There are few more American musical genres than rockabilly, the pulsing fusion of rock and roll, bluegrass and, of course, Texas swing. Yet its global reach is how filmmaker Vittorio Bongiorno travelled an Italian band from Sicily to the Ameripolitan Festival in Austin – and why he's back here tonight with the Don Diego Trio. A director, novelist a...

Austin is known for having many different things to do and see, no matter your interests. For a couple weeks, you can add a water circus to that list. Cirque Italia, the first traveling Italian water circus, is in Austin. The circus runs from Thursday, Jan. 24 through Sunday, Feb. 3. They use a 35,000-gallon water stage and many different artists t...

“Alla fine dello scorso anno, ho chiesto al Console generale di Houston Federico Ciattaglia di considerare l’opportunità di avviare le procedure per l’attivazione di un consolato onorario a Austin, richiesto da diversi connazionali lì residenti”. A darne notizia è Francesca La Marca, deputata Pd eletta in Centro e Nord America. “A causa dei numeros...

When Mary Dodson and her husband, Brian, first took interest in opening a gelato shop in Northwest Austin, they knew they wanted to learn from the best. The two traveled to North Carolina and Italy for gelato-making courses, and in August they opened Bat City Gelato at 6301 W. Parmer Lane, Ste. 503, with an Italian serving counter and kitchen equip...

TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site, today announced the top restaurants and cities for pizza in the U.S., based on millions of reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor diners. The top pizzerias and cities for pizza were determined by taking into account the quality and quantity of reviews and great pizza reviews, with more weight to reviews...

La Volpe, the Italian restaurant from the owners of downtown spot Cedar Door, is opening today, September 21. Located at 201 Brazos Street, next door to its sibling restaurant, La Volpe serves Italian food with Southern American influences. The menu from La Volpe (which means “the fox” in Italian) include starters, entrees, and small plates. For ex...

Italian restaurants boast of a prominent spot in Austin’s culinary scene, especially since the number of eateries inspired by the European country have increased recently. Home-made pastas, delicious meats, speciality cheeses, and red sauces are here to stay in the city. Austin’s best Italian restaurants and food trucks range from longtime spots to...

All manner of paths have led to Austin’s music scene over the years. Take Giulia Millanta’s Austin-based band: drummer Dony Wynn is a Memphis native who grew up in Louisiana; producer and guitarist Gabriel Rhodes is from Sunset, Texas; and bassist Glenn Fukunaga moved to the capital in the ’70s from Hawaii. Still, Millanta’s own path is the most st...

Despite of its ups and downs, as of 2018 it is still clear that the SxSw conference in Austin, Texas is one of the most important – if not the most important – media conference that exists in the world. Split into three main categories (Film, Music and Interactive) as well as several other subcategories (Education, Fashion, Gaming, Wellness etc), e...

Si è svolto ieri a Palazzo Malvezzi l’incontro “La Camera di Commercio del Texas incontra Bologna”. Un’importante tappa della collaborazione avviata già da diversi mesi tra gli Stati Uniti e l’Europa all’interno del programma di cooperazione internazionale IUC (International Urban Cooperation www.iuc.eu). La Città metropolitana di Bologna è parte d...