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THE NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION
EVENTI
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The Art of Italian Wine Pairing: How to Create Unforgettable Times at the Table
October 20
 
6 p.m. ET
Zoom
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NIAF 47th Anniversary Gala
October 29
 
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington, D.C.
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Arizona Regional Gala
January 28, 2023
 
Arizona Biltmore Hotel
Phoenix, Ariz.
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SALA STAMPA
NIAF News
 
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NIAF Announces Lecture Series Intended to Rectify Columbus' Legacy
 
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce this year's Dr. A. Kenneth Ciongoli lecture series that will examine the basis of distorting Columbus' legacy. It will take place on select college campuses through the NIAF on Campus program.
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Discover Italy's Endless Contributions to the Contemporary World at the NIAF Forum
 
The National Italian American Foundation will host NIAF Forum—a series of seminars that are relevant to various aspects of the Italy-U.S. relationship during the NIAF Gala Weekend.
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Opportunity for High School Students
 
Since 1996, NIAF has proudly joined with the National Christopher Columbus Association (NCCA) to sponsor an annual national essay contest on a topic related to Christopher Columbus for high school students throughout the United States. Contest opens on October 1.
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AUGURI
Member Spotlight
 
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Rossella Rago
 
Congratulazioni to NIAF friend and past New York Gala honoree Rossella Rago on the publication of her third cookbook, Cooking with Nonna: Sunday Dinners with la Famiglia! In her cookbook she partners once again with her beloved Nonna Romana to help you host memorable and delicious Sunday dinners. With 130 easy-to-follow recipes, accompanied by beautiful photographs and heartwarming stories of food and family from New York and Puglia, Rossella and Nonna provide all the inspiration you need to gather friends and loved ones around your table. Order now on Amazon.
 
AMICI
Sponsor Spotlight
 
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Eataly
 
Bring authentic Italian products direct to your doorstep, without the plane ticket to Italy. NIAF Members receive 15% off a one-time purchase. Unlock the discount code on the members only section of the NIAF website.
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COMUNITA'
Italian American Happenings & Resources
 
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The Los Angeles Italian Festival
 
October 1 -2: The Los Angeles Italian Festival is the place to taste, hear and experience the food, music, culture and diversity of the Italian heritage in the film and television capital of the world. Join Joe Mantegna and celebrity Chef Eva for the two-day event in the heart of Hollywood.
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Bella Notte Dinner and Show with Sal "The Voice" in Tampa, Fla.
 
October 7: Join the Italian Club of Tampa for a cabaret-style dinner show with Sal "The Voice" Valentinetti and a seven-piece orchestra. The evening will feature cocktails, appetizers, dinner and a 90-minute show with NBC's America's Got Talent Sal "The Voice". Seating is limited. Proceeds will benefit the Italian Club Building & Cultural Trust Fund.
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9th Annual Columbus Day Dinner and Dance in Gulfport, Miss.
 
October 8: The Golf Coast Italian American Cultural Society will host a Columbus Day celebration at The Great Southern Club with keynote speaker the Hon. Dominick Impastato, Councilman, District 4, New Orleans. The evening will feature an Italian menu, live music and dancing.
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Italian Heritage Parade in San Francisco, Calif.
 
October 9: San Francisco's Italian American Community celebrates the Italian Heritage Festival & Parade, featuring Italian and Italian American dignitaries, music, performances, floats, and representatives of Italian and Italian American organizations and businesses. Parade kicks-off at 12:30 p.m.
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Festa Italiana in Laguna Woods, Calif.
 
October 9: The Los Angeles Comites presents Festa Italiana at the BH Center in Orange County, for an afternoon (2 – 5 p.m.) of festivities, food, wine, music and entertainment for the whole family. Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles Silvia Chiave and Deputy Consul of Italy in Los Angeles Pietro Bellinghieri will be in attendance. Free and open to the public.
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Italian Heritage Festival in Peachtree City, Ga.
 
October 9: Celebrate Italy and the best things of Italy that are present in the USA at Peachtree City's 2nd Annual Italian Heritage Festival. The festive day will include an opera concert, gladiator demonstrations, wine tastings, Italian vendors, food and more.
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Italian Club Open House & Vendor Market in Tampa, Fla.
 
October 9: Learn about the Italian Club of Tampa, interact with members and families, and immerse yourself in the Italian culture, traditions and more at the 4th Annual Italian Club Open House & Vendor Market, from 12:00pm-4:00pm. This once a year, family-friendly event, will kick off October's Italian Heritage Month – and allows the Tampa Bay to visit the historic Italian Club with guided tours, music, food, and the first-ever vendor market!
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Italian Spotlight at Newport Beach Film Festival in Newport Beach, Calif.
 
October 18: The Newport Beach Film Festival will once again feature an Italian Spotlight with La Cena Perfetta. Tickets on sale now! Use code: Italian2022 for $5 off tickets to the Tuesday Oct. 18th screening. Tickets include admission to the red carpet, film screening, and post party.
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Festa Italiana in San Pedro, Calif.
 
October 15 -16: Don't miss a two-day long celebration of the Italian culture in the heart of Little Italy in San Pedro, featuring authentic food, music and entertainment.
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