Sunday, January 27, 1:00 PM. The Guild - 3405 Central Ave NE - Albuquerque, NM. $5 Admission when you ask for the Italian Festival’s rate. Dir. Robert Hossein - 1969 - 90m - Italy. In Italian with English Subtitles. SPECIAL INTRO BY LOCAL FILM HISTORIAN/JOURNALIST JEFF BERG -one show only. Inspired by the international success of the Dollars trilog...

M’Tucci’s Italian Market & Pizzeria is the type of neighborhood spot you’d expect to find in New York’s Little Italy or Boston’s North End. Behind the narrow storefront, with its sign bearing the colors of the Italian flag, cured meats hang from the ceiling and flour-dusted loaves of bread crowd the racks behind the counter. The small restaurant, w...

Movie lovers . . . Listen up!  Italian Festivals of New Mexico has announced its film lineup for the 12th Annual New Mexico Italian Film & Culture Festival, and it’s fantastico!  You’ll find thrillers, dramas, comedies and a free bonus documentary, all award-winners and highly-acclaimed recent films that showcase Italian cinematic storytelling at i...

“Even before choosing to travel, I was a nomad and I got to know first-hand the nature of the various Italian communities abroad, I was able to appreciate their versatility, their high cultural level, their widespread talent and their excellent integration skills.” Silvia Chiave, Italy’s new Consul General in Los Angeles, knows very well what it me...

With yet another stunning score by Ennio Morricone! Unofficial lawman John Corbett (the legendary Lee Van Cleef) hunts down Cuchillo Sanchez, a Mexican peasant accused of raping and killing a 12-year-old girl. Corbett leaves on a long, relentless manhunt during which he gets to know his adversary better and discovers a variation on the crime for wh...

E’ con grande piacere che all'inizio del mio mandato come Console Generale a Los Angeles rivolgo un caloroso saluto ai tutti i connazionali, alla comunità italo-americana e a coloro che guardano con attenzione, amicizia e simpatia al nostro Paese. Nell’ambito della vasta area di giurisdizione di questo Consolato Generale, comprensiva della Californ...

"I don’t know anybody on the planet who’s as impassioned about gnocchi as I am,” Christine Hickman laughed ruefully one evening in her well-appointed passive solar kitchen on the north side of Santa Fe. “There’s got to be. But I don’t know who would write a whole cookbook on it.” Hickman was referring to her new culinary tome Gnocchi Solo Gnocch...

For Albuquerque resident Racheli Bauer, today, 77 years after the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, is an especially poignant anniversary. Her uncle, Navy radioman Petty Officer 3rd Class Dante Sylvester Tini, was one of 2,403 service members and civilians killed during the attack that led to the country’s entry into World War II. But Tini’...

New Mexico would trade in its Columbus Day holiday for a tribute to Native Americans instead under a bill being drafted in anticipation of next year's legislative session. The proposed legislation to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day from Democratic state Rep. Derrick Lente, a tribal member of Sandia Pueblo, has cleared its first hu...

It was with great sadness to note the passing last week of John Balagna. In addition to being a world-class Radiochemist and making important contributions to the nuclear weapons testing program, John made very important contributions to the New Mexico wine industry. John, being of Italian heritage and a chemistry background, took an early interest...