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The Italian American Veterans Museum will host a Sept. 15 screening of the acclaimed PBS documentary “A City at War: Chicago” featuring a discussion led by one of the film’s contributors. Retired Navy Commander Joseph Troiani will give a PowerPoint presentation and field questions before the screening. When President Franklin Roosevelt urged the na...

September 12 at 7pm - Sleeping Village - 3734 W Belmont Ave - Chicago, IL 60618. Entrance: Free. The Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to collaborate with the 20th Annual World Music Festival in bringing Actores Alidos, a Sardinian group that specializes in female polyphony, to Chicago. The group performs songs of love, sacred songs, lullabies,...

September 3, 2018, 9pm - 1am. 8$ cover. GREEN MILL JAZZ CLUB - 4802 N. BROADWAY AVE. - CHICAGO, IL 60640 773.878.5552 GREENMILL@COMCAST.NET - http://greenmilljazz.com/events/patricia-barber-quartet-2018-09-03/ more info at www.lucaciarla.com One of the most original Italian jazz ensembles in recent years, the Luca Ciarla Quartet has performed every...

How does a 70-year-old professor of kinesiology help a 20-something Major League outfielder deal with a batting slump? Ken Ravizza found a way. He kept his message simple and to the point. "There was a time when he actually jumped on my back," Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber said of Ravizza. "He's like, 'Now, try to hit like this.' It put it in pers...

The Sons of Italy was abuzz with activity on Saturday with 18 bocce teams battling it out in the second annual CompTechPCS/SOI No. 1169 BocceFest Scholarship Tournament. The tournament has become a good tuneup for a large tournament to be held in Lake County in two weeks. “We’re practicing the four-on-four format,” said Holly Hilvers from Lexington...

She is an icon of pop erotica, the sultry superstar who has gloried in basques throughout her career. And as she turns 60 on Thursday, chart queen Madonna will become the seductress who puts the Sex into sexagenarian. In four decades of flirting with controversy, she has sold more than 300 million albums – and is already busy on her hotly-­anticipa...

E' terminata con una netta affermazione contro il Detroit FC la tournée Canada - Usa del FrosinoneCalcio. Al Keyworth Stadium é finita con uno 0-10 che la dice lunga sul divario fra le due squadre in campo. Ecco il tabellino: 7' pt Ciano (F), 17' pt Goldaniga (F), 28' pt Dionisi (F), 29' pt Sammarco (F), 3' st Centala aut. (F9, 6' st Ghiglione (F),...

Ryan Arcidiacono has agreed to a new one-year, partially-guaranteed contract with the Chicago Bulls, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports. Last season, he started in all 37 of his appearances for the Bulls‘ affiliate in the G-League, the Windy City Bulls, averaging 13.9 points, 8.5 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 1.7 steals. The American-Italian i...

The eighth Andrea Rose Teodosio Foundation 5K and 1 Mile Walk drew more than 350 runners and walkers to downtown Akron July 14, raising more than $30,000. The race was presented by the Italian American Professional and Businessmen’s Club as part of the Italian Festival at Lock 3. The men’s winner was Tony Dipre of Chagrin Falls, a classmate of Andr...

There are worse ways to start one's on-screen career than starring in a movie with Robert De Niro. That's how it began for actor Louis Vanaria, appearing in the icon's 1993 directorial debut "A Bronx Tale" as Crazy Mario. Since then, he's made a nice career of small character roles and bit parts, working on set next to the likes of Martin Scorsese...

The IACL Cultural Committee will host a trip to the Italian Heritage Night at Comerica Park. The Detroit Tigers will face off against the Chicago White Sox. Bus departs the IACL (39200 Five Mile Road, Livonia, MI 48154, USA) at 12 p.m. and returns after the game. Includes round trip bus from IACL to the stadium, lower baseline box game tickets, and...

Nella prima giornata del Torneo Internazionale di Calcio a 11 Unificato “Special Olympics Unified Cup” in programma fino al 20 luglio a Chicago, l'Italia debutta con il Giappone pareggiando 0-0 dopo una partita, equilibrata, piena di emozioni. Nello stesso girone dell'Italia la Nigeria supera di misura la Giamaica per 1-0.Vittorie anche per l'Urugu...