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On December 10, world-renowned and beloved Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will return to Houston by popular demand to perform with the Houston Symphony and Houston Symphony Chorus in a special, one-night-only concert at the Toyota Center.   The evening's program will celebrate much of the repertoire the classical crossover singer has made worl...

Un libro che stupisce, Giuseppino. Ti aspetteresti di trovarci subito consigli utili per la cucina, ricette, qualche curiosità su MasterChef e invece leggi una storia personale, addirittura uno spaccato della vita di una famiglia istriana che dopo la seconda guerra mondiale riesce a raggiungere gli Stati Uniti per provare a farsi una nuova vita. &...

Date: Saturday, January 10, 2015 - Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Time: Lecture: 6:30 PM. Location: Lecture: IIC; model on view at the Westfield Mall. Organized by: Consulate General of Italy in SF; City of Pisa; Pisa Chamber of Commerce; Toscana Promozione. In collaboration with: IIC San Francisco, Italy in US.   Have you ever wondered why...

Gina D'Ercoli is enjoying getting in touch with her Italian heritage. The Barrington resident plays Peppina in Shattered Globe Theatre's "The Rose Tattoo."   "I am a neighbor of the lead, Serafina," D'Ercoli said. "We are Sicilian immigrants in a town in Louisiana. It's an Italian-American community. We're there to support the lead and hinde...

The owners behind Holy Grail Tavern and Grille are bringing an Italian restaurant to The Banks, representatives announced on Thursday.   'Santo Graal' will open this March on the northern side of Freedom Way, right next door to Holy Grail. It will occupy the former space of Mahogany's Restaurant.   Read more   Source: http...

An all-volunteer, nonprofit organization is striving to earn $30,000 to donate to the UNM Children's Hospital this year.   The New Mexico Italian Film and Culture Festival begins Thursday, Feb. 5, in Santa Fe and Sunday, Feb. 8, in Albuquerque.   Read more   Source: http://krqe.com/  

Join in an evening of deli­cious food, enter­tain­ment and good com­pany at: TRUMPETS JAZZ CLUB, 6 Depot Square, Mont­clair, on Feb­ru­ary 17th from 6:30 — 10:30PM. Tak­ing place on the eve of "CARNEVALE."   Enjoy a hot buf­fet — includes penne alla vodka, lasagne, egg­plant parmi­giana, pork loin, salad and much more. There will spe­cial d...

Offering decades of Italian history and culture, Little Italy in recent years is attracting young residents and families. New Yorkers and tourists alike flock to the nabe for its delicious cannoli and the annual Feast of San Gennaro festival in September, but its residents enjoy its year-round culture and accessibility.Little Italy is surrounded b...

The Valerie Fund was presented with a $1,000 donation by the Sons of Italy on Wednesday, February 25 in support of their upcoming event on Saturday, June 13 in Essex County’s Verona Park. The 2015 Valerie Fund Walk & JAG Physical Therapy 5K Run will mark the tenth time supporters have come together to celebrate the courage and hope o...

by Susan Danseyar   Art Furia treasures the traditions of his Italian-American heritage. Living up to his designation of "Cavaliere Ufficiale" bestowed by the prime minister of Italy in 2008, Mr. Furia finds time in his busy schedule as a partner with Shutts & Bowen to serve as general counsel and a member of the Executive Committee...

Four years ago, Robert Sbirssa saw the Italian community around Birmingham losing touch with its roots. It was then that he decided to create a festival that was about more than just the food.    "We wanted to build an event for the parish which really would find a common thread with a lot of our parishioners," said Sbrissa, the Feast o...

The Curious Grape, the wine bar and shop in Shirlington, closed Saturday night, but a new restaurant will be taking its place shortly. Coming in to the location on 2900 S. Quincy Street will be Osteria da Nino Cucina Italiana & Bar, an Italian restaurant that plans to start its soft opening on Thursday, its owners told ARLnow.com today. &...