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When: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: Italian Cultural Institute | 500 N Michigan Ave | Suite 1450 | Chicago IL A lecture by George Dodds, PhD, Alvin and Sally Beaman Professor at the University of Tennessee: “Today, more often than not, a building is an attention-seeking object that glorifies its owner and architect and...

“Nel corso di questi anni l’internazionalizzazione delle produzioni calabresi, a partire dall’agroalimentare e non solo, ha registrato un costante aumento con importanti risultati. C’è una tendenza alla crescita delle esportazioni dei nostri prodotti e alla presenza delle nostre imprese sui mercati esteri che è frutto di una serie di iniziative che...

He's one of the most successful entrepreneurs to ever emerge from the suburbs, but Mario Tricoci says his passion for his business was born not of a desire for money but to make people happy. The Italian-born hairdresser told members of the Schaumburg Business Association Tuesday morning how a life-changing visit to relatives in Chicago in 1958 led...

Today, mayoral candidate Toni Preckwinkle received the endorsement of the Italian American Political Coalition (IAPC). IAPC is an advocacy group founded in 1994 that provides a political voice for the Italian-American community (estimated to be approximately 500,000 in the Chicago area) and supports political candidates who have the community’s bes...

Wednesday, March 20, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm (CDT). Kaplan Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship | 3137 S Federal Street | Event Takes Place on Giant White Staircase in Entrance | Chicago IL. On the Occasion of the Italian Design Day 2019 the Consulate General of Italy in Chicago, the Italian Cultural Institute in Chicago and the...

Thursday, March 14, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Organized by: Istituto Italiano di Cultura Chicago - 500 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450 - Chicago, Illinois 60611. Entrance: Free. ITALY & THE ORIENT A tangled history of traders, travelers, colonists, couturiers, aristocrats & refugees. From the time of the ancient Romans, to the Renaissance Medic...

EVEN as analysts are forecasting declines in vehicle sales in the United States this year and next, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles believes the time is still ripe for expansion. On Tuesday, the Italian-American carmaker said it planned to spend US$4.5 billion over the next three years to update several Detroit plants and retool an engine plant to make J...

Alfa Romeo today unveiled the limited-edition 2020 4C Spider Italia for North America, limited to only 15 vehicles. The 2020 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Italia offers driving enthusiasts a mid-engine design inspired by the brand's legendary racing history and represents the essential sportiness embedded in the brand's DNA. The limited-edition 4C Spider It...

Auto supplier Magneti Marelli Holding USA LLC plans to create 106 jobs and invest $12.6 million at its headquarters in Auburn Hills, according to a Michigan Economic Development Corp. memo. The Italian company, which specializes in lighting, powertrain and high-tech electronics, is constructing new labs and adding new machinery at the facility as i...

Akron’s Middlebury neighborhood is now home to a new-car showroom featuring two Italian luxury brands where price tags can easily approach — and exceed — $100,000. Ganley Automotive has added Maserati and Alfa Romeo franchises to its East Market Street campus, which also features a newly expanded and renovated Mercedes-Benz dealership next to its T...

What suggests Old World tradition more than a maker of leather goods? Chris Bosca—the CEO of the top-end leather company Bosca—doesn’t disagree. “The Bosca brand is over 100 years old now,” says Bosca, whose grandfather, Italian-born Hugo, founded the Springfield-based company as a maker of handbags in 1911. “A product like ours plays by a little b...

Air Italy will launch Milan-Chicago flights on May 14, a month after the carrier begins California service. The announcement comes amid protests from U.S. network airlines that accuse Air Italy of being a proxy for 49% owner Qatar Airways. Air Italy will fly three times per week between O'Hare and Milan. With the route's launch, the carrier will fl...