Ciao! Mi chiamo Simone Bregni! I was born and raised in Italy. I lived most of my life in Asti, a Medieval town renowned for its good wines. I have been at SLU for 18 years, and I have been teaching in the US college classroom since 1994. My areas of specialization are in Medieval & Renaissance Italian literature & Culture and in foreign language a...

La Comunita' degli Italiani - St Louis, which represents around 1500 Italians in the St Louis metropolitan region has partnered with Saint Louis University's Italian Club and Italian Studies program led by Professor Simone Bregni. Saint Louis University has a very large study abroad program in Italy and Club Italiano Per Piacere as well as the St L...

CIAO St Louis and St. Ambrose Church have joined together to bring the community a Health And Wellness Fair, Sunday, October 14, 2018, in the Church Hall from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.  The event is a first of its kind for the parish. When CIAO Board member and parishioner, Loretta Vitale April, asked Monsignor Bommarito what he thought of the idea of a...

Jenna Sommer doesn't have an ounce of Italian blood. At face-value, she seems like a typical mid-western girl with blue eyes and dirty blonde hair. Yet on a hot summer's day at the Italian community's celebration of Ferragosto in St Louis, she's speaking Italian. Fluent Italian. And many more college students who have no ancestors from the old coun...

Ciao from Rome, welcome to the #107 magazine of We the Italians! Summer is ending, everybody came back to work here in Italy and joined us, who never stop, never cease to explore and promote Italy in/to/for the US. It's still early for details, and we’ve got a lot of work to do, but I'm glad to announce that just yesterday we signed an important ag...

This past June, the Italian community had a panel discussion with students and researchers coming directly from Italy to study and research at universities in the United States. The panel discussion centered around the reasons why Italian students were choosing St Louis as a destination to study and conduct research. Club Italiano Per Piacere, dedi...

Wednesday September 12 from 7PM to 10PM CDT. St. Louis Public Library - Schlafly Branch, 225 No Euclid, Saint Louis 63108 L’artista Giovanni Rigano, illustratore di graphic novel e attualmente collaboratore come Layout Artist per la Divisione Libri di Disney USA e per Agenzie di Comunicazione italiane ed estere, presentera' il libro “Illegal” con i...

Italy is the source of some of the finest delights our senses can enjoy: espresso, pizza, pasta, gelato, wine and much more! For this reason, there are many “Little Italys” outside the motherland that bring together what we love about one of the star models of European quality. Who doesn’t love phenomenal coffee, incredible food and wonderful compa...

Rudolph Edward Torrini. Born March 31, 1923 (age 95). Died: September 5, 2018. St.Louis, Missouri. Education BFA, Washington University 1949; Fulbright Scholar, Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze 1949; MFA, University of Notre Dame 1958 Known for Sculpture, Wood Carving, Drawing. Notable work: Italian Immigrants, Martin Luther King, Union Soldier R...

Miss Italian St. Louis, Junior Miss Italian St. Louis and their Maids will be chosen at the Miss Italian St. Louis Pageant which will be held on Saturday Sept. 15, 2018. Each winner will receive a scholarship prize of up to $500. The pageant is one of the many ways the Ciao St Louis furthers the common good and general welfare of the people of the...