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      By STAFF
      Aug. 6. 2017.

      Guido Grasso

      On day three of Montreal’s Italian Week, the festival makes a pit stop in Laval – a first in it’s 24-year history. From 2:00PM to 8:00PM at Lausanne Park (425 rue de Lausanne), festival goers can enjoy an exhibit of Fiat 500 cars, food kiosks,
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      By Agata De Santis
      Aug. 3. 2017.

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      Starting tomorrow (August 4, 2017) and for the next ten days, Montrealers will be celebrating all things Italian. The 24th edition of Montreal’s Italian Week will take place in various neighborhoods and feature music, film, art, culture and food. For the first time in its
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      By STAFF
      Jun. 28. 2017.

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      Everyone’s favorite Italian card game returns to Montreal’s Italian Week! Montreal’s Italian Week is set to hold its fifth annual Scopa tournament on August 12 and 13, 2017. For Italians and Italian-Canadians, Scopa was and is the card game to play at social gatherings. Scopa – which translates as “broom” – is an
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      By Agata De Santis
      Jun. 11. 2017.

      Ottawa Italian Week

      Now in its 43rd year, the Ottawa Italian Week Festival is officially underway in Canada’s capital. With festivities mostly centered around Ottawa’s Little Italy on Preston Street, there are activities and entertainment for all ages and tastes. Tony Mariani has attended every edition of Italian Week
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      By STAFF
      Jun. 1. 2017.

      For the first time in its seven-year lifespan, June is officially Italian Heritage Month across Canada! Although the status was technically only recognized in Ontario since 2010, over the years cities all across Canada have unofficially celebrated with various activities and events. Last month, on May
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      By Agata De Santis
      Dec. 4. 2016.

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      On Thursday, Montreal’s Casa d’Italia opened its third annual Young Italian Canadian Artists Exhibition. Running until December 11, 2016, the small exhibit features a variety of exceptional original works by some of the up and coming artists of the Italian community of Montreal. Mimmo Scali’s
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      By Agata De Santis
      Sep. 15. 2016.

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      Twenty years after its first staging, playwright and actor Tony Calabretta’s breakthrough play, Damn Those Wedding Bells!, returns to the Montreal stage. This time, Calabretta is teaming up with director Antonio DiVerdis – under the Pellegrini Productions banner – and the Leonardo da Vinci Centre
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