Sunday, January 17, 2016. 1-3 pm. Join Il Circolo and Cafe Sapori owners, Fabrizio and Francesco, for a beautiful luncheon dedidated to the culinary traditions of Italy's Sicily region. Purchase your tickets online from this email and you will be redirected to our secure partner site, Black Tie South Florida, where your payment will be process...

By Johnny Diaz   You don't have to wait till fall for classical music events in South Florida. The Symphony of the Americas is back for its 22nd Summerfest, and you can catch a performance at 3 p.m. today at Trinity Lutheran Church, 11 SW 11th St., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for students.   Each summer, the Fo...

A trio of talented sopranos, Virginia Zeani, 89, plus Marilyn Mims and daughter, Virginia Mims, 18, will perform in a free concert at 2 p .m. Jan. 25 at Helen K. Persson Recital Hall, 326 Acacia Road, on the Palm Beach Atlantic University campus. Zeani was the mentor of Marilyn Mims when she was a music student in Indiana. "I wanted to sing Vi...

By Andres David Lopez   In 1938, after the dawn of the automobile age but before a national highway system, Italian immigrant Enrico Vecellio and a few partners founded a road-construction company. Today, Leo Vecellio Jr., Enrico's grandson, presides as chairman, president and CEO of Vecellio Group Inc., a contractor with highway, minin...

Il Circolo has officially been chosen as one of TWO charities that will benefit from the proceeds of Italian Week on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach! This will be a week of wonderful Italian centered events sponsored by the Worth Avenue Association and Town & Country Magazine.   The week is scheduled to take place from February 22 to February...

Il marchio italiano del cashmere Cruciani sbarca in Florida inaugurando un nuovo flagship store a Palm Beach. La boutique rafforza così la presenza del gruppo sul mercato americano, dove poteva già contare su uno showroom a New York. La mossa fa seguito alle recenti aperture internazionali della maison a Madrid, Tokyo e Dubai.

By Shannon DonnellyAll things Italian — and Italian-American — were celebrated at the 39th annual gala of Il Circolo, the Italian Cultural Society of the Palm Beaches. Festa Della Vecchia Italia (Feast of Old Italy) took place March 8 at The Breakers. Kristen DiNonno Noffsinger and Debi Rodi were chairwomen for the evening, which honored Sen....

By Alexandra Clough   Natuzzi Italia will open a furniture store at CityPlace, marking the first of several home furnishing retailers expected to come to CityPlace now that Restoration Hardware will build a furniture "mansion" next door.   Natuzzi will open a 9,000-square-foot store on the south end of CityPlace, on Rosemary Avenue in...

Cari Amici! We have exciting news! Il Circolo is the proud recipient of a matching grant through the power2give Program, which raises funds through a matching campaign sponsored by the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County.   Our goal is to raise a total of $5,000 through your donations that will be matched with an additional $5,0...

by Rick Zullo   Sometimes this humble little activity of mine opens up a few doors to Italian culture and society that otherwise I wouldn't have access to. And on this occasion, I've really scored some fascinating guests on my podcast, including Dottoressa Gloria Marina Bellelli, the Consulate General of Italy in Miami. Her resume is impress...