Join us on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Casa Italia's 8th Annual Authors Event! This event will be held in the Florentine Room and Library. Authors scheduled to attend include, Carolyn Alessio, Sam Amirante, Theresa Amato, Anne Calcagno, Dominic Candeloro, Arthur Cola, Mary Lou Scalise Edwards, Ted Grippo, Laura L. Gron, Maria Ianno...

Wednesday September 16 - 6 /7,30 PM - Roosevelt Branch Library - 1101 W Taylor St, Chicago 60607"The Enduring Legacy of Florence Scala"   Casa Italia presents an evening of recollection and storytelling in honor of a Chicago and Little Italy icon, Florence Scala, celebrating the 97th anniversary of her birth.Presenters include Kath...

From Dominic Candeloro, Chair Campaign for Italian American Studies at Loyolahttps://www.facebook.com/italianamericanLoyola   What's your Italian American heritage worth to you? Today, 6 generations and 150 years after the first migrations, the record of that epic experience is at risk of fading away. Though we may retain some food trad...

by Dominic Candeloro   Dear friends, You may have heard about an important initiative underway at Loyola University Chicago. The Italian American community is working together to raise $500,000 to establish an endowed professorship dedicated to an Italian American Studies interdisciplinary program. This program at Loyola is the answer to th...

There is a major city in the United States where the history of Italian emigration, very interesting and full of content, is undoubtedly embodied by a personality, universally recognized and appreciated. That city is Chicago, and the person who has been studying for a long time the Italian emigration and presence there, is Dominic Candeloro. We me...

Dreams really do come true. "We're halfway there!" exclaimed Dominic Candeloro, co-chair of the Campaign to Create an Endowed Professorship of Italian American Studies at Loyola University Chicago.   "We started formally about a year ago and the first nine months were really challenging, but year-end donations in 2013 brought us within strik...

Seminar Format---Works in Progress--- Book Sales, Signings, Raffles, Give Aways! WE SUPPORT ITALIAN AMERICAN WRITERS---you should too! Network Network Network.... Bring your checkbook and credit card---100s of titles from our presenters and from the library......call 708 345 5933 to reserve your place or Register on our Casa Italia Web Site.&n...

The Sicilian American Cultural Association will honor a trio of outstanding Italian Americans on Sept. 28 at Monastero's Banquets in Chicago. Josette Weber, Dominic Candeloro and Paul Ciminello will step to the podium at the organization's annual Medal of Merit luncheon. Tickets are $35 for adults (cash bar) and $15 for children 2 to 12 years of a...

CIAP #15 Presents Spring Networking and Beer Tasting Eataly Style. The board of directors of CIAP in conjunction with Eataly Chicago are excited to present this year's first event, Spring networking and Beer tasting led by one of Chicago's foremost brewmasters, Eric Dixon. Eric will explain Eataly's unique approach to brewing "Italian Style" b...

Italian women — and their impact on more than 100 years of Chicago history — are the subject of a new book written and researched largely by Chicago residents. In the introduction to "Italian Women in Chicago," editor Dominic Candeloro states the book has been compiled in an attempt to "write" the wrongs of history with regards to Italian women's...