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The Director of the Italian Cultural Institute Silvio Marchettiis please to invite you to   "Peter and the Wolf" and Autism.   Photo Exhibition and Lecture by Daniele Sanna and Mauro Sarzi   Wednesday, May 15th, at 6:00 PMat the Italian Cultural Institute500 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450Chicago, IL 60611   Non-...

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures offers Vincenti Scholarship to declared majors in French, Spanish, Italian, and Romance Languages to assist with the costs of studying abroad. These funds are specifically for semester or academic year U-M study abroad programs. Awards are based on a student's academic achievements, strength of ap...

Saturday morning, they rolled more than 24,000 meatballs 115,000 raviolis and by hand in preparation for Sunday's feast.It takes volunteers weeks to prepare for the feast in Camp Washington, which benefits Sacred Heart Church. This is church's 104th year and the 30th for the dinner. "We have fun. We've been doing this controlled chaos for a long t...

The 1st Annual Italian American Society Spaghetti Dinner will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall (located at 7403 N. Radnor Road in Peoria) from Noon - 4:30 pm.   Dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for children and includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti, meatballs or Bolognese sauce, salad, bread, lemonade or iced tea. Wine, beer, soda and cof...

Andrà in scena alla Detroit Opera House dal 10 al 18 maggio p.v. Turandot di Giacomo Puccini, che chiuderà la stagione operistica primaverile.   Nel cast figurano due artisti italiani: il soprano abruzzese Donata D'Annunzio Lombardi che interpreterà la parte di Liu e il giovane direttore d'orchestra viareggino Valerio Galli....

The best part about childhood was snack cakes. The best part about adulthood is being able to eat snack cakes without asking permission first.   Or even better, we have the wherewithal to seek out snack cake-inspired desserts that capture the best of both worlds: childhood nostalgia without any of those pesky preservatives that want to kill...

The Italian American Cultural Society has been invited to participate in the 5th Annual International Children's Festival. The event will take place at Troy Athens High School. The International Children's Festival is a day in celebration of cultural diversity represented by children. The event consists of stage performances, country exhibit tables...

The Festa Italiana event in Mokena caused a sensation three years ago when it was first introduced as a celebration of the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.   Nearly 1,000 people attended the fun-filled day of prayer, entertainment and authentic Italian food. The event grew even more in popularity last year when 1,400 people attended. ...

By Alia Blackburn   If you're looking for a slice of Italy... Look no further than Downtown Clinton! The Little Italy Festival is in full swing. The event has been a Clinton favorite since 1966. The Italian theme seemed natural at that time, since the city had a thriving Italian immigrant population.   While the festival is...

Producers are hoping a reality show featuring the descendent's of gangster Al Capone will be a hit. Ten episodes of "The Capones" will air on ReelzChannel in fall 2013, according to a news release. The show follows the "drama-filled, lasagna-loving dysfunctional family" as they run the family business -- Capone's Restaurant and Pizzeria in the...

Join Viola Buitoni as she shares the colorful story that is her iconic culinary heritage. Weaving threads of family, love, pasta and chocolate, she'll describe how her industrious relatives turned Perugina from an exclusive confectionery shop in the heart of the Umbrian capital to the worldwide brand it is today.   Viola is a sixth generatio...

From the 9th to the 11th of June, Vinitaly International will be taking part for the first time in FMI Connect as the co-protagonist of a project supported by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) and organized by the Italian Trade Agency (ICE) with the aim of developing the Italian agro-industrial sector through the involvement of th...