What's there to do when the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta wraps up? How about an Italian Fiesta?! Savor Italian foods, beer and wine, register for prizes including an HDTV and dinner for 2, and preview Italian car design during the Italian Fiesta at Alfa Romeo and Fiat of Albuquerque. The event will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, Oct. 19th-2...

On tap in Albuquerque is an exhibit of fine art photography that offers a unique perspective and showcases the work of one of the most gifted members of New Mexico’s Italian community. Unseen Route 66 features the photos of Donatella Davanzo and allows us to experience Albuquerque’s 20-mile stretch of the Mother Road through her eyes.We often get s...

With its non-intimidating, welcoming style, Opera Southwest has been converting down-to-earth, everyday folks into serious opera fans since 1972. There’s nothing elitist about New Mexico’s acclaimed Italian opera company. There’s nothing stuffy about it. And there’s nothing pretentious about its celebrated Artistic Director and Principal Conductor,...

Coming to Albuquerque the smash hit Texan Italian Cult Comedy: "Tiramisu for Two". One screening only. Included a spirited pre-film feature and live q&a with the directors. Sunday, October 8. The Hiland Theater - 4800 CENTRAL, SE. 2:00 PM Shot in Rome and Texas, Tiramisu For Two tells the story of Giorgio, a peculiar Italian man who travels from Ro...

Pete V. Domenici, the son of Italian immigrants who rose to become a power broker in the U.S. Senate, died Wednesday in New Mexico. The Republican was known for reaching across the partisan divide and his work on the federal budget and energy policy over a career that spanned more than 30 years. Domenici was surrounded by family when he died at an...

Leonardo da Vinci was a genius, a virtuoso and a visionary. His studies, inventions and works of art created during his life from 1452 to 1519 make him the consummate Renaissance man. He drew early concepts for the car, bicycle, helicopter, glider, parachute and much more, but his legacy is best seen today in such works as the “Mona Lisa,” “The Vit...

Opportunity knocked in a big way when Italian Festivals of New Mexico (IFNM) searched for a larger venue to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its popular annual flagship event, the NM Italian Film & Culture Festival. A fundraiser for disadvantaged kids, the multi-day festival was bursting at the seams of its traditional theater and event venues, an...

The ever popular, always fun, IFNM Bocce Tournament rolls again in Albuquerque. Only 6 two-person team slots left. Register now for the most fun you can have without getting arrested! Saturday, May 20, 2017. 8:00 AM – Approx. 5:00 PM and Sunday, May 21, 2017. 12:00 PM - Approx. 4:00 PM. The North Domingo Baca Park. 7521 Carmel NE, Albuquerque (turn...

Back in the mid-90s, if you wanted to develop an ear for the Italian language, practice your own conversation skills, or simply network with like-minded lovers of Italian culture, you showed up at the Double Rainbow coffee shop on Central Avenue in Albuquerque on Saturday mornings, ordered a cappuccinoand headed for the section with the most animat...

What do you get when acclaimed Greek female conductor, Zoe Zeniodi, conducts Opera Southwest’s production of Pagliacci? Answer: HISTORY IN THE MAKING! Be a part of history in the making when Opera Southwest welcomes its first female conductor ever, in a brilliant performance of Leoncavallo’s heartbreaking version of “tears of a clown.”Leoncavallo's...