La Gazzetta Italiana

Italian American Museum of Cleveland

July 2021
In May, signs went up in the windows of 12111 Mayfield Road in Cleveland’s Little Italy announcing the Italian American Museum of Cleveland (IAMCLE). It is slated to open sometime this summer. IAMCLE was founded on Columbus Day 2020 when Hon....


Nominate an Honoree for 2021 Cleveland Italian American Heritage Month

July 2021
Nominations for Honorees to be recognized during Cleveland Italian American Heritage Month in October 2021 are being requested by the Cleveland Italian American Heritage Committee. The categories for nomination include:  Arts & Culture,...


Little Italy Bringing Back Feast of the Assumption for 2021

July 2021
Get ready to feast on some Italian food, Cleveland. Little Italy’s popular Feast of the Assumption festival will return this August, according to a press statement from Mayor Frank Jackson. It follows the festival’s cancelation in 2020, due to the...


Opera in the Italian Garden 2021

July 2021
We know it has been a challenging year for everyone and we also know many of you enjoy attending “Opera in the Italian Garden” each year. This popular concert presented by the Italian Cultural Gardent Foundation each year highlights two of Italy’s...


NIAF Provides More Than Quarter of a Million Dollars in Scholarships and Fellowships in 2021 

July 2021
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce it has awarded more than a quarter of a million dollars in direct aid to outstanding Italian Americans in 2021 alone. “As the premier Italian American organization, we are very...


NIAF Names Robert Allegrini as President

July 2021
This past May, the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) announced and welcomed its new president, Robert V. Allegrini. Mr. Allegrini is a public relations and hospitality executive, author, civic leader and diplomat who brings a wealth of...


"Angels Unawares" Scuplture on U.S. Tour

July 2021
For over 25 years, Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz has been sculpting large-scale sculptures. He is a figurative artist with his pieces installed worldwide. Some of his most reputed pieces are installed in historical churches in Rome and at the...


“Luca” a Disney Pixar animated movie

July 2021
Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, Disney and Pixar’s original feature film “Luca” is a coming-of-age story about one young boy experiencing an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. Luca...


Road to the Lemon Grove

July 2021
A film starring Burt Young (“Rocky”), Nick Mancuso (“Ticket to Heaven”), Rossella Brescia (Italian TV star and Italy's Prima Ballerina), Charly Chiarelli (Sicilian "Spalding Grey"), Loreena McKennitt (Multi-Platinum Recording Artist) and SUBSCRIBE...


Potentially Dangerous: When it was a Crime to be Italian

July 2021
It was once a crime to be Italian. That is what “Potentially Dangerous,” a documentary that explores a little-known era when Italian Americans were “Enemy Aliens” during WWII, reveals. As America crept closer to its second World War, the U.S....


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