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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...

HERE’S WHAT I LOVE ABOUT ROMANO’S PIZZA ITALIAN RESTAURANT: The name. It’s not Romano’s or Romano’s Pizza. It’s not Romano’s Italian Pizza (seems repetitive but you never know) or Romano’s Italian Restaurant. Romano’s Pizza Italian Restaurant tells you it has pizza, but also Italian food in a restaurant setting. This is all important. It’s like a g...

“Nei giorni scorsi, a Houston (Usa), ho incontrato il Console Generale d’Italia Federico Ciattaglia, per dargli il benvenuto. L’incontro, molto cordiale, mi è servito per ribadire quanto le nostre istituzioni all’estero siano vitali per mantenere, con gli adeguati e puntuali servizi, il legame fra i residenti all’estero e la Madre Patria”. Lo dichi...

The international-inspired menu at Ursula’s Restaurant and Pizzeria in Fulshear offers flavors from South America to Europe. “We have some tapas with risotto. For brunch we have egg benedicts so our hollandaise sauce has a little bit of pesto in it. We have a polenta, but instead of making it with traditional Italian flours we make it with corn flo...

Aurelio Fiocca, all’epoca venticinquenne, partì da Carovilli (oggi provincia di Isernia), alla ricerca del “sogno americano” nel lontano 1884. Giunse in Oklahoma e andò a lavorare nelle impervie miniere site in quello che era stato territorio degli indiani. Aurelio fu tra i primi italiani, vero “Pioniere”, a giungere in quella zona. Aderì al “The N...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST. Italian Cultural & Community Center - 1101 Milford Street - Houston, TX 77006. Justin Nystrom will be at the Italian Cultural & Community Center in Houston, Texas to share more about his book "Creole Italian: Sicilian Immigrants and the Shaping of New Orleans Food Culture" In his book Creole Itali...

Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Texas director Alessia Paolicchi has just returned from Piacenza where she led a delegation of Houston business people to attend a start-up conference at Incubatore Inlab. The trip was organized by Incubatore Inlab, the Catholic University Piacenza, the Piacenza Chamber of Commerce, Confindustria Piacenza, the Asso...