Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015 Hours: 6:00 p.m. Site: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 Organized by: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago in collaboration with: http://marriagedowry.eventbrite.com in Italian with English subtitles Through his research on the status of women in Florence and othe...

Festa Italiana 2015 is excited to announce the 1st Annual Little Miss Italian American Pageant! The pageant will take place on Saturday August 1st, 2015 on the Festival Grounds at the Gambino State (next to the Culture Tent). The pageant will host two groups: one for ages 5-8 and one for ages 9-12.   Contestants will be judged on Speech...

Insieme a Chicago invites parents and kids to enjoy book readings during "StoryTime" on August 29th, 2015. The meeting will feature three reading events designated for kids and families who are familiar with the Italian language and would like to participate to a unique reading adventure.  The first session "Story Time & Si...

PBS superstar Pasquale Esposito will grace The Arcada Theatre in St. Charles with a tribute to Enrico Caruso on Oct. 24. The concert will showcase songs featured on "Pasquale Esposito Celebrates Enrico Caruso," a 2-CD drawn from the PBS special of the same name that was first aired this spring. "Pasquale was born to do a tribute to the great...

Join Italian instructor Giovanna Dimetros and her team for an exciting cultural and culinary adventure through various regions of Italy!! MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th CAMPANIA, 6:30 to 9:30pm MONDAY, OCTOBER 28th EMILIA ROMAGNA, 6:30 to 9:30pm   Read more   Source: http://casaitaliachicago.wordpress.com  

The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce its inductees and honorees for the XXXVII Annual Induction Ceremony and Celebration to take place on Saturday, November 15, at the InterContinental Chicago - Magnificent Mile.   The NIASHF Class of 2014 inductees include John Andretti, Jean Lenti Ponsetto, Babe Parilli, S...

Riaperti i termini per la presentazione delle liste per le elezioni dei Comites in 24 circoscrizioni consolari.   Il Ministro degli Esteri Paolo Gentiloni ha firmato il decreto che consente la presentazione di nuove liste solo nelle circoscrizioni dove nessuna lista di candidati era stata ammessa, cioè nelle circoscrizioni consolari di Vienn...

"Cuore Tricolore" risulta l'unica lista presentata entro la scadenza del 16 febbraio al Comitato elettorale circoscrizionale di Chicago, presieduto da Dea Dantone e composto da Elisa Cozza.   Ne dà notizia lo stesso comitato precisando che "esaminata la documentazione presentata e non avendo rilievi in proposito si ritiene di poter ammettere...

The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans will present its Dante and Mazzei award on May 29 at Galleria Marchetti, 825 W. Erie St., Chicago. Chicago Sun-Times editorial page editor R. Bruce Dold with its Dante award. The honor is bestowed each year on a member of the media who lives up to Dante Alighieri's call to be no timid friend to truth....

The Kalo Foundation/Iannelli Studios Heritage Center of Park Ridge welcomed the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in March to view the studio's 11-foot statue of the Madonna. The visit was facilitated by alumnae of Chicago's former Immaculata High School, which the statue once graced. The Madonna was designed in 1922 by sculptor Alphon...