NEWS FROM : SOUTH  

Plans are in place for this weekend’s Italian Festival, set for Saturday and Sunday, May 13 and 14, at the Southeast Expo Center west of McAlester. “We’re predicting great weather and a huge turnout,” said Bobby Lenardo, one of the Italian Festival Committee members. Everything from food, music, carnival rides and the traditional arts and craft sho...

Dear members and friends, we are excited to have our friends at Tiburon Transmedia - a boutique transmedia house established in Central Texas - come to Houston for the premiere of their movie "Tiramisu for Two"! "Tiramisu For Two" tells the story of Giorgio (Bobby Olson), a very peculiar Italian man, who travels from Rome, Italy to San Marcos, Texa...

Homeless and starving, the Corrente children traipsed through the mountains of central Italy during World War II, foraging for food and shelter, going so far as to rely on leaves for sustenance and suckling from sugar-dusted towels soaked in whatever water they could find — this for some semblance of flavor. Angioletta Pavan, grieving the loss of h...

PS 35, Round Rock’s next pizzeria, is opening its doors on Tuesday, May 23. Chef Clint Elmore will fire up New York-style pizza alongside sandwiches and other Italian-American dishes in a beer garden-type space. Peruse the menu so far below. Elmore’s name might look familiar, since he was the man behind beloved but gone pizza trailer 40 North. This...

Join us at the ICCC to discover the role the Etruscans played in the development of the city of Bologna. Saturday, June 3, 2017. Lecture starts at 6:00 pm, doors open at 5:30pm. Previous registration not required, but suggested: Suggested donation at the door - $10 for members, $15 for non-members This lecture led by Massimo Maracci - Director of C...

Il 9 Settembre 2016  con un comunicato ufficiale dell’American Airlines veniva annunciato un nuovo volo giornaliero diretto, dall’aeroporto internazionale di Dallas/Ft.Worth a Roma, per la stagione (Maggio-Ottobre). Finalmente e dopo tanti anni di attesa per la comunità italiana in Texas, per le aziende che operano sul nostro territorio e per i tan...

Sala, a new restaurant near the New Orleans lakefront, is the latest venture from members of the Riccobono family, owners of the long-running Riccobono's Peppermill, Riccobono's Panola Street Cafe and Cafe Navarre. Siblings Heather and Joe Riccobono opened Sala in December. Located steps from the West End marinas, Sala seems designed with a younger...

As genres go, New Orleans-style jazz is the quintessential musical hybrid, mixing everything from brass band marches and French quadrilles to beguine, ragtime and blues. There’s no disputing that the cross-fertilization was carried out under an innovative performance style that first took root in New Orleans in the hands of African-American musicia...

Horizon Italian Tile, Inc. (HIT), vanguard importer of fine porcelain tile with offices throughout Texas, opens a new showroom in the heart of New Orleans. From a custom floor layout and Big Slab displays to the right lighting, everything in the showroom has been designed to maximize a client's visual and tactile senses. Strategically, tile on disp...

A second Design District eatery from Tim Headington is here. Called Sassetta, it's an Italian restaurant and it'll open on May 2. Oh wait, that's today. You free for dinner? The official address is 1617 Hi Line Dr. It's tucked inside the Decorative Center at the corner of Oak Lawn Avenue and Hi Line Drive, where it joins Wheelhouse, Headington's re...

Ittalian food fans get another shot with North Italia, the Italian food concept from Fox Restaurant concepts, which is scheduled to open on June 27 in Plano. Texas currently has two branches of North Italia in Austin and Houston but this is the first branch in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. It'll be located at Legacy West, along with its corporate sib...

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to meet Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli before he heads back to space for the third time! Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli is just one of the astronauts who will be joining us for the IACC Happy Hour on Tuesday, May 9 at Arcodoro in Houston’s Galleria neighborhood. IACC Happy Hour. Tuesday, May 9. 6:00 p.m. Complimen...