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Il Texas festeggia l'Italia a passi di danza. Il 6 settembre, al Miller Outdoor Theater di Houston, andra' infatti in scena ''An Evening in Italy'', uno spettacolo creato appositamente per l'Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Usa da Dominic Walsh, celebre coreografo americano e fondatore della prima compagnia di danza contemporanea del Texas, il Dom...

A prominent Houston developer will build an Italian-inspired luxury hotel on a high bluff overlooking Austin and the Hill Country, alongside a new office building project. Giorgio Borlenghi, founder of Interfin Cos. LP and a native of Milan, Italy, will build the Hotel Granduca northwest of the corner of Capital of Texas Highway and Bee Cave Road....

Ettore Messina had taken a sip from the NBA cup before when he was a consultant on Mike Brown's staff with the Lakers for the 2011-12 season. This time is like opening wide, throwing back his head and drinking it all in. "The Spurs," he said with a grin. "It is a familiar taste." A comfortable fit, like a designer Italian suit.The team w...

For this year's Murfee Worsham screening, we offer 'Rome Open City' (Italy, 1945, 103 min.), a foundational film for Italian Neorealism and all of postwar European cinema, directed by Roberto Rossellini. In Nazi occupied Rome, a resistance fighter takes refuge in the home of a young engaged couple; tragedy ensues.   Featuring a towering perf...

by Russell Contreras   An Italian-born nun who confronted Billy the Kid, calmed angry mobs and helped open New Mexico territory hospitals and schools faced her first test for the long road to sainthood on Tuesday.   Supporters and researchers presented their case before the Archdiocese of Santa Fe at a ceremonial "first inquiry" in Al...

Città: VeronaPaese: ITALIAPeriodo di svolgimento: 04/04/2013 - 10/04/2013Partners: Fiera VeronaDescrizione: Come ogni anno continuerà con Fiera Verona la collaborazione della Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas per il Vinitaly, fiera di riferimento per il settore vinicolo ed enogastronomico. Giunto ormai alla 47° edizione il Vinitaly rappres...

Because I have family that lives there, I find myself in the town of Glenwood several times a year. It's a quiet town on the banks of the Caddo River known for its history as a sawmill town and for the Arkansas cultural treasure that is Billy's House of Guitars. What the town isn't known for is its food, but I'm here to tell you that while options...

by Scott Reitz   Over the Christmas break I traveled to New York City and Washington D.C., where I ate seven meals a day doing my best to absorb as much as possible in each city. While I wandered around, I discovered a few trends on my own, in restaurants that have opened since I last visited -- ramen shops and Izakayas seemed to point to ra...

Italian Americans and New Mexico have had a symbiotic relationship since the turn of the 20th century.   Though the relationship is stronger than ever, one aspect that always went under the radar was Italian films.   Read more   Source: http://www.abqjournal.com/    

di Generoso D'Agnese   «Go West». Potrebbe essere questo il motto che accompagna Marcello Maviglia nella sua avventura professionale americana. Con la sostanziale differenza che lui non ripercorre le piste polverose solcate dalle navi della prateria, ma cerca invece tracce di un disastro causato dal silenzioso genocidio operato da cinque sec...

After months of construction, permitting delays and hassles, Revival Market partners Ryan Pera and Morgan Weber are finally ready to open their Italian restaurant, Coltivare, this Wednesday.   Located just down the street from Revival on White Oak, Coltivare promises to showcase the local ingredients that Revival is known for with a simple,...

Cathy and Giorgio Borlenghi are a power couple who can't keep still. While he builds some of Houston's most glamorous high-rise towers (Four Leaf, Villa d'Este, Montabello and the new Belfiore), she has created a sparkling new jewelry line, the Mrs. B Collection, that features one-of-a-kind pieces made from Scaramazza pearls.   "I was known...