Cine-ZOOM #2 • September 27th • Capri-Revolution

Capri-Revolution Directed by Mario Martone   Italian director Mario Martone drew inspiration from a commune of artist-radicals that took up residence on the sun-kissed southern isle in the early 20th century. Picture a cult-like group of young people prancing naked on the rocks overlooking the Mediterranean and you have an… Continue reading

Sentieri Scholarships | 2021

Sentieri Italiani currently has three scholarships that are available annually. To apply for any one of them, you must submit a short essay of 100 words or less on the subjects indicated below. All applications must be received for review by December 31, 2020. All scholarships must be used towards… Continue reading

Cross Cultural training is available for your business needs

Become aware of the “cultural baggage” we bring to our business interactions. Develop an awareness of the differences and similarities, in life and work, between Italy and your own culture. Deepen your knowledge of Italy, its history and people, increase your knowledge of important “dos and don’ts” when you’re working… Continue reading

Prepare for the B1 CILS Exam at Sentieri Italiani!

New Government Regulations Require Language Proficiencyto Apply for Italian Citizenship Offered by the Università per Stranieri, the CILS exam officially certifies individuals’ Italian language skills. Students that successfully pass all sections of the exam will receive a certificate issued from the Università per Stranieri di Siena, which is recognized by… Continue reading

Briscola + Apericena = Fun Evening!

Sentieri Italiani kicked off the 2018 social scene with a nice group of card sharks gathered around the tables of MUNNO. The Briscola competition between the teams was as fierce as always. But an Aperol spritz or two, some vino and lots of really delicious food had a mellowing effect… Continue reading

And to all a good night!

It wasn’t the night before Christmas but Sentieri Italiani and company enjoyed themselves as if it were! Our friends from MUNNO prepared an especially delicious buffet, and live entertainment, featuring Natalja Aicardi on vocals and Gary Cestaro playing the keyboard, added to the festive mood of the night. Sentieri’s traditional raffle… Continue reading

La Cena Piemontese – A culinary visit to the Langhe

La Cena Piemontese • September 24th   On Sunday, September 24th, Sentieri Italiani and friends met at Osteria Langhe in Chicago’s Logan Square for an evening of slow food and fine wine. Grazie to co-owners Aldo Zaninotte and Chef Cameron Grant and the staff for giving us this opportunity to experience… Continue reading

La Cena Pugliese – A tasty time was had by all!

On Sunday, March 12th, Sentieri Italiani and friends met at Via Veneto in Chicago for a specially prepared Cena Pugliese. Highlights of the dinner included fried calamari, orecchiette con rapini, risotto patate e cozze and the super tasty salsiccia Barese alla griglia which was served with fave e cicoria!  Grazie… Continue reading

Celebrate Carnevale …

… IN TUTTA ITALIA! BY JACK PILIPONIS   Like many countries with strong Catholic/Christian culture and traditions, Italy marks the weeks leading up to Lent with colorful, sensual, food- and drink-filled celebrations. In Italy, it’s called “Carnevale,” derived from Latin “carnem levare” — take the meats; in ancient times that… Continue reading