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38th Columbus Italian Festival, Oct. 6-8

September 2017 |
“For 38 years, the Columbus Italian Festival brings ‘Faith, Family and Friends’ (our festival motto) together, everything Italian: with traditions, food and entertainment for the Central-Ohio Community,” states Mike Cua, the festival’s 2017...

Saving History - Looking Back at Opera in Cleveland

September 2017 |
Opera has a significant presence in the city of Cleveland. There are a number of local opera companies that offer performances year-round such as The Cleveland Opera Company (formerly known as Opera Per Tutti), The Cleveland Opera and the recently...

Saving History - Learning About Italian Heritage

October 2017 |
Each October we celebrate Italian Heritage Month. The Italian flag is flown at Cleveland City Hall and an event is held there on the first Monday of the month in celebration. Many Italian American organizations throughout the region sponsor...

Annual Chalk Festival to Take Place in Fine Arts Garden

September 2017 |
The Cleveland Museum of Art’s Annual Chalk Festival will be taking place at the Fine Arts Garden. This tradition began more than two decades ago in 1990. The event this year will be taking place on Saturday, September 16 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and...

Fall Italian Language Classes at WRHS Cleveland History Center

September 2017 |
You can learn Italian this Fall at the WRHS Cleveland History Center in classes taught by Serena Scaiola. Serena is a native speaker of Italian with many years of teaching experience at all levels. She will teach two classes, Beginner Italian I and...

65th Wedding Anniversary

September 2017 |
Congratulations go out to Sam and Marie Tomaselli, who celebrated 65 years of marriage on August 9th. After growing up in Little Italy and attending school together, the childhood sweethearts were wed in 1952 at Holy Rosary Church. They raised four...

Cleveland Italian American Heritage Committee Announces 2017 Italian Heritage Month Honorees

September 2017 |
For the last 12 years, the Cleveland Italian American Heritage Committee, whose Honorary Co-Chairs are Mayor Frank Jackson and Councilman Matt Zone, has organized a ceremony to celebrate Italian Heritage Month at Cleveland City Hall. Part of the...

Saving History: Ria TerraNova Webb Preserves Her Family Stories

August 2017 |
Another personal history has found its way into the Italian American Collection. As I mentioned previously, these personal family histories, memoirs, bios, stories, remembrances – whatever you want to call them - are some of my favorite items in...

August Festivals

August 2017 |
Greater Youngstown Italian Fest Friday, August 4th - Sunday August 6thwww.youngstownitalianfest.org Warren Italian FestivalThursday, August 10 - Sunday August 13th  Check out www. warrenitalianfestival.com Holy Rosary in Little Italy Feast...
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