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The Art Institute of Chicago have purchased a rediscovered work by Sebastiano del Piombo (1485-1547) from London dealers Colnaghi. Christ Carrying the Cross c.1515-17 is one of several versions of an innovative composition which combines monumental figures with the powerful diagonals of the cross.   The AIC did not disclose the price it...

Quando uno chef statunitense tra i più quotati del panorama della ristorazione nordamericana decide di visitare l'Italia ed il Trentino per affinare la propria conoscenza delle materie prime ed esplorare i metodi e l'intero ciclo produttivo, fa un gran piacere. Se per comprenderli meglio decide di fare l'esperienza della vendemmia delle uve che dar...

Tuesday May 20, 2014 5:00pm – 6:30pm at Five Seasons Family Sports Club**Board room 1300 E 96th St Indianapolis, In 46240 phone: 317-7086125 Agenda: 1 - Sister Cities Fest - September 6, 2014 2 - Report of our fundraising event 3 - Update relationship with MTS (Motorsport Technical School in Monza) 4 - Create a Monza SC Facebook page 5- Art a...

The savory smells of basil, cheese and pizza dough permeated throughout the Lake Zurich High School cafeteria on March 20 as 15 elementary school students furiously competed for the title of District 95's top chef.   Students had about 90 minutes to cook, saute, garnish and present their creation for the district's first-ever Future Chefs sa...

by Andrew Bugel   Cuyahoga Falls-- Laughter, excitement, family and a lot of Italian culture will be on display July 17 through the 19 at Falls River Square for the seventh annual Festa Italiana. The festival kicks off July 17 from 5 to 11:15 p.m. On July 18, the event will run from 8 a.m. to midnight and July 19 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m....

by Nikitta Foston   Thousands gathered at a church in suburban Chicago on Wednesday to visit a display holding the remains of Maria Goretti, an 11-year-old Italian girl who became the Roman Catholic Church's youngest saint. The skeleton of Goretti, who was stabbed to death during an attempted rape in 1902, was encased in a wax statue ly...

At 12 p.m., a fresh batch of caramel gelato is being prepared in the backroom of Golosi Gelato Café while a couple orders Italian coffee in the dining area. By 1 p.m., the chef receives a phone call for a bulk order of gelato for a same-day party while another pair of customers orders in store.   "My customers know me, and they trust me," co...

by Gillian Dunlop While some simply associate Columbus Day with a day off of school or western exploration, for sophomore in FAA Thereza Lituma Columbus Day represents the genocide of thousands of Native Americans and Indigenous peoples. The Native American and Indigenous Student Organization, NAISO, which Lituma is president of, started a petitio...

For the "Anno della Cultura Italiana" the Cleveland Museum of Art is doing some big things. Greater Clevelanders are so lucky to have such a prominent art museum filled with some of the world's most celebrated masterpieces. We don't have to travel to New York or Paris to view Van Gogh, Degas or Monet, just to name a few. And the museum continues to...

The Induction Committee of the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame (NIASHF) announced today the inductees for the Class of 2013. This year's class includes: former Chicago Blackhawk Eddie Olczyk, who played 17 seasons in the NHL, accumulated almost 800 points, and was elected to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame in 2012; Johnny Antonelli, fiv...

By John Ruane Sometimes you attend an event and the thought of it is gone the next day. Sometimes it stays with you, like Doug Buffone's wake and funeral. Having grown up in the 1960s in Chicago, the teams of that era were best known for two players, Dick Butkus and Gayle Sayers.   They were incredible football players and so much fun...

Festa Italiana, presented by Calypso Lemonades, is calling upon foodies everywhere to participate in its second Chef's Choice Recipe Contest taking place Sunday, July 19 in the Cucina Showcase. Beginning now through June 15, 2015, Festa Italiana is accepting Italian appetizer ("antipasti") recipe submissions by email or by mail. After the June 15...