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Il Comitato della Dante Alighieri del Michigan festeggia il 90mo anniversario della Fondazione domani 1 novembre alle 18.30. Il Consiglio direttivo ha organizzato per i soci e gli appassionati della lingua e della cultura italiane una Serata di Gala per celebrare la ricca storia del Comitato locale in uno dei luoghi più belli di Detroit. Il ri...

It's not as common as it once was for American kids to learn Italian as their first language — and even when they do, it often fades as they grow. That's exactly what happened with Berwyn native Vincent Cerda, who grew up speaking Italian fluently but didn't rediscover his love for the language until he entered high school at Nazareth Academy. "Af...

Children ages 4 to 13 years old can immerse themselves in the wonders of Italian language and culture through a wide range of enjoyable and educational activities on the beautifully landscaped grounds of Casa Italia. Our program focuses on teaching your children the Italian language through songs, games, storytelling, movies and skits. Children ca...

Join us for an evening dedicated to learning all about Chicagoland's finest Italian language classes. - Enjoy a free Italian class trial lesson- Meet instructors and other students- Sample authentic Italian cuisine- Participate in our free, live raffle- Enjoy musical entertainment- Register for your next course   For a complete schedule of...

Graduating seniors from Genesee County will compete for Paulo Busti Foundation Scholarship at the 31st Annual Scholarship Award Night scheduled for June 15 at Terry Hills. Candidates include:Michael Rose, son of Michael and Tina Rose is a senior at Batavia High School. Michael played basketball for four years, baseball for three years and tennis f...

Prior to arriving at Highland Park High School two years ago, Maria Barbanente had already blazed a trail where life's adventures had added depth to her linguistic skills. The daughter of native Italians from the Puglia region, Barbanente had a master's degree in education, and a certification in Spanish, by the time she arrived in Madrid, Spain to...

The Tuscarawas County Italian-American Festival Foundation is accepting applications for its 2014 scholarships. The scholarships wll be awarded to any Tuscarawas County high school senior who plans to further his education at a college or university. Applications can be picked up at any high school guidance office or on the festival's website at w...

The University of Illinois at Chicago in collaboration with Italidea-Midwest present: The Art and Science of Teaching Italian Art and Science. Presenter: Professor Diane Musumeci When: Friday, September 25, 3.30 PM,Where: Daley Library, I-470, University of Illinois at Chicago   The optimal condition for learning a second lan...

CHICAGO — A major Italian comic-art school is opening a campus on the Near West Side.The Scuola Internazionale di Comics, a 34-year-old art school specializing in comics and animation, chose Chicago as its first location outside Italy.It has nine Italian campuses, with headquarters in Rome. It boasts 30 alumni working for major U.S. comics publishe...

"The Italian American studies program—along with other interdisciplinary programs—will educate our students about fundamental cultural differences. They will gain an appreciation for the ways in which Italian Americans have enriched life in this great country." -ARTHUR LURIGIO, PHDProfessor and faculty scholar; associate dean for faculty, College...

Insieme a Chicago invites parents and kids to enjoy book readings during "StoryTime" on August 29th, 2015. The meeting will feature three reading events designated for kids and families who are familiar with the Italian language and would like to participate to a unique reading adventure.  The first session "Story Time & Si...

Dolores Pigoni-Miller teaches Italian at Ridgewood High School in Norridge. Her leadership in her AP Italian Culture and Literature class has led her students to pursue a variety of fundraisers to help Italy's victims of an August 2016 earthquake.   Q: What made you decide to do the fundraiser? A: In all of my classes, we were reading artic...