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Dont's miss this opportunity of giving your child the chance to experience Italy without leaving Houston! Children will be immersed into the richness and beauty of Italy… its language, culture, traditions and culinary arts. They will experience daily scoperte (discoveries), engaging in many linguistic and cultural activities from the magnificent an...

What do you get when acclaimed Greek female conductor, Zoe Zeniodi, conducts Opera Southwest’s production of Pagliacci? Answer: HISTORY IN THE MAKING! Be a part of history in the making when Opera Southwest welcomes its first female conductor ever, in a brilliant performance of Leoncavallo’s heartbreaking version of “tears of a clown.”Leoncavallo's...

The NM Italian Film & Culture Festival. It’s not just about Italian movies. It’s about the whole fabric of contemporary Italian culture, including the cuisine, the wine, the traditions, the iconic Italian automotive design (don’t miss those Fiats and Alfa Romeos on display!) - AND it’s about one of the major cultural markers of Italian national and...

For nearly seven decades, Tony Bennett has been belting our jazz standards and solidifying his status as one of the greatest performers of the 20th century. His resume can certainly attest to that: With over 50 million records sold and 19 Grammy Awards to his name, Bennett’s also somehow found the time to form the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts i...

In just a few weeks, Italian Festivals of New Mexico (IFNM) rolls out the 10th edition of its annual flagship event with a best-yet lineup of contemporary Italian films, a sampling of some of the finest, most authentic Italian cuisine and wine in New Mexico, and live music and dance performances by unique local talent. IFNM’s mission is to raise aw...

Northwestern Opera Theater will present "Amore senza fine" Monday, Feb. 20 at 5:30 p.m. in the Friedman Student Union Ballroom. Tickets are $10. Admission is free for Northwestern State, BPCC@NSU and Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts students with a current student I.D."Amore senza fine" is an operatic journey exploring love, fidelity...

The dates are set.  The program is in place.  Tickets go on sale Friday, February 10 (that would be  just in time for Valentine’s Day gifts…I’m jus’ sayin’). This will be fun!  The 10th Anniversary celebration of the NM Italian Film & Culture Festival, with food, live music (from Italian pop to Italian opera), live dance performances, and recent aw...

Johnny Giavotella has played at all levels of baseball in his young 29 years, and he will soon add one more to the list.  The New Orleans area native has committed to play for Team Italy in the upcoming World Baseball Classic, in what will be the fourth year of the international competition. Giavotella prepped at Jesuit High School in New Orleans,...

March 26 – April 2. National Hispanic Cultural Center. Journal Theater. AlbuquerqueEven if you think you’re “just not into opera” Pagliacci will change your mind. Set in the deep south of Italy, this is a tale of passion, jealousy and deceit among a troupe of traveling performers - a play within a play that will keep you on the edge of your seat. P...

100 years after winning the Bantamweight Boxing World Championship, Pete Herman might be the greatest athlete in local history, that many New Orleanians have never heard of. "After a few years, people forget about things like that," Pete Herman's grandson Ralph Marshall said. "But back then, 50 to 100 years back, everybody knew who he was." &...

by Italian American Bocce Club of Greater New Orleans   Good times are here again!!! The Italian American Bocce Club is back from our Holiday Break with TWO Open Bocce Nights this week - both Wednesday (1/11) and Thursday (1/12) at 7pm. We will be taking sign-ups for our Winter Leagues as well, which will begin on Wednesday, January 25th and...

Join us at the ICCC for a wonderful evening of Italian Opera! Secret marriages and incognito government inspectors, what could possibly go wrong? Come enjoy an evening of laughter, a preview of what the Moores Opera Center has to offer in its 2016-2017 season. This event is sponsored by the University of Houston's College of the Arts - Moores Opera...