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Lenten Prayer Pretzel

March 2021
Did you know that the pretzel is a traditional food for lent? In fact, the pretzel was actually invented in order to be a simple Lenten snack!  Around the year 610, an Italian monk made a treat for the children who had learned to recite their...


Italian Love

February 2021
They say Italians did not invent love, we just perfected it. We can, however, take credit for inventing Valentine’s Day. Now, I will admit although the cynical assertion that the holiday was started by chocolatiers, florists and greeting card...


Irma Silverii

January 2021
Irma Silverii ci ha lasciati lo scorso 15 Dicembre, a Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. Assistita e confortata dall'affetto della sua famiglia, si è spenta nella pace del Signore, la cara ed amata Irma Silverii in Falorio di anni 87. Ricordandola a...


St. Rocco’s Festival Will Look A Little Different This Year

September 2020
In what would have been its 106th year, St. Rocco Church’s parish festival is amongst the long list of events around the world that has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. While festivalgoers may not get to see the annual greased pole...


The Italian American Dream

March 2020
Italian Americans have made their mark on American history since arriving from Italy during the late 1880’s. By 1920, more than four million Italians called the U.S. their home. While the majority suffered prejudice and hardships, many were able to...


Cleveland Pops Honors the Russo Brothers at 2019 G-Clef Gala

September 2019
The Cleveland Pops Orchestra is pleased to honor the Russo Brothers at the 2019 G-Clef Gala on Saturday, Oct. 19. Cleveland Pops will pay tribute to Joseph and Anthony Russo for their contributions to the arts. The event, beginning at 6:00 p.m.,...


Il Cenacolo Italiano di Cleveland - Celebrates Annual Dinner

July 2019
On June 7, Il Cenacolo Italiano di Cleveland concluded its 91st program season with a four-course dinner preceded by Prosecco and stuzzecchini. Forty-four people were in attendance. This year, Il Cenacolo’s annual dinner was followed by...


The Next Rocco Scotti?

July 2019
A soli 16 anni, il giovane aspirante tenore di origine italiana Giovanni Castiglione ha già dimostrato di unire talento a passione e di sentirsi perfettamente a proprio agio di fronte al pubblico delle occasioni speciali. Lo scorso maggio, infatti,...


“Freedom and democracy incompatible with those who always look for enemies”

July 2019
The President of the Republic of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, June 2. “Freedom and democracy are not compatible with those who fuel conflicts, with those who aim at creating senseless opposition between identities, with those who foment clashes, with...


July Birthdays

July 2019
Many of our favorite Italians were born in the summer month of July. Gina Lollobrigida, one of the most popular European actresses and an iconic sex symbol of the 1950s, was born on July 4 in Subiaco, Lazio, Italy. She celebrates her 92nd birthday...


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