Start: 07 May 2015 5:30 PM. End: 28 May 2015 7:30 PM Location: Hennepin Center for the Arts Building, 528 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 502, Minneapolis, MN 55403Spaces left: 10. Registration: Members – $135.00 (USD) Become an opera expert, and learn more about the familiar Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi. ICC na...

Il tesoro storico del giudice della Corte Suprema Dominic Massaro contenente oltre mezzo secolo di esperienza italiamericana, donato al Immigration History Research Center della University of Minnesota adesso può essere consultato da studiosi e studenti con un semplice click.   Il giudice Massaro, uno di una dozzina di americani di discenden...

by Joshua Page   Shortly after ie Italian Eatery opened, a marquee in the parking lot read, "Hi." That's it. No boasting. No big promises. Just a simple welcome. Like the message, everything about this restaurant — from the service and food to the decor and vibe — is straightforward and approachable.   Ie doesn't try to be the most fa...

Join us for a new Italian Heritage class, where we offer topics ranging from cultural traditions to historical events and individuals who sparked change. This month we feature Carnival in Venice – a storied festival that has survived hundreds of years and continues to mesmerize visitors from all over the world. Discover the history of Car...

by Joshua Page   Restaurants that keep their doors open year after year interest us. They must be doing something right to endure economic slowdowns, food trends, and intense competition. And Jakeeno's has been going strong since 1975. It's survived Generations X, Y, and Z.   What's the key to Jakeeno's longevity? Comfort. It's famili...

Festeggiamo Dinner is coming up soon! It will be held on Monday, June 17, at 6:30 p.m. at La Cucina di Nonna Rosa Ristorante Italiano in Robbinsdale.Join us for a four course dinner, the music of Italian native, Pietro Benso, and Alfonso Aiello's discussion/sampling of two southern Italian wines. Italian Cultural Center instructors will be availabl...

by Joy Summers   1) Khanh Tran is the pastry chef. The award-winning chef with the delicate hand and visually stunning desserts has left The Bachelor Farmer for this position. Her stunning panna cotta is destined to be the dessert of the summer.   2) You can order an entire pig. Every evening, the kitchen roasts a suckling pig, simply...

Cossetta's plans a 500-person event center in a next-door property in the latest expansion by the St Paul Italian restaurant. The Pioneer Press has the details on the plan, which will expand the restaurant's already-busy catering operation, Cossetta Eventi, currently housed in the building next to the restaurant on West Seventh Street.  ...

For thousands of years, peasants in Umbria and Tuscany cultivated fruit trees and family orchards. This way of life ended after the Second World War. The varieties in these regions were replaced, first, by generic fruit and, more recently, by fruit from other countries. Italian author and agronomist, Isabella Dalla Ragione will give a lecture at Mi...

Dear ICC members and non members, I am reaching out to you on behalf of the Board to thank you for your continued support, to share the latest news at the Italian Cultural Center, and to inform you on the outcome of our latest Board meeting.   ICC news· The Italian Film Festival closed a few weeks ago, and has been a great success thanks to...