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The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce South Central has officially postponed its food and wine festivals and trade fairs previously scheduled for March in Houston (March 29-30) and New Orleans (March 31). The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West (Los Angeles) has also postponed the festivals’ sister event in Los Angeles previously scheduled for A...

Thursday, March 12, 2020 | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Junior League of Houston, 1811 Briar Oaks Ln. Houston, TX Since 2000, the Italian Cultural & Community Center of Houston, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, has granted over $230,000 in scholarships to college students. Each year, new scholarships are awarded via the several scholarship opportunities the ICC...

Texas Scientific Italian Community in collaboration with Rice University, in cooperation with the Consulate General of Italy in Houston, and CTIM (Comitato Tricolore per gli Italiani nel mondo) invite you to submit an abstract to the 15th Conference of Italian Researchers in the World that will be held on April 25, 2020 at:Rice UniversityHerring Ha...

Saturday, March 7, 2020: 4 p.m.–6 p.m. Museum of Fine Arts - Law Building, 1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77005. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Radical: Italian Design 1965–1985, The Dennis Freedman Collection. Film Screening: SuperDesign (Directed by Francesca Molteni, Italy, 2017, 62 minutes) SuperDesign retraces the history and...

Guests swooned over the fleet of Ferraris in the drive, the trove of Massimo Palmiero jewels straight from Rome in vitrines and the modern furnishings from Italian-centric BeDesign providing seating for this terribly chic fête. Viva Italia! Indeed, that was the theme when DC Partners CEO Roberto Contreras and Italian Consul General of Houston Feder...

Every year SXSW Showcasing Artists journey to Austin, TX from all over the world and this year almost 70 countries will be represented at the SXSW Music Festival. This week, we are highlighting Italy’s cream of the crop. From buzzy bedroom pop to dirty psychedelic rock, the 2020 SXSW lineup of Italian artists is one you won’t want to miss. Dive int...

The 13th edition of New Mexico’s largest, longest running celebration of Italian cinema and culture includes critically-acclaimed dramas, laugh-out-loud comedies, and a Special Feature Film - a compelling documentary of significant social and historical importance, with an in-person appearance by the filmmaker. The 2020 program also features three...

Tucked into Decatur Street in the middle of New Orleans’ French Quarter, Central Grocery and Deli is a third generation, old-fashioned grocery store founded in 1906 by Salvatore Lupo, a Sicilian immigrant who was famous for creating the muffuletta. The 114-year-old shop hasn’t changed, and the muffuletta has been sliced and carved the exact same wa...

Italian railway company Salini announced that it won the giant high speed train project tender in the USA. This tender of $ 5,9 billion consists of a package that includes the design, construction and maintenance of the high-speed train line between Houston and Dallas. 386 km long line The design works of the high speed train line between Dallas an...

Danilo Gallinari was on the verge of being moved after the Miami Heat pulled the strings on a deal that could’ve sent him to South Beach. The Oklahoma City Thunder ultimately didn’t agree with the compensation they’d get in return and chose to keep the Italian Stallion for the remainder of the season. The marksman has an expiring $22.6 million cont...

In her first at-bat for the University of New Mexico (UNM) Lobos against the USA Olympic Team in the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Cathedral City, California on Thursday, February 20, 2020, Team Italy slugger Andrea Howard hit a home run over the center field fence to score the Lobos only run in the 10-1 loss to Team USA. Having a knack for dis...

In the early l920s, the Sacred Heart Society of Little York was formed by a group of Italian men, most of who immigrated from the Province of Palermo, Sicily, to the United States. Many of them earned their living by farming on the north side of Houston. The men brought their Sicilian-Italian culture to Houston. Often the men would go out in the ev...