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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...

Friday, June 16 · 7 - 10pm CDT - Piazza d'Italia 377 Poydras Street New Orleans, LA 70130. Opera in the Piazza is presented by the American Italian Cultural Center. Performances arranged and directed by Todd Simmons, former Director of the New Orleans Opera Association, and current General Manager of the Jefferson Performing Arts Center. General ad...

When: Tuesday, May 9 · 7 - 8pm CDT - Where: ICCC Houston 1101 Milford St Houston, TX 77006 United States Alessandro Massa is a collector of Italian coins and bank notes that span the last 140 years of existence of the Italian Lira (1861-2002). Thanks to his collection, we can travel together through history, starting from the unification of the Cou...

Monday, May 1 · 6:30 - 8pm CDT. ICCC Houston 1101 Milford St Houston, TX 77006. Because of the success of past Italian art history classes at ICCC, we are excited to present a new course that will highlight important aspects of Italian art through the ages. The course will be taught by art historian and ICCC instructor, Francesca Lanza. In the firs...

The Amarillo Opera is putting a western twist on a classic tale including love, fate, revenge and the abuse of power in Verdi's "Rigoletto," set to be performed in the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts for one night only, on Saturday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. In the operatic story's traditional language of Italian, local and traveling musicians...

The DFW Italians, a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting Italian clubs throughout DFW, will host “Cena di Gala: A Black-Tie Affair” on March 24 in Las Colinas. This event will kick off promotions for the inaugural DFW Italian Heritage and Food Festival debuting this fall. We are all for a new foodie festival in North Texas! The fall fest...