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Few people associate Arkansas with Italian immigration to America, assuming immigrants settled only in the urban Northeast. Yet many communities throughout the United States have a significant proportion of Italian Americans. Lured by work and regional ties, immigrants gravitated to places they could find work, whether in garment factories, coal mi...

The lost silver treasures of the Venice Jewish Quarter will be displayed, for the first time, through 28 April at the Museum of Fine Arts of Houston (MFAH). The objects from the Venice synagogue were hidden away in 1943 and restored by Venetian Heritage Inc after their rediscovery 10 years ago. They include Jewish religious objects from the 18th to...

Tuesday February 3rd, 2015 6-7 pmAmerican Italian Cultural Center537 S Peters St, New Orleans 70130 Join the Honorary Italian Consulate Arnaldo Partessotti as he discusses the rules of obtaining Italian dual citizenship. Mr. Partesotti will review the practicality of finding the necessary documentation for applying for Italian dual citizenship and...

by Valerie L. Valdez   At Italian Cuisine Restaurant in Killeen, there is a special ingredient you won't find on the menu — the love for cooking great Italian food that owners Natasha and Gordon Basso put into every bite. "Our food is totally different than what other restaurants serve in the area, because it is authentic Italian food,"...

"A bottle of red, a bottle of white Whatever kind of mood you're in tonight I'll meet you anytime you want In our Italian restaurant" sings Billy Joel in his epic ballad of nostalgia and disillusionment sprinkled with remnants of hope.   That restaurant could be Luigi's Ristorante & Pizzeria, a comfortably well-worn North...

Sunday, December 14, 4 pm - 7 pm Piazza d'Italia - Lafayette Street, New Orleans 70130 Tickets: www.americanitalianculturalcenter.com The American Italian Cultural Center (AICC) presents a concert series in the Piazza d'Italia! In celebration of the holidays, the concert will feature classic Christmas music performed by Phillip Ma...

CiboDivino Marketplace and Caffe, Daniele and Christina Puleo's Italian market-deli-bar, is finally taking shape at Sylvan Thirty (say CHEE-bo da-VEEN-o). And Daniele is promising it will be open by April 1, just in time to take advantage of spring weather on the spacious patio.   What is CiboDivino exactly? A mini-marketplace that encompass...

The chief administrative officer for Pulaski County has rejected Little Italy's incorporation request.Television station KATV reported Friday (http://bit.ly/20ZT5Ue ) that County Judge Barry Hyde found the proposed area is too large, lacks the "necessary unity of a single place" and had an inadequate budget.   Little Italy is an unincorporat...

At Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, at 28088 Main Street in Lacombe, a group of ladies have been busy every day preparing for the annual St. Joseph Day altar. This Catholic/Italian tradition has always been held on Thursday (March 19), which is the feast of St. Joseph.   This longtime tradition was brought to America by some of the fir...

The St. Joseph Society of Donaldsonville continued a long tradition of erecting an altar for the patron saint of those in need complete with a meatless spaghetti and a variety of deserts Sunday at St. Francis of Assisi Church Hall. "The Italian people showed out," said society member Philip Matassa. "The whole community of Donaldsonville is here....

A seguito della riunione straordinaria del 2 marzo a Roma e di quella ordinaria del 12 Settembre in Connecticut, il coordinatore del Ctim Nord America, Vincenzo Arcobelli, ha nominato quattro nuovi responsabili per altrettante circoscrizioni statunitensi. Si tratta, sottolinea Arcobelli, del primo passo da compiere per "dare un seguito all'impegno...

by Amy McCarthy   Love's flirtation with Italian food features six courses of Texas-inspired fare. Chef Tim Love has made a name for himself on the Texas culinary scene (and reality TV) with his unique approach to "urban western cuisine." Even though you're much more likely to see rattlesnake and pig face on a Tim Love menu than fancy p...