Jader Bignamini was onstage with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in May, conducting a brand-new piece as its composer watched from her seat. She promptly spotted something unusual: Bignamini had no music stand. He didn't have her score. He was conducting the world premiere of her work … from memory. For DSO vice president and general manager Erik Ro...

A new, modern seafood restaurant with Greek, Italian and Spanish influences is coming to downtown Birmingham later this year.  Bella Piatti owner Nino Cutraro has teamed up with Jay Feldman of Feldman Automotive to open Mare Mediterranean where Cameron's Steakhouse was at 115 Willits.  Cutraro says in addition to offering North American seafood, th...

A few years after opening, San Morello — located in Detroit’s Shinola Hotel — remains one of the downtown area’s most coveted dining spaces. Opened by award-winning chef and restaurateur Andrew Carmellini, the eatery brings the tastes and smells of southern Italy to Downtown Detroit. The driving force behind multiple restaurants across the country...

Join us on April 15 for an online event in celebration of the 2021 Giornata della Ricerca Italiana nel Mondo. At 2:00 pm EST, following a welcome greeting by Consul Maria Manca, we will screen the short documentary "Il sapore del futuro" (The Taste of the Future, 23 min.), produced by the National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci...

April 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT. Music and literature have always been related to each other. Many composers have been inspired by literary works for their compositions. With Momenti Musicali musicians and actors work together to accompany you on a fantastic journey through notes and words. The musicians will play the pieces linked to the literary...

April 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EDT. “Feeling Italian” is a photographic project and book that  uses images to explore the multicultural identities and global citizenship. 89 pictures selected from an international Jury, together with personal stories and narratives (In Italian and English) show the complexity of the Italian identity in today’s global...

Fans of East Coast-style pizza now can get a taste of 'za from an Eastern Market favorite in Detroit's New Center.  Supino Pizzeria, known for its thin-crust pizzas, opened a second location on Woodward in New Center on Wednesday. It may look like New York-style, but owner Dave Mancini said customers told him the pizza is more New Haven-style, whic...

Detroit-style pizza is enjoying a moment in the national spotlight right now, just as the brick-and-mortar restaurant where it all began celebrates 75 years in the square pizza business.  Buddy's Pizza will honor the milestone with events and specials throughout 2021, including the first annual National Detroit-Style Pizza Day on June 23. Since 201...

Event by Ferndale Area District Library and Ferndale Area District Library - Art. Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7 PM EST. Price: Free. Link: http://tiny.cc/parducci. From Detroit’s Woodlawn Cemetery to Eastern Michigan’s campus, and even here in Ferndale at the Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Church, the breathtaking architectural sculptures of the late ar...

Effective Thursday, February 25th, 2021 the office of the Consulate of Italy in Detroit will be moving to the new location at 400 Renaissance Center - Suite 950 (ninth floor), Detroit, MI 48243. Full operation of the offices cannot be guaranteed in the days immediately following the relocation, but it will resume as soon as possible. Limited to eve...