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When Spencer Arrighetti and Joey Loperfido were promoted to the Houston Astros' roster, their debuts were not only noted on Baseball Reference, but also a website called "Baseball Amore."  The website was started by Tulane program director of information technology Ralph Russo and keeps track of every Italian American baseball player, detailing...

There was no shortage of Ferrari racecars or on-track action during the 2024 Ferrari Challenge North America season-opening race at Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in Austin, TX on Saturday. More than 70 Ferraris across the Trofeo Pirelli, Coppa Shell and 488 Challenge Evo classes took part in afternoon races at the 3.426-mile circuit. Competitors i...

The ICCC is proud to bring the latest films from Italy to Houston for our Italian Contemporary Film Series. Wednesday, March 20 · 7 - 10pm CDT. Wednesday, April 17 · 7 - 10pm CDT. Wednesday, May 15 · 7 - 10pm CDT. ICCC Houston, 1101 Milford St Houston, TX. Tickets to each film are sold individually and cost $10 for ICCC Members, $15 for General Adm...

While the average person may not be able to name any of the operas written by the Italian composer and librettist Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924), they’ve likely at least heard the titles of his most famous works: La Bohème, Madama Butterfly, Tosca or Turandot (and yes, it’s actually Madama and not Madame).Or, if you’re a fan of ‘80s rom coms and/or Ch...

The “World’s Largest Bowl of Pasta Con Le Sarde” is making a return ahead of St. Joseph’s Day. Happening at 12 p.m. on Friday, March 15 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, the Italian American St. Joseph Society will host its annual St. Joseph’s Pasta Party. The public is invited to join fellow Italian-Americans in a celebration of Italian Heritag...

Former LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri will be inducted into the Louisiana American Italian Hall of Fame on Saturday, February 24. Mainieri and his fellow award recipients will be honored at the 38th annual gala that will be held at the Hilton Riverside in downtown New Orleans at 6 p.m. CT. Visit here for tickets and information. The Board of Dire...

US Triestina Calcio 1918 (“Triestina”) and FC Tulsa are pleased to announce the formation of a long-term strategic partnership. The partnership is the first collaboration between an Italian professional club and a USL Championship organization and will cover all areas of technical squad management including scouting, data analysis, player developme...

Last Friday, Italian Club Dallas met with Special Olympics representatives to present them with a $5,000 check to Special Olympics from the ICD Bocce Tournament sponsored by Jimmy's Italian Grocery Store at the DFW Italian Festival on Oct 7 in Las Colinas. The sponsor Jimmy's Food Store, the tournament team entry fees and special donations from the...

The premise for Impractical Jokers could be summed up by the disclaimer that preceded every episode of the series:  "Warning: The following program contains scenes of graphic stupidity among four lifelong friends who compete to embarrass each other.” Since its debut on TruTV in December 2011, the foursome earned lifelong fans by letting viewers in...

The American-Italian Federation of the Southeast is hosting a film festival August 5th from 3-7pm at WYES. Four films - each 30-minutes in length will be shown with Q&A to follow each film. Patron’s Party includes Sicilian Wine tasting from 3-4pm. Chef Andrea has donated a copy of his book "La Cucina di Andrea's" for patrons. Tickets can be purchas...

Friday, July 7 through Monday, July 10 - 5:30 PM only. Coming to the Guild Cinema (3405 CENTRAL AVE. NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87106). $10 General Admission/ $7 Seniors 60+ $7 Students with id. View Trailer here. Umberto Eco (5 January 1932 – 19 February 2016) was an Italian philosopher, medievalist, essayist, cultural critic, novelist (The Name of the R...

Italian Film Festival: August 5th at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center in Metairie, LA. Featured Films: “Who Killa da Chief?” Solving the murder mystery that led to the 1891 massacre of 11 Italians and the expansion of Columbus Day; “Italian-Americans: Transatlantic Aviators and Transformative Immigrants” Colonel Francesco de Pinedo’s 1927 Trans...