The Feast of San Gennaro will honor Italian jazz

The Grove/Farmers Market will welcome the fourth annual Precious Cheese Feast of San Gennaro LA presented by Ralphs, LA's most popular Italian food and cultural festival, for the second year in a row. The Feast of San Gennaro, which features rides, games, entertainment and the best Italian food in the city, will be held on September 23-25th on Grove Drive (between Beverly and 3rd). The festival will open September 22nd with Prima Notte, a star-studded charity gala hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla. The event will honor Italian jazz great Louis Prima and Keely Smith, his former wife, with Smith performing a tribute to their years together.

"Prima Notte" will feature an all-star tribute to Italian jazz master Louis Prima and Keely Smith. Money raised will go to benefit a wide variety of children's charities including Friends Sharing & Giving in Los Angeles, the Foundation's keystone program that mentors, supports and helps underprivileged children through lectures, workshops, field trips and scholarships.

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