by Lauren Smart   In the sunny main gallery of the Nasher Sculpture Center, a single tree branch seems to be growing out of a marble column. Or perhaps it has been trapped that way, memorialized in this regal way. Then, upon closer inspection, you'll see this branch, and the others like it, aren't branches at all, but bronze sculpted to appe...

di Angelo Casano   Nick Lombardo è uno studente della North Texas University atterrato due settimane fa a Palermo grazie ad un progetto nato dalla collaborazione tra CSNA, SAAT-Associazione dei Siciliani in Texas con il loro fondatore Com.te Vincenzo Arcobelli, con il sostegno del Comites Houston (Comitato degli italiani all'estero) e l'Univ...

Italy, Summer '13 and the country's airwaves are dominated by the sound of an indie-pop anthem from an unsuspecting rising star. The song "Alfonso" by Levante, a 26 year old singer-songwriter still working as a café barista, has unintentionally tapped into the mood not only of her own generation, but of a nation in crisis and understandably unenthu...

"In Italia bisogna prendere esempio dal tifo americano". Ne è convinto Marco Belinelli, reduce dai festeggiamenti per il titolo Nba vinto a San Antonio. Il primo italiano a conquistare l'ambito anello, ospite della Gazzetta dello Sport, nelle sue sette stagioni nella Grande Mela è transitato da Golden State, Toronto, New Orleans e Chicago e ha sper...

by Allen Jones   Maggiano's Little Italy opened in the newly expanded Baybrook Mall at 700 Baybrook Mall Drive in Friendswood. The Brinker International Inc. owned and operated restaurant opened Nov. 9. It is the second location the company has opened in the greater Houston area offering a made-from-scratch Italian-American menu.  ...

Il Texas festeggia l'Italia a passi di danza. Il 6 settembre, al Miller Outdoor Theater di Houston, andra' infatti in scena ''An Evening in Italy'', uno spettacolo creato appositamente per l'Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Usa da Dominic Walsh, celebre coreografo americano e fondatore della prima compagnia di danza contemporanea del Texas, il Dom...

A prominent Houston developer will build an Italian-inspired luxury hotel on a high bluff overlooking Austin and the Hill Country, alongside a new office building project. Giorgio Borlenghi, founder of Interfin Cos. LP and a native of Milan, Italy, will build the Hotel Granduca northwest of the corner of Capital of Texas Highway and Bee Cave Road....

Ettore Messina had taken a sip from the NBA cup before when he was a consultant on Mike Brown's staff with the Lakers for the 2011-12 season. This time is like opening wide, throwing back his head and drinking it all in. "The Spurs," he said with a grin. "It is a familiar taste." A comfortable fit, like a designer Italian suit.The team w...

For this year's Murfee Worsham screening, we offer 'Rome Open City' (Italy, 1945, 103 min.), a foundational film for Italian Neorealism and all of postwar European cinema, directed by Roberto Rossellini. In Nazi occupied Rome, a resistance fighter takes refuge in the home of a young engaged couple; tragedy ensues.   Featuring a towering perf...

As immigrants from the different regions of Italy settled throughout the various regions of the United States, many brought with them a distinct regional Italian culinary tradition. Many of these foods and recipes developed into new favorites for the townspeople and later for Americans nationwide.   Italians arriving in New Orleans often wen...