Award-winning Italian actress Iaia Forte is once again working with Paolo Sorrentino after the extraordinary international success of "The Great Beauty". In the play "Everybody's Right" adapted from Sorrentino's novel, Iaia Forte plays Tony Pagoda, a Neapolitan singer at the height of his career in 1950′s-era New York, as he awaits the most importa...

La Farnesina sta considerando la chiusura di una ventina di sedi consolari nel mondo. Fra queste, secondo indiscrezioni raccolte dal Sole 24 Ore, vi sono i consolati di Detroit e Filadelfia.   Si tratterebbe di una decisione storica, soprattutto per Filadelfia dove sono state proclamate la dichiarazione di Indipendenza e la Costituzione, che...

The Upper Midwest As immigrants from the different regions of Italy settled throughout the various regions of the United States, many brought with them a distinct regional Italian culinary tradition. Many of these foods and recipes developed into new favorites for the townspeople and later for Americans nationwide.   Detroit The growth of...

Make a Joyful Noise: Renaissance Art and Music at Florence Cathedral, on view at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) Feb. 6–May 17, 2015, offers a rare opportunity to see three exquisite marble carvings and other Italian Renaissance masterpieces by sculptor Luca della Robbia.   The reliefs are from the Cantoria (singing gallery) of Florence...

by Kristen Peterson   It's 1970, and Neil Scartozzi is cutting hair in a Detroit bookie joint that doubles as a barbershop, feeling disillusioned about the mob life he's facing and wondering how to get out. He's not made. Hasn't killed anyone, only gone to collect money. And the "life," he says, isn't for him.   So one day he pic...

Visit Detroit's Italian sites on this bus tour from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The tour leaves from Eastpointe at 16600 Stephens Road (one block from Gratiot). The tour will include a luxurious coach bus, significant Italian homes in Grosse Pointe, the Italian Art Collection at the DIA, lunch at Mario's and more.   Visit Lake Shore and Jefferson th...

  WTI Magazine #28    2014 May, 1Author : Sandra Tornberg      Translation by:   On March 28 the Italian Heritage Society and the Federazione Abruzzese del Michigan (FADM) sponsored the Michigan première of the film La Mia Strada ("My Road"), a beautiful feature-length documentary by Michael Angelo DiLauro.    

By Henry Foy   Fiat-Chrysler is leaning heavily towards a new US headquarters and public listing, its chief executive has suggested, as the newly-combined carmaker eyes New York capital markets. Fiat took full control of Chrysler in a long-awaited buyout announced on New Year's day, creating the world's seventh-largest carmaker by sales, wi...

The Italian American Alliance for Business and Technology, under the auspices of the Consul of Italy in Detroit, Dr. Maria Luisa Lapresa, cordially invites you to join us for an exciting programProspects for Mutual Growth in Italy and the USA.The Joint Venture As a Business Development Tool.Enjoy a Wine Reception and Strolling Dinner.Wednesday, Oct...

Sostenere il programma AP Italian e premiare gli studenti della Società Dante Alighieri del Michigan che sosterranno l'esame AP nel 2014.   Questo l'obiettivo del Consolato italiano a Detroit che, insieme alla "Dante", ha organizzato un incontro con Luigi Datome, giocatore italiano di pallacanestro della squadra dei "Detroit Pistons", il cui...