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LITTLE ITALY FEST-WEST
WHERE: Centennial Park, Lake Street and Rohlwing Road, Addison
WHEN: 5 to 10 p.m. Aug. 24, 5 to 11 p.m. Aug. 25, noon to 11 p.m. Aug. 26 and noon to 9 p.m. Aug. 27
COST & INFO: $10 for adults and $3 for children 15 and younger; $50 VIP tickets to Sal Valentinetti or Bronx Wanderers, $20 standard tickets to Sal Valentinetti, $25 standard tickets to Bronx Wanderers (concert tickets include admission to festival); arcadalive.com/onesti-festivals
ABOUT: The smell of authentic Italian food and the sounds of Sinatra, Prima and Valli will once again fill the air of Centennial Park as the annual Little Italy Fest-West returns to Addison. This celebration of Italian culture features entertainment from Italian-American singers from around the nation, including Sal "The Voice" Valentinetti, who won Heidi Klum’s golden buzzer on season 11 of “America’s Got Talent," and Bronx Wanderers, who will perform their only show outside Las Vegas this year.