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Si è svolta il 12 dicembre in videoconferenza la XV Conferenza dei Ricercatori Italiani nel Mondo, evento organizzato dalla Texas Scientific Italian Community (TSIC) in collaborazione con la Rice University e patrocinato dal Governatore dello Stato del Texas, dalla Camera dei Deputati, dall’Istituto Superiore della Sanitá, dal Consiglio Nazionale d...

Ryan Calabretta-Sajder, assistant professor and section head for Italian at the University of Arkansas, has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the American Association of Teachers of Italian's Distinguished Service Award for the college/university level. A member of the American Association of Teachers of Italian for 13 years, Calabretta-Sajder...

The XV Conference of Italian Researchers in the World is only a few days away and we can't be more excited to see so many interesting topics, in different fields of science, technology, medicine, and humanities, with outstanding speakers and moderators, as well as several important endorsements and auspices received for the event organized by the T...

International travel in the middle of a pandemic? No thanks. But you don’t have to leave Texas to go to Italy. Of course, that’s always been true: it’s fifteen miles south of Waxahachie, just off Interstate 35. But as of December 9, in Dallas, you can also go to Eataly.  The Italian culinary wonderland, part restaurant and food court, part departme...

As thrilling it is to see a sweeping, 46,000-square-foot marketplace brimming with Italian food open in Dallas, there is something else that Eataly’s arrival does. It confirms that Dallas, and the greater area in which local farmers and producers sow land and raise animals, is a bona fide slow food city. No, it’s not surprising; it’s something that...

League City’s Italian Heritage Museum will welcome guests starting Saturday morning. Dubbed a soft opening, it is just the beginning for the museum that honors the contributions Italian families have made to League City. “It will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for tours,” said Monica Hughes, director of the Butler Longhor...

Italian cafe Uncle Nicky's is opening a second location in the city's East End District next week, officials announced. The new location on the ground floor of Hotel Eleven at 1123 E. 11th St. is slated to open on Monday with soft opening hours starting on Saturday. On Saturday and Sunday, the cafe will be open from 10 a.m. until evening and on Mon...

An Oklahoma restaurant that has brought a unique twist to traditional pasta dishes has now opened its second location inside Parlor. Bad Nonna’s original location opened this past spring in Midwest City, but it is now expanding to Parlor. “We wanted to expand our exposure and show people some of the other stuff we can really do,” said Paden Weather...

The much-anticipated debut of New York City Italian restaurant Carbone, which boasts a Michelin star pedigree, won’t be happening in 2020 as expected. According to the Dallas Morning News, the restaurant was originally expected to open its doors in the Dallas Design District on December 1, but that timeline has officially been pushed back to April...

As rewarding as it can be to see familiar, iconic artworks in museums, discovering a piece or an artist for the first time is thrilling — and even better when it opens windows into new galaxies. I had that sense throughout “Silent Revolutions” at the Menil Drawing Institute, which for me became “silent revelations.” Italian drawings of the 20th cen...

On Thursday, Franca’s Real Italian Restaurant in the 1100 block of East NASA Parkway in the Webster area announced they are closing after 50 years. A statement reads on social media reads: “After 50 years of business in the Bay Area and with the changing times, I have made the difficult decision to not reopen Franca’s Real Italian Restaurant and Di...

Fazoli’s – the Lexington-based brand known for serving up premium Italian dishes at a great value – is set to bring its acclaimed Italian dishes and famous signature breadsticks to Dallas-Fort Worth. Fazoli’s CEO Carl Howard announced today that the company has executed an area development agreement with Sajib Singha of Singha Group to open three l...