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If you were unable to watch the show Community, journalist Stefano Salimbeni's story on the recent commemoration of the Adrian, Michigan 1901 train wreck victims is now available on the website http://www.stefanosalimbeni.com/2017/11/16/adrian-una-tragedia-volutamente-dimenticata-rai-italia/ Per coloro che non sono riusciti a vedere il programma Co...

An icy princess is terrified of love. A mysterious prince solves three riddles and melts her heart while breaking another's. Love triumphs, but it's complicated. Starring Amber Wagner, Stefano La Colla, Maria Agresta/Janai Brugger Turandot (1926), the final work of Giacomo Puccini's career, showcases the composer's magnificent melodic outpourings a...

When: From November 18, 2017 to January 7, 2018 - Where: Art Institute of Chicago (Gallery 209), 111 S Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60603 After its widely popular debut in 2013, our spectacular 18th-century Neapolitan crèche returns once again this holiday season. One of the very few and finest examples of such a work outside of Naples, the crèche is...

Chef Lidia Bastianich, Emmy award-winning TV host, best-selling cookbook author, restaurateur and co-owner of Eataly, visited Windy City Live to discuss her newest creation.Lidia revealed her latest cookbook "Lidia's Celebrate like an Italian" which she wrote with her daughter, Tanya. In the book, she shares recipes for nearly every celebration plu...

In occasione della XVII Settimana della lingua italiana nel mondo, il Comitato della Società Dante Alighieri nel Michigan ha promosso l’incontro dal titolo “Ferrante Fever” dedicato all’approfondimento delle opere di una delle scrittrici italiane più apprezzate e discusse degli ultimi anni, Elena Ferrante. L’evento è stato organizzato in collaboraz...

Every year, the Bellaire Sons of Italy feeds hundreds of hungry veterans via a spaghetti dinner. Roughly 354-to-400 of them, according to president Doug Hartlieb. The event began at 3 o'clock and continues through 7 p.m. “The veterans come in, we feed them and their family, and we like to make everything good for them because of what they've done f...

VETERANS DAY is Saturday. Carnevale 2017, an Italian festival-style celebration at Findlay’s Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, recently raised money for Flag City Honor Flight. Music and live performers, Italian specialties by chef Sam Fittante of the Bistro on Main, a live auction and more filled the evening. More than $123,000 was raised f...

The Kankakee County Lodge of the Sons of Italy goes on record supporting the Concerned Catholics of Kankakee in their effort to keep St. Rose Church open.• St. Rose was the host of the Sons of Italy meetings for many years and still has a vital role to play in the community.• St. Rose is the oldest Catholic parish in the city of Kankakee. It was fo...

Louis Vescio, 77, has fond memories of growing up in southern Italy with his parents and younger brother. The Sanford resident, who moved to the United States with his family in 1955 at the age of 15, remembers climbing fig trees and running through long rows of grapes in the vineyards. Their small hometown of Conflenti is located in Calabria, the...

When: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute - 500 N Michigan, #1450 - Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura - Entrance : Free Enrico Fermi is unquestionably among the greats of the world's physicists, the most famous Italian scientist since Galileo. Called the Pope by his peers, he was regarded...

The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Chicago Steering Committee today announced that Barilla will receive the HRC Corporate Equality Award at the HRC Chicago Gala on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at the Fairmont in Chicago. The award recognizes Barilla's exceptional growth and commitment to equality for the LGBTQ community.  "Barilla has made huge stri...

One year after taking over the catering and restaurant operations at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward neighborhood, Bartolotta Restaurant Group unveiled the changes. Bartolotta fully renovated the interior of the ICC, repainting the walls in various shades of grey, replacing the carpeting and lighting and updating the...