La Gazzetta Italiana

Italian American History Presentation in Liberty Township

July 2018
The William H. McGuffey Historical Society hosted La Gazzetta contributing writer Ben Lariccia and award-winning realtor Connie Tarr-Bostardi to speak before the group on local Italian American history at its May 19 meeting. Richard Scarsella,...


Italy in July

July 2018
If you’re looking for sunshine and heat, Italy is the place to be in July. It’s high season for tourism so crowds and high prices are also the norm. However, this shouldn’t deter you from visiting the country during this month. The...


Cleveland Italian Film Festival 2018

July 2018
The Cleveland Italian Film Festival 2018 showcasing award-winning films from Italy opens Sept. 13 - Oct. 4, 2018 at the Cedar Lee Theater in Cleveland Heights, the Atlas Cinemas Eastgate in Mayfield Hts. and the Capitol Theatre in Gordon Square...


Il Cenacolo Celebrates 90 Years

July 2018
Il Cenacolo Italiano di Cleveland celebrated its 90th anniversary on June 8, 2018 when 66 members and guests filled the ballroom at Judson Manor. After an hour of socializing over prosecco and appetizers, President Carmela Mitra began the formal...


July 2018 Events

July 2018
July 1-31, Arena di Verona, Verona. The Roman Arena in Verona is one Italy’s most spectacular settings for outdoor opera. It’s summer opera season runs all summer long.July 1-31, Puccini Festival, Tuscany. Giacomo Puccini lived in a villa in Torre...


Italy and Malta are in a diplomatic spat over migrant arrivals

July 2018
Italy and Malta are in a diplomatic spat over migrant arrivals. Italy’s new Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Matteo Salvini, has called out the Maltese government for reportedly refusing to aid a migrant rescue ship which was stranded...


Italy's new Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said that Russia should return to the G8

July 2018
Italy’s new Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said that Russia should return to the G8 in one of his first foreign policy statements. Commenting from the G7 summit in Canada where the leaders of Italy, France, Germany, the UK, Japan, Canada, and the...


A priest found 36,000 euros in cash inside the confession booth

July 2018
A priest found 36,000 euros in cash inside the confession booth of the Santa Maria delle Grazie alle Fornaci church in Rome last month. The carabinieri are investigating to determine if the cash is clean or found to be ill-gotten. SUBSCRIBE...


Although Italians failed to qualify for the World Cup a little bit of Italy will be represented at the games

July 2018
Although the Italians failed to qualify for the World Cup this year, still leaving a very bitter taste in the mouths of many, a little bit of Italy will be represented at the games. Italian sportswear company, Errea, has been in a partnership with...


A little-known actor won Best Actor at the Cannes film festival

July 2018
A little-known actor won Best Actor at the Cannes film festival last month for his portrayal of a cocaine-dealing dog groomer who faces down a local heavy in an urban western. Working as a caretaker at a social center for former prisonersSUBSCRIBE...


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