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Il 28-30 marzo il Dance Salad Festival ospitera' una rappresentazione della compagnia italiana "Spellbound Contemporary Ballet". La compagnia, basata a Roma, ritorna al Dance Salad Festival con la prima rappresentazione negli Stati Uniti di una nuova coreografia di Mauro Astolfi, fondatore e Direttore Artistico della compagnia, che presentera' degl...

Houston ospitera' anche quest'anno l'appuntamento con questo festival internazionale del cinema, che e' oramai giunto alla quarantasettesima edizione.   Oltre ad una sessantina di opere prime ed un centinaio di cortometraggi, il WorldFest presentera' al pubblico houstoniano la nona edizione di 'Panorama Italia', la rassegna di film italiani...

Bulgari e lo Houston Museum of Natural Science ospiteranno a partire dal 2 maggio Bulgari: 130 Years of Masterpieces, un'esposizione di circa 150 pezzi unici provenienti dalla Collezione Storica Bulgari che comprende alcuni dei capolavori custoditi nella casa madre di Roma ed altri concessi in prestito da collezioni private.   Questa retrosp...

May 3, 2016. Tuesday 6:30 PM. The Italian Cultural and Commuity Center - 1101 Milford - Houston, Texas 77006. Join us at the ICCC for a lecture on an overview of the Great Pompeii Project—a special urgent program of conservation, maintenance and restoration launched in 2011 by the Italian government and European Union after...

by COMITES - Houston   We have all been very moved by the images we have seen of the overwhelming destruction resulting from the massive earthquake that struck central Italy in the pre-dawn hours on August 24. If you would like to make a donation toward relief efforts, COMITES - Houston (representing the Consular District which includes...

Beaumont Councilman Mark Orozco failed in a bid to get his colleagues to consider changing Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day at Tuesday's council meeting, but he is not giving up his quest. "I was hoping for the discussion. I didn't get a chance to do that," he said Wednesday. But he still plans to talk about the idea with members of the comm...

By Jonathan Garris Mama Mia's Italian Restaurant staved off its eviction after Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Edie Connelly ruled in favor of the restaurant that had been stuck in a prolonged court battle. On Monday, Connelly ruled that the eviction notice submitted by Janet Maass, landlord and manager of The Colonade Shopping Center, where the...

The second-deadliest coal mining disaster in U.S. history occurred 100 years ago this week in a northern New Mexico town that no longer exists, save for the small cemetery bearing the remains of many of the 263 miners killed in a massive explosion on the afternoon of Oct. 22, 1913. Though the town of Dawson and the Stag Canyon No. 2 coal mine are...

Chef Nick Lama opened his Italian restaurant Avo (5908 Magazine St., 504-509-6550; www.restaurantavo.com) May 20 in the former Martinique Bistro space. A great-grandson of Sicilian immigrants, Lama describes his food as "regional Italian cuisine with an emphasis on fresh and local ingredients.   "I'm trying to get ingredients that have been...

Free tastings of a New Mexico grown organic balsamic vinegar will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Market Café located at 614 N. Bullard. There is a farm in Monticello, N.M., making a very special product that is now available at the Market Café, according to a news release. The Darland Company LLC makes America's only traditional-...

Sofia Loren, già definita come uno dei più grandi tesori del cinema mondiale, si presenterà al pubblico nell'ambito della Brilliant Lecture Series il 10 maggio 2013. La sua presentazione si svolgerà al Brown Theater, Wortham Center, nelll'ambito della serie "Conversations with Brilliance" nella quale personalità di rilievo internazionale parlano de...

The American Italian Cultural Center invites you to join us in sampling delicious wines by regions of Italy! Peter Patti, local wine specialist with Republic National Distributing Company, brings his 44 years of experience to lead a fun and informative session focusing on Italian wines. If you would like to join us, please register by clicking...