Music can be tied to memories — both wonderful and tragic. One Upper Peninsula composer is memorialyzing a tragedy that changed the face of the Copper Country more than 100 years ago. On Christmas Eve in 1913 in Calumet, a Christmas party was held on the second floor of the Italian Hall for the children of the families belonging to the Western Fede...

What an incredible achievement! Our very own Cavaliere Gianni (John) Zaretti has been granted the Spirit of Hope Award of the State of Michigan by Governor Gretchen Whitmer, an award that is granted to those individuals serving as a beacon of hope for many and who lift up others and inspire people to make a difference. With John’s tireless commitme...

Theresa Duford knows there’s something special about fresh homemade pasta. “My love of pasta started at birth. It's like inherited when you're Italian, I think,” joked Duford. Aside from the incredible taste, pasta is one thing that connects this metro Detroiter to her family roots.  “I grew up with fresh pasta from my grandma, who came here from I...

Saturday December 2, 2023 - 6:00 PM. Wasserman Projects, 3434 Russell St #502, Detroit, MI. $18/20 per seat. Register Now. The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan and the Wasserman Projects are pleased to partner on the presentation of Daniela Roma with a special concert set amongst the art installations featuring works by Beth Lipman and Laura Let...

It takes quality products and truly loyal customers to carry a business half a century Armed with soft pepperoni rolls dripping with cheese and fluffy, plump meatball sandwiches, that has been Capri bakery's formula for success. A staple at 4832 Greenfield Rd. just north of Michigan Avenue in Dearborn, Capri has developed an almost cult-like follow...

With the opening of Provolino, a cost-accessible, neighborhood Italian restaurant in Denver’s Hampden South, less than a month away, co-owner and chef Jeff Schwing took time to reflect on his unorthodox journey to get to this point. Schwing helped open Michelin-starred chef Ludo Lefebvre’s French eatery Chez Maggy as chef de cuisine, after previous...

After six years as the home of restaurant and event space Paddock Place, a historic mansion in Grand Rapids’ East Hills neighborhood is returning as Italian restaurant Mangiamo, which originally opened in 2005. Mangiamo, a Gilmore Collection restaurant, is returning on January 10 at 1033 Lake Drive SE with a new look and atmosphere that Gilmore Chi...

The Detroit Institute of Arts is debuting “Guests of Honor: Masterpieces of Early Italian Renaissance Bronze Statuettes,” a history-making exhibition that showcases four Italian Renaissance bronze statuettes from the Museo Nazionale del Bargello, marking the first time these four statues are on display together as a quartet and on view in the Unite...

Join Us on Zoom. Tuesday, December 5, 2023 @ 4:00 PM (EST) The Italian Consulate in Detroit and the Dante Alighieri Michigan Chapter are delighted to announce the upcoming event on Zoom, “The Filangieri-Franklin Correspondence: an Enlightening Dialogue Between Italy and the USA.” Reservation is required – Please register here. The event is part of...

There are over 40 events scheduled from November 13th to 19th in the United States for the eighth edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, an integrated promotion initiative by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs entitled in 2023 “At the table with Italian cuisine: well-being with taste.” In the background, there is the candidacy of...