In-person CINEFORUM • La Mia Classe

Sunday, October 9, 2022 3:00 – 5:30 p.m. at Sentieri Italiani La Mia Classe My Class Directed by Daniele Gaglianone   La Mia Classe blurs the lines between fact and fiction and director Daniele Gaglianone has created a film within a film. He provides insights into the protagonists’ lives that… Continue reading

Visit Venice at the Most Magical Time of Year!

Experience the Beauty of Venezia and the Decadence of Carnevale  with Sentieri Italiani of Chicago Carnevale in Venice is the purest example of the perfect meld of tradition, culture and entertainment, all in one, offering a chance of fun for visitors of all ages. The Carnevale di Venezia dates back to… Continue reading

Exploring Italy Through Cinema • Milan

Since its origins at the beginning of the last century, Italian cinema has developed a strong link between the representation of its national territory and the definition of its national identity. From the end of World War II onwards, Italy has witnessed a major urban development that has considerably modified… Continue reading

A Postcard from Sicily • Sentieri Tour Summer 2022

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Prepare for the B1 CILS Exam with 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

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

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

La Festa della Repubblica

This past Tuesday, June 2nd marked the 69th anniversary of the birth of the Italian Republic. The Italian peninsula holds history that dates back to thousands of years ago, however the Italy that we know and love today started just decades ago.     Throughout the late 1800s and through half… Continue reading