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Tutto vero. Un italiano è campione Nba. Da quanto lo sognavamo? Troppo tempo passato ad invidiare francesi, tedeschi, spagnoli, sloveni, argentini e belgi.   Oggi abbiamo Marco Belinelli da San Giovanni in Persiceto in cima al mondo della pallacanestro coi suoi San Antonio Spurs, capaci di vincere tre partite consecutive contro i bicampioni...

How has Italy influenced the world of Jewelry? Join us for a special lecture on the art of Italian Jewelry led by Italian designer Pascal Fusco of Angelo Fusco Jewelry and the exhibition of Mrs. B Collection by Cathy Borlenghi Italian Handcrafted Jewelry.   Special discounts of Mrs.B Collection fo...

By Susie Tommaney Ken Ludwig's Lend Me a Tenor tells the story of a world-famous Italian opera singer, Tito Merelli, also known as "Il Stupendo." When he's unable to take the stage in Giuseppe Verdi's Otello, an unwitting theater staffer steps in, resulting in a door-slamming farce of mistaken identities, crossed wires and romantic overtures. ...

Parades and red-white-and-blue patriotism underscored partying. And legions rallied. It was a cold day for the queen and her cortege of 80 maids, but they warmed up to the celebration for the 43rd annual Italian American Marching Club St. Joseph Parade. They assembled at midday in the Piazza d'Italia for the pre-parade celebration and a chance to...

When I entered Fellini Caffè I was unsure if it had actually opened for business yet. That was my American reaction to the ultra-minimalist Italian design, because Fellini opened fully for business a few weeks ago in Hanover Rice Village. It's just tables and chairs, with a high table beneath the Fellini logo ready for high-powered clientele. I mo...

Internum Houston is very pleased to share an important acknowledgment of Italian furniture maker Poltrona Frau's international success by now offering the Grantorino sofa. The Grantorino sofa was designed in 2013 by Poltrona Frau and French designer Jean-Marie Massaud and was one of the winners of the 2014 Wallpaper* Design Awards for the cate...

Tony Sacca will be making his first trip ever to New Mexico for book signings and song on Friday, October 3 and Saturday, October 4. Tony is Las Vegas' longest running TV host and a 50 year veteran of show business.   Tony Sacca, A 50 Year Journey is a tell-all biography tracing Tony's life and career from South Philly to the Entertainment C...

Local chefs and grocers are helping keep alive the tradition of St. Joseph Altars, including the one at the Cypress Springs Mercedarian Prayer Center in Baton Rouge.   The center “depends on the goodwill of the community and volunteers for the food that’s served,” said Debi Grymes, who coordinates the volunteer efforts for the altar. The alt...

An Atlanta developer has partnered with a high-end Italian designer to build its second luxury condominium project in Houston. Stolz Partners LLC, in collaboration with furniture maker Giorgetti, are planning to develop Giorgetti Houston, a luxury condo project in Upper Kirby.   The seven-story, 32-unit project will sit on a little less...

Innovation has always been central to the work of the Texas Medical Center. That spirit of transformation is now guiding the culinary direction of TMC's showplace dining spot – the restaurant at the top of the John P. McGovern Commons. Known as Trevisio since 2002, the 13,500-square-foot restaurant/conference/catering space has a new name, a new l...

Divulgare la cultura e la lingua italiana tra i giovani ed invogliarli a partecipare agli eventi culturali proposti, promuovendo, al tempo stesso, il programma AP di italiano. Questi gli obiettivi che hanno spinto Comites e Consolato generale d'Italia a Houston a bandire un concorso letterario in occasione della prossima Settimana della Lingua nel...

Park Place Memorial, a 10,000-square-foot shopping center, will be home to the first Houston expansion of Ohio-based Piada Italian Street Food, according to the Houston Chronicle.   Piada Italian is a fast-casual restaurant with hand-rolled piadas and pasta bowls. Park Place Memorial is expected to open in August. The $7 million shopping cen...