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This weekend you have the chance to experience the very best of Italy and help UNM Children's' Hospital at the same time.   It's all with the New Mexico Film and Culture Festival that goes the February 8 through the 16. Maria Aroncho Berry is the festival's director and is here to tell us all about it.   Read more   Source:&nbs...

Italy High School senior Jaclynn Lewis committed to Texas Lutheran University in Seguin to play softball for the Lady Bulldogs on Wednesday. Jaclynn has played varsity softball in Italy since her freshman year and has seen her team in playoffs in each of those years. She has garnered many honors in her journey including two-time All State accolade...

Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has named Mike D'Antoni as the 13th head coach in the history of the franchise and the fifth since Leslie Alexander took over ownership in 1993. "We are thrilled to add a coach of Mike's caliber and experience," said Alexander. "Mike's ingenuity laid the groundwork for what...

When: Fri, January 20, 2017, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM CSTWhere: The Italian Cultural & Community Center, 1101 Milford Street, Houston, TX 77006 Join us at the ICCC for a night on the Amalfi Coast on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm; the first edition of 2017 of our wine tasting series Come Wine with Us, which debuted in June of 2016. It...

Defending champion Real Madrid of Spain and Italy's AS Roma will play in the Dallas area this summer as part of the Guinness International Champions Cup, to be played from July 26 to Aug. 4. The game is scheduled for July 29 in Arlington. AT&T Stadium has made no formal announcement regarding the game but appears to be the likely location....

The Jefferson Performing Arts Society is kicking off the new year in their new facility by reprising an old favorite, "The Light in the Piazza." The show was a big hit for JPAS in 2012, winning five Big Easy Awards, including best musical, despite only running for a single weekend at Tulane University's Dixon Hall. When the new multi-million dollar...

by Chris Waddington   The Italian Saxophone Quartet comes to the University of New Orleans on Tuesday (April 8), capping the concert season for the Musical Excursions series with another show that embraces a rare instrumental combination. (The UNO series hosted the Ethos Percussion Group in February.)   The Italians banded together th...

The Italian Cultural & Community Center and Hotel Granduca will hold Dancing Al Fresco at Friday, Aug. 23, at Hotel Granduca in Houston.   The night will feature dancing around the Hotel Granduca's pool with DJ Tuzzo Martini entertaining with music and Ristorante Cavour providing food and wine, according to a press release from Italian C...

Join us at the ICCC for a wonderful evening of Italian Opera! Secret marriages and incognito government inspectors, what could possibly go wrong? Come enjoy an evening of laughter, a preview of what the Moores Opera Center has to offer in its 2016-2017 season. This event is sponsored by the University of Houston's College of the Arts - Moores Opera...

by Italian American Bocce Club of Greater New Orleans   Good times are here again!!! The Italian American Bocce Club is back from our Holiday Break with TWO Open Bocce Nights this week - both Wednesday (1/11) and Thursday (1/12) at 7pm. We will be taking sign-ups for our Winter Leagues as well, which will begin on Wednesday, January 25th and...

Ogni autunno Il Museum of Fine Arts di Houston (MFAH) ospita una rassegna cinematografica per onorare il cinema italiano, con pellicole restaurate provenienti dai leggendari archivi di Cinecittà presentate al pubblico in partenariato con il Consolato Generale d'Italia a Houston, l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura a Los Angeles e grazie alla generosità...

The Astros were out of the playoff race in 1991 when manager Art Howe and coach Matt Galante approached Craig Biggio about moving to second base.   Biggio grew up dreaming of being the next Walter Payton in football or Thurman Munson in baseball. Playing running back was no longer an option, but he assumed the first All-Star berth of his car...