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...

A Florida-based restaurateur is bringing his fresh pasta and pizza concept to downtown Royal Oak this fall.  Pastaio — pronounced past-EYE-oh — will open soon where HopCat beer bar was on Fifth between South Washington and South Center streets. Founder Pasquale Lamarra has a Pastio location in Port St. Lucie, Florida, and is excited to bring this c...

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...

Want the taste of Italy without the expensive plane tickets? Nonna's The Trattoria serves up some of the best Italian dishes in West Michigan, made from scratch by talented chefs. Trattoria's breakfast and lunch menu feature hearty favorites as well as lighter options. Their dinner menu features traditional Italian favorites like pasta, meats, and...

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...

In the list of the great Italian excellences who have found their fortune in America, one of the highest level names is that of Arturo Toscanini. A century has passed since an extraordinary event, an exceptional tour that saw him as a protagonist in America together with what would later become the orchestra of La Scala in Milan.  Today there is a...

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...

The Italian American Chamber of Commerce of Michigan is proud to announce that Festa Italiana is back bigger and better than ever. The event will take place on July 16, 17, and 18, 2021 at Freedom Hill County Park in Sterling Heights. There will be plenty of great food, drinks and continuous live entertainment on the Lucido Family Stage, in additio...

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...

St. Rocco – St. Anthony Society has decided to cancel this year’s Italian Festival dinner and picnic originally scheduled the weekend of July 23. They say they considered the many safeguards that are necessary to ensure the full safety and well-being of the public and members and felt taht a full resumption of the celebration this year would be pre...