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By Lorne Chan Spurs.com   Marco Belinelli is giving an interview in Italian, moments after the Spurs won the NBA title in June. He thanks his family for believing in him when his emotions take over. When he mentions his small hometown of San Giovanni in Northern Italy, Belinelli can no longer speak. The first Italian NBA champion wipes his...

Dominic Candeloro, Ph.D., who has taught and written extensively on the Italian American experience, will discuss "Italian American Culture – At Risk of Being Lost?" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in the Center for Applied Learning and Technology (CALT) Room 100 at Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway.   The lecture is free and...

By Helen Williams   Proceeds from the 2015 West Bank Italian Open were presented at a recent Italian-American Society meeting to Luis Arocha, executive director of Café' Hope, a restaurant training program in Marrero for at-risk youth.   The presentation was made by the golf tournament's honorary chairman, Kenner Mayor Mike Yenni, and...

The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at the University of Oklahoma seeks a highly qualified and diverse applicant pool for an open rank specialist in Italian Renaissance and/or Medieval literature and culture. OU, a Carnegie R-1 comprehensive public research university, is home to the international literary magazine Worl...

St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Little Italy (Pulaski County) will host its 86th Annual Spaghetti/Italian Sausage Dinner and Bazaar Sunday, Oct. 6 from 11 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. The all-you-can-eat meal includes spaghetti, original recipe sauce, traditional sausage, bread, salad and dessert.   The cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children aged 6-12 a...

Enel Green Power, attraverso la controllata Enel Green Power North America (EGP-NA), ha completato la costruzione del parco eolico di Origin, nelle contee di Carter, Garvin e Murray, in Oklahoma. Il nuovo impianto, detenuto da Origin Wind Energy, societa' controllata da EGP-NA, con una capacita' installata di 150 megawatt, porta la capacita' instal...

by Alison Cook   Several bites into the Dungeness crab salad at Amalfi, the svelte new Italian restaurant from former Arcodoro chef Giancarlo Ferrara, I hit something unfamiliar. Amid pearly hunks of crabmeat, gentle flecks of chive and perfumed lemon dressing hid a pale, stemmy green with a curiously supple crunch.   It wasn't bitter...

by Lauren Smart   In the sunny main gallery of the Nasher Sculpture Center, a single tree branch seems to be growing out of a marble column. Or perhaps it has been trapped that way, memorialized in this regal way. Then, upon closer inspection, you'll see this branch, and the others like it, aren't branches at all, but bronze sculpted to appe...

Plans announced this week for a new condominium project would carry a 118-year-old Italian furniture maker's name and will emulate the look of art galleries, boutiques and restaurants abroad that carry the luxury brand. Giorgetti, a renowned furniture maker that has worked on hotels, yachts and royal palaces around the world with its unique shapes...

di Angelo Casano   Nick Lombardo è uno studente della North Texas University atterrato due settimane fa a Palermo grazie ad un progetto nato dalla collaborazione tra CSNA, SAAT-Associazione dei Siciliani in Texas con il loro fondatore Com.te Vincenzo Arcobelli, con il sostegno del Comites Houston (Comitato degli italiani all'estero) e l'Univ...

Immediately when you walk through the doors of Radio Milano Restaurant in City Centre you get a hip, chic feeling like you're in the coolest corner of Los Angeles or Miami or some other sunny sleek cosmopolitan locale.   The restaurant is located inside of Hotel Sorella. The name came about because of the owners' declaration that they a...

NOLA.com compiled this list with information from the Archdiocese of New Orleans, the Italian American Digest, from classified ads published in The Times-Picayune, and from our community reporters. These parishes, schools and entities will host St. Joseph Altars this month.   The custom of honoring St. Joseph on his feast day, St. Joseph's D...