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This is to inform all eligible Italian citizens, registered with the Houston Consulate, who are interested in having a new passport issued via mail that one of our officers will be in Dallas from may 24th to may 26th, 2018, to collect fingerprints, photos, documents, and signatures. If you are interested in this service, please send an email no lat...

The banks of the Arkansas River resembled a scene out of Italy as the inaugural Arkansas Italian Food and Culture Festival took over North Shore Riverwalk Park this weekend. "Maybe the best thing of all with all the incredible food, the incredible wine, incredible activities is all the money goes to the Boys & Girls Club of Central Arkansas," festi...

On the 300th anniversary of New Orleans's founding, and as the United States and the world celebrate the city's rich and diverse history, I am reminded of the many links that join the Big Easy to Italy. New Orleans has a unique and impressive Italian tradition that has blended into the city's broad cultural tableau and has become a key feature of t...

Il cortometraggio “Fisolofia” diretto da Nicola Palmeri, prodotto da MizzicaFILM e Sergio F. Distefano, con Antonello Puglisi, Domenico Centamore, Stefano Chiodaroli, già vincitore del Premio Speciale della Giuria al Mazzeni Film Festival e del Mediterranean Short Award è stato selezionato in concorso con altri 5 cortometraggi italiani e sarà proie...

It was a brilliant move when the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston first partnered three years ago with the Galleria/Simon Property for a spring fashion show luncheon at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. Creating an extra fundraising resource by adding an event in the elaborate party tent, put up each year for the beloved Bayou Bend Garden Party, has p...

We do Greek; we do Jewish; we do Indian. So it’s about time that Arkansas held a citywide festival celebrating all things Italian. Starting at 4 p.m. Friday, April 20, the first Arkansas Italian Food & Cultural Festivalwill bring food, Baggo and bocce tournaments (for cash prizes!), food, a grape stomp challenge, food, an Italian car exhibition, fo...

Two Renaissance masterpieces are coming to the New Orleans Museum of Art — only the third museum ever to display them together, and the second outside Italy. Paolo Veronese (POW-loh veh-roh-NAY-zuh) painted "St. Jerome in the Wilderness" and "St. Agatha Visited in Prison by St. Peter" during 1566 and 1567 for a church on Murano, an island in the la...

Art songs weave a combination of poetry and melody into a musical tapestry for recital. This year’s Vocal Artistry of Song Festival stars soprano Kendra Colton, a soloist who has performed with the Boston Symphony, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra and the San Francisco Symphony. Colton will be accompanied by her pianist Allison...

Questa è una storia nella Storia, una storia minore, di guerra. Non parla di eroi, di attacchi, combattimenti, di avanzate di carri armati. E’ una storia di prigionieri di guerra; i “P.W.”, Prisoner of War. Ma per chi l’ha vissuta, questa storia minore, non è stata meno importante, meno pesante di tante altre tragedie. Per fortuna, almeno questa, è...

Arkansas is home to a number of food and wine festivals. And later this month, a new festival will be added to the lineup. The first Arkansas Italian Food and Culture Festival, will be held in Riverfront Park, North Little Rock, April 20-21. The festival will kick off with an Italian Film Spotlight and VIP Reception, 5:30-10 p.m. April 19 at The Un...

Wed, April 25, 2018. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT. Italian Cultural & Community Center - 1101 Milford St. - Houston, TX 77006. Cost: $10 ICCC Members | $15 Non-members. Get your tickets - Eventbrite or call 713-524-4222 ext. 7. Want more information? Click here. Born and raised in Rome, Alex di Bagno has always been very attached to this captivating histo...

St. Joseph was honored by the American Society of Italian Heritage at "La Festa di San Giuseppe" held at Benedict's Plantation on March 11. In the Middle Ages, a famine devastated Sicily, and prayers to St. Joseph are credited for the gentle rains that brought forth crops. The saint is celebrated on or near his feast day of March 19. After the Pled...