Men's fashion is having a moment — make that a week — in Chicago. On Wednesday Italian menswear brand Ermenegildo Zegna drew a well-tailored crowd, including Chicago Blackhawks Patrick Sharp, Michael Kostka and Brandon Bollig, to a celebration of its redesigned and expanded store at 645 N. Michigan Ave.   On Thursday, another Italian master...

Fans of Davanti Enoteca, a multi-location restaurant chain featuring rustic Italian cuisine, can now experience the food they love at Courtyard Chicago Downtown/River North. This iconic Chicago, chef-driven concept focuses on small plates and wine and offers a robust selection of dining options for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and late-night mi...

A highlight of the 2014-2015 Harris Theater Presents season, Teatro Regio Torino of Turin, Italy, launches its first-ever North American tour at the Harris Theater with a rare concert production of Gioachino Rossini's William Tell sung in Italian.   One of Italy's oldest and most venerable opera companies, under the leadership of internation...

di Maurita Cardone   È profondamente radicato nel territorio da cui ha origine e che gli regala quel sapore così distintivo. Viene da una ristretta zona dell'Umbria di cui è diventato uno dei migliori biglietti da visita. Il Sagrantino di Montefalco è un vino di carattere ed è con tutta la sua ricca personalità che si presenta agli americani...

The After Hours Film Society continues at the Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland Avenue in downtown Downers Grove, on Monday, August 11 at 7:30 PM with a special presentation of "Bicycle Thief."   The film will be shown in memory of Joe Barillari, who was instrumental in the formation of the After Hours Film Society. Tickets for "Bicycle Thief" a...

Quest'anno la parata del Colmbus Day a Chicago tornerà a sfilare sulla State Street, come richiesto dalla comunità italiana. In vista del 13 ottobre – quando la parata si terrà in tutte le città americane dove più numerosa e radicata è la comunità italiana – il Console generale a Chicago Adriano Monti ha scritto al sindaco Rahn Emmanuel per ringraz...

The Italian cultural institute of Chicago and Italcultura, in collaboration with Pianoforte Foundation and media sponsor WDCB 90.9 fm present a jazz concertby world-renowned Stefano Battaglia trioSaturday, May 30th at 7:00 pm at Pianoforte Studios - 1335 s michigan ave This trio represents, in Battaglia's own words, "a new harmonic...

by J. Nick Augustine, J.D.   Candidates seeking the political endorsement of the Italian American Political Coalition are invited to appear for an interview at the upcoming endorsement session held Saturday, September 6, 2014, at the Diplomat West, located at 681 West North Avenue in Elmhurst, Illinois. Interviews will be ten minutes in leng...

Sausage will be grilling, families will be dancing, and dads will be honored as Onesti Entertainment hosts its 28th annual Italian Block Party — Oakley Avenue Festa Pasta Vino on Father's Day weekend, June 19 to 21. The Father's Day tradition will feature Italian food specialties representing generations-old recipes from the restaurants located in...

Valerio Tricoli offers a special program for Lampo to mark the 100th anniversary of Luigi Russolo's Futurist manifesto, "The Art of Noises" (March 1913), one of the most influential texts in 20th century music. For the first time, the idea of noise-sound becomes part of musical discourse, creating the conditions for a radical advancement in sonic a...