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...

If you were unable to watch the show Community, journalist Stefano Salimbeni's story on the recent commemoration of the Adrian, Michigan 1901 train wreck victims is now available on the website http://www.stefanosalimbeni.com/2017/11/16/adrian-una-tragedia-volutamente-dimenticata-rai-italia/ Per coloro che non sono riusciti a vedere il programma Co...

On our search for Michigan's Best Italian restaurant, we found that our great state is home to some incredible authentic Italian food, from old school red sauce joints to contemporary trattorias with new takes on traditional favorites. We, the Michigan’s Best search team of John Gonzalez and Amy Sherman, tasted our way across Michigan, visiting pla...

In occasione della XVII Settimana della lingua italiana nel mondo, il Comitato della Società Dante Alighieri nel Michigan ha promosso l’incontro dal titolo “Ferrante Fever” dedicato all’approfondimento delle opere di una delle scrittrici italiane più apprezzate e discusse degli ultimi anni, Elena Ferrante. L’evento è stato organizzato in collaboraz...

Second Week of Italian Cuisine in the World. Don't Miss Out on This!! An extraordinary plan to support the internationalization of Made in Italy brand and to promote High Italian Cuisine - Alta Cucina Italiana. Live Cooking Demonstration with Iron Chef America Judge, Mario Rizzotti together with Chef Adam Weisell Dinner will be served during demons...

Louis Vescio, 77, has fond memories of growing up in southern Italy with his parents and younger brother. The Sanford resident, who moved to the United States with his family in 1955 at the age of 15, remembers climbing fig trees and running through long rows of grapes in the vineyards. Their small hometown of Conflenti is located in Calabria, the...

Mark your calendars for Wednesday November 1st at twelve noon for the return of the vastly enjoyable Dr. Salvatore Primeggia who will speak on Religion and Superstition in the lives of Italian Americans. Dr. Primeggia, who received his PhD from the New Schools for Social Research, holds the position of Professor of Sociology at Adelphi University....

The monument listing the names of the victims of the Italian Hall disaster, which occurred on Dec. 21, 1913, is scheduled to be installed in the Italian Hall Memorial Park on Seventh Street around the first week of November, according to Mike Lahti, Italian Hall Memorial committee chairman. In addition to installing the monument, the committee is a...

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...