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Tiziana Ciacciofera Triolo è una palermitana doc trasferitasi oltreoceano tre anni fa portandosi dietro un ricco bagaglio di esperienza nel settore del management e delle pubbliche relazioni, anche se una delle sue più grandi passioni, è l'amore per la cultura e le tradizioni Italiane.   Oggi Tiziana vive a Houston, nel Texas dove dirige la...

Consul General Perrone is going to pay his first official visit to New Mexico on April 14-16, during which he will be received by the Governor of the State, Susana Martinez.   The Consul General will meet with Italian individuals and associations in Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Taos in order to reinforce the Italian presence in the State and to...

Not long after Little Italy was settled in central Arkansas, the community became a Prohibition-era oasis for winemakers and consumers. At Legacies & Lunch on Wednesday, May 4, from noon-1 p.m. in the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) Main Library's Darragh Center, 100 Rock St., Chris Dorer will discuss his book, Images of America: Little...

L'Associazione dei Siciliani in Texas - tra le prime ad aderire alla confederazione dei Siciliani in Nord America – ha organizzato domani, 8 agosto, dalle 18.30 alle 21.00 un incontro presso il Lombardo Custom Aparel (17604 North Dallas Parkway) per dare il benvenuto all'attore Italo-Americano originario di Menfi Chazz Palminteri, noto al pubblico...

Italian Cultural & Community CenterTuesday, April 5, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)Houston, TX   Join us at the ICCC for a lecture on Italian Futurism, a literary and arts movement originated in Italy during the early 20th century. The movement emphasized rejection of the past and traditions, defending anti-classical style oriented t...

By Helen Williams   Proceeds from the 2015 West Bank Italian Open were presented at a recent Italian-American Society meeting to Luis Arocha, executive director of Café' Hope, a restaurant training program in Marrero for at-risk youth.   The presentation was made by the golf tournament's honorary chairman, Kenner Mayor Mike Yenni, and...

St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Little Italy (Pulaski County) will host its 86th Annual Spaghetti/Italian Sausage Dinner and Bazaar Sunday, Oct. 6 from 11 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. The all-you-can-eat meal includes spaghetti, original recipe sauce, traditional sausage, bread, salad and dessert.   The cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children aged 6-12 a...

by Lauren Smart   In the sunny main gallery of the Nasher Sculpture Center, a single tree branch seems to be growing out of a marble column. Or perhaps it has been trapped that way, memorialized in this regal way. Then, upon closer inspection, you'll see this branch, and the others like it, aren't branches at all, but bronze sculpted to appe...

NOLA.com compiled this list with information from the Archdiocese of New Orleans, the Italian American Digest, from classified ads published in The Times-Picayune, and from our community reporters. These parishes, schools and entities will host St. Joseph Altars this month.   The custom of honoring St. Joseph on his feast day, St. Joseph's D...

Today, residents of the Little Italy community in northwest Pulaski County will file their petition for incorporation to become Arkansas' 501st municipality. Under Arkansas law and given the population of Little Italy, a minimum of 200 qualified voters living in the proposed boundary must sign the petition before submitting it to the Pulaski County...

by Angel Thompson   Sarah Marie Cardenia Vogel will reign as queen of the 45th annual Italian American Marching Club's St. Joseph Parade March 14 in New Orleans. The official crowning of the queen and pre-parade celebration will be held March 8 at 11:45 a.m. at Piazza d'Italia at Poydras and Tchoupitoula streets.   Cardenia Vogel...

Tickets are on sale for the American Italian Cultural Center and Piazza d'Italia's first Taste of Italy. The event is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at the center, 537 S. Peters St., New Orleans. A patron party starts at 6 p.m. In celebration of Italian Heritage Month, guests will dine on Italian delicacies from more than 20 restaurant...