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What was intended to be an informative discussion about the positive aspects of Indigenous Peoples’ Day led to a more strained and awkward defense of Columbus Day and the “civilization” he brought to the Americas in the 15th century. While council members were only learning about Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Monday night, it was clear that at  least...

Italian roots still run deep in south Kenner. It is a rich heritage that has been kept alive through traditions carried down through the generations. Family and friends gathered recently to preserve this culture at the annual St. Rosalie Procession held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.  Hundreds processed through the streets of south...

As Virginia Campbell's Piano Artist Series celebrates its 35th anniversary season, the local pianist and music enthusiast is showcasing talented fellow Oklahomans as well as fan favorites from beyond the Sooner State. One of the series' most faithful featured artists, Italian pianist Cristiana Pegoraro will launch the 2017-18 season in concert at 2...

Pete V. Domenici, the son of Italian immigrants who rose to become a power broker in the U.S. Senate, died Wednesday in New Mexico. The Republican was known for reaching across the partisan divide and his work on the federal budget and energy policy over a career that spanned more than 30 years. Domenici was surrounded by family when he died at an...

Cured meat and olive salad were celebrated in Old Metairie today for the city's first ever Muffaletta Festival, which honored the popular sandwich.   The muffaletta was born in New Orleans in the early 1900's.  Many believe Central Grocery in the French Quarter started it.  The muffaletta definitely brings the Italian culture to our city. Richard L...

Join our new cultural enrichment course to discover the wonders of Italy through art! The course will consist of six two-hour classes every Thursday from October 5 to November 9, 2017. Italian Cultural & Community Center - 1101 Milford, Houston, Texas Each lesson will journey through places of historic and artistic interest and focus on how to read...

Little Italy is proud to be a part of the Arkansas State Archives event: Arkansas's Italian Foodways. The event is schedule for Saturday, September 16. The symposium's theme, Fruit of the Vine: Arkansas's Italian Communities and Foodways, will feature presentations by Chris Dorer, Dr. Rebecca Howard, Regina Moyer and State Archives staff member Ter...

Deputata eletta in Centro e Nord America, Fucsia Nissoli (Forza Italia), ieri ha fatto visita al Consolato Generale italiano di Houston dove è stata ricevuta dal Console Generale, Elena Sgarbi. Incontrando i Contrattisti e i dipendenti del Consolato, la deputata ha potuto personalmente constatare il “livello di professionalità che il nostro Consola...

Dear Members and Friends, we hope everyone has been able to continue recovering and remain safe and sound in the aftermath of Harvey. We'd like to thank everyone who reached out to let us know how you were doing and checked in on us to make sure all staff members and the Milford House was safe. Now it's our turn to do what we can for all those who...

Sunday October 1st, 11 AM - 3:30 PM - Location: 33223 AR-300, Roland, AR The 90th Annual Italian Festival combines food, fun, and games for all ages. The event began in 1927 as the Little Italy Grape Festival and continues today as a celebration of Little Italy's Italian heritage. A traditional Spaghetti dinner with specialty Italian Sausage is ser...

The popular trend of taking down Confederate statues and the resulting controversy and violence was put on steroids by New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu. And now this tactic has predictably attracted mentally-disturbed white supremacists, Neo-Nazis, Antifa anarchists, and outright communists. However, Mayor Landrieu's virtue signaling only goes so f...

The Italian Cultural and Community Center is seeking candidates to fill five upcoming vacancies on the Board of Directors. The election will be held at the annual meeting of members on December 7, 2017. Each term lasts three years. We welcome strategic thinkers who understand “the big picture” and who can translate ideas into actions in order to fu...