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Il 5 e 6 aprile 2014, presso il George Brown Convention Center di Houston, debutta ExhibItalia, l'ambizioso progetto concepito dalla Camera di Commercio Italiana del Texas per promuovere il meglio del Made in Italy al grande pubblico e alle aziende texane.   ExhibItalia coinvolgerà più di 120 espositori - tra aziende industriali e artigiane...

Forget that Fratellini Ristorante Italiano is only six months old. It has an old soul. It's a faithful re-creation of Raoul's Italian Grill, which used to be just a mile down the road at the intersection of Theiss Mail Route and Louetta. A manager at Fratellini says the new place was started by the owner's sons. Like the original, it's dimly lit, l...

If you want to learn more about Dante Alighieri, the major Italian late Middle Ages poet, famous for "La Divina Commedia", "La Vita Nuova", "Convivio" and other Masterpieces Join us on this exciting upcoming Lecture on September 23 at University of St. Thomas, Jones Hall 7:00 pm   More than seven centuries after...

Di Davide Arminio   Per celebrare il 2013 Anno della Cultura Italiana negli USA, il giornalista Davide Arminio pubblica una serie di storie di interesse italiano che riguardano il New Mexico.   "The Italian Cultural Society of Taos was born in a very peculiar way. Pia Lima is a strong woman who spent most of her work life on the East...

by Shelly Conlon Managing  Since 1986, Italy resident Frances Whitener has had the sweet spot downtown as the owner of the Magic Mirror Beauty Salon and a resident of the southern Ellis County town. She's seen shops come and go. She's seen state championship football parades. But if there's one thing that united "Biggest Little Town in T...

On April 3, 6, 8 and 10 we'll be treated to Opera Southwest's production of Rossini's delightfully zany Il Turco in Italia at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. And then . . . The students of the UNM Opera Theatre present "L'Elisir d'Amore" by Donizetti. Enjoy an evening of beautiful "bel canto" and poignant comedic moments. Sung in Italian wi...

ByJoseph Nocco According to a Tuesday report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports' The Vertical, Italian swingman Alessandro Gentile appears poised to ink a NBA deal this summer. The Houston Rockets currently own the draft rights to the Italian superstar after he was originally selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second-round of the...

It's nearly impossible to gauge the number of car junkies who dashed to Highland Village for another pageant of very expensive local Italian beauties Sunday. The turnout was definitely up from previous years, evident by sponsoring neighborhood restaurants racing to stay ahead of demand from guests that meandered about 75 exquisite samples of Europe...

The NM Italian Film & Culture Festival, produced by the nonprofit Italian Festivals of New Mexico for the primary benefit of the UNM Children's Hospital today announced its film selections for the 2014 eight day run of the popular festival.   Io Sono Li (Shun Li and the Poet) a 2011 winner at the prestigious Venice Film Festival, is the...

Fiorenzo Dogliani, owner of Beni di Batasiolo, will join Carmelo Mauro for an exclusive wine dinner at Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano on Thursday, November 20, 6:30 p.m. at Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano, 14795 Memorial Drive in west Houston's Energy Corridor, and Friday, November 21, 6:30 p.m. at the Austin restaurant located at 504 East 5th Street....

The Italian Cultural and Community Center is proud to announce the launch of a new series of events aimed to celebrate one of the most popular Italian food tradition: Le Sagre! Executive Chef Maurizio Ferrarese of Quattro Restaurant, Four Seasons Hotel, will guide the audience to discover some of the Italian high-quality products.   Read mo...

by Virgil Howell   The Annual Italian Festival Ball is right around the corner. It will be this Saturday, February 28, 2015. Please come join us with our Italian Festival Queen Samantha Lin Lamonte as we honor and present our 2015 royalty. You won't want to miss this great event and you also get to listen to the hottest band on the Northshor...