on the Italian Idol stage, watch the Pinocchio parade and let the kids enjoy their own activities and entertainment. Entertainment ranges from opera and jazz to accordionists and doo wop singers. Foodies should...

Next weekend's full closure of the I-94 westbound and eastbound will cause massive delays for thousands of Wisconsin drivers, but fear not: Festa Italiana is still on.   Organizers for the city's biggest Italian heritage festival, which runs next July 18-20 in Maier Festival Park, said that the event will not be affected by the closures for...

There is a reason sacred hymns are, well, sacred. Not only does their spiritual content speak powerfully to the faithful, but these songs are often ancient in age and steeped in ethnic identity.   Few cultures can rival the Italians as far as tradition and pride. And sacred music is an important piece of that tradition.   Read more &...

It's your lucky day! A replica of the Trevi Fountain is coming to Festa this year! Have you been to the Trevi in Italy? Submit a photo here for a FREE TICKET to Festa! Entering is simple.   Step 1: Submit a photo of you or your famiglia at the Trevi Fountain. Step 2: Receive a confirmation e-mail from the Festa famiglia. Step 3: Head...

Milwaukee's Italian families have a distinguished heritage, one that began in a great rush to the city shortly before the turn of the 19th century, when Italian immigrants poured into Milwaukee and quickly formed two distinct communities. The Bayview settlement was dominated by newcomers from northern and central Italy, many of whom took jobs in th...

Italy's ambassador to the United States visited Milwaukee Public Schools' Victory School for the Gifted and Talented and Italian Immersion on Monday. Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero visited and spoke with students, families and staff at the school, home to what is believed to be one of the first Italian Immersion programs in the country.   Re...