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Award-winning conductor/composer and Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of Opera Southwest, is one of New Mexico's musical treasures. This self-described "second generation Calabrese who has lived and worked in Italy" is an engaging speaker and personality, and among the most enterprising and dynamic young conductors in the world today. He w...

Drive south on Stan Schlueter Loop until it dead-ends into State Highway 201, turn left and then make an immediate right into a three-storefront center that houses Killeen's newest Italian eatery, the Italian Cuisine Restaurant. Owned and operated by native Italians Gordon and Natascia Basso, this 22-seat restaurant (with additional seating for fo...

By Jenn Griffin Dedicated restaurateur Arturo Huerta serves genuine, New York-style Italian cuisine at Papa Amadeaus in Spring. From a rich background that includes training with notable chefs and sommeliers, Huerta provides a selection of fine foods at affordable prices in a neighborhood environment. "For the past 18 years, I have been invol...

Presidente del Comites di Houston, Vincenzo Arcobelli apre l'ultimo numero del 2012 del Bollettino del Comites ripercorrendo un anno di eventi, celebrazioni e iniziative promosse in tutta la circoscrizione. "Cari Connazionali, - scrive Arcobelli – desidero fare un resoconto generale delle varie attività svolte nella nostra circoscrizione consolare...

This year's IASA conference, Italian American Identity Politics (New Orleans Marriott, October 3-5, 2013) examines the politics of the identifying term "Italian American" from multiple perspectives and in different time periods. The evocation of "Italian American" for political purposes and agendas has a varied history, e.g., to combat anti-Italian...

Italy @ SXSW announces the initiative's return to Austin with a superlative line-up of acts and events. From March 13th through 16th the Italian nation will spotlight its latest talents to the international music business delegates assembled in the Texas capital through a three-pronged effort consisting of: The Italy @ SXSW Trade Show stand; "Aperi...

Fans of fine food and wine are cordially invited to attend one of Houston's finest culinary festivals. The 10th International Risotto Festival will be held on Sunday, November 10 from 2 to 6 pm at The Houston Design Center.   This gourmet strolling event includes an afternoon of delicious Italian foods and wine including samplings of antipas...

La Nba ha reso noto i partecipanti alla gara del tiro da 3 punti dell'All Star Game di metà febbraio e come tutti i tifosi italiani speravano e si aspettavano ci sarà anche Marco Belinelli. Si tratta del primo italiano a partecipare alla gara delle stelle «selezionato» dopo Gallinari nel 2010, escludendo quindi la partita delle matricole.  ...

by Tina Danze   Corrado Palmieri is the owner of Palmieri Cafe, an Italian coffee shop and bakery, currently at the Dallas Farmers Market's shed on weekends. Soon, Cafe Palmieri will move into the Dallas Farmers Market's new venue, the Market. The move fulfills Palmieri's dream of offering an authentic Italian coffee and pastry experien...

by Jodie Morgan   A million years ago, a fresh faced 20-something and a curly headed 30-something walked into an Italian grocery in the heart of New Orleans and ordered a muffaletta. Hand in hand, those two love birds shared a wheel of Italian delight stuffed with salty, rich cured meats and cheeses and oozing with a briny olive salad....

By James Fuller In person, Dennis Farina was the same as he appeared on TV and in movies: a "neighborhood guy" who embodied both Chicago and Italian, according to a local entrepreneur who knew him and now intends to honor him with a six-figure tribute.   Ron Onesti said he was crushed when he learned of Farina's recent death from a blood cl...

August 9, 2014 - 12:00PM at Damian's Italian Restaurant, 3011 Smith StreetCost: $100.00 per person   Special Guest of Honor: Alyson Footer, National Correspondent for Major League Baseball.com Master of Ceremonies: Milo Hamilton Also attending: Houston Astros Players and other Sports Celebrities Join Hall of Fame...