Pullman resident Tom Shepherd has in his possession a remarkable artifact from a bygone era: a bronze plaque created by the Pullman SFBI (Societa Filarmonica Bella Italia) to honor members and their sons who had served in World War II. Given the significance of this artifact and its military theme, Mr. Shepherd has made arrangements to donate the p...

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...

Chicago is a pizza town with stunning variety that’s allowed for pizza museums and pizza tours, and a new Lincoln Park Italian restaurant wants to add to the city’s landscape. Casati’s Pizza Vino opens on Wednesday at the northwest corner of Fullerton and Clark where Emilio’s Tapas and Standard Market Grill fed locals a few blocks away from the bea...

Chicago’s Little Italy Festa will brings meatballs, pizza and more Italian fare to Taylor Street this weekend. The four-day festival, which kicks off Thursday night, will include more than 60 musical performances, Italian dancing and meatball and pizza eating contests.  The fest runs from 5-10 p.m. Thursday, 5-11 p.m. Friday, noon-11 p.m. Saturday...

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 Italian Trade Agency- Chicago office, is seeking to fill a temporary position for an Assistant Marketing Specialist. ITA Chicago office specializes in machinery, automotive, major food retailers, private label sector, and publishing, among other sectors. More information on the Italian Trade Agency activities in the USA is available at https://...

August 2 5PM to August 5 9PM CDT. Onesti's Little Italy Fest-West in Addison - Centennial Park on Lake Street at Route 53, Addison (Illinois) 60101. Buy tickets here. The smell of garlic and the sounds of Sinatra, Prima and Valli will once again fill the air of Centennial Park (Lake Street at Rohlwing Road) as the Annual Little Italy Fest-West retu...

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...

This year, Quattro Mani is all about Chicago! From chefs to producers to community members, this new take on an old classic is a series of cultural events happening on on Tuesdays in La Pizza & La Pasta. Introducing Quattro Mani: From Chicago For Chicago! Why "quattro mani"? Because "four hands" are better than two! All year long, our newest dinn...

Un appuntamento dedicato a tutte le persone curiose della cultura italiana. Ogni mese l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Chicago propone una tavola rotonda per discutere sulla cultura italiana e italo-americana attraverso l’arte, la musica, il linguaggio, la musica, la cultura in generale e, ovviamente, il cibo. Prossimo appuntamento il 25 luglio al...