Riaperti i termini per la presentazione delle liste per le elezioni dei Comites in 24 circoscrizioni consolari.   Il Ministro degli Esteri Paolo Gentiloni ha firmato il decreto che consente la presentazione di nuove liste solo nelle circoscrizioni dove nessuna lista di candidati era stata ammessa, cioè nelle circoscrizioni consolari di Vienn...

"Cuore Tricolore" risulta l'unica lista presentata entro la scadenza del 16 febbraio al Comitato elettorale circoscrizionale di Chicago, presieduto da Dea Dantone e composto da Elisa Cozza.   Ne dà notizia lo stesso comitato precisando che "esaminata la documentazione presentata e non avendo rilievi in proposito si ritiene di poter ammettere...

The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans will present its Dante and Mazzei award on May 29 at Galleria Marchetti, 825 W. Erie St., Chicago. Chicago Sun-Times editorial page editor R. Bruce Dold with its Dante award. The honor is bestowed each year on a member of the media who lives up to Dante Alighieri's call to be no timid friend to truth....

The Kalo Foundation/Iannelli Studios Heritage Center of Park Ridge welcomed the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in March to view the studio's 11-foot statue of the Madonna. The visit was facilitated by alumnae of Chicago's former Immaculata High School, which the statue once graced. The Madonna was designed in 1922 by sculptor Alphon...

Chicago Catholic Immigrants Conference: The ItaliansNovember 8-9 Loyola University Chicago Call for Papers: The conference invites 20-30 minute papers that look at the late 19th and 20th century Italian immigration, with an emphasis on Chicago and the Midwest. Presentations may be given from the viewpoint of ethnic studies, urban and cultural his...

Celebrate your Italian pride or amore for Italian culture and music, food, fashion and fun at the 7th Annual Taylor Street Festa Italiana! From Thursday, August 22nd – Sunday, August 25th, the annual festival returns to Taylor Street celebrating the history and heritage of Chicago's Little Italy.   Open to all ages, guests will be inspired t...

Dominic Candeloro, Ph.D., who has taught and written extensively on the Italian American experience, will discuss "Italian American Culture – At Risk of Being Lost?" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in the Center for Applied Learning and Technology (CALT) Room 100 at Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway.   The lecture is free and...

In this special issue, the Chicago Quarterly Review turns to Italy and its writers during a time of great unrest, both socially and politically.   Guest edited by translator Michela Martini, this is a diverse, vibrant collection of poetry and prose translations from the 1960s to the present, featuring these writers, translators and artists:...

By Emma Sarran Webster   Two years after opening, Siena Tavern is still one of the hottest restaurants in Chicago, and this summer, its star chef Fabio Viviani is proving that lightning can strike twice. Bar Siena, Viviani's newest restaurant with partners Lucas Stoioff and David Rekhson, opened its West Loop doors on July 25 to an already e...

by Marissa Conrad   Pasta and prosciutto butter toast await in the West Loop. "I'm getting my second espresso right now," says Sarah Grueneberg with a laugh as she bustles around the kitchen of Monteverde, her new Italian restaurant in the West Loop.   It's a busy morning: Besides the typical dough prep — most pastas on the menu...