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Join us for Il Sapore Italiano, a series of cooking classes aimed to promote the Italian traditions, in which participants will have a hands-on culinary experience preparing authentic and delicious Italian dishes. We will be learning "The Art of Making Risotto with Porcini Mushrooms," a delicious and flavorful dish from Northern Italy. Friday, May...

Back in the mid-90s, if you wanted to develop an ear for the Italian language, practice your own conversation skills, or simply network with like-minded lovers of Italian culture, you showed up at the Double Rainbow coffee shop on Central Avenue in Albuquerque on Saturday mornings, ordered a cappuccinoand headed for the section with the most animat...

The Arkansas State University Wind Ensemble will conclude its 2016-17 concert season on Sunday, April 30, at 2 p.m. in Fowler Center’s Riceland Hall. The theme of the concert is “Musica Italiana” and will feature a wide variety of Italian music.  Dr. Timothy Oliver, director of bands at A-State and conductor of the A-State Wind Ensemble, said, “The...

In 1917 Albert Einstein published his first paper on cosmology, Houdini performed his buried alive escape, Al Capone became known as Scarface after a knife fight and Theresa LaRosa was born. This weekend, the Grove woman will celebrate her 100th birthday – first with a large party on Saturday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, and second, she’ll cel...

Who has the best meatballs in Houston? You'll find out on April 23 when Damian's Cucina Italiana revives its meatball competition with 2017 Meatball Brawl where 10 local restaurants will try to out-ball each other for a good cause. Damian's owners Johnny Mandola and Bubba Butera will play host (and competitor) for the event which will benefit the T...

Many student organizations at Texas Tech provide an out-of-class opportunity to learn about foreign language and culture in a personable environment. Two such organizations are the Tech Italian Club and the Arabic Language Student Organization. Francesca Mirti, the Italian Club’s on-campus advisor and a foreign language instructor, said she started...

Arkansas State University-Mountain Home is holding a dedication ceremony today for its criminal justice institute named after the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Chancellor Robin Myers will introduce John Scalia, who will represent the late justice's family, at 7 p.m. at the Coulter Performing Arts Center in the Vada Sheid Community...

Loveria Caffe’s full sign reads: “Loveria Caffe – Taste of Italy.” Well, that’s quite an understatement, as this month-old Italian restaurant-lounge-emporium delivers more than just a mere tidbit of Italy. Rather, it stages a bountiful feast for the eyes and taste buds in one of the area’s most architecturally enthralling and culinarily authentic s...

Dal 6 maggio Roma e il Texas saranno più vicini grazie all’avvio del volo diretto tra Fiumicino e Dallas operato dalla American Airlines. Il nuovo collegamento è stato presentato giovedì mattina all’hotel De Russie, alla presenza dell’assessore capitolino alle Attività produttive, Adriano Meloni, da Fausto Palombelli, chief Commercial officer di Ad...

Wichita Falls revels in an abundance of burger places, barbecue joints and Tex-Mex eateries, But what we don’t have a lot of is Italian food restaurants. So, seeking some variety, my Lunch Bunch Buddy and I sought out a great place to get Italian food. Eventually, we landed at Mia’s Italian Bistro. Up the hill from the intersection of Seymour Highw...

Lomonte’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria has been serving Italian cuisine at 815 Plantation Drive, Richmond, for 10 years. After working at his mother’s restaurant near Katy, Braden Lomonte decided to follow in his mother’s footsteps and open his own location. “The original Lomonte’s is his mother’s restaurant,” General Manager Bruce Bell said. “Our...

Soon, diners will be able to visit one location to eat the wares of local legends Nick Badovinus and Julian Barsotti. The two are each opening restaurants this year at the same address in Highland Park Village — one situated at floor-level, the other a second-story kinda thing. Both the new restaurants will focus on Italian food. On the ground floo...