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,...

Italian Cultural Institute of ChicagoTuesday, October 27, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)Chicago, IL A conversation with Massimo Iosa Ghini, Mario Cuccinella and Aldo Cibic about their experiences and challenges in the application of sustainability of today. This event is presented in collaboration with the Italian Trade Agency, Confindust...

Going broke isn't a typical goal for anyone during the holidays. But every year, the Chicagoland Italian American Charitable Organizationaims to do just that. "The more who join our group, the more who give. And that's more we can give away. By the end of the year, we are penniless," says CIACO board of directors member Joe Salerno, who o...