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The Director of the Italian Cultural Institute, Silvio Marchetti is pleased to invite you to the following concert "Verdi Our Contemporary" performed by Ensemble Nuove Musiche, a concert based on chamber lyrics by the master from Busseto and built between tradition and contemporary music. Presented by the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago in co...

by Brian Manzullo   Today, Kirk Cousins is an ascending starting quarterback for the NFL's Washington Redskins. Before that, though, he was a Michigan State Spartan -- and he isn't even close to forgetting where he came from.   Cousins - who started for MSU from 2009-11, winning 11 games his senior season and going unbeaten again...

The music of The Four Seasons — even as it enthralled a new generation of fans through the hit musical "Jersey Boys" — also marks a point of pride for Italian Americans, as the group's original lineup boasts Italian roots through and through. There's just one problem, though: When "Jersey Boys" ended its wildly successful Chicago run, demand t...

Join the Chicagoland Italian American Charitable Organization on February 27th as they host the 3rd Friday Night Fights at the Medinah Shriners Hall found at 550 N. Shriners Dr. (off Swift and Army trail Rd.).   Doors will open at 6 pm. The card begins around 7 pm. Food and beverages will be available for sale. Tickets are available starting...

by John Quinn   If we were to believe poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Miles Standish, military advisor to the Plymouth Colony, was smitten with the lovely Pilgrim maid, Pricilla Mullen. Rather than woo her himself, he sent his roommate, John Alden, to speak to her on his behalf. Bad move. John also loves Pricilla and the love triangle takes...

Tuesday May 20, 2014 5:00pm – 6:30pm at Five Seasons Family Sports Club**Board room 1300 E 96th St Indianapolis, In 46240 phone: 317-7086125 Agenda: 1 - Sister Cities Fest - September 6, 2014 2 - Report of our fundraising event 3 - Update relationship with MTS (Motorsport Technical School in Monza) 4 - Create a Monza SC Facebook page 5- Art a...

The Induction Committee of the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame (NIASHF) announced today the inductees for the Class of 2013. This year's class includes: former Chicago Blackhawk Eddie Olczyk, who played 17 seasons in the NHL, accumulated almost 800 points, and was elected to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame in 2012; Johnny Antonelli, fiv...

By John Ruane Sometimes you attend an event and the thought of it is gone the next day. Sometimes it stays with you, like Doug Buffone's wake and funeral. Having grown up in the 1960s in Chicago, the teams of that era were best known for two players, Dick Butkus and Gayle Sayers.   They were incredible football players and so much fun...

Date: Monday, February 29, 2016 Hours: 6:00 p.m. Site: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 Organized by: In collaboration with: in collaboration with the Rossini Opera Festival of Pesaro. https://tributetorossini.eventbrite.com On the occasion of the birth of the great composer born in Pesaro on Febr...

For the month of June, Eataly Chicago is celebrating the World Cup the way we know best: with Eatalian food! We've selected 16 highly competitive, high quality products and now it's your turn to VOTE for the winner. Every other day, 1 match will take place at Eataly Chicago and will be featured on Eataly Chicago's Facebook page and here on the Eat...

by Kile MacMillan   Like many other European musicians, fast-rising Italian conductor Michael Mariotti decided several years ago that he wanted to expand his European-centered career and take a stab at the vast American classical scene.   The 34-year-old maestro started at the top, making inaugural appearances at the Washington (D.C.)...

Un posto d'onore tra gli italoamericani che hanno fatto la storia dello sport: il chairman rossoblù Joey Saputo è stato inserito nella National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame nell'ambito di una cerimonia che si è svolta all'Intercontinental Hotel di Chicago.   Il numero uno del club rossoblù fa parte della classe del 2015 insieme ad al...