JUST ANNOUNCED! A TASTE OF LITTLE ITALY, A FUNDRAISER FOR THE 2017 LITTLE ITALY BALTIMORE MADONNARI ARTS FESTIVAL! Join us for an evening of exquisite food, wine and beer, music and art on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 from 5-7pm at the KOHLER Signature Store on Albemarle and Fawn Streets. Tickets are $35 and include food and a glass of Prosecco on arrival. Cash Bar. Purchase tickets here.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF THE FABULOUS ARTISTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL! You distinguished yourselves with exquisite street paintings and a spirit that brought new life and beauty to our Little Italy. We also thank the wonderful performing artists, culinary artists, the judges, sponsors, the members of Columbus Celebrations, Inc. and the Associated Italian American Charities of Maryland, the City of Baltimore employees, our press and promotional partners, our planning committee members and volunteers who contributed to our glorious Second Annual Little Italy Baltimore Madonnari Arts Festival! Grazie! You are each an honored member of our extended Little Italy community!
The winners of the competition are as follows:
Classical: First Place – ToMo, Second Place – Andrea Starinieri, Third Place – Flavio Coppola
Contemporary: First Place – Carlos Alberto Garcia, Second Place – Jennifer Chaparro and Mercedes Chaparro, Third Place – K.C. Linn
People’s Choice: Carlos Alberto Garcia
Congratulations to Matteo Appignani, our First Place winner and winner of the People’s Choice award, to Katie Better, our Second Place winner, and Heejun Ahn and John Gingrich, our Third Place winners.
Thank you to the residents of Little Italy, to the owners, operators and staff of the Little Italy restaurants and businesses, to our organizers, our sponsors, our volunteers, our judges, members of the press, city officials and most of all, to the artists who have changed Little Italy forever with their creative energy and enthusiasm. The beautiful chalk drawings may fade but the memories of this exquisite event and the knowledge that we can work together as a community to stage a world class arts festival is a lasting gift. This year’s festival was the beginning of a new tradition in Baltimore…Get ready for the Little Italy Baltimore Madonnari Arts Festival 2016!
Cyd and Germano
October 12, 2015