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Dear Members and Friends, the 39th Houston Italian Festival is coming up and we need your help! It takes hundreds of volunteers to make this festival a success. If you want to be on the front lines of bringing Italian culture to Houston, please be a volunteer on the Festival team. You will be surrounded by like-minded friends, old and new, and you...

What was intended to be an informative discussion about the positive aspects of Indigenous Peoples’ Day led to a more strained and awkward defense of Columbus Day and the “civilization” he brought to the Americas in the 15th century. While council members were only learning about Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Monday night, it was clear that at  least...

Italian roots still run deep in south Kenner. It is a rich heritage that has been kept alive through traditions carried down through the generations. Family and friends gathered recently to preserve this culture at the annual St. Rosalie Procession held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.  Hundreds processed through the streets of south...

As Virginia Campbell's Piano Artist Series celebrates its 35th anniversary season, the local pianist and music enthusiast is showcasing talented fellow Oklahomans as well as fan favorites from beyond the Sooner State. One of the series' most faithful featured artists, Italian pianist Cristiana Pegoraro will launch the 2017-18 season in concert at 2...

Coming to Albuquerque the smash hit Texan Italian Cult Comedy: "Tiramisu for Two". One screening only. Included a spirited pre-film feature and live q&a with the directors. Sunday, October 8. The Hiland Theater - 4800 CENTRAL, SE. 2:00 PM Shot in Rome and Texas, Tiramisu For Two tells the story of Giorgio, a peculiar Italian man who travels from Ro...

Pete V. Domenici, the son of Italian immigrants who rose to become a power broker in the U.S. Senate, died Wednesday in New Mexico. The Republican was known for reaching across the partisan divide and his work on the federal budget and energy policy over a career that spanned more than 30 years. Domenici was surrounded by family when he died at an...

Cured meat and olive salad were celebrated in Old Metairie today for the city's first ever Muffaletta Festival, which honored the popular sandwich.   The muffaletta was born in New Orleans in the early 1900's.  Many believe Central Grocery in the French Quarter started it.  The muffaletta definitely brings the Italian culture to our city. Richard L...

Join our new cultural enrichment course to discover the wonders of Italy through art! The course will consist of six two-hour classes every Thursday from October 5 to November 9, 2017. Italian Cultural & Community Center - 1101 Milford, Houston, Texas Each lesson will journey through places of historic and artistic interest and focus on how to read...

Little Italy is proud to be a part of the Arkansas State Archives event: Arkansas's Italian Foodways. The event is schedule for Saturday, September 16. The symposium's theme, Fruit of the Vine: Arkansas's Italian Communities and Foodways, will feature presentations by Chris Dorer, Dr. Rebecca Howard, Regina Moyer and State Archives staff member Ter...

La domanda che negli ultimi giorni tormentava i tifosi della squadra Texana, allenata da coach Mike D’antoni, era: chi sarà il nuovo proprietario degli Houston Rockets? Finalmente si ha la risposta: il nuovo Patron dei Rockets sarà Tilman Fertitta, che ha prelevato la società americana dal ormai ex proprietario Leslie Alexander per 2.2 miliardi di...

Papa Gjorgjo is moving back to Main Street — but this time, the Italian restaurant is moving further east. The restaurant is relocating from its current home at 1600 N. Mississippi to the space formerly occupied by The Quart House, 802 E. Main St. The northern location will close its doors Sept. 18 so owners George and Gay Veliu can begin moving to...

Deputata eletta in Centro e Nord America, Fucsia Nissoli (Forza Italia), ieri ha fatto visita al Consolato Generale italiano di Houston dove è stata ricevuta dal Console Generale, Elena Sgarbi. Incontrando i Contrattisti e i dipendenti del Consolato, la deputata ha potuto personalmente constatare il “livello di professionalità che il nostro Consola...