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Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around New Orleans, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fill the bill. 1. Irene's Topping the list is Irene's. Located at 529 Bienville St. in the French Quarter, the Italian spot is the highest-rated Italian res...

Making their U.S. debut, the Four Italian Tenors bring some of Italy's greatest music to life inViva Italia! at Popejoy Hall on Sunday, November 10 at 3 pm. Featuring fan-favorite arias from the world-renowned operas of Puccini, Donzetti, Verdi, and Rossini to infamous songs such as "Ave Maria," "Funiculi, Funicula," and "O Sole Mio," these tenors...

Frequenters of Dallas City Hall on Tuesday could hear the clatter of buffalo horn beads as Leroy Peña walked through the council chambers. Under the beads, he wore a red ribbon shirt passed down to him from generations before him. A leader in the Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas, Peña said his tribe fought for Texas in the Battle of the Alamo, violating...

Coming next year, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will examine Italy’s postwar explosion of disruptive design with a massive exhibition. "Radical: Italian Design 1965–1985, the Dennis Freedman Collection" will be on view in the museum’s Cullinan Hall starting Friday, February 14. Nearly 50 years after MoMA’s defining 1972 survey, "Italy: The New...

Mayor Ron Nirenberg has proclaimed Monday, October 14, “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” in San Antonio. “While indigenous people have endured past injustices, they continue to emphasize a respect for land, natural resources and cooperation among neighbors,” said Nirenberg as he read the proclamation at the city council meeting last Thursday. He asked San...

Da Camera of Houston launches its 2019-2020 series of intimate concerts at the Menil Collection with Italian Themes, a two-night performance by Quartetto di Cremona on Monday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Founded in and named for Cremona, Italy-a city famed for its musical history, traditions and string instrument creation...

The romantic mythology surrounding Texas cowboys and cattle drives is the gift that keeps on giving—and giving and giving—and few people know that better than Fort Worth chef Tim Love. From his steak, wild-game, and seafood flagship, Lonesome Dove Western Bistro (named, of course, in honor of Larry McMurtry’s sprawling novel), to White Elephant Sa...

When kids venture into their grandparents’ basements, they usually find relics of centuries past: boxes of VHS tapes, broken humidifiers. But when chef Chris Cosentino was growing up, he found something completely different in his great-grandmother’s cellar: jar after jar of tomatoes. The entire basement of her three-story tenement in Rhode Island...

The Italian Cultural & Community Center will host the 41st Houston Italian Festival from Oct. 10-13 at the University of St. Thomas, located at 3800 Montrose Blvd. The event, also called Festa Italiana, is an annual festival celebrating Italian culture and heritage in Houston. Recognized as a significant cultural event, it has numerous activities t...

Ciao Amici! The Donaldsonville Downtown Development District has announced its first Festa Italiana to be held on October 19, 2019 in Crescent Park from 12 noon - 10:00 p.m. The festival is a celebration of the history, culture, and heritage of the Italians in the Donaldsonville area and will feature live entertainment by King Pa Ka Yea’ Band, deli...

“Sono molto lieto potervi comunicare la proclamazione da parte del Governatore del Texas per il Mese di ottobre, dedicato alla Eredità ed al Patrimonio Italiano. Dobbiamo incoraggiare non solo i connazionali del Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma e Louisiana, ma di tutti gli Stati Uniti, a difendere fortemente la nostra identità ed eredità Nazionale, la nos...

On Tuesday night, the University of Oklahoma Undergraduate Student Congress passed a resolution removing the Pledge of Allegiance from the congressional agenda. "I think that’s just pretty much a load of crap,” Philip Aldridge, an OU student, said. This is the first time the Pledge of Allegiance has been removed from the congressional agenda since...