Gianluca Petrella and Giovanni Guidi will make a rare American appearance in Chicago this month. The duo known as “Superstar” will take to the stage at Constellation on North Western Avenue on Sept. 16. Sponsored by the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago, the concert will offer jazz aficionados the opportunity to enjoy these young Italian talent...

September 18th at 6pm - Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450, Chicago. Free Entrance. The romantic and erotic tale of the painter Raphael and his mysterious Roman mistress--known to posterity as "La Fornarina," The Baker's Daughter-- is one of the most intriguing stories to come down to us from the Italian Renaissance. In 1967...

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,...

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...

Quando i migranti eravamo (siamo?) noi. Si intitola “The Culture of Italian American Emigration – When We Were the Immigrants” la conferenza che la ricercatrice Fulbright dell'università di Bologna, Michela Valmori, terrà martedì prossimo, 5 giugno, all'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Chicago, su uno dei temi più attuali del momento, l'immigrazione...

When: Wednesday, August 22 | 6:30pm - Where: Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St, 2nd Floo Presented by Cinema/Chicago, in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago on the occasion of the 2018 International Screening Program: Reel. In this rollicking musical crime-comedy, out-of-work classically trained musician Paco relu...

When: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT) - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL In this workshop, participants will be invited to listen and sing to selected Italian folk songs whose theme is: migration, love, and rebirth. Participants will engage in contemplative exercises such as deep listening and free writ...

When: Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT) - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL The Odd’s Bodkins ensemble will perform scenes from Shakespeare’s Italian plays with scenes both in Italian and English. Dr. Alicia Tait of Benedictine University will perform improvised music in response to their performance. Ther...

When: Wed, May 30, 2018 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM - Where: PianoForte Studios - 1335 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL The Italian Cultural Institute, in collaboration with PianoForte Foundation, is pleased to present a concert of music by the Felix Piano Trio by the following muisicians: Catia Capua, piano, Matteo Scarpelli, cello, Riccardo Renato Bonaccini, vi...

When: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 At 8:00 pm - Where: Istituto Italiano di Cultura - 500 N Michigan Ave - Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura, In collaboration with : Coco Productions, Inc. - Entrance : Free FABRIZIO BOSSO’S STATE OF THE ART IS THE EXPRESSION OF THE ITALIAN TRUMPETER’S AUTHENTIC, POWERFUL AND EXPRESSIVE ARTISTIC DIALOGUE WITH...