On the heels of serving his 1 millionth meal to underprivileged "motel kids," restaurateur/humanitarian Sir Bruno Serato will be awarded the Montale Prize at a formal ceremony to be held on April 23 in the Hall of Trusses Firmafede Fortress, which was built in the 15th century by Lorenzo de 'Medici.   During his stay at the ancient castle in...

On Sept. 2, board members and foundation trustees of the Columbian Club of Chicago presented Thomas Regan, S.J., dean, College of Arts and Sciences, and Arthur Lurigio, Ph.D., senior associate dean for faculty, College of Arts and Sciences of Loyola University Chicago, with a check to complete the club's $50,000 pledge to support the creation of a...

The brand has teamed with Rihanna, Sarah Jessica Parker, Rachel Feinstein, Jourdan Dunn and Leandra Medine on a new charity project. Fendi has teamed with Rihanna, Sarah Jessica Parker, Rachel Feinstein, Jourdan Dunn and Leandra Medine on a new charity project that will mark the official inauguration of the brand's newest flagship on Madison Avenu...

by Robert Gallo   When in Rome is not an ideal to which Ambra Tesori aspires. In fact, the native of Rome Italy, whose heritage spans seven generations, is more at home with America's free Enterprise system and making it on her own. In Italian, we would consider her to be molto in gamba. "I am a self-taught artist, and enjoy exploring diffe...

By Frank Cahill   Sons of Italy 2561 held a Beefsteak Dinner on Friday, November 6. The event was held at Bloomingdale Fire House and included Beefsteak, roasted potatoes, salad, pasta, assorted desserts, coffee and tea. The room was packed with members of the Sons of Italy and guests.   After the Beefsteak dinner, Uncle Floyd perform...

Italian mezzo soprano Benedetta Orsi will release a CD in early October entitled Christmas Around the World, which she has recorded to help bring attention to pediatric nerve and psychiatric disorders and the work of FANEP Onlus (Associazione Famiglie Neurologia Pediatrica), a nonprofit medical organization based in her native B...

By Kathleen Luppi   Bruno Serato, the owner of Anaheim White House restaurant, has served 1 million meals to hungry children over 10 years.  The restaurateur's mission of serving pasta dinners to Orange County's neediest families paid homage to his humble beginnings in his homeland of Italy and led to him founding the service organizati...

By Elizabeth Adams   The 12th annual Keeneland Concours d'Elegance at Keeneland Race Course on July 18 will showcase a diverse array of exciting classic cars while raising funds to benefit Kentucky Children's Hospital.   Celebrating the 100th anniversary of famed Italian automaker Maserati, the featured marque for 2015, the event...

by Alex Perry With some exceptions, Italian is the language of opera, and not just in the verbal sense. In order for an opera singer to truly understand the material, they need to understand the culture from which it came. It would make sense, then, for Wichita State's budding opera stars to visit the boot-shaped country to bolster their...

ALMA - 14th ANNIVERSARY DINNER (January 26, 2017 - cocktails starting at 7.00pm at the Penn Club). Mr. Gaetano Sciuto, President, Fendi TO BE HONORED AT 2017 ALMA NYC GALA https://2017almadinner.eventbrite.com REGISTER HERE ALMA's NYC dinner is one of the greatest networking opportunity available to Italian and U.S. attorneys, with the partic...