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Jason Grilli’s first official act as new Rangers bullpen whisperer, mentor and occasional reliever Monday was to set the tone and take care of some unfinished business. He shook Ernesto Frieri’s hand. The last time they met, it was under far different circumstances. Just traded for one another with Grilli going to Anaheim and Frieri to Pittsburgh,...

The multi-day festival called Umbria in Sugar Land is scheduled for Sept. 27 through Oct. 1 at locations throughout Sugar Land. Highlights of the agreement include managing events and hosting the festival, marketing initiatives, eight films for screening, sponsorships and recruiting opportunities and more. The Italian film festival is an internatio...

NOLA Horror Film Fest and Creepy Fest present a "Monday Night Massacre" double feature of classic Italian horror movies tonight, June 19 at 8 p.m. at Rare Form (405 Frenchmen St.). A cemetery caretaker fends off zombies in Michele Soavi's 1994 Cemetery Man. Dario Argento's 1982 Tenebre stars Anthony Franciosa as an American author who becomes invol...

The event is free, the experience . . . priceless! Have you ever wondered what it's like to play a Stradivarius? Houston-area violinists - past and present - can to try their hand on such a musical treasure this weekend. Friday, June 16, 7 p.m. in Dudley Recital Hall - UH Moores School of Music , Saturday, June 17, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., UH Moores Schoo...

Opportunity knocked in a big way when Italian Festivals of New Mexico (IFNM) searched for a larger venue to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its popular annual flagship event, the NM Italian Film & Culture Festival. A fundraiser for disadvantaged kids, the multi-day festival was bursting at the seams of its traditional theater and event venues, an...

After taking a four-college, 11-day trip to the United States, Italian guard Davide Moretti has made his final decision. Moretti, who visited Lubbock during the June 2 weekend, committed Saturday afternoon to Texas Tech, per a source. The 19-year-old, high-level guard is expected to part of the Red Raiders’ stacked 2017 recruiting class and will ha...

As has been the case since Chris Beard was hired back in 2016, the Texas Tech men’s basketball staff continues to be aggressive on the recruiting trail throughout the year. Davide Moretti, an experienced, high-level guard from Bologna, Italy, visited the Red Raiders over the weekend as part of a four-school, 11-day trek to the United States. The 19...

Life on the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, a haven for lost and stranded migrants from Africa, is the subject of director Gianfranco Rosi’s 2016 Oscar-nominated documentary Fuocoammare (Fire at Sea) which shows the uneasy relationship between the native islanders and the migrant families who struggle to establish new lives for themselves. If you mis...

Join us for the Summer Italian Film Festival. Enjoy four weeks of Italian masterpieces. Films in Italian with English subtitles. The Italian Cultural and Community Center, 1101 Milford Street, Houston, TX 77006. All four films will start at 7:15 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Suggested donation at the door per film: $5 for members, $10 for non-members....

Harrison’s soccer team has an international flair to the squad this year. Michi Gentile has joined the team in her year of living in Harrison. There is a big difference between Arkansas high school sports and those in Italy. “Schools in Italy are really different,” she said. “They think that sports are a distraction, so we do not have any kind of s...

Nel feb­bra­io del 1917, esat­ta­men­te un se­co­lo fa, ve­ni­va re­gi­stra­to dal si­ci­lia­no Nick La Roc­ca quel­lo che è con­si­de­ra­to il pri­mo di­sco jazz del­la sto­ria. Cen­to anni dopo ca­pia­mo quan­to an­co­ra ci sia mol­to da sco­pri­re in­tor­no alle ori­gi­ni di que­sto ge­ne­re, che ap­pas­sio­na vec­chie e nuo­ve ge­ne­ra­zio­ni,...

Date: from Thursday, June 01, 2017 to Sunday, June 04, 2017. Organized by : Cinefesta Italia. Entrance : With fee. Location:Santa Fe, New Mexico Annual event of films, artisanship, food and culture, which lasts an entire month and simultaneously benefits local charities. The opening weekend features Italian cinema while the rest of the month highli...