Cineforum – November 10th • Perfetti Sconosciuti

Perfetti Sconosciuti Directed by Paolo Genovese Perfect Strangers (Perfetti Sconosciuti) is a narrative, and bitter ensemble comedy, which follows a group of old friends who meet for dinner. Genovese tackles a subject important to these times, when social media has entered into fragile territories and affects almost everyone’s lives. His … Continue reading

Early Registration Now Open for Winter 2019 Classes

Begin or continue with your Italian studies in 2019! Space is limited and classes are filling up, so hurry and register today to save and secure a spot in your favorite class and time! Classes will be closed as they reach the maximum number of students and all Fall registration closes November 15, 2018.  … Continue reading

Sign Up NOW for Carnevale 2019!

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 the beginning of the 10th century. At that time, people enjoyed the … Continue reading

FUN EVENING ALERT! Talent Show & Apericena

Join Sentieri Italiani @ munno! Sunday, October 28th from 5:00–9:00 p.m. • DELIZIOSO APERICENA BUFFET (includes one drink) • CASH BAR with wine, beer and cocktails   Seating is very limited so reserve your spot now! $25 Sentieri members | $35 non-members • Cash or check only due by October … Continue reading

Celebrate summer Italian style with Ferragosto on August 15

By Sentieri Contributor Jack Piliponis If you have been to Europe you’re likely to be aware that Europeans DO take their vacations and often take them in August. Italians carry it a step further, with a cherished full-scale national holiday every August 15, “Ferragosto.” While Italians celebrate Ferragosto in many … 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

Sentieri Italiani Gift Certificates

It’s Time to Start Thinking About…. Gift certificates for Sentieri Italiani make the perfect gifts for the Italophiles in your life. The certificates are flexible, so they can be used for language classes, book clubs, cultural events, film nights and tours. The recipient can choose the Sentieri experience that they … Continue reading

A Taste of Campania at Due Lire

La Cena Napoletana • November 12th Sentieri Italiani and about 40 friends filled Due Lire Vino & Cucina in Chicago’s Lincoln Square for an evening of delicious food, southern-style. Grazie to owner Massimo di Vuolo and staff for giving us an opportunity to experience an authentic taste of the cuisine of Naples.Our group … Continue reading