The Italian American Club of Livonia held its 23rd annual dinner/dance fundraiser at its banquet center on Sunday April 29, 2018 to benefit St. Louis Center in Chelsea. Led by Committee chairwoman Mary Galasso, past president of the IACL, more than 200 people were present to enjoy a gourmet dinner of Chicken Florentine, Penne Pasta with Palomino sa...

Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels, published in English between 2011 and 2015, tell the story, in sometimes excruciating psychological detail, of the sixty-year friendship between two girls from a crumbling, violent neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. The books became best-sellers in America and England, and because the author had decided to...

In occasione della XVII Settimana della lingua italiana nel mondo, il Comitato della Società Dante Alighieri nel Michigan ha promosso l’incontro dal titolo “Ferrante Fever” dedicato all’approfondimento delle opere di una delle scrittrici italiane più apprezzate e discusse degli ultimi anni, Elena Ferrante. L’evento è stato organizzato in collaboraz...

On February 19 a farewell dinner was held in honor of outgoing Italian Consul in Detroit, Dr. Maria Luisa Lapresa.  Organized by the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan, the Federazione Abruzzese del Michigan, the Italian American Cultural Society, the Italian American Club of Livonia, the Italian American Club of Livonia Charitable Foundation, the...

Il "Verdi Opera Theatre" del Michigan, in collaborazione con l' "Italian American Club" di Livonia e con l' "Italian American Club of Livonia Charitable Foundation" presenta la 21º Competizione Annuale di Canzoni Italiane ed Arie Vocali per gli studenti del liceo nel Michigan.   Tra le domande ricevute, verranno scelti dieci finalisti, i qua...

Italian-American organizations in Metropolitan Detroit will be celebrating "The Year of Italian Culture in the United States 2013" this October with an exhibition on a nineteenth-century Italian artist who left an impressive mark on the State of Michigan. "Artist & Muses: Tommaso Juglaris and the Italian Legacy at Michigan's State Capitol," fea...

The Italian American Club's Charitable Foundation is sponsoring its first ever "Fashionably Pink" fundraiser. Proceeds will benefit the Shades of Pink Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps women who are undergoing medical treatment for breast cancer, www.shadesofpinkfoundation.org.   "One of the main features of our Fashionably Pi...

Si terrà domenica 5 maggio p.v. presso l'Italian American Banquet Center of Livonia, il 'Concert of the Finalists', sponsorizzato dal Verdi Opera Theater of Michigan, in cooperazione con l'Italian American Club of Livonia e l'Italian American Club of Livonia Charitable Foundation. Il concerto sarà la 19ma competizione annuale di canzoni italiane e...

Perhaps no one was more surprised that Georgia Scappaticci was named Angela Hospice's volunteer of the year than Georgia Scappaticci. The Plymouth Township woman was listening to a description of the yet-unnamed volunteer's service during Angela's recent appreciation dinner, and later said there were no immediate clues that it was her, becau...

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...