Early Registration for Fall 2017 Italian Classes Is Now Open

Registration is now open for our Fall quarter’s Italian courses. From now until August 15th there is an early registration discount, so hurry and register today to sign up for your next Italian class! Space is limited and classes will fill up before you know it, so hurry and register today to secure a spot in … Continue reading

Cineforum: Cuore Sacro (Sacred Heart)

Directed by Ferzan Ozpetek In “Cuore Sacro” Barbora Bobulova delivers an award-winning performance as Irene, a steel-hearted heir to a real-estate empire co-run with her shrewd aunt, Eleonora (Lisa Gastoni). As the film opens, they have just mentally driven two business rivals to suicide. Irene takes on a restoration project that will force her … Continue reading

Grammitalia Summer 2017

Do you think you need to brush up on certain grammar concepts this summer? Sign up for our individual Grammitalia courses! Registration ends June 10th! • June 21 — Wednesday, 6:30–8:30 p.m. Articoli, Sostantivi e Aggettivi • June 28 — Wednesday, 6:30–8:30 p.m. Preposizioni Semplici e Articolate • July 12 — … 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

February 19, 2017: A good time was had by all at Sentieri’s Briscola Tournament at Bella ‘Mbriana!

Sentieri and friends had a fun evening of competitive card playing, drinks and antipasti on February 19th. After four rounds of intense play the new champions were declared — Sharon and Debora each won Sentieri memberships as a result of their formidable Briscola skills.  Watch this website for more enjoyable evenings with … 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

Individual Italian Grammar Classes Summer 2016

Grammitalia: Summer 2016 June 29, Wednesday, 6:30-8:30 pm Presente dei verbi (Basic) July 6, Wednesday, 6:30-8:30 pm Articoli, Sostantivi e Aggettivi (Basic) July 13, Wednesday, 6:30-8:30 pm Pronomi diretti, indiretti, combinati, particelle (Intermediate/Advanced) July 18, Monday, 6:30-8:30 pm Preposizioni semplici e articolate (Basic) July 19, Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 pm Sequenza dei tempi al … Continue reading