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By John Brandenburg   Large oils and paper or collage works, as well as butterflies and burned books, give us a lot to think about in a show by three Italian artists. The exhibit by Massimiliano Luchetti, Sara Lovari and Enrique Moya Gonzalez is at Mainsite Contemporary Art, 122 E Main.   Called "Arezzo in Norman," the show was c...

Dear ICCC Members and Friends, the ICCC is now hiring! We are looking for: 1. ITALIAN TEACHER FOR CHILDREN CLASSES   Job description Part time teaching position. Small classes (5 to 10 students). Children classes. Classes are on Saturday morning. Syllabus required.  

Dear Members and Friends, "Le Strade del Vino... delle Marche", our educational wine tasting series is back. This January you can explore the enogastronomic production and tourism of the Italian Region Marche.   on January, 16th 2015 - 7:00 p.m, featuring six fine Wine Selections from Marche · Vallerosa-Bonci DOC 2012 "M...

by Michael Abatemarco  The realist paintings of Vincent Figliola, an award-winning former art director and creative advertising director, are tinged with a touch of the surreal. His Tchaikovsky's Sky, for instance, depicts a godlike conductor held aloft by clouds, and in one of his self-portraits, a ballerina in miniature dances gracefully on...

By Kelley Crimmins For four generations, the Campisi name has been synonymous with traditional Italian dining. In April, the Dallas-based family-owned and -operated business relocated one of its two Plano restaurants from 3115 W. Parker Road to 4709 W. Parker Road just east of Preston Road.   This full-service restaurant originally opened i...

La Camera di commercio italo americana del Texas, nel ventennale della sua nascita, festeggia l'apertura di una nuova sede ad Austin, che si affiancherà alla sede principale di Houston e alla filiale di Dallas. La cerimonia di inaugurazione avrà luogo il prossimo 20 settembre presso la concessionaria Fiat di Austin, che vanta il primato di vendite...

Join the American Italian Cultural Center for its first screening of Rome, Open City: a film that immerses its viewers in the lives of resistance fighters during the Nazi occupation of Rome. The film follows engineer Giorgio, who in his attempts to escape the Germans, seeks help from Pina, a fellow resistance fighter, and Don Pietro, the priest set...

The Christopher Oliver Agency is launching a campaign to promote the grand opening of Allen's newest authentic Italian restaurant, Roman Cucina. Christopher will be working with Roman Cucina proprietors and brothers, David and Giovanni Roman, to spread the word throughout Allen, Fairview, Plano, McKinney, Lucas, Parker, Murphy and surrounding areas...

On the evening of February 10th, about twenty five area residents attended the meeting hosted at the locally-owned An Enchanting Evening Winery to hear our special guest speaker from the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office (PCSO), Capt. Carl Minden after a 30 minute PowerPoint presentation from the Little Italy Incorporation Task Force organizers. Capt...

Dallas gets a spot on the international chocolate map thanks to a Highland Park Village cheese shop, which has made a deal with a prestigious chocolate maker from Italy. The cheese shop is Molto Formaggio, and the chocolate is from Guido Gobino, a Turin company well-known for its chocolate treats incorporating fine hazelnuts.   In 2008,...

by Ken Venuso   For most people outside of Italy, the 15th of August probably doesn't mean anything in particular. For most Italians, however, this is the day when we celebrate summer at its most glorious time, a day when families get together for countryside walks and relaxing picnics. I remember spending my Ferragosto eating refr...

Anna Soprano Foti of St. Martinville, loves her life and loves the area, she said, although it has not always been easy. Her mother and father immigrated separately crossing the Atlantic by freighter. The passengers huddled together on the ship's topside fending off the elements, while food was stored below deck to preserve it for the lon...