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Dont's miss this opportunity of giving your child the chance to experience Italy without leaving Houston! Children will be immersed into the richness and beauty of Italy… its language, culture, traditions and culinary arts. They will experience daily scoperte (discoveries), engaging in many linguistic and cultural activities from the magnificent an...

Piled high with 500lbs of spaghetti, 150 gallons of sauce and 50lbs of cheese, the world's biggest pasta bowl made its annual appearance for St. Joseph's Day celebrations. The whopping bowl of pasta, spanning eight feet in diameter, was more than enough to feed hungry New Orleans spectators on Friday.  In addition to the noodles, meatless gravy and...

THEN: Starting in 1884 and continuing through to 1924, an estimated 290,000 Italian immigrants -- a great deal of them from Sicily -- arrived in New Orleans, fleeing economic and political turmoil. In short order, their indelible influence would be felt on the city. With the French Quarter no longer a fashionable address, many of the city's more we...

When: Tuesday, April 04, 2017 At 6:30 pm - Where: Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, Texas Organized by : Archaeological Institute of America, Houston Society. In collaboration with : Consulate General of Italy in Houston (Consolato Generale d'Italia in Houston) & IIC. Entrance : With fee On the occasion of the exhibit Gladiators: Heroes o...

What do you get when acclaimed Greek female conductor, Zoe Zeniodi, conducts Opera Southwest’s production of Pagliacci? Answer: HISTORY IN THE MAKING! Be a part of history in the making when Opera Southwest welcomes its first female conductor ever, in a brilliant performance of Leoncavallo’s heartbreaking version of “tears of a clown.”Leoncavallo's...

The Twelfth Conference of Italian Researchers in the World will be held on March 25, 2017, in the Auditorium of the Italian Consulate in Houston, Texas.  Organized in partnership between COMITES ~ Houston, which represents the Consular District including Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma, and the Office of the Consul General of Houston, this...

When one thinks of frontier justice or violent lynchings in the United States, it conjures the specter of lawlessness in the old West or the anti-black intolerance of the Deep South. This is inevitable, not only because of the magnitude of such atrocities, but because of the attention brought to them by modern American society, which largely sprung...

St. Joseph’s Feast is March 19th, but you can see St. Joseph’s Altars set up in places like Vermilionville and other churches across Acadiana.“We always have Saint Joseph’s during Lent, and Lent is a big thing for the Catholics,” says Belle Roullete who is visiting from Valcherie, La. The history dates back to the late 1800s in Italy, when a famine...

The Italian American Marching Club is one of the largest ethnic organizations in the Southeastern United States. It was founded by Joseph Cardenia and friends in 1970 and has climbed to heights of 1500 members in recent years. The objective is to keep Italian heritage prevalent in New Orleans, the destination of so many of their forefathers in the...

Owner Arturo Huerta said if The Woodlands residents are looking for a restaurant that serves high-quality, italian-inspired food at a good price, Papa Amadeus is the restaurant to visit. Since opening nearly a year ago off I-45 North in Spring, Papa Amadeus, which is named after Huerta’s grandfather, has experienced success as a result of its regul...

The NM Italian Film & Culture Festival. It’s not just about Italian movies. It’s about the whole fabric of contemporary Italian culture, including the cuisine, the wine, the traditions, the iconic Italian automotive design (don’t miss those Fiats and Alfa Romeos on display!) - AND it’s about one of the major cultural markers of Italian national and...

Nestled in the heart of downtown Coral Gables is the ivy-covered Hotel St. Michel, one of Miami’s most historic hotels. Built in 1926, the building still boasts the same vintage European design, reflecting the chic and dashing clientele of that era. In 2017, the inn is adding a dining venue to breathe new life into the charming boutique property. O...