Results tagged with 'festa italiana'
Published July 17, 2015
Every band has at least a small group of devoted fans cheering it on and supporting it on its way to the spotlight. The retro "nu-wop" family band The Bronx Wanderers, coming to Festa Italiana this weekend, is no different - except some of those devoted fans just happen to be entertainment icons from their hometown neighborhood, including Dion DiMucci, Tony Orlando and Oscar-nominated actors Chazz Palminteri and Danny Aiello.
Published July 15, 2015
When Festa Italiana starts up this Friday at Henry Maier Festival Park, many will flock down to the lakefront to gulp down some real authentic Italian food and wine. Yet some of the most revered tastes of Italian culture coming to town this weekend are wholly inedible: the lovingly crafted and almost identical replicas of the country's most famous sites - this year including a 50-foot duplicate of the iconic Trevi Fountain.
Published July 13, 2015
Last week, Milwaukee lost a talented, dedicated, hard-working historian. But when former Italian Community Center president Mario Carini died on July 7, at the age of 78, Milwaukee's Italian community lost a force of nature.
Published May 23, 2015
A summer in Milwaukee isn't complete without attending a festival or two. Loaded with live music performances, tasty food from local venues, children's activities and refreshing beverages, this list of cultural, art, music and food festivals will guarantee some long days and nights of fun in Milwaukee's summer sun.
Published Nov. 5, 2013
USA Today's 10best.com has posted a slideshow of the best places to "Discover Italian Heritage in America's Neighborhoods." And on that list is Milwaukee's Festa Italiana.
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