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Albuquerque was built by those who came and stayed. Each wave of immigration brought new communities whose members built families, businesses, neighborhoods, and ultimately, a city. People Create Cities is a free speakers series sponsored by the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library, Historic ABQ, Inc. and Oasis Albuquerque, offering a unique oppor...

"L'Italia dei territori e del futuro": è questo il tema del concorso letterario che il Comites della Circoscrizione Consolare di Houston ha bandito, in cooperazione con il Consolato Generale d'Italia, in occasione dell'XII Settimana della Lingua nel Mondo. Obiettivo dell'iniziativa è quello di divulgare la cultura e la lingua italiana tra i giovan...

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Philip Mann, Music Director and Conductor, presents the opening concert of the 2014-2015 Landers FIAT River Rhapsodies Chamber Music Series: "Italian Serenade." ASO's Quapaw and Rockefeller Quartets present music from Beethoven, Wolf, and ASO Composer in Residence John Corigliano in the beautiful Grand Hall of the C...

With the brilliant photographic images of Donatella Davanzo, in the extraordinary old-world setting of Casa Rondena Winery - 733 Chavez Road NW - Albuquerque. At a special reception Saturday, January 24, 2015, beginning at 3:00pm in the winery's Great Hall   Special Wine Tasting in the winery's Great Hall – Spec...

The Italian influences in New Orleans are everywhere from St. Joseph's Day to the muffuletta. However, Avo's chef Nick Lama is about to go full-throttle with the green, white , and red. For December, he is rolling out his take on traditional Italian "Feast of the Seven Fishes." Anyone who has logged time with an Italian grandmother can tell yo...

Esplorare da diverse prospettive la storia della comunità italiana di origine ebraica ed il suo importante contributo alla vita ed alla cultura dell'Italia.

Before they start cooking every morning, Rudy Kiapeta, his wife, Miriam, and their staff at The Tuscan Pig Catering Co. gather together to pray. "We pray over our day, we pray that we embrace His grace, and that we make people smile with our food," Rudy Kiapeta said this week while fielding phone orders with a smile and greeting customers like fri...

Hot Springs has a great variety of privately-owned, non-chain restaurants. These places are thriving because of excellent customer service, atmosphere and of course great food. One place that I had the pleasure to visit that excels in all these areas is Luna Bella.   Luna Bella is Italian-American cuisine in a relaxed and comfortable setting...

A ITALIAN-AMERICAN restaurant owner was the inspiration behind a religious altar created in Elgin. Parishioners brought a wide array of food to Greyfriars Convent last week to lay it on the St Joseph altar. The food was then donated to various good causes around the area, such as the Moray Foodbank.   The tradition of dedicating food to St J...

By James D. Watts Jr.   The Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage was weeks away when the American Theatre Company announced its plans to stage "My Big Gay Italian Wedding." But when playwright Anthony Wilkinson first began working on this musical comedy, the idea of a show about two men and the familial insanity that swirls aroun...

By Clifford Pugh Amid all the international fashion houses that are opening in the River Oaks District, the mixed use center is adding a local name. Baanou, a Houston women's clothing store founded by Maryam Afshari dedicated to the appreciation of art, fashion, design and luxury, is the latest to join the new complex on Westheimer near the 6...

by Kimberly Diggs   In celebration of its 12th anniversary, Culinary Connection at The Shops at Legacy will feature a personal appearance by master Italian artisan Alessandro Taddei, creator of Vietri's Old St. Nick collection. The event will be held at the store, 7201 Bishop Road Suite E10, from 4-8 p.m. Sunday.   Vietri is Amer...