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“Nei giorni scorsi, a Houston, ho organizzato, con il Presidente della Italy-Chamber of Commerce of Texas, Brando Ballerini, l'Executive Director Alessia Paolicchi e la Comunità italiana, un incontro per dare il benvenuto al nuovo Console Generale d'Italia a Houston, Federico Ciattaglia”. A darne notizia è Fucsia Nissoli, deputata di Forza Italia e...

Enel, through its US renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, Inc. ("EGPNA"), started construction of the around 450 MW High Lonesome wind farm in Upton and Crockett Counties, in Texas. Once completed, High Lonesome will be the largest wind farm in Enel's global renewables portfolio. The energy generated by a 295 MW portion of the wind...

Pizza has come a long way in Baton Rouge. There was a time in the recent past where all the city had were the quick-delivery chains and a few local joints. But several Baton Rouge restaurateurs have shifted their attention to the Italian pie and have focused on creating pizzas worthy of praise. Dat’z Italian in White Star Market is among the best....

Sunday, January 6, 7:00 p.m., Heights Theater - 339 W. 19th St. - Houston TX 77008. Click here for ticket info. Texas music legend Alejandro Escovedo (above, third from left) is often hailed as one of the greatest singer-songwriters and performers associated with the Austin music scene. His most recent album, "The Crossing," was written and recorde...

Debutantes for The Elenian Club’s 2018 Ballo di Natale received an ornament bearing the organization’s crest and became part of its interesting, 85-year history. According to the group, in 1934, Augusto P. Miceli was president of L'Unione Italiane and suggested formation of an American-Italian ladies club, “Circolo Femminile.” The group’s manifesto...

Thursday, January 24, 2019. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST. Italian Cultural & Community Center, 1101 Milford St., Houston, TX 77006. RSVP here. The ICCC will present a short lecture and screening of the film "Primo Levi's Journey" as we remember the victims of the Holocaust. Each year on January 27, the United Nations remembers the many people of Jewish or...

First screening: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm - Fortunata (Lucky) $10 ICCC Members | $15 Non-members. Italian Cultural & Community Center - 1101 Milford St. - Houston, TX 77006. Join us in 2019 for the return of our Contemporary Italian Film Series, recent releases from Italy screened in Italian with English subtitles, all premiering in T...

Monte Vista is getting a new Italian-inspired restaurant in the new year when Carlucci’s opens in the short-lived home of Luz Mia Restaurante off McCullough Avenue. With a projected opening in mid-January, Carlucci’s will serve lunch and dinner, with a mix of handmade pastas, soups, salads and sandwiches, said Clay Bergman, who co-owns the restaura...

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 | 7:00 pm. Italian Cultural & Community Center, 1101 Milford St. Houston, TX 77006. $10 ICCC Members | $15 Non-members. Get tickets here. Join us at the ICCC for a special presentation on the contemporary Italian artist Ezio Gribaudo, a painter, sculptor, and graphic artist, whose award winning production has been recognize...

Proud Italian-American actor, writer and Academy award nominee Chazz Palminteri is excited to have North Texas audiences see the new musical version of A Bronx Tale, the latest incarnation of a personal story that’s become, over the past two decades, his life’s work and legacy. Lucky for us, the musical opens just as the turkey coma should be weari...

A new Italian spot has debuted in the neighborhood. The new addition to Victory Park, called Mio Nonno, is located at 2588 N. Houston St. This is the third Texas location for Mio Nonno, which first opened its doors in Allen in 2014. This one is located directly across from the American Airlines Center. Mio Nonno serves traditional Italian fare, suc...

“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...