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In Texas l'Anno della cultura italiana negli Stati Uniti si arricchisce di nuovi appuntamenti. Da questa sera fino al 30 marzo, il Dance Salad Festival ospiterà una rappresentazione dello "Spellbound contemporary ballet". Per l'occasione, la compagnia italiana rappresenterà per la prima volta negli Usa una nuova coreografia di Mauro Astolfi, fondat...

By Sarah Rufca If there's anyone who can fuse Old-World Italian elegance and Texas extravagance, it's Cathy Borlenghi. The native of Milan has adopted Houston as her hometown, but she's still committed to continental luxury. Her developer husband, Giorgio, is behind the stately Hotel Granduca and the Uptown Park shopping center, and Borlenghi prev...

Two unique new Italian restaurants in Dallas are both doing well enough to merit expansion, and both are headed to the 'burbs for their second acts.   Roman Cucina, the California-bred Italian-American restaurant that opened its first Texas branch in North Dallas in 2013, is heading north: A second location will open at 201 E. Bethany Rd. in...

Giuseppe Zanotti received a high-fashion welcome to Highland Park Village when Vogue stepped in to host its recent grand opening soiree. Judging by the well-heeled attendees, it's no wonder the brand decided to open a standalone shop in Dallas.   Fashionable VIPs — including Lynn McBee, Capera Ryan, Anna-Sophia van Zweden, Elisa Summers, Hea...

The hearing before the Pulaski County Judge on the Little Italy petition for incorporation will be held on Monday, July 13 at 2 PM in the Quorum Court room located in the Pulaski County Administration building on 201 S. Broadway in Little Rock.   All are welcome to attend. Details about the hearing TBA.

Dominique M. Varner, a partner with Hughes Watters Askanase L.L.P. (www.hwa.com), received the Italian Flame Award at the 2015 Italian Cultural & Community Center Gala and Casino Night in Houston on Saturday, June 13.. Varner jointly manages HWA's Default Servicing Practice Area with fellow HWA partner Carolyn A. Taylor.   Established in...

Expressions of Italian heritage this time of year are usually not subtle. It's the heaping helping of pastaand sauce, the zooma-zooma music of Louis Prima, the St. Joseph's Day parade filling the streets. In such bold and bodacious company, the traditional Italian cookie that's so much a part of the seasoncan seem plain, humble and maybe even home...

Giugno Festa!When: Saturday, June 25, 2016 – 8-11pmWhere: Marcello's Catering Venue845 Carondelet Street, NOLA As June 1st rolls around, we're all thinking that summer is here. June also means one other thing..."Giugno Festa"! The IAMC invites you to celebrate your Italian Heritage with our very own "Giugno Festa". Come savor your favorite Italian...

Join us for this new appointment of the ICCC Educational Wine Tasting Series aimed to promote and encourage the Italian "Enogastronomic" tourism. This session will be dedicated to the wines of Trentino Alto Adige region. Don't miss this unique opportunity, save your spot!   Friday 17th April - 7:00 pm ICCC Houston - 1101 Milford...

Italian Director Giacomo Arrigoni, after winning the coveted Platinum Remi Award for his first feature "The Rule of Lead" aka "La Regola Del Piombo" at the 48th WorldFest Houston announces his second directorial effort, a psychological thriller movie entitled "Resonance Lake".   In an evening full of excitement at the WorldFest Gala Dinner i...

by Peter Frost   Cindy's, a small-plate/large-cocktail restaurant opening soon on the top floor of the newly renovated Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, has named its executive chef and beverage manager.   Heading the kitchen at the 13th-floor, indoor-outdoor roof-deck space, which will seat about 180, will be executive chef Christi...

by Amy McCarthy   Pizza enthusiasts, rejoice –– classic East Coast-style pizza will land in Plano this week, courtesy of Boston-born Dallas restaurateur Kenny Bowers.   Announced via release, Kenny's East Coast Pizza will open its doors at Park & Preston in the Berkeley Square shopping center. The concept is a natural evolution fo...