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The Cegliesi Italo-American Association will present Dr. Luciana Burdi with a Lifetime Achievement Award at its annual feast in honor of Maria SS di Buterrito. The event will take place at Alta Villa Banquets on Oct. 18. (847-224-9324)   Dr. Burdi is the deputy director of Massport's capital program and environmental affairs department. ...

by Susan Stark   At this weekend's Little Italy Fest-West a celebration of "Old Neighborhood" style Italian cooking, culture and entertainment, the food will be as authentic as you can get. Ron Onesti of Arcada Entertainment is sponsoring the festival Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 18-21, in Addison's Centennial Park.   I spoke to Ones...

Summerfest isn't the only Milwaukee event attracting big names in music this summer. Festa Italiana announced this week that it would welcome Matt Nathanson and the Plain White T's, who are slated to perform at the Spiked Island Adult Lemonade Stage on Saturday, July 20.   Nathanson, whose hits include "Come on Get Higher," "Faster" and "Run...

Surrounded by some of the most influential Italian automotive designs, Concorso Italiano provided the perfect setting for the FIAT brand to debut its latest Cinquecento (500) cabrio model: the powerful yet tailored 2014 Fiat 500c GQ Edition.   GQ's style leadership of the modern man inspired the FIAT brand to create a new Fiat 500 variant th...

Saturday, June 21, 8:30AM-4:00PMWestern Reserve Historical Society, ClevelandPresented with the support of the Consulate of Italy in Detroit and Hon. Consulate of Italy in Cleveland CIAO (Cleveland Italian Ancestry Organization) is hosting an all-day Italian genealogy seminar on at the Western Reserve Historical Society. Two speakers specializing...

The National Italian American Foundation was in Chicago, on January 29, at the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame, for a preview of the upcoming two-part documentary series, "The Italian Americans."   Guests at the screening were able to enjoy a taste of the documentary, which reveals how Italian immigrants challenged the notion o...

By Philip Potempa   A visit to Gene & Georgetti Italian Steakhouse in downtown Chicago is a legendary experience. After all, this is the place where Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra and Lucille Ball stopped in while "in town" when they wanted a great char-grilled steak in an intimate atmosphere with a "family feel."   And launched in...

Progetto di volontariato nei Centri Ricreativi degli Oratori Lombardi per studenti americani di italiano (Estate 2016), in collaborazione con la Dante Alighieri Society-Michigan Chapter   ODL-Oratori delle Diocesi Lombarde (www.odielle.it) in collaborazione con la Dante Alighieri Society-Michigan Chapter (www.dantemichigan.org...

There's a phrase you'll hear often here in Little Italy, from third-generation locals to fresh-faced newcomers: This is my neighborhood.   One of the most tight-knit, traditional neighborhoods thriving on Cleveland's east side, Little Italy is a bite-sized goldmine for hearty cuisine, a classy nightlife and a place to appreciate local arts....

L"Luigi, Faber & Genova". O "Genoa", come la chiamano al di là dell'Atlantico. Era questo il titolo che introduceva e accompagnava il tour nordamericano del duo savonese Elena Buttiero e Ferdinando Molteni, una serie di quattro serate dedicate alla grande musica ligure. Sottotitolo: "Tenco, De André and a great Mediterranean city". Chicago, De...

Embassy of Italy in Washington12 July 2012On 9 July Ambassador of Italy Claudio Bisogniero visited Detroit to meet with representatives of the Italian business community there. After meeting with FIAT-CHRYSLER CEO Sergio Marchionne, the ambassador had a working lunch with representatives of Oakland County, where a large number of Italian firms such...

Severance Hall, Reinberger Chamber Hall A special free concert by Maestro Matteo Fedeli in conjunction with Consular initiatives organized for the YEAR of the ITALIAN LANGUAGE in the USA Maestro Matteo Fedeli, "the man of the Stradivarius," brings the enchanting sounds of the best Stradivari violins ever made to the most prestigious concert halls...