Date: Friday, September 18, 2015 Hours: 2:30 p.m. Site: Navy Pier - 600 E Grand Ave - Chicago, IL 60611 In collaboration with: http://expochicago.com/_dialogues Featuring Artist Diego Perrone, Curator Ilaria Bonacossa, Director of MUSEION Letizia Ragaglia, and Founder of ARTUNER Eugenio Re Rebaudengo   Presented as part of EXPO Chic...

When one thinks of Italian food, one envisions comfort, hospitality, and rich, soulful dishes prepared by family members or saucy chefs. More so than many cuisines, Italian food is associated with hearty family fare, served in heaping portions often by sassy grandmothers.   Since not all of us have a sassy Italian grandmother, Ceres' Table d...

Screening of The White Sheik (Il sciecco bianco, 1952, 83 min.) by Federico Fellini with Alberto Sordi, Giulietta Masina, and Brunella Bovoin Italian with English subtitles   Tuesday, February 3rd at 6pmItalian Cultural Institute Join us for the first screening of Italian films of the season! A selection of films by Federico Fellini will...

Casa Italia has launched a fundraising paver project that promises to place it on a secure financial footing for years to come. The pavers will line the walkway between the Italian Cultural Center and Nonna Graziella in a pair of two-foot-wide paths that will eventually be lined with landscaping and benches. With plenty of parking on the eith...

"La Lombardia ha scelto di sostenere 'Mondomusica New York', riconoscendone il valore, alla luce del successo a livello mondiale, ottenuto con la scorsa edizione". Così l'assessore al Commercio, Turismo e Terziario Alberto Cavalli alla presentazione, oggi, a Palazzo Lombardia, di 'Mondomusica 2013', il Salone internazionale degli strumenti musicali...

Frank Sgro, the legendary maître d’ at The Italian Village, will be retiring March 1 after 56 years spent working at the iconic restaurant.   Sgro was only 16 years old in 1959 when he started working as a bus boy, working his way up to waiter and captain before earning the maître d’ position. With the exception of a stint in the Army from 1...

Dear Friends of the Italian Cultural Institute, I am pleased to inform you that the Bel Canto Foundation will be presenting the following lecture: Prof. ILARIA DIOLI, Sacred Heart University of Piacenza, Italy   Friday, August 2, 2013 AT 6:30 PMMonastero's Ristorante & Banquets - 3935 W. Devon Avenue, Chicago, IL 60659 A...

Local favorite Pane Caldo, an Italian restaurant in downtown Chicago, proudly announces a reopening after shuttering its doors for two years. Returning to business as of January 15 of this year, it was always the family's intention to bring the restaurant back again in a big way and with their new location Chestnut Street location they've accomplis...

Newpoli at Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, June 3, 2015, at 8:30pm. Join Newpoli, Boston's own Italian World Music ensemble, for their CD Release Concert in Chicago, at Old Town School of Folk Music. NEWPOLI will perform at Old Town School of Folk Music on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 8:30pm. Old Town School is located on 4544 N. Linco...

It was a Festa della Repubblica the likes of which Chicago had never witnessed. On June 2, more than 400 revelers converged on the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame on historic Taylor Street to enjoy a gala event staged by Onesti Entertainment.   The event was sponsored by the Chicago offices of the Italian Consulate General, Ita...