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Ursuline Academy’s first and second graders marked the Jan. 27 feast day of their foundress, St. Angela Merici, by presenting an uplifting repertoire of songs to assisted living residents at Chateau de Notre Dame in New Orleans.  The pitch-perfect concert, performed by students in the chapel and accompanied by the youngsters’ guitar-playing music t...

On a busy day of international player signings for Major League Baseball, Williams Wong represented Team Italy when executing a contract with the Texas Rangers at the BC Settimo press office. He will depart for the Dominican Republic next month to engage in preseason activities before the start the championship in May. Piemonte native Williams Wong...

The weekend is here and if you are looking for an affordable outing the whole family will love, KPRC 2 is here to help. KPRC 2′s Sofia Ojeda went inside Cirque Italia, a water circus of performances under the big top, right in our backyard. Aerial hoops, jugglers, contortionists, and thousands of gallons of water. Just a few of the acts you will ex...

The Piccolo Zoppe Italian Family Circus has returned to Hot Springs (AR) for the first time in years. The 180-year-old European-style circus runs until Sunday near the entrance to Hot Springs Memorial Field. "No audience member is more than 18 feet from the actual circus ring," Tosca Zoppe, the circus' equestrian, said. "The horses galloping by --...

Oh, how I wish I could have been in Houston, Texas, this past weekend. Not only because of the Houston Open 2022, but because Veroni was a sponsor of the PGA TOUR event. From November 10–13, the meat brand took to Memorial Park Golf Course, serving as the official Italian charcuterie sponsor and offering premium food experiences to attendees. “We a...

The USFL on Thursday announced that NFL veteran offensive coach John DeFilippo has been hired to lead the New Orleans Breakers. He replaces head coach Larry Fedora, who recently stepped away from football to spend more time with his family. The hiring comes four months after the Breakers’ 31-17 playoff loss to the eventual USFL Champion Birmingham...

Minutes after embracing Kyle Tucker following the final out of the 2022 World Series, Trey Mancini hugged a different set of teammates. The Houston Astros first baseman and designated hitter celebrated alongside his fiancée, Sara Perlman, as well as his sisters as confetti fell from the roof at Minute Maid Park. The jubilation wasn’t solely due Hou...

Famed Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli is scheduled to make his New Orleans debut with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra at the Smoothie King Center on Feb. 11. After presales for Citi cardholders and Bocelli fan club members, tickets go on sale to the general public Oct. 31.  The Louisiana date, which falls on the Saturday of the first big weekend...

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 7:00 p.m. - Italian Cultural & Community Center of Houston. 1101 Milford St., Houston, TX. RSVP HERE. On the occasion of the 22nd Italian Language Week in the World, the ICCC of Houston in collaboration with the Department of International Studies at Texas A&M University and under the auspices of the Consulate General of...

Santa Fe Pro Musica begins its String Works Series at 3 p.m. Oct. 23 at St. Francis Auditorium (107 W. Palace Ave. in Santa Fe) with the Quartetto Di Cremona. The program includes works by Boccherini, Verdi, Puccini and Respighi.   This Italian ensemble performs an all-Italian program on rare Italian instruments from the 17th and 18th centuries. Qu...

When: Wed, September 14, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM - Where: Country Club, 1600 River Oaks Boulevard, Houston, TX 77019 Join us for the third annual Italian Cultural & Community Center Fashion Show and Luncheon. Chairing the event Sandra Porter and Gina Gusemano Leck. This year we are Celebrating the Jewels of Italy and toasting those facets of...

Operating out of a nearly 100-year-old house in Montrose that has been both a private residence and Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, the Italian Cultural and Community Center preserves rich traditions and culture with a décor that's a throwback to the mid-20th century. When I comment that that a lot of the furniture and huge china cabine...