La XVII edizione della Settimana della Lingua italiana nel Mondo, che quest’anno si terrà dal 16 al 21 ottobre, è una manifestazione che promuove la lingua italiana non solo come strumento di promozione del nostro eccezionale patrimonio culturale ma anche quale straordinario veicolo di comunicazione nel mondo dell’economia e dell’impresa, della sci...

Dallas will get a taste of la dolce vita this fall thanks to esteemed chef Giuliano Matarese and business partner Brian Ellard. The duo is getting ready to unveil Mille Lire, an Italian restaurant “rooted in the tradition and authenticity of Italy with an air of modernity.” Named after the country’s former currency, Mille Lire will take shape in Th...

In honor of Italian Heritage Month, UTSA’s Architecture and Modern Languages Departments have teamed up to host an Italian Film Festival throughout October. The department will be screening a modern Italian film every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. in the first floor gallery within the Monterey building on UTSA’s downtown campus this month. Four films in t...

In 1964 I turned 18 and was drafted into the Army. I was trained as a medic and assigned to Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, where I took care of my fellow comrades who had been wounded in Vietnam. Several dear friends were serving there at the time. In May 1965, I began caring for an outpatient named Mr. Garza....

Join us at the ICCC as we celebrate the 17th Week of Italian Language in the World, “l’italiano al cinema, l’italiano nel cinema (Italian in the movies and at the movies)” by showcasing Luigi Pirandello and his writing legacy as an Italian novelist, playwright, poet, shorty story writer, and winner of the 1934 Nobel Prize in Literature for “his alm...

It is with heavy hearts that we share with you the passing of a great lady and friend to the Italian community in Texas, Clara Vick. Clara was one of the only women to ever be “Knighted” by the Italian Government. She received this honor on October 21, 2010, for her efforts to restore and preserve a little chapel in Castro County, Texas. The chapel...

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...

"The Yellow Rose of Texas" è una famosa canzone della guerra di secessione USA. Oggi la rosa gialla ha un fiocco nero e la rugiada sono le lacrime. Clara Vick, classe 1931, di Dimmitt, Texas, è deceduta il 1° ottobre 2017 ad Amarillo. Presidente della Castro County Texas Historical Commission e grande amica dei prigionieri italiani non cooperatori...

Austin will no longer officially recognize Columbus Day after Austin City Council voted Thursday to replace the holiday with Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Although Thursday’s vote will have no direct effect on the federal holiday—which celebrates Italian explorer Christopher Columbus’s arrival to the lands of the western hemisphere every second Monday o...

When the president of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, visited the United States in February 2016, he decided to stop in Texas as a testament to the outstanding contribution that the Lone Star State has made and continues to make to the economic, scientific and technological success of the union. During his visit, the president underscored...