Art songs weave a combination of poetry and melody into a musical tapestry for recital. This year’s Vocal Artistry of Song Festival stars soprano Kendra Colton, a soloist who has performed with the Boston Symphony, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra and the San Francisco Symphony. Colton will be accompanied by her pianist Allison...

One of the most memorable – and filling – meals in Albuquerque can be found on Eubank at Paisano’s Italian Restaurant, a family-owned gem that’s been doing business since the 1970s.  There’s nothing better than a good fettuccini alfredo. It’s a classic dish, simple, delicious, and nearly as synonymous with Italian food as spaghetti and meatballs. I...

“Amazing.” “Remarkable.” “Extraordinary.” When just one wall panel in a museum exhibit is so prone to heightened adjectives, you know you’re not viewing a modest show. It is one of grandeur, of extravagant scale. Da Vinci: The Genius, at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque, is a blockbuster of an exhibit, peppered wi...

Si è svolta dal 1° al 3 marzo l’importante conferenza della National Association Bilingual Education (NABE) arrivata ormai al suo quarantasettesimo anniversario. Quest’anno la conferenza si è tenuta in New Mexico, nel Convention Center di Alberqueque. L’evento, come è noto, è destinato ad illustrare le varie iniziative per la diffusione delle lingu...

With two Top 5 Best of the City awards and scores of rave reviews under their belts, the folks at Italian Festivals of New Mexico (IFNM) are gearing up for another first-class NM Italian Film & Culture Festival.  In fulfillment of the nonprofit’s mission to promote Italian culture while giving back to the community, the much-anticipated annual fest...

MUSIC. It’s a big part of the heart and soul of Italy, and it’s always a big part of the NM Italian Film & Culture Festival. The festival has long emphasized local Italian music talent, and this year will be no different. Opening night features a trio from Chamber Music Campania – an upbeat, audience-engaging organization on a mission to dispel the...

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...

Da Vinci—The Genius opens at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science two weeks from today at 9am on Saturday, February 10, 2018.  This world class exhibition from Grande Exhibitions remains on display at the Museum daily from 9am-5pm through July 29, 2018.  Da Vinci – The Genius demonstrates the full scope of Leonardo da Vinci’s remarkab...

We have already told you all about our New Mexico TFT stop; we had a fantastic time and got to meet incredible folks such as Maria and Bob Berry, as well as all the amazing members and supporters of the Italian Festivals of New Mexico organization.  Two of those beautiful people we met in Albuquerque were John and Cathy Paolino. They shared with us...

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is preparing to mount its most ambitious project since opening its doors in 1986. Da Vinci - the Genius, opening on February 10, 2018, is the most comprehensive exploration of Leonardo da Vinci’s work ever created. The exhibition was produced by Grande Exhibitions of Australia and promises a bloc...