I membri di questa commissione si riuniranno qui a Detroit insieme a una delegazione di Senatori e rappresentanti del Ministero degli Affari Esteri dal 25 al 27 Aprile e saranno ospiti del COMITES, del Consolato d'Italia e del Consiglio dei Presidenti.   Le riunioni saranno aperte al pubblico con il seguente programma:  

A couple weeks back, I participated in a Twitter chat (#pantrychat, Tuesdays at 4 p.m.) on cookbooks. It was a blast to see what people across the country had to say about cookbooks, from favorite to most sentimental — and the strong opinions of some about never using one. I also loved sharing about my mom's stain-splattered "Joy of Cooking," the s...

Films are an important part of Italian culture for Pietro Sarcina. That's the Troy resident became involved with the Italian Film Festival USA Metro Detroit. Running from Wednesday, April 1 to April 26, the festival offers 14 contemporary films in various genres created between 2013 and 2014.   A national event taking place simultaneously in...

Chrysler Group LLC's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne addressed more than 1,000 automotive leaders at the 2013 SAE World Congress Annual Banquet today, at COBO Center in Detroit about the need to evolve the industry's business models as well as defining a path that would produce the innovation needed to grow the auto industry...

In doing reseach for this post, I was sure that Italian immigrants found their way to Detroit, because it was a major industrial center that offered job opportunities the immigrants were seeking in coming to America. What totally surprised me was the number of immigrants who settled in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. A land totally different from...

Award-winning Italian actress Iaia Forte is once again working with Paolo Sorrentino after the extraordinary international success of "The Great Beauty". In the play "Everybody's Right" adapted from Sorrentino's novel, Iaia Forte plays Tony Pagoda, a Neapolitan singer at the height of his career in 1950′s-era New York, as he awaits the most importa...

La Farnesina sta considerando la chiusura di una ventina di sedi consolari nel mondo. Fra queste, secondo indiscrezioni raccolte dal Sole 24 Ore, vi sono i consolati di Detroit e Filadelfia.   Si tratterebbe di una decisione storica, soprattutto per Filadelfia dove sono state proclamate la dichiarazione di Indipendenza e la Costituzione, che...

The Upper Midwest As immigrants from the different regions of Italy settled throughout the various regions of the United States, many brought with them a distinct regional Italian culinary tradition. Many of these foods and recipes developed into new favorites for the townspeople and later for Americans nationwide.   Detroit The growth of...

Make a Joyful Noise: Renaissance Art and Music at Florence Cathedral, on view at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) Feb. 6–May 17, 2015, offers a rare opportunity to see three exquisite marble carvings and other Italian Renaissance masterpieces by sculptor Luca della Robbia.   The reliefs are from the Cantoria (singing gallery) of Florence...

by Kristen Peterson   It's 1970, and Neil Scartozzi is cutting hair in a Detroit bookie joint that doubles as a barbershop, feeling disillusioned about the mob life he's facing and wondering how to get out. He's not made. Hasn't killed anyone, only gone to collect money. And the "life," he says, isn't for him.   So one day he pic...