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Award-winning artist, Anat Ronen, recently created a two-dimensional, interactive Italian village street scene onsite in The Woodlands at Creekside Park Village Green, painted on the wall next to Crust Pizza Co. The Italian streetscape creates the illusion of being in Italy and ties in the Italian-food concept of Crust Pizza. Using latex as her med...

The Arkansas Italian Food and Culture Festival is April 26, 27, and 28 at the grounds of the Clinton Presidental Center. You can expect food from The Pantry, The Rock Brick Oven Pizza, the Coolest Cotton Candy, Repicci’s Ice, Low Ivy, Raduno, Maria Carpenter, Mem Pops from Memphis, Tennessee, Sauce(d), Vino’s, 42 Bar & Table at the Clinton Presiden...

Riccardo Frizza is one of today’s leading conductors specializing in the Italian repertoire and bringing a fresh and unique approach to the Bel Canto style. Throughout the past years he has reinvigorated the repertory, finding new critical editions and performing complete versions without the standard cuts. He has also performed rarely performed wo...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 7:00 PM CDT. Italian Cultural and Community Center, 1101 Milford St., Houston, TX 77006. The Italian Cultural and Community Center is pleased to be a part of the New York Times best-selling author Dianne Hales' book tour. Dianne Hales will present her new book La Passione - How Italy Seduced the World, a lyrical portrait of a...

Si porta a conoscenza dei connazionali regolarmente iscritti negli schedari consolari di Houston che intendono presentare la domanda per il rilascio del nuovo passaporto che un funzionario di questo Consolato Generale si rechera' a Dallas esclusivamente per acquisire i dati biometrici (impronte digitali, foto e firma). La pratica del passaporto ver...

“Esprimo soddisfazione per il proclama di scuse ufficiali della Città di New Orleans da parte del sindaco, LaToya Cantrell, per il linciaggio di 11 italiani, avvenuto il 14 marzo del 1891, quando una folla di oltre 3 mila persone, assalì il carcere dove erano reclusi alcuni italiani, tra cui anche 8 innocenti”. Così l’on. Fucsia Nissoli, deputata d...

Tuesday May 21, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center, 7521 Carmel Ave, NE Albuquerque, NM. Please bring the following items: 1) Your old passport – expired or about to expire; 2) 2 color photos with white background; 3) The original and a photocopy of American identification (e.g. driver’s license); 4) The original and a...

There are few more American musical genres than rockabilly, the pulsing fusion of rock and roll, bluegrass and, of course, Texas swing. Yet its global reach is how filmmaker Vittorio Bongiorno travelled an Italian band from Sicily to the Ameripolitan Festival in Austin – and why he's back here tonight with the Don Diego Trio. A director, novelist a...

New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell recently issued a certificate of recognition regarding an event that happened in 1891 when Joseph Shakspeare was mayor. A mob of at least 5,000 gathered at the Henry Clay statue, marched to the prison, broke in, and killed 11 Sicilians. At no time did New Orleans police or prison guards attempt to stop the mob. A l...

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, also this year is organizing meetings, to collect the fingerprints of those who wish to apply for passport without having to come to this Consulate General Las Vegas, Nevada...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) announces its support of New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s official statement, issued on Friday, April 12, apologizing for the largest mass lynching in United States history. The proclamation relates to the 1891 lynching of 11 Italian immigrants who were accused of murdering Police Chief David Henne...

Taking ownership of a bygone controversy, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell formally apologized Friday to the families of 11 Italian immigrants who were lynched in the city more than a century ago. She condemned anti-immigrant violence of all forms. Cantrell blasted the long-ago attack before an enthusiastic crowd of 50 at the American Italian Cult...