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...

La XVII edizione della Settimana della Lingua italiana nel Mondo, che quest’anno si terrà dal 16 al 21 ottobre, è una manifestazione che promuove la lingua italiana non solo come strumento di promozione del nostro eccezionale patrimonio culturale ma anche quale straordinario veicolo di comunicazione nel mondo dell’economia e dell’impresa, della sci...

The Week of the Italian Language in the World is an event promoted every year through the consular and diplomatic network of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This year’s edition (16-22 October) focuses on the theme “L’italiano al cinema, l’italiano nel cinema”. The Consulate of Italy in Detroit, in collaboration with the Detroit Film Theatr...

Chef Anthony Lombardo, who just weeks ago left his post at the celebrated Bacco Ristorante in Southfield, is opening his own Roman pasta-focused restaurant in Midtown in early 2018. Lombardo tells Eater the eatery will be called SheWolf Pastificio & Bar and will open on the ground level of the new The Selden development at 438 Selden next to Honest...

City officials have officially canceled Columbus Day. Instead, Detroit will now celebrate Indigenous People’s Day on the second Monday of October after the City Council unanimously approved a proposal to recognize it. Columbus Day is a federal holiday, but Detroit city workers do not receive it as a paid day off. Several people spoke out against th...

Is it time to say arrivederci to Christopher Columbus? Detroit may be the next city to abolish Columbus Day and replace it with Indigenous Peoples Day. Four large U.S. cities, including recently, Los Angeles and Salt Lake City, are joining dozens of cities and several states in renaming the federal holiday, which always falls on the second Monday o...

On Saturday, September 23, a group of Italian language teachers of Michigan and Ohio schools and universities took part to Prof. Roberto Tartaglione's workshop. The linguist Roberto Tartaglione is the creator of the portal ScudIta (http://www.scudit.net/mdindice.htm), a useful resource for teachers of Italian language, and the author of numerous gr...

Sabato, 16 settembre, nel primo anniversario della commemorazione della scomparsa di oltre 100 immigranti italiani nella sciagura ferroviaria “Wreck on the Wabash” del 1901, ha avuto luogo una cerimonia religiosa in ricordo delle vittime che erano da poco erano arrivate negli Stati Uniti ed erano dirette prevalentemente nel Colorado e nella Califor...

Matthew Simoncini is not just the CEO of a multibillion-dollar automotive supplier. Simoncini, of Lear Corp., is at the helm of a company that contributes millions annually in support of community efforts throughout Detroit and southeastern Michigan. Raised in East English Village on the east side of Detroit, Simoncini said his upbringing shaped hi...

Nei giorni scorsi, infatti, è stato siglato l’accordo tra il patron Mario De Cesare e la produttrice statunitense Pierette Domenica Simpson. Il Festival del Cinema di Salerno, tra i più antichi al mondo e secondo in Italia dopo quello di Venezia è stato fondato nel 1946 e da allora rappresenta un punto di riferimento per il settore oltre che una ve...