For those who want to celebrate Valentine's Day by enchanting their other half with a delightful dinner for two, Eataly Chicago is pleased to offer a unique pop-up restaurant that will be open for one night only: Osteria Valentino. We will combine our restaurants La Carne, Il Pesce, and Le Verdure to create one unique dining room where guests will...

by Louisa Chu   The critically acclaimed and fan favorite pizzeria Paulie Gee's in New York just announced the location of its long-awaited Chicago shop, in Logan Square at 2451 N. Milwaukee Ave., near Logan Boulevard. Before you raise your pizza rivalry pitchforks, these are not New York-style pies. Owner, pizza maker and namesake Paul Gia...

All parades are tribal, and all parades look back. See how far we've come, they say. Better parades look forward, too. This is where we're going now. But the best parades reach out to others, raising a banner for universal values of goodwill, aiming in some small way to heal the world.   Such a parade is walking down State Street in Chicag...

La Camera di Commercio Italiana Americana di Chicago ha il piacere di annunciare la Biennale di Architettura Americana che si svolgerà a Chicago dal 1 Ottobre 2015 al 3 Gennaio 2016.   La Biennale sarà il più grande evento di architettura e design del Nord America a cui parteciperanno i più grandi nomi internazionali nei campi dell'architett...

American Nocturne: The Life and Works of Emanuel Carnevali, a reading by Emidio Clementi accompanied by musicians Corrado Nuccini and Emanuele Reverberi Location: Instituto Cervantes, 31 W Ohio St., Chicago, IL   Introduction by Barbara Carnevali, niece of Emanuel Carnevali and accomplished philosopher, and Justin S...

by Tom Secco We need to contribute,we need to contribute now. We need to contribute not only so our stories will not be forgotten, not only so we have some semblance of control about our stories but even so our stories already told in film and in books will not be misunderstood or forgotten.   We need to contribute to make sure that pe...

The Italian American Veterans Museum took a quantum leap forward on Sept. 28, celebrating its grand reopening with the dedication of a new exhibit celebrating Italian-American Medal of Honor recipients. State Senator Don Harmon and Stone Park Mayor Ben Mazzulla were among the dignitaries who took part in the noon dedication ceremony, which was...

The Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago is partnering with the Field Museum and Chicago Shakespeare Theater for two summertime events celebrating Italian visual and performing arts as part of the official Year of Italian Culture.

We are very pleased to present The 15th Annual Ferraris in the Loop, benefiting Lurie Children's Hospital and Inspiration Corporation.   Join us Sunday, September 9, 2012 to enjoy a Ferrari Showcase, exciting live music, a raffle, and plenty of activities for the whole family, including clowns, magicians, face painters, balloon artists, and...

Mandala Dance Company, a premiere Italian contemporary dance company, comes to Chicago for two world premiere performances!   Founded by artistic director and choreographer, Paola Sorressa, Mandala will present "Triptych Motus," three works fused together by their highly physical and dynamic elements. Part Contemporary dance, part acrobatic,...