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An all-volunteer, nonprofit organization is striving to earn $30,000 to donate to the UNM Children's Hospital this year.   The New Mexico Italian Film and Culture Festival begins Thursday, Feb. 5, in Santa Fe and Sunday, Feb. 8, in Albuquerque.   Read more   Source: http://krqe.com/  

AMS Ducati Dallas, the largest exclusive-Ducati dealer in North America and located in Dallas, Texas, announced today that it has purchased Pro Italia Online, the largest Ducati-centric ecommerce store in North America.   The new URL will be AMSDucati.com and the site will expand in the next few months to include AMS' huge stock of parts, ap...

Italian Festivals of New Mexico collaborates with The Guild Cinema and Scalo Northern Italian Grill for a first-ever FUN-Raiser / FRIEND-Raiser: Classic Italian Films, Food, Music. Saturday, September 17, 2016 – UMBERTO D, 1:30 PM at The Guild, followed by Scalo patio party; Sunday, September 18, 2016 – BIG DEAL ON MADONNA STREET, 1:...

Children are invited to learn basic Italian, the metric system and southern European culture while cooking shortbread cookies during La Piccola Cucina, a cooking class hosted by the Italian Cultural and Community Center.   The center, located at 1101 Milford St. in Neartown, offers the hands-on culinary experience for children ages 3-12 ever...

Nordstrom is bringing the impossibly elegant style of Italy to four lucky stores in Texas. As of March 4, the Lone Star locales boast an exclusive store-in-store arranged through the Italian Trade Commission (ITC) called Pop-In@Nordstrom Loves Italy.   At these special locations — Galleria Dallas, Houston's Galleria, Austin's Barton Creek Sq...

By Lesly Rascoe Portofino Italian Restaurant is the kind of place where everybody knows your name. Old World class, made-to-order cuisine and service that makes customers feel like family have earned the restaurant a loyal following. With dishes on the menu like Chicken Albanese and Joe's Garden Special, New York Style Pizza and lunch specials th...

Lou Agnese was just 33 years old when he was inaugurated as president of Incarnate Word College, a small Catholic women's institution that was more than 100 years old but little known outside of San Antonio. Incarnate Word was in trouble. It had been losing enrollment for eight years, and the founding Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word knew m...

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.