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Serata d'Opera Italiana - I Due Timidi (The Shy Lovers). Friday, March 9, 2018 at 7:30 pm. Italian Cultural & Community Center - 1101 Milford - Houston, TX 77006. Cost: $10 ICCC members | $15 non-members. Reserve today - Eventbrite or call 713-524-4222 ext. 7. Want more information? Click here. What happens when two hopelessly shy lovers try to con...

The films have been selected. The entertainers are warming up their instruments and vocal cords. The young NDI dancers are rehearsing two sensational performances. Three mouthwatering event menus are in the works. See the full program on the Italian Festivals of New Mexico website at www.italianfestivalsnm.org Over the next couple of weeks our Ital...

Plainview Community Concerts in partnership with Live On Stage presents celebrity impersonator Tony Pace at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, in the Harral Auditorium on Wayland Baptist University campus. “I’ve heard many positive reviews,” said Shane Harrell, president of PCC. “It promises to be a lively performance.” As a performing artist, Tony Pace...

On Tuesday, December 19th, a few blocks from the Vittorio Emanuele piazza in Rome, about 60 folks gathered at a funky cinema club called Apollo 11, one of those independent-community institutions respected by everyone in the Rome’s film scene.  It was a small yet fascinating crowd of people who had heard about Tiramisu For Two in some way or the ot...

Our contemporary film series features recent Italian movies with English subtitles. The series will run from January to May, with one film being shown per month. Come enjoy modern Italian cinema with us throughout the first months of 2018! First screening: Detective Montalbano double feature. Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 7:00 pm. Doors open at 6:...

The Oklahoma Gospel Singing Convention invites the community to an Italian Christmas Banquet and Concert on Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. in the McAlester Expo, 4500 W. Highway 270. Tickets are $20 per person, or $35 per couple, and are available at McAlester Expo or holdmyticket.com. Advanced purchase is requested.  The event will feature The Stevens Family, T...

Team Italy softball slugger Erika Piancastelli was presented the 2016-17 Desmond Jones Athlete of the Year Award at Cowboy Stadium during halftime of a sold-out state rivalry football game between home team McNeese State University and Northwestern State in Lake Charles, Louisiana on November 11, 2017. The Desmond Jones Athlete of the Year Award is...

Giordano Mozzi is one of the most decorated Italian drivers in history, the winningest competitor alive in the famous 1,000-mile “Mille Miglia” rally in his home country. Last week, he flew to New Orleans to add to his list of accolades: leading a line of more than 40 cars in the first “CentoMiglia” rally on U.S. soil on Saturday. And he did it in...

What a GREAT night!!! Big Thanks to everyone who came to our presentation in Dallas, Texas! We had a fantastic time and we really enjoyed the post-screening discussions. It really was one of the most electrifying screenings we have had so far, thanks to the great energy of all the University of Dallas STUDENTS who came out to see Tiramisu For Two....

In partnership with Italian Festivals of New Mexico, THE GUILD CINEMA presents SPETTACOLO: the story of Montichiello’s half-century old Teatro Povero (Folk Theater) tradition, beautifully told in a documentary that’s been called both poignant and breathtaking. Directors, Jeff Malmberg & Chris Shellen – Released Sept 6, 2017 – 91 mins – Italian with...

The University of Texas–San Antonio (UTSA) College of Architecture, Construction, and Planning (CACP), is hosting their first Italian Film Festival, presenting free screenings of Italian films every Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. The films selected for screening are: October 4: “Habemus Papam” (“We Have a Pope”), directed by Nanni Moretti; October, 11: “Sm...

Sugar Land might not be the first place one thinks of as the site for an Italian film festival, but thanks to the determined efforts of some local residents, it has become a reality. The Umbria in Sugar Land film festival kicked off Wednesday night with a screening of the film, My Italy, at the Sugar Land Auditorium, preceded by an "Aperitivo Recep...