We would like to announce the 6th annual Italian Film Festival, which is scheduled to be held from March 6- 9, 2014. Our committee members and volunteers are busily preparing for a very special 6th edition of the popular festival, and there are many exciting new details to share this year.   The festival will begin when our first film, "Cuor...

It's almost here! The 5th Annual Italian Film Festival of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The festival will be held this week, April 4-7, at the Minneapolis College of Arts and Design. This year's lineup of contemporary, award winning films was carefully selected by a committee of native Italian speakers who live in the Twin Cities. There was a lot of passi...

by Peter Passi   Bellisio Foods, the nation's third-largest manufacturer of frozen entrees, is about to get bigger. The company, which frozen food magnate Jeno Paulucci launched as Michelina's in 1990, unveiled its plans last week to purchase Overhill Farms, a company with manufacturing facilities in the Los Angeles area, for about $80....

The volunteers of the ICC's 5th Annual Italian Film Festival are thrilled with the extraordinary artistry and quality of this year's film lineup! Now that the films are selected and the dates set, the next and most important step is ensuring that as many people as possible see these movies! That said, the film committee extends a warm invitation t...

The Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St Paul is a non-profit organization founded in 2006. The ICC promotes the best of Italian culture in Minnesota to people of all ages, and creates stimulating opportunities for enrichment on personal and community levels. We provide Italian language classes which are taught by native instructors. In additi...

You are cordially invited to join us for an intimate look at Leonardo Da Vinci, the ultimate Renaissance man, on Wedensday, July 7, beginning at 5 p.m.. This wonderful, FREE symposium will be held at the Center for Early Modern History, 1210 Heller Hall, University of Minnesota.   In the 15th century, Leonardo formulated and experimented sci...

Join us on August 19th as we celebrate the Leonardo' Codex Leicester Exhibit at MIA. The Cocktail Reception, to be held at the historic Clifton House, is the last of our summer events paying homage to Leonardo's genius. For the occasion, the Italian Consul in Chicago, Adriano Monti, will make his first official visit to the Twin Cities and the...

When: 06 Dec 2015 at 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Location: Rebecca's Authentic Italian Bakery, 2111 East Franklin Avenue #2, Minneapolis   Just in time for "le feste di Natale", join us at Rebecca's Authentic Italian Bakery and learn to make 3 traditional Italian cookies – Cantucci, Amaretti e Frollini.   ICC instructor and Ital...

by Kim Ode   When troops from Minneapolis began returning home after World War II, they discovered they missed one thing about Europe. Sliding into booths at the Casino Cafe on North 7th, they'd ask owner and chef James Graziano if he could make them a pizza. Graziano had begun his cooking career while in the service, feeding troops goi...

by Mary Abbe   Walker Art Center has hired two curators, Adrienne Edwards from New York City and Vincenzo de Bellis from Milan, Italy.   Vincenzo De Bellis, who was born 1977 in Putignano, Italy on the Adriatic coast, will be Curator, Visual Arts at the Walker. A co-founder in 2009 of the non-profit Peep-Hole Art Center in Milan, he h...