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On the list of free agents available last summer, Marco Belinelli's name certainly didn't stand out. He spent six years bouncing around the league, was traded once for an on-his-last-legs Devean George and again for failed lottery pick Julian Wright. So when he signed a two-year deal with the San Antonio Spurs in July, it didn't grab much attentio...

At this year's Gala, we will spotlight the ITALIAN INFLUENCE ON MEDICINE by recognizing members of the medical community who are of Italian descent and whose personal and professional achievements exemplify character, leadership, community service, and the Italian spirit. Come and celebrate with us the following medical professionals that have bee...

FROM Friday, April 22, 2016 Al Sunday, April 24, 2016 Organized by : Italian Film Festival USA In collaboration with : IIC Entrance : Free Location:University of North Texas, Dallas-Denton The Italian Film Festival USA is held in 12 cities throughout the US featuring the most recent Italian films in locations where Italian cinema is not often...

The two new bocce courts at the North Domingo Baca Multicultural Center in Albuquerque are ready and waiting to host the monthly bocce games sponsored by the Club Culturale Italiano. Get ready to play on Albuquerque's first and only regulation size courts on February 20 at 1:45. This will be different – and fun! Come by anytime to take a few practi...

When: Friday, September 30, 2016 from 6:45 pmWhere: BBVA Compass Stadium, 2200 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77003Buy your tickets today at Eventbrite.com or ProgramEvents@iccchouston.com or 713-524-4222 Ext. 7   Ticket price: $38* - All available tickets are in the 200 level sideline (section 224 - lines N, P, Q).*Tic...

What better way to ensure the future of the great Italian game of Bocce in New Mexico than to teach kids how to play? That was the motivation for John and Cathy Paolino to conduct a four-day Bocce Training Camp in June at Haynes Park in Rio Rancho. It was also a good way to give back to the community that generously allowed free use of the Haynes P...

Sensational Italian wing Alessandro Gentile may be suiting up for the Houston Rockets next year according to Marc Stein of ESPN. The Rockets purchased the rights to Gentile from the Minnesota Timberwolves, who selected the 6-foot-7, 230 pounder with the No.53 overall pick, in exchange for cash on draft night in 2014.   He currently play...

Dedicated athletes competed in a bocce tournament Saturday when the Sons of Italy hosted a Special Olympics event as teams from Belmont and Tuscarawas counties squared off in the traditional Italian game.   The tournament began at 10 a.m. and continued until about 3 p.m. One of the Tuscarawas men's teams won the tournament, with a Tuscarawas...

Join us on Sunday, August 17th, 5.30 pm at the ICCC for the fourth annual Festa di Ferragosto!   Italian Film & Pizza. Complimentary refreshments. Bring your friends and a favorite bottle of wine! Projected film: "Che bella giornata!" In Italian with English subtitles.  

By Sean Longoria   Bocce ball is another step closer to becoming a reality at South City Park. Members of the Sons of Italy along with other volunteers spent a few hours Saturday digging what will soon be a fresh pair of courts in anticipation of the group's Paesano Days celebration.   "This is the start," said Carole Dellaragion...

By this time last season, Marco Belinelli had made 30 of 53 on 3-point shots and caught the attention of the folks in the NBA's Basketball Operations department who select the contestants for the All-Star Saturday 3-point contest.   Until he made 4 of 6 long-range shots in the Spurs' 123-101 demolition of the Minnesota Timberwolves at the AT...

by Rodger Mullen   "The Italian Americans," a two-part, four-hour documentary about the Italian experience in America, premiered on PBS Feb. 17. Written and produced by John Maggio and narrated by Stanley Tucci, the series explores the evolution of Italian-Americans from the late 19th century to today. However, according to UNC-TV director...