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As part of the 2016 AMSSM Traveling Fellowship program, the President of the Italian Federation of Sports Medicine and Executive Committee Member for the International Sports Medicine Federation, Maurizio Casasco, MD, is serving as this year's International Visiting Fellow. Dr. Casasco will be presenting as a keynote speaker discussing the importa...

Never before has one of the world's most treasured countries and cultures brought its best cinema, art and food to one of the most desired travel destinations in America, but there is always a first time. That first time is CineFesta Italia in Santa Fe, New Mexico and it starts June 1st.   Although tickets can be purchased for individual fil...

Roman Pizza was housed in vintage filling station, and for years people around its Uptown neighborhood used it mainly as a quick stop for take-out or delivery. Now, a new café called Luca Eats has opened here, and its owners are aiming to entice people to linger just a bit longer with a menu of breakfast sandwiches and coffee drinks....

The Music into the ImageImagine that you were sitting in a big dark room, watching a silent film, and the only background sound to be heard is the sound of the projector. You'll soon feel uncomfortable. From the very beginning, music was recognized as essential, and from that moment on, cinema would never remain "silent", if only to free the specta...

By Curt Prendergast Wine glasses clinked and lamb chops disappeared on Tuesday afternoon as diners took advantage of the new Italian restaurant G and Di Luca at the City of Nogales-owned Palo Duro property in Meadow Hills. Among the diners were employees of the Sierra Seed Co. who stopped in for a holiday lunch at a long table covered in whit...

Saturday, October 17   The Italian Club of Dallas' annual Fall Gala, celebrating the making of wine, will be yet another unforgettable evening. You'll find yourself surrounded by beautiful decorations, dining on gourmet food and wonderful homemade desserts, dancing the night away, and trying to outbid your Italian Club amici at the Silent Au...

La lingua italiana appassiona i giovanissimi in Texas che hanno risposto numerosi alle iniziative organizzate nel 2013, Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti. La "piccola cucina" ideata dal direttore dell'Italian Cultural and Community Center (ICCC), Tiziana Triolo, per insegnare ai bambini l'italiano cucinando, e' diventato un vero e...

Two of Dallas' most peripatetic chefs have reunited to form the culinary consulting team for the new Sfuzzi Pizzeria Romana and the soon-to-open Primo's in the Dallas Design District.   Both concepts have been purchased by Mehrdad Moayedi, president and CEO of Carrollton-based Centurion American Development Group. Moayedi's company recently...

by Candace Carlisle   A Dallas senior living community will soon undergo a $36 million expansion and renovation to keep up with demand for senior living options in North Texas, which will showcase a Italian theme for residents. "When baby boomers today imagine their retirement, it's much different than what their parents or grandparents wan...

by Josh Mitelman   D'Amico's Italian Market Cafe, an Italian eatery in Rice Village in Houston, opened a location in the LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch shopping center in Katy Thursday. The opening of the 193-seat space marks a move from its previous location, on White Oak in the Heights, which closed in July and was replaced by the recently ope...

From Rome to Houston: "Movie 'n' Food – Sapore di Cinema" is an initiative aimed at celebrating Italian history and culinary specialities through the recipes of great Italian film actors and directors – Vittorio De Sica, Luchino Visconti, Federico Fellini, Giuseppe Tornatore, Sofia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni – which will take place in the Texan...

This special once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear the unparalleled sound of a "Grand Stradivarius" violin – one of only five or six known to exist today – played with eloquence by Fedeli is presented by the American Italian Cultural Center (AICC) of New Orleans.   The concert event will feature a diverse, captivating musical program chosen...