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Art songs weave a combination of poetry and melody into a musical tapestry for recital. This year’s Vocal Artistry of Song Festival stars soprano Kendra Colton, a soloist who has performed with the Boston Symphony, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra and the San Francisco Symphony. Colton will be accompanied by her pianist Allison...

Postino WineCafé, the all-day, relaxed wine spot at 642 Yale is now open in the bustling Heights Mercantile center. If the response at the pre-opening friends and family event is any indicator, the new hangout is going to be well-received by Heights residents and wine lovers alike. “We’ve been blown away by the people here [in Houston],” said Laure...

Leonard Giarraputo opened his Sicilian restaurant in September in a suburban strip mall in Mandeville, never imagining so many paisans(OK, we know the Italian word is actually compaesano, but play along) would walk through the door. The restaurateur was born in Santa Margherita di Belice, Sicily, where he grew up in the restaurant business, learnin...

V. Sue Cleveland High School - Rio Rancho, NM. This position is for the 2018-2019 school year. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university; Current New Mexico Department of Education license appropriate to the teaching assignment with applicable endorsements or ability to obtain proper licensure with...

Questa è una storia nella Storia, una storia minore, di guerra. Non parla di eroi, di attacchi, combattimenti, di avanzate di carri armati. E’ una storia di prigionieri di guerra; i “P.W.”, Prisoner of War. Ma per chi l’ha vissuta, questa storia minore, non è stata meno importante, meno pesante di tante altre tragedie. Per fortuna, almeno questa, è...

Sue Cleveland High School, at Rio Rancho, New Mexico, needs to fill a full-time teaching position in Italian for the 2018-19 school year. Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university; - Current New Mexico Department of Education license appropriate to the teaching assignment with applicable endorsem...

Walk into this boutique bakery on Lower Westheimer, and the first things you notice are the divine aroma and the decadent pastries filling the glass-enclosed counter. The second thing you notice will likely be co-owner Antonio Rios, a Cuban-American with a 100-watt smile, working the counter and the tables. If you’ve been there before, he’ll greet...

Arkansas is home to a number of food and wine festivals. And later this month, a new festival will be added to the lineup. The first Arkansas Italian Food and Culture Festival, will be held in Riverfront Park, North Little Rock, April 20-21. The festival will kick off with an Italian Film Spotlight and VIP Reception, 5:30-10 p.m. April 19 at The Un...

The ICE-Italian Trade Agency (www.ice.gov.it) is the government organization which promotes the internationalization of the Italian companies, in line with the strategies of the Ministry for Economic Development and of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. ITA provides information, support and advice to Italian and foreign...

As business transactions go, the passing of Carmelo's restaurant from one hand to another was drama-free, according to new owner Benjamin Berg. Carmelo's longtime owner, Carmelo Mauro, was ready to retire and leave his 37-year-old Italian restaurant in Memorial to new operators. And he made a good connection in Berg, who despite opening two new pro...

For a restaurant that opened over a decade ago, Nonna still feels like a secret. It hovers on the edges of the spotlight, watching as newer openings and other Dallas favorites steal our attention. Its website hails from an era of the internet when people thought it was a good idea to imprison every word of text in stationary GIFs. Each year, Nonna...

Wed, April 25, 2018. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT. Italian Cultural & Community Center - 1101 Milford St. - Houston, TX 77006. Cost: $10 ICCC Members | $15 Non-members. Get your tickets - Eventbrite or call 713-524-4222 ext. 7. Want more information? Click here. Born and raised in Rome, Alex di Bagno has always been very attached to this captivating histo...