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Pizza occupies just one section of a multifaceted Italian menu of pastas, sandwiches, salads, seafood, chicken and veal at Capparelli’s on Main, the family-run Monte Vista Italian restaurant. It’s not artsy and refined, but neither is it an afterthought. It’s the kind of pizza that unites us rather than divides us. It starts with a crust best descr...

Greetings friends of Little Italy Arkansas Heritage Society and Museum!  Please join me in planning towards the celebration of our Lord and Savior’s birth, by reviving the Christmas traditions that built “community” in Little Italy.  For those of us who spent our younger years in Little Italy during Christmas, we recall fondly the magic that came a...

Joe Haliti is at it again. It’s no secret the local restaurateur has spent months donating meals to law enforcement, teachers, fire and medical personal as the COVID-19 pandemic lingered on. But on Monday, Haliti will give away 5,000 more meal to reach his goal of 50,000 meals donated throughout the county. This time anyone who wants an Italian lun...

Thursday October 22 2020, 6:30 Central/7:30 Eastern. Online event. The lecture will explore the crucial role costume and fashion have played in Federico Fellini's films (Juliet of the Spirits; La Dolce Vita; Roma), the role of Rome as a city of film and fashion and Fellini's legacy to future generations of filmmakers and fashion designers. Dr. Euge...

ItaloTexano è un periodico di informazione indipendente, dedicato a tutti gli Italiani, Italo-Americani e a tutti i cittadini che risiedono in Texas che amano l'Italia. L’iniziativa nasce da un'idea di Vincenzo Arcobelli, da anni punto di riferimento della collettività italo-americana. Grazie alle preziose collaborazioni si è riusciti a fare partir...

If you happen to work for the federal government, then you have a day off from work today, in honor of Columbus Day. You might want to use part of this holiday to come by your Main or South Abilene Public Libraries to find some good books, movies or more about Italy and/or the contributions Italian-Americans have made to our culture, food and more....

L’ associazione denominatasi "Texas Scientific Italian Community" (TSIC), che riunisce membri della comunità scientifica italiana nel Texas, si è riunita via zoom per eleggere il suo comitato esecutivo e per finalizzare le attività dell’ultimo quadrimestre del 2020.  I presenti hanno altresì programmato:  la presentazione il 23 ottobre di un webina...

A new family-owned bakery and cafe is opening in Frisco with a cool fondness for Italian desserts. Called Pietro's Bakery & Café, it's at 11625 Custer Rd. in a former BurgerIM where it will serve baked goods including cakes, cheesecakes, pastries, muffins, tarts, biscotti, cookies, and macarons. But this won't just be a bakery: It will be a casual...

Wednesday, October 14, 2020. 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT. ICCC Houston, 1101 Milford St., Houston, TX 77006. Lecture by Francesca D'Alessandro Behr. During the Renaissance, the advent of the printing press promoted the spreading of books, the standardization of Italian and alphabetization. Moreover, after 1540 in Italy, translations and adaptations of cl...

“The audience will surely understand that in this exceptional time we have to bring exceptional solutions in order to offer live music without jeopardizing the health of our musicians and of the audience members,” says the conductor and Grammy Award winner. “This said, we have put a tremendous effort to make those alternative programs exciting and...

Houston City Council members sparred at their Sept. 30 meeting over whether to recognize the second Monday of October as “Indigenous Peoples Day.” Several indigenous activists spoke during the public comment session the day before council’s vote.“This will allow citizens to finally recognize our rich heritage and represent a huge step of healing an...

I wasn’t around yet when Tony Vallone, the young man from Sunnyside then barely out of his teenage years, threw open the doors to his eponymous restaurant in 1965. And I can’t speak with any authority on the state of Houston’s wining-and-dining scene before Vallone launched what became a marvelous 55-year journey to the highest echelons of his prof...