If you’ve spent any time in Minnesota, you are likely aware that some of the state’s best scenery is found along the North Shore. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to enjoy it. You can hike through one of the many state parks in the area. You can stroll and shop along Canal Park in Duluth. Or you can visit the popular restaurant we’d like to introd...

The Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis / St. Paul is proud to announce the 13th edition of its annual Italian Film Festival (IFF) which will be held in a hybrid format this year. The festival will be held in-person as well as on-line, in collaboration with the MSP Film Society. IFF2022 will bring ten beautiful films to our Minnesota audience. M...

Prepare for the 13th Italian Film Festival of Minneapolis / St. Paul and join us for a special presentation: February, 12th at 6:00 PM. We are delighted to invite you to a special presentation of the upcoming 13th hybrid edition of the Italian Film Festival of Minneapolis / St. Paul. On Saturday, February 12, from 6:00 to 6:45 P.M., Tiziana Cervesa...

One of the most comprehensive shows on Botticelli ever staged in the U.S. is coming to the Minneapolis Institute of Art this coming fall, according to a press release. It’s part of an exhibit that celebrates Renaissance Florence. Starting Oct. 15 and running through Jan. 8, 2023, Botticelli and Renaissance Florence: Masterworks from the Uffizi will...

Trattoria Mucci, the Uptown location of the popular Mucci's Italian restaurant in St. Paul, will close Jan. 29, owner Tim Niver announced today. The restaurant took the place of Niver's short-lived Meyvn on Lake Street in 2019. "It's not been easy, but it's been wonderful," Niver said of the closure on social media. Niver told the Pioneer Press tha...

Ciao from Rome!   Dear Friends, another difficult year comes to an end. Twelve months ago we hoped that by this December we would be out of the pandemic, but that is not yet the case. It's been a tough year, something has improved but we're not out of the woods yet. We can only protect ourselves and hope that in twelve months this nightmare will be...

The ICC is looking for a part-time Director of the Youth School. The program offers Italian language courses to children from 3 to 17 years. Requirements: University degree in Language Education, native speaker of Italian or equivalent (C1-CEFR), experience in teaching Italian as L2 to children and teenagers. Please send your resume to info@theital...

In the English-speaking world, there has been a long tradition of mystery writers from Edgard Allan Poe, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, P.D. James, and Martha Grimes, just to name a few. However, not many Italian mystery writers, or ‘giallisti’, have reached comparable fame. But this is changing as both the quantity and the quality of Italian mystery nove...

After years of trying to lure arguably the most iconic automobile brand in the world, the Carousel Motor Group (CMG) officially opened a Ferrari dealership on Sept. 9. The dealership, called Twin Cities Performance, is located southeast of Highway 169 and Interstate 394 in Golden Valley. Carousel Motor Group, the automotive division of the Pohlad C...

We're Hiring! Youth School Director. The ICC is looking for a part-time Director of the Youth School. The program offers Italian language courses to children from 3 to 17 years. Requirements: University degree in Language Education, native speaker of Italian or equivalent (C1-CEFR), experience in teaching Italian as L2 to children and teenagers. Pl...