Yesterday, the Director of the prestigious Detroit Institute of Arts, Dr. Salvador Salort-Pons, was awarded the honorific title of Officer of the Order of the Star of Italy for his contribution to the friendship with Italy and his precious collaboration with the Consulate of Italy in Detroit in the promotion of Italian culture and art. Ieri il Dire...

A few images of the event commemorating the International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Beth El Temple of Bloomfield Hills, MI. After a presentation on Italian Judaism and on the Holocaust in Italy by University of Michigan Professor of Near Eastern Studies Gabriele Boccaccini, the musicians Davide Casali (clarinet) and Elisa Frausin (piano) pre...

Lamborghini unveiled the 2019 Urus worldwide in Sant’Agata Bolognese last month in Italy. Now it’s here on North American shores at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show, having made its debut at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. The super SUV is powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 engine making 650 hp and 627 lb-ft of torque sent through an ei...

Presenting itself as the Disneyland of Italian food, or even as the Mecca of Italy’s gastronomy, Cantoro Market is indubitably a real landmark for clients looking for products from the Belpaese, as well as a symbiotic shopping experience with its own tradition. The Cantoro Market store in Plymouth, about 40 kilometers west of Detroit, has been insp...

Giuliano Zuccato passed away last night at the age of 85 years. Zuccato immigrated from Italy first to Canada and then to the United States. In Detroit, he became one of the designers who modeled the famous 1964 Ford Mustang. Our sympathy goes to the family of Mr. Zuccato, who has always been very active within the Italian and Italian-American comm...

The celebratory event honored the Italian American Cultural Society’s founding fathers, past presidents, Italian American organizations, community leaders, and supporters on Saturday, December 2, 2017. IACS President Sandra Tornberg and Esther Beaudette, Gala Chairwoman hosted its gala at the beautiful Italian American Cultural Society Banquet & Co...

Saturday, December 2 5.30 pm - 0:00 EST. Italian American Cultural Society and Banquet Center - 43843 Romeo Plank Rd, Clinton Township, Michigan 48038 Join the IACS as we celebrate our Diamond Jubilee Anniversary! It will be a memorable evening as we celebrate our past, present and future! Doors open at 5:30 PM. Butler passed hors d'oeuvres, plated...

Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels, published in English between 2011 and 2015, tell the story, in sometimes excruciating psychological detail, of the sixty-year friendship between two girls from a crumbling, violent neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. The books became best-sellers in America and England, and because the author had decided to...

Com.It.Es of Detroit informs the community that it will hold its next meeting on Saturday, December 09, 2017 at 10am. The meeting will be held at its new location - 51424 Van Dyke Avenue, Ste. 7 in Shelby Township, Michigan, in the Shelby Business Center, just north of 23 Mile Road. The meeting is open to the public.Com.It.Es di Detroit informa la...

Verlander may be gone; but Verdi is back in town. One of his best operas, with a world-famous aria, invigorating not only Westerndom, but Detroit — the great city of Michigan – opened the fall season of the Michigan Opera Theatre this past Saturday, and will be performed thrice more.Rigoletto was given a bit of a makeover, being set in NYC’s Little...