Come spend an evening in Italy! Enjoy the local premieres of four recent, critically-acclaimed Italian films at the 2013 Italian Film Festival USA of Chicago. All films shown in Italian with English subtitles at the Chandelier Room of the Italian Cultural Center at Casa Italia. Sponsored by Casa Italia and the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago....

The Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago,the 49th Chicago International Film Festival, and Cinecittà Luce cordially invite you to   An Evening with Toni Servillo "Best Italian stage and screen actor of his generation" - New York Times Sunday June 23, 2013AMC River East 21 (322 E Illinois St) 5:30 PM Film screening of IL DIVOIn-person t...

By Aimee Thompson When you think of Chicago's Little Italy, it's hard not to think about food. Italian food to be exact. And, that's for good reason as Italian restaurants abound - up and down Taylor Street from Morgan St. to the east and Ashland Ave. to the west.   But, while it's always best to arrive in Little Italy with an empty stomach...

Silvio Marchetti, who has silver hair and a dry sense of humor most atypical for an attache, tells a story about meeting the late Harold Washington, Mayor of Chicago, in the mid-1980s. Marchetti, who now heads up the Italian Cultural Institute in Chicago, had come from Italy and requested a mayoral audience to talk up the cultural riches of his nat...

Chocolate and hazelnut will transcend cultural boundaries Feb. 16 from 1 p.m.— 4 p.m. at 2518 W. Armitage Ave. Multilingual Connections will host the Chicago Nutella Day party, a Nutella-themed party with Nutella-inspired games and treats while teaching beginner-level Italian lessons. We believe strongly in the connection between language, fo...

Chicago has one of the largest concentrations of Italian-Americans in the entire country, which means 1) LOTS of gesturing, and 2) plenty of delicious Italian food. The best of it? It's gonna come from one of these 10 Chicago restaurants flush with Michelin stars and red sauce classics. BalenaLincoln ParkWhat you're getting: Tagliolini neroAlthoug...

Men's fashion is having a moment — make that a week — in Chicago. On Wednesday Italian menswear brand Ermenegildo Zegna drew a well-tailored crowd, including Chicago Blackhawks Patrick Sharp, Michael Kostka and Brandon Bollig, to a celebration of its redesigned and expanded store at 645 N. Michigan Ave.   On Thursday, another Italian master...

Fans of Davanti Enoteca, a multi-location restaurant chain featuring rustic Italian cuisine, can now experience the food they love at Courtyard Chicago Downtown/River North. This iconic Chicago, chef-driven concept focuses on small plates and wine and offers a robust selection of dining options for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and late-night mi...

A highlight of the 2014-2015 Harris Theater Presents season, Teatro Regio Torino of Turin, Italy, launches its first-ever North American tour at the Harris Theater with a rare concert production of Gioachino Rossini's William Tell sung in Italian.   One of Italy's oldest and most venerable opera companies, under the leadership of internation...

di Maurita Cardone   È profondamente radicato nel territorio da cui ha origine e che gli regala quel sapore così distintivo. Viene da una ristretta zona dell'Umbria di cui è diventato uno dei migliori biglietti da visita. Il Sagrantino di Montefalco è un vino di carattere ed è con tutta la sua ricca personalità che si presenta agli americani...