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Dear Italian Cultural & Community Center Members, as per Section 6.03.4, if the number of candidates who have timely qualified equals (or is less than) the number of vacancies, the President may dispense with sending out ballots and all candidates who have timely qualified shall be declared winners. We are proud to announce that the following becam...

The American Society of Italian Heritage held it annual Rising Star Banquet at DiChristina's Restaurant. The organization includes members from all parts of the Northshore and several south shore members as well. Guest speaker was Professor Anthony Margavio, former University of New Orleans, Loyola University, and Southeastern Louisiana University...

People entering the historical former St. James United Methodist Church building in downtown Waco see a message in gold lettering assuring that prayer changes things. Lane and Amy Murphy had a prayer answered Thursday, when the board of Tax Increment Financing Zone No. 1 voted to grant $531,185 in TIF money toward a $2.6 renovation plan the couple...

An authentic Italian restaurant from Chicago is coming to Dallas. Quartino Ristorante & Wine Bar, a lively, authentic Italian restaurant and wine bar in Chicago's River North neighborhood, has signed a lease at the new Grandscape development in The Colony. A part of Chicago-based Gibsons Restaurant Group (GRG), Quartino will open in 2020. This mark...

Gucci has been having one big moment since Alessandro Michele took over creative direction in 2015. Now, a new Gucci boutique has opened in The Houston Galleria. The new renovated 4,100-square-foot space is located on the Neiman Marcus side of The Galleria. It houses men’s and women’s shoes, handbags, luggage, home decor, jewelry, watches, accessor...

Picture it: A farmhouse kitchen in the 1950s Sicilian countryside.  At the stove is Marianna Impastato. At her elbow is her son Sal. Atop that stove is a huge pot of simmering onions. As the onions turn translucent and shiny with olive oil, she adds minced fresh garlic; pig’s feet go in and gallons of crushed fresh Italian tomatoes.  Who would enjo...

Artist Peter Chinni turned 90 on March 21, and although he hasn't lived in Taos for long, he has cemented his place in the community of artists here. Chinni's "Inside/Out" is part of the Harwood Museum's Winter Exhibitions opening Saturday (Nov. 3). Although the Taos Arts Council nominated Chinni for a Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts ba...

Creole-Italian restaurants blessedly still thrive in New Orleans, with their red gravies and Gulf seafood, but they’re no longer, as they were just a decade ago, the only games in town. Paladar 511 is the most recent perfect expression of the alternative that’s emerged. I call the cooking Italian because a sizable percentage of it takes the form of...

After Billy Devaney heard Oklahoma had fired Mike Stoops, OU’s ensuing staff reorganization soon became more clear. Those changes meant Bob Diaco would coach on the field again. “I said, ‘Oh, my God, it’s like a hurricane is being unleashed in Norman,” Devaney said. “[Diaco] is so passionate and he’s going to bring so much of that to that group.” A...

Monday, November 12 2018 from 6.30 PM to 7.30 PM CST. Giffels Auditorium, Old Main - University of Arkansas - 416 Campus Dr, Fayetteville, AR 72701. Dr. Druker’s lecture addresses the question of how Judaism informs Primo Levi’s identity and, more importantly, how it is reflected in the thematic and stylistic aspects of his autobiographical texts d...

Tuesday, November 13. 2:00 – 3:30 PM. University Of New Mexico, Fine Arts & Design Library – Main Foyer. 2401 Central Ave Ne (across from the Frontier), Albuquerque, New Mexico. In summertime, the medieval village squares, magical landscapes and dazzling beaches of Sardinia come alive with music festivals that give voice to great American genres li...

Ivy Bar & Bistro, a chic new Italian eatery inside the newly-renovated Fiori Spa, will kick open the doors this weekend. The restaurant is part of a major, multi-million dollar revamp for the Fiori Spa at 2613 Potomac Drive, and will boast an 1,800 square foot rooftop bar, French-style furnishings, and striking crystal bar, according to a press rel...