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Festa Italiana will be held on Taylor Street at Ashland Avenue Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 13 through 16, 5 to 10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 10 p.m. on Sunday.   There will be food, music, games, contests and a procession from the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii to the festa following the 11 a.m....

One of the most thrilling and glamorous events in the Chicago-area Italian-American community is the contest to determine who will reign as La Bella Regina of the Columbus Day Parade. "Few events in the community can match the pageantry of the annual Columbus Day Queen Contest," says JCCIA Executive Director Jo Ann Serpico. "The queen will be...

By Blake Oetting   As the new academic year begins, there will be countless opportunities to overstress, over think, and spend too much time with your head buried in work. Luckily enough, Swarthmore Libraries' first art installation of the year fits well into the beginning of the fall semester. Angela Lorenz, an artist based out of both Ital...

Thursday 9/24/2015 - 11:30 AM. Stony Brook University - West Campus - Frank Melville Jr. Library - 100 Nicolls Road - Main Entrance - Stony Brook, NY 11794 - Room: Center for Italian Studies Meeting Hall, E-4340 With author Ernest Ialongo. In his exploration of the politics of Marinetti as the creator and leader of the transformative Futurist...

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) has appointed personal injury attorney, Antonio M. Romanucci, as Chair of the Police Misconduct Litigation group, effective July 12, 2015. Mr. Romanucci also serves as Chair-Elect of the Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group and was elected to a three year term as one of AAJ's PAC Trustees this year. &n...

By Manfred M Steichler The technology behind each Lamborghini masterpiece is said to be a beast. From its unique aerodynamic features and looks, it comes to no surprise that most sports car enthusiasts prefer the exotic car brand. Almost everybody dreams of owning one.   If you've ever been to any place in the UAE, you'll immediately notice...

Councilman Paul Vallone was proud to host the Annual Italian Heritage Celebration with City Council Speaker Melissa Mark- Viverito at City Hall on the evening of October 7. Nearly 300 friends, family, guests and dignitaries joined in a celebration that filled the Council Chambers. This year's celebration also commemorated the 100th birthday of Fran...

by Dwaun Sellers Picture it: Urbino, Italy 1982. A young George (Giorgione) Kessler is studying Italian language, history, literature and film abroad through the University of South Carolina. "He totally got hooked on Italy," said his wife and business partner, Monica Kessler.    The pair moved to Columbia in December 2011 and ope...

by Chris Wuensch The Westchester County Board of Legislators said "congratulazioni" at a recent ceremony to Eastchester High School's Victoria Muriel for her dedication to Italian culture. The board of legislators teamed up with the Westchester Coalition of Italian American Organizations on Oct. 19 at the Legislative Chambers in White Plains...

Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015 Hours: 6:00 p.m. Site: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 In collaboration with: https://neorealism.eventbrite.com A discussion with the Director David Lee Morea and Alberto Zambenedetti, Professor of Cinema Studies at Oberlin College Neorealism - Screening...

December 11 (Friday) 7:00 pm. White Christmas Benefit Concert for San Pio Foundation. The concert will feature a performance by the Acclaimed Italian Tenor Luciano Lamonarca and Soprano Veronica Iovan, and the New York Trio (Patricio Molina, Piano; Julian Langfords, Cello and Yura Seung-Jung Oh, Violin). And with the extraordinary partici...

by Wes Griffin A little more than six months ago Shannon Scott and his wife opened the doors on Sud Italia, their reincarnation of personal travels to southern Italy. What's unique about the regional fare is the incorporation of more seafood and Mediterranean ingredients found in the lower coastal region of Italy.   In fact, teh restaurant...