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Family Festa, San Jose, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

The 34th Annual Italian Family Festa in Little Italy San Jose

The people came to enjoy a weekend of everything Italian and they were not disappointed. From the sounds of accordions, the beautiful tenor voice of...
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The Old Country and New Western – A Singing Cowboy’s Tale

When you think of Italians and music, you might just think of the great opera composers, Verdi, Puccini, Rossini, or the powerful voices of Caruso,...
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History was made in Little Italy San Jose

The Italian American Heritage Foundation (IAHF) was full of excitement at their annual Scholarship Dinner. Because of the generosity of their...
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Italian Family Festa – Helping to Preserve California History

The Italian American Heritage Foundation, hosts of the Italian Family Festa being held on August 23 and 24, will have Adrian Nestor, of the Romaggi...
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Frank Fiscalini a Man Beyond Description

He has been referred to as a Renaissance man, a community leader, a man of conviction, a loyal champion of causes, and an all around great guy. While...
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Coro Brenta at Italian American Heritage Foundation

OH WHAT A NIGHT, the night the Coro Brenta di Tione came to Italian American Heritage Foundation (IAHF), April 27. Due to scheduling challenges,...
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Irene Dalis – Farewell to a San Jose Legend

The community will say farewell to the San Jose native and legend, Irene Dalis, the founder and driving force of Opera San Jose, as she prepares to...
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The Italian American Experience in San Jose – Where it all began

Little Italy San Jose is reviving the original Italian Settlement in San Jose which dates back to the 1880’s. We thought we would elaborate on the...
La Piccola Scuola nel Parco, San Jose, Italian language, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

La Piccola Scuola nel Parco – An Italian Cultural Experience

As I have gotten older, I have felt the need to re-connect with so many aspects of my life. In 2009, I made a decision, and that was to come home. In...
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“Little Italy San Jose” Not just an organization, but an official destination

Little Italy San Jose is a Non Profit Organization dedicated to the revival of the original Italian Settlement in San Jose dating back to the 1880’s...
The highlight of the day was the Grape Stomp alla I Love Lucy. Photo credit: Nickolas Marinelli.

The 33rd annual San Jose’s Italian Family Festa

For the thirty-third year, the Italian American Heritage Foundation held its much-anticipated signature event, the Italian Family Festa. The weather...
From Ravioli to Salsicce, and from Sfingi to Spaghetti, there is no shortage of Italian delicacies at the Italian Family Festa. Photo credit: Nickolas Marinelli

San Jose Italian Family Festa 2013

As festa season in the San Francisco Bay Area continues to unfold, Italians, Italian-Americans and Italophiles are gathering to gorge on all the...