NEWS FROM : GREAT LAKES  

When: Friday, April 28th at 7pm - Where: Instituto Cervantes, 31 W Ohio St. - Entrance : Free Via dei dollari” is an hour-long presentation in English with poems and songs performed in Italian. “Via dei dollari,” or Dollar Street, is the name of the avenue that runs through the center of Casteldardo, a small town in the Marche region known througho...

Pizza is all about the crust. You can change the sauce, swap out the cheese, and vary the toppings. It’s all a matter of taste. But if the crust is a failure, so is the pizza. And in the end, thick or thin isn’t as important as taste and crumb, the latter being the term bread lovers use when they’re talking about the interior texture of a particula...

The Italian-American deli Casetta Kitchen and Counter makes some of the most extraordinary sandwiches in Madison. It’s hard to beat its turkey sandwich. The breakfast and lunch spot opened Feb. 16 on West Washington Avenue, where Bluephies Downtown Deli used to be. It’s on the ground floor of an office building that is home to Sonic Foundry, the U....

The IACS was invited to participate in the Sterling Heights Cultural Exchange held at their Senior Center on March 3, where many groups and cultures were represented.  IACS President Sandra Tornberg and Vice President Clarice Squillace greeted guests at a display table, sharing information about our culture and the IACS, and our event coordinator C...

One of the many great cultural events on Detroit’s busy calendar is the annual Italian Film Festival USA, which brings free screenings of contemporary Italian movies to a dozen cities across the country. The Motor City is celebrating its 10th year as part of the cinematic binge. And last year, it was the leader in attendance. More than 3,500 people...

When: April 25th at 6pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450 - What: Staglieno Cemetery Genoa's magnificent, neglected sculpture museum a lecture by Author, Sculptor and Marble Carver Walter S. Arnold Genoa is not on the "grand tour"of Italy- everyone focuses on Rome, Florence and Venice. Very little attention is g...

An Italian maker of silicone films has chosen to invest $20 million in West Michigan on its first North American plant. Venice-based Siliconature is expected to create 26 “high-tech” manufacturing jobs at the planned plant in Gaines Township, at 4495 68th St. SE, according to The Right Place today. Siliconature has manufacturing sites in Italy and...

The Michigan Opera Theatre presented Mark Adamo’s opera Little Women, in collaboration with the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, on March 11 and 12.  The MOT organized several community events leading up to the performance that were informative and entertaining.   On February 9 at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, MOT Audience Engage...

John Vourlis spent 20 years working in Hollywood chasing the dream of making it big in the film business.  The Wickliffe native did pretty well for himself. He began working at a company called LightingStrikes, a lighting company for films. His first job there was as a receptionist. When he left to return home seven years ago, Vourlis was the compa...

“Where are your donuts?” That is the question Michelle Kelly of Bakery 151, 130 N. 1st Street, Miamisburg, gets on a-daily-basis. Bakery 151 is a traditional New York/New Jersey style bakery. Exit 151 is an area in Northern New Jersey located a few miles outside of New York City. The Kelly’s are from New Jersey. Michelle is Italian descent. Her gra...

The Italian American Veterans Museum will present its founder and chairman, Anthony Fornelli, with a Lifetime Achievement Award at a testimonial dinner on June 8 at the Donald E. Stevens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. During a career that has spanned more than six decades, Fornelli has served at various levels of government; presided over half...

Monday, July 10, 2017. Boulder Ridge Country Club www.boulderridge.com 350 Boulder Dr. - Lake in the Hills, IL 60156. Featuring the most prominent Italian business leaders in the Midwest. Click here to RSVP Exclusive tasting of Italian wine, beer and delicacies & the best, fun games: beat the pro, closest to the pin, longest putt, longest drive, an...