When; 29 Nov 2018 from 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM - Where: Walker Art Center, main lobby on Vineland - Join us at the Walker Art Center for another “Made for ICC” tour! This tour will focus on works currently on view at the Walker that reference events of Italian history, first and foremost early 20thcentury Italian anarchists and the terrorist left-wing m...

Taste and journey through Central Italy’s regions of Abruzzo, Tuscany, Umbria, Le Marche and Emilia Romagna. Seminar style wine tasting expertly lead by Nikki Erpelding, sampling the wines of the esteemed Leonardo LoCascio Italian wine portfolio. The tasting will be on Thursday, November 8th, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM, at North Loop Wine and Spirits' beaut...

One of the Twin Cities’ popular Italian restaurants has hit the refresh button. Campiello Ristorante and Bar in Eden Prairie (6411 City West Parkway, Eden Prairie; 952-941-6868; campielloedenprairie.com) recently went through a major renovation. The 20-year-old restaurant has been given an update from the furniture to the fixtures in the dining roo...

The Minnesota Twins announced that they have named Rocco Baldelli the 14th Manager in club history.  This will mark the first managerial assignment of Baldelli’s career and the first time for the Twins to hire a manager outside the organization since Ray Miller in 1985. Baldelli, 37, joins the Twins for what will be his 20th season in professional...

Looking to chow down on some Italian fare? A new restaurant has you covered. Called Red Rabbit, the new arrival is located at 788 Grand Ave. in St. Paul.  From owners Luke and Tracy Shimp, also of Red Cow, this place features brunch, lunch and dinner menus in a space that includes exposed brick, charred cedar planks and dimly lit fixtures for a coo...

A new Italian restaurant has made its debut in the Elliot Park Hotel. Located at 823 Fifth Ave. in downtown Minneapolis, the newcomer is called Tavola Italian Kitchen + Bar. The restaurant offers Tuscan-inspired cuisine and farm-to-table specialties for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Morning offerings include the Maialino Breakfast pizza with cochini...

Pasquale Presa says his restaurant, Pasquale’s Neighborhood Pizzeria, is a labor of love and an expression of his passion for Italian cuisine, his family and Rochester. Presa, who opened the restaurant in 2016 at the corner of First Avenue and Fifth Street Southwest, explains that it represents all that has been and is important to him. “I was born...

For the fourth year, the ICC is supporting an outstanding student from the University of Minnesota, Department of French & Italian who is spending one semester in Italy. This scholarship continues to fulfill our mission to promote Italian language and culture to all people of Minnesota. The Massimo Bonavita Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of...

John Gagliardi, who won more college football games than any coach in history, turning St. John’s into a powerhouse, has died Sunday, Oct. 7, at the age of 91. Gagliardi won 489 games in his 64 seasons, 60 of them leading the Johnnies. He won four national championships, in 1963 and 1965 (NAIA), and 1976 and 2003 (NCAA Division III), before retirin...

As Indigenous Peoples’ Day is celebrated across Minnesota with parades, powwows, and feasts, it is worth revisiting the fact that a memorial to Christopher Columbus stands on the grounds of the Minnesota State Capitol enshrined by the power of the state. Some who know of the memorial, most prominently Native American activists and their allies, hav...