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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...

La Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas è orgogliosa di sponsorizzare l'undicesimo International Risotto Festival che si terrà l'8 novembre presso l'Houston Design Center, 7026 Old Katy Road, tra il Loop 610 e il Memorial Park.   Vi invitiamo a una meravigliosa competizione culinaria che vi permetterà di assaggiare deliziose pietanze a...

Michelangelo's complex, revolutionary frescoes in the vault of the Sistine Chapel remain the standard by which artistic difficulty and accomplishment are measured. Featuring 380 individual figures covering 2,400 square feet of painted surface, the ceiling itself emblematizes its very subject: the power of creation. For those who cannot make the tr...

The emerging renaissance of Dallas' West End continues with more good dining news: A new casual Italian restaurant called Grezzawill open in the location at 1718 Market St. currently occupied by Ellen's Southern Kitchen.   The emerging renaissance of Dallas' West End continues with more good dining news: A new casual Italian restaurant calle...

by Nicholas Hunt   Out West on Arkansas 300 from Little Rock, past the eastern shore of Lake Maumelle and under the stands of tall Southern pines, up the steep switchbacks and down a rough-hewn country lane in Pulaski County's Little Italy, sits the home John Dal Santo built with his own two hands.   It's white and quaint with a...

October 2nd marks the 89th annual Italian Spaghetti Dinner in Little Italy, Arkansas. On this day we are all Italian in Central Arkansas as we celebrate our proud Arkansas Italian-American history in Northwest Pulaski County. The weather is expected to be fantastic in Little Italy as we enjoy St. Francis Catholic Church's famous spaghetti and sausa...