E' stata inaugurata venerdì 14 marzo la mostra "Buon viaggio: a Visitor's Tour of Italy", organizzata in collaborazione con la Wayne State University sotto gli auspici del Consolato d'Italia in Detroit. La mostra, allestita presso la galleria d'arte "Loft Fine Art" di Clinton Township, Michigan, si ispira alla scoperta del paesaggio italiano attra...

Jeannette Izzi of Washington Township started her business, Mama Mia Biscotti, out of her home in 2005 after years of watching her parents working hard in their Italian bakery and enjoying making cookies from the family recipes. Izzi's approach is to bake authentic Italian cookies made with the finest ingredients.   The biscotti is softer th...

The Italian Songs and Arias Vocal Competition for Michigan High School Students was started in 1995 and is held annually, in cooperation with the Italian American Club of Livonia, the IACL Charitable Foundation, and the Italian American Cultural Society of Clinton Township, alternately each year at their respective facilities.   This event i...

Scholarship recipients were announced when the Italian American Cultural Club held its April 8 meeting at St. Florian Hall which was attended by 140 members. President Carmella Gentile presided at the meeting where Theresa Metcalf of the scholarship committee announced the names of seven students who will each receive a $1,000 Rev. Father Stabene...

by Sandra Tornberg   More than 35 years ago a tradition was started by the late Giulio and Connie Badia. They opened their home to about ten paesani for the purpose of making sausage, salami, and prosciutto in the Abruzzese tradition.   Back in those days they started out with one hundred pounds of pork meat, and eventually worked the...

by Mitch Hotts   Growing up in Las Vegas as the youngest daughter of legendary entertainer Louis Prima, Lena Prima often found herself as the target of derisive comments from jealous schoolmates, but that changed when she moved to New Orleans.   "When we were young, the kids would make fun of us — 'You think your dad's so great' and a...