New Wine in Old Jars —

Bottling Roman Vintages at Oplontis B Near Pompeii Presented by Archeologist Jenny Muslin Sunday, February 7, 2021  •  4:00–5:00 p.m. (Central Standard Time) $5 with your Sentieri Membership  •  $10 for Non-Members   Like their modern Italian counterparts, the ancient Romans loved wine and believed that everyone from emperors to… Continue reading

Todi and Its Castles

La Lingua La Vita, in partnership with Sentieri Italiani, Presents a Special Seminar: Todi and Its Castles Saturday, January 30, 2021 1:00–3:00 p.m. Central Standard Time   The city of Todi, situated in Umbria — the green heart of Italy, has Umbro-Etruscan roots, which then developed under the Romans, further… Continue reading

Exploring Cinematic Rome

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Sentieri, in partnership with Italiaidea – Rome, presents Cinematic Rome Sunday, January 24, 2021 @ 12:00–1:30 p.m. Since the era of silent films, Rome has provided filmmakers with spectacular sets as well as beautiful scenery. As cinema became more and more popular, the image of Rome — with its famous… Continue reading

We learned, we cooked, we ate…

… with Chef Andrea Consoli On the afternoon of December 19th, Chef Andrea Consoli (of Cooking Classes in Rome) displayed his love of cooking Roman-style while teaching some Sentieri folks how to prepare some great regional dishes from his hometown. Several participants followed Chef Andrea step-by-step as he prepared Carciofi… Continue reading

Canta che ti passa with Natalja Aicardi • 12.20.20

Our Musical Holiday Happy Hour Several friends of Sentieri got together virtually to sing-along with the songstress Natalja Aicardi on the evening of December 20th. Natalja warmed us up with chakra opening so that our voices would be in peak condition. We sang together some songs of the holiday and… Continue reading

Sentieri Scholarships | 2022

Sentieri Italiani currently has four 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, 2021. All scholarships must be used towards… Continue reading

Sentieri’s Virtual Tour of Trastevere

Our Stroll Around Trastevere with Paolo from Italiaidea — Rome Sabato 12 dicembre, Paolo Bultrini (Italiaidea – Roma) ha portato insegnanti e studenti di Sentieri virtualmente in giro per Trastevere, accompagnati dai suoi celebri abitanti: artisti, nobili ma anche gente del popolo. Attraverso le parole della poesia, abbiamo girato per… Continue reading

Musica Italiana

Sentieri Italiani Presents an Evening of Musica Italiana   Join Sentieri Italiani for an enjoyable night of Italian music from the 18th century through now — including Neapolitan songs, opera arias, Italian pop hits from the 60s and 70s, and more! Featuring Italian-American jazz and cabaret singer Robert Rodi on vocals and Neal Alger on guitar.… 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

Regional Dining — CAMPANIA!

La Cena Napoletana • November 12th “Vedi Napoli e poi muori.”   You’ll experience a taste of Naples when dining at Due Lire Vino & Cucina, located in vibrant Lincoln Square. Their dynamic menu highlights authentic recipes from the region of Campania that are prepared with seasonal and local ingredients with… Continue reading