A recent graduate of the Interdisciplinary Arts and Media MFA program at Columbia College Chicago and an Italian in Chicago, Valentina Vella is presenting A Ride West – live.   The project began in 2012 when Valentina Vella became strangely obsessed with the idea of riding a horse across America.   Read more   Source: http...

Andrea Babbi, sulla promozione ha le idee chiare. Dalla poltrona di comando dell'Enit manda un chiaro messaggio: «Dobbiamo presentare l'Italia non più come una raccolta di regioni e categorie turistiche belle e attraenti ma, piuttosto, come un unico paese, soprattutto agli occhi dei nuovi turisti dei paesi emergenti nel mercato economico mondiale,...

Did you know that an Italian American was the founding Director of the NY Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1879-1904? Join us for the Casa Italia Library Volunteers' legendary Coffee Break 2:30 pm Monday August 4 when our special guest will be professor of History at Anne Arundel College (MD), Frank Alduino  

A reading by Emidio Clementi, accompanied by musicians Corrado Nuccini and Emanuele Reverberi Thursday, October 9th at 6:00 PMInstituto Cervantes31 W Ohio | Chicago, IL   Introduction by Barbara Carnevali, niece of Emanuel Carnevali and accomplished philosopher. In Italian with English supertitles. Click here to RSVP. A trip through A...

Alitalia's new chairman aims to make the airline profitable in 2017 following its takeover by Emirates-based Etihad Airways. Luca Cordero di Montezemolo also told reporters in Rome Tuesday: "Today there are the conditions, enthusiasm, economic and financial willingness to start the new era of Alitalia."   Alitalia's new strategy envisio...

La Camera di Commercio Italiana Americana di Chicago annuncia  FOOD & WINE EXPO 2015 L'evento di business e promozione dei prodotti agroalimentari italiani più importante del Midwest degli USA. Chicago, 11-12 Maggio 2015 Food Wine Expo e' il più importante evento di business e promozione del Midwest degli USA nel settore...

Maserati North America, Inc. today announced it will celebrate Cento anni di Maserati- 100 years of Maserati- in true Italian style. This epic series of driving events to honor the Trident's 100th Anniversary will take place in key cities across America. Maserati owners and enthusiasts will be drawn from across the U.S. to showcase their finest au...

by Joseph S. Pete   An Italian beef and Italian sausage restaurant beloved in the South Suburbs for more than four decades is finally opening a Northwest Indiana location.   Enzo's Restaurant, which is known for charbroiling freshly house-made sausage over lump coal, is taking over the former Schererville Gyros, which closed earlier t...

The Comboni Missionaries will honor Umberto "Tony" Turano as Man of the Year on Nov. 21 at Porretta's Banquets in Chicago. (708-354-1999) "Tony Turano is a supremely successful businessman who has never forgotten his roots," says the Rev. Peter Premarini, MCCJ, superior of the Comboni Mission Center in LaGrange Park.   "We have chosen t...

by Dennis Polkow It is Sunday in Chicago, a day off for Riccardo Muti. Nonetheless, there is a busy day ahead.   Muti will have a piano rehearsal with four singers from Lyric Opera of Chicago who will accompany him and a brass quintet of Chicago Symphony Orchestra players to a juvenile detention center later in the day to give a concert, "b...