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Federico Ciattaglia è il nuovo console generale d’Italia a Houston, nello stato americano del Texas. Ciattaglia, che si è insediato nella nuova sede consolare lo scorso mese di ottobre, ha salutato i connazionali residenti nella Circoscrizione consolare con un messaggio diffuso attraverso il sito Internet del Consolato. "Questo sito internet si riv...

Without ceremony or celebration, Dallas' Landmark Commission on Monday proclaimed a one-story Mission Revival house — carved from concrete more than a century ago — a historic landmark. There was no applause; there were no cheers. There was barely even an audience in the cold and cavernous chamber built for the Dallas City Council. The only remarks...

Celebrate all things Italian during the second annual Arkansas Italian Food and Culture Festival on April 26-28. Held at the Clinton Presidential Center, the event will feature the best of Italian culture — including those delicious pasta dishes.  Festivalgoers will have the chance to learn how to cook Italian food from true Italians with cooking l...

“Nei giorni scorsi, a Houston, ho organizzato, con il Presidente della Italy-Chamber of Commerce of Texas, Brando Ballerini, l'Executive Director Alessia Paolicchi e la Comunità italiana, un incontro per dare il benvenuto al nuovo Console Generale d'Italia a Houston, Federico Ciattaglia”. A darne notizia è Fucsia Nissoli, deputata di Forza Italia e...

Debutantes for The Elenian Club’s 2018 Ballo di Natale received an ornament bearing the organization’s crest and became part of its interesting, 85-year history. According to the group, in 1934, Augusto P. Miceli was president of L'Unione Italiane and suggested formation of an American-Italian ladies club, “Circolo Femminile.” The group’s manifesto...

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 | 7:00 pm. Italian Cultural & Community Center, 1101 Milford St. Houston, TX 77006. $10 ICCC Members | $15 Non-members. Get tickets here. Join us at the ICCC for a special presentation on the contemporary Italian artist Ezio Gribaudo, a painter, sculptor, and graphic artist, whose award winning production has been recognize...

“Even before choosing to travel, I was a nomad and I got to know first-hand the nature of the various Italian communities abroad, I was able to appreciate their versatility, their high cultural level, their widespread talent and their excellent integration skills.” Silvia Chiave, Italy’s new Consul General in Los Angeles, knows very well what it me...

This holiday season, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, is presenting "Christmas Italian Style," a curated, 14-film series spanning nearly seven decades of Italian film history. The series launches Thursday and continues through Dec. 30, according to a news release. “'Christmas Italian Style' is our largest holiday series to date,” s...

It was nearly midnight on Oct. 15, 1890, as David Hennessy, the young New Orleans police chief, walked home in a drizzle after a late meeting of the police board. Hennessy was without his usual armed escort as he approached the Basin St. house he shared with his widowed mother. The chief had use for bodyguards. In New Orleans, he was the face of...

Victoria Surliuga is Associate Professor of Italian Studies, Italian Program Coordinator and World Cinema Coordinator in the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures at Texas Tech University. She has studied Comparative Literature at Mount Holyoke College and holds an M.A. from Brown University and a Ph.D. from Rutgers Universit...

For Albuquerque resident Racheli Bauer, today, 77 years after the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, is an especially poignant anniversary. Her uncle, Navy radioman Petty Officer 3rd Class Dante Sylvester Tini, was one of 2,403 service members and civilians killed during the attack that led to the country’s entry into World War II. But Tini’...

The Pulaski County community of Little Italy on Wednesday lost its appeal of a lower-court judge's dismissal of a case in which area residents sought the creation of an incorporated town. The community of about 350 people, near Roland, has sought for years to become incorporated. In early 2016, County Judge Barry Hyde rejected the residents' petiti...