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Join us for a special edition of The History of Italian Art focused on Michelangelo, his life and works. This class will meet for a total of four weeks, with three spent in the classroom and the final class at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston for a guided tour of their “Michelangelo and the Vatican” exhibit. Visit our website for the full course...

Nearly two years after announcing its planned expansion into Dallas, it appears that Circo will finally debut in Uptown at the end of May. The spinoff from New York’s now-shuttered Le Cirque will occupy two floors of the new 22-story high rise at 2619 McKinney Avenue, and will feature a resort-style pool and spa along with the restaurant. Former pr...

A young traveler returns eager to share experiences and determined to work some lessons from abroad into daily life at home. It’s a common enough tale. It happened to Richard Brennan III too, though he’s found a unique way to follow through. Brennan, the son of restaurateur Dickie Brennan, recently finished an internship in Italy with Dario Cecchin...

The Montegrappa Passport Series is embarking on its maiden voyage and welcomes you to join them. The tour will kick off in New York City and then move to Washington DC and Houston Texas. Each city will provide a different experience, but in the end, its all about sharing the art and love for writing and the amazing Montegrappa fan base and communit...

L’Ambasciatore d’Italia negli USA, Armando Varricchio, ha concluso oggi una visita nella città di New Orleans in Louisiana in occasione delle celebrazioni per il trecentesimo anniversario della fondazione della città su invito del Sindaco Mitch Landrieu. Sono stati ricordati i profondi legami storici, economici, culturali e sociali di New Orleans c...

A new location of Grazia Italian Kitchen is now open in Katy, giving residents a taste of owner and culinary director Adrian Hembree’s Italy-meets-Texas brand of cooking. The restaurant opened April 19 in Villagio Town Center, 22764 Westheimer Parkway and retains the rustic elegance of the existing Pearland and Clearlake locations. A central wood-f...

This is to inform all eligible Italian citizens, registered with the Houston Consulate, who are interested in having a new passport issued via mail that one of our officers will be in Dallas from may 24th to may 26th, 2018, to collect fingerprints, photos, documents, and signatures. If you are interested in this service, please send an email no lat...

Grazia Italian Kitchen will open a third location at 22764 Westheimer Parkway, Ste. 600, Katy this spring in the Villagio Town Center. The restaurant will hold a soft opening dinner service from 5-10 p.m. April 19. The eatery offers traditional Italian meals and local favorites including smoked beef short ribs and risotto. The restaurant, which ser...

The Henry Downs Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution awarded David Granger, a sophomore at Midway High School, with the winning submission on an essay about Christopher Columbus. Since 1996, the Henry Downs Chapter of the NSDAR has joined with the National Italian American Foundation to sponsor an annual natio...

The banks of the Arkansas River resembled a scene out of Italy as the inaugural Arkansas Italian Food and Culture Festival took over North Shore Riverwalk Park this weekend. "Maybe the best thing of all with all the incredible food, the incredible wine, incredible activities is all the money goes to the Boys & Girls Club of Central Arkansas," festi...

On the 300th anniversary of New Orleans's founding, and as the United States and the world celebrate the city's rich and diverse history, I am reminded of the many links that join the Big Easy to Italy. New Orleans has a unique and impressive Italian tradition that has blended into the city's broad cultural tableau and has become a key feature of t...

Il cortometraggio “Fisolofia” diretto da Nicola Palmeri, prodotto da MizzicaFILM e Sergio F. Distefano, con Antonello Puglisi, Domenico Centamore, Stefano Chiodaroli, già vincitore del Premio Speciale della Giuria al Mazzeni Film Festival e del Mediterranean Short Award è stato selezionato in concorso con altri 5 cortometraggi italiani e sarà proie...