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Mother's Day is a special day for honoring mothers throughout the world. We will celebrate this special day at the Italian Club of Dallas by hosting a Mother's Day Brunch to honor the women who contributed so much to our lives: our MOMS.   Come and celebrate this special day with your family and friends at the Italian Club on Sunday, May 10....

Tuesday, January 12, 2016----6:15pm - Italian Cultural & Community Center, 1101 Milford"The picture is a mouth-watering display of talent, technique and patience. It seems astonishing that a young filmmaker knows exactly how photogenic the flamboyant shots of cooks making their skillets dance over flames bursting from the stoves are." (for comp...

The Society of Art Historians, in conjunction with the Honors College, Graduate School and International Education, Walton College of Business, World Languages Department, and the Art Department, invites students to attend a lecture given by art historian Consuelo Lollobrigida at 6 p.m. April 5 in Old Main's Giffels Auditorium.   Lollobrigid...

By Vanessa Holt Piada Italian Street Food opened its third Houston-area location on June 3. Piada Vintage Park, located at 10420 Louetta Road, joins Houston locations on Memorial Drive and in Sugarland for the Ohio-based fast-casual Italian eatery.   Community Marketing Manager Jordan Blossom said the restaurant's signature item the pi...

Houston certainly doesn't lack for outstanding restaurants that burst onto the scene, but Helen Greek Food & Wine made a particularly memorable impression since it opened a year ago. From its intimate location in Rice Village, the restaurant has racked up serious acclaim, including being named the best new restaurant in the state by Texas Month...

L'orchestra houstoniana "Mercury: the Orchestra Redefined" presenta due appuntamenti dedicati al grande compositore veneziano.   Il 28 marzo Mercury eseguira' al Wortham Center del Cullen Theater il concerto "Dreams and Nightmares", una selezionen di concerti fantasiosi ed insoliti che vedra' il concerto per flauto di Antonio Vivaldi "La Not...

Evoking the Amalfi Coast with fish, cheese and wine imported directly from the area, chef Giancarlo Ferraro's Amalfi Ristorante Italiano & Bar is sure to ring with authenticity when it opens Monday, Nov. 10, at 6100 Westheimer Road, Suite 140. "This restaurant is the fulfillment of a lifelong dream," said Ferraro, who hails from Salerno, Italy...

By Tanji Patton The limelight can be fleeting for new restaurants in Houston. The competition is fierce. The truly successful restaurants often understand that while headline news is a good thing, cultivating a loyal base of local customers is even better. And I suspect, that's exactly what Amalfi, the new spot in West Houston on Westheimer, is ai...

You will not want to miss "The Big Night" where the Italian Club of Dallas will showcase this famous movie as you feast on a Cena reminiscent of "The Big Night." Lovely gifts, baskets, wine and jewelry will be available to bid on in a Silent Auction during the evening.   Please contact Barbie Gumin if you would like to make a donation for th...

Mangiamo Brownsville! The most authentic Texas-based Italian eatery has just opened. One of Brownsville's most highly anticipated restaurant openings of the year, Russo's New York Pizzeria opens on December 15. Local residents, commuters and visitors can now savor the tastes, aromas and unmistakable ambiance of an authentic New York-style pizz...

By Lucian When one thinks of frontier justice or violent lynchings in the United States, it conjures the specter of lawlessness in the old West or the anti-black intolerance of the Deep South.   This is inevitable, not only because of the magnitude of such atrocities, but because of the attention brought to them by modern American society,...

The Sons of Italy - La Famiglia di Southeast Texas Lodge 2887 held its 1st Anniversary on May 14th at Rao's Bakery in Beaumont. President Ron Bassana said the celebration included a representative from the Texas State University- Italian Studies Department and members enjoyed some great stories, good food and an informative session about Italian im...