As Oklahoma City University professor Tracy Floreani learned from her Italian father, whether or not he is considered Caucasian constantly is changing in our culture. At one point in time, Italians, Jews and other lighter-skinned immigrants were not considered "white" strictly because of their heritage.   Read more   Source: htt...

By Heather Warlick The Virginia Campbell Concert Series continues Nov. 10 with what promises to be a stunning performance from Italian pianist Cristiana Pegoraro, organizers say.   The pianist and composer has been hailed by The New York Times as "an artist of the highest caliber." Pegoraro has performed the world over consistently sin...

Italian chain restaurants have become shorthand for describing those who don't like "real" food or aren't "shopping local."   Now here's an unpopular position: They're not that bad. Not really. I mean, if you're craving the most authentic Italian food in Oklahoma City, you're already facing a bit of an uphill battle. But the way some people...

A touring art exhibition that condenses 500 years of Italian art through 40 paintings is open to visitors of the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Museum curator Alison Amick has worked more than two years organizing Of Heaven and Earth, a collection of Italian paintings from the Glasgow Museum in Scotland. The show presents five sections covering...

Before this season winds down, it's important to squeeze in some summer romance.   For such occasions, you might consider The Vine Italian Cafe in Nicoma Park. Located in a nondescript building, it feels as if you've been transported to the old country — provided Italy is that country in question.   Read more   Source: htt...

by Mia Pons   Cultural Connections: Arezzo, an art exhibit that contained works exchanged between local and Italian artists, will reopen next month in the Paseo district during the First Friday Art Walk at the Paseo Plunge.   "When the Italian artists were here back in the fall creating the exhibit, I took them to the Paseo Arts Distr...

2013 is the Year of Italian Culture here in the United States, and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art is celebrating in grand style. Along with the special exhibition "Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums," on view through Nov. 17, the museum is launching a new film series, "Italian Auteurs of the 1960s."   R...