Please Join Us - Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. Time: 4:00-5:30pm EST. Virtual Zoom Event. The event is open to the public - Registration is required here by October 22, 2021. For Dante’s 700th anniversary of his death, Mondadori released the sequel to “A riveder le Stelle” by Aldo Cazzullo, to pay homage to the "Poet who invented Italy" continuing on the...

Detroit — Audiences might have gotten a glimpse of Jader Bignamini, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's ebullient new music director, when he conducted digital concerts last season, but consider that his warm-up. His real introduction starts Thursday — with live audiences. Bignamini, 45, will lead the orchestra as it kicks off its new classical season...

Cari Connazionali, è con profondo e sincero entusiasmo che rivolgo a voi tutti un caloroso saluto nel giorno dell’assunzione delle funzioni di Console d’Italia in Detroit, con giurisdizione per gli Stati del Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky e Tennessee. Sono onorata di poter rappresentare il nostro bellissimo Paese, sotto la guida dell’Ambasciata...

Come Celebrate Dante in Detroit, MI. By the Statue of Dante on Belle Isle (Central Avenue & Vista Dr) Shelter #12. Saturday, September 11, 2021. 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Rain or Shine 2021 marks the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s death. At the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan, we believe Dante must be remembered past this year and for at least...

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...