To celebrate Italian-American Heritage Month, Vincent Vaccaro will present “History of Lorenzo’s,” on at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St.  The family-owned-and-operated business started at the apron strings of their Mama Gina. Vaccaro and his sister Mary Ostland, owners of Lorenzo’s Italian Restaurant, r...

The Consulate General of Italy, in order to facilitate the access to the services rendered by the passport department to our citizens living in areas far away from Los Angeles has organized the following meetings: 26 ottobre 2017 - San Pedro 1 novembre 2017 - Phoenix 6 dicembre 2017 - Albuquerque 9 november 2017 - Santa Barbara For further informat...

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...

Five hundred and 25 years after Columbus sailed the ocean blue, the city of Farmington is taking a closer look at the Italian explorer and the holiday that celebrates his voyage. During a regular city council meeting Tuesday, Farmington Mayor Tommy Roberts officially proclaimed the second Monday in October every year as “Indigenous Peoples Day.” Al...

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...

County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a proclamation declaring Indigenous Peoples’ Day should be celebrated in Santa Fe County the second Monday of October — a move several other cities and states, including the city of Santa Fe, have made to honor Native peoples on the federal holiday bearing Christopher Columbus’ name. Although...

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...

Piccolino is the Santa Fe exception: a family-owned, family-oriented and seriously local place that doesn’t serve New Mexican food. It’s all Italian all the time here. The pages-long menu has every Italian classic you can think of and I found myself wondering if the kitchen staff numbered in the dozens, all invisibly at work concocting sauces and w...