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100 years after winning the Bantamweight Boxing World Championship, Pete Herman might be the greatest athlete in local history, that many New Orleanians have never heard of. "After a few years, people forget about things like that," Pete Herman's grandson Ralph Marshall said. "But back then, 50 to 100 years back, everybody knew who he was." &...

Il sistema musicale italiana continua la sua diffusione e crescita all'estero: per la prima volta, dal 9 al 12 marzo, uno stand istituzionale rappresentera' il nostro Paese ad Austin nell'ambito del South by Southwest, la piu' importante fiera al mondo dedicata alla musica ed alla tecnologia. Per la prima volta, inoltre, l'industria musicale italia...

Houston's own Chef Andrew "Drew" Rogers, pastry chef and owner of Drew's Pastry Place in Northwest Houston, goes head-to-head with "Cake Boss" reality TV star Buddy Valastro on the new TLC show, "Bakery Boss," (Mondays, 9 p.m. C.S.T.) set to air January 20, 2014 (date subject to change).   On the "Bakery Boss" series, Buddy's mission is to h...

Multi-award winning filmmaker, director, producer and cultural historian. He'll take the JetBlue red-eye from New York to Albuquerque in early February to headline the Albuquerque opening gala of the 2015 NM Italian Film & Culture Festival — "Strings Attached".   Why the reference to strings? Well, because Tony brings with him the fascin...

XV Edizione della Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo. Italian Cultural & Community Center, Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (CDT). "L'Italiano della musica, musica dell'Italiano" - "The Italian of Music, the Music of Italian". ICCC Houston, 1101 Milford. Suggested Donation: $10.00. Refreshm...

By David Barron Longtime Lamar football coach Tom Nolen was honored Saturday by the Texas Italian-American Sports Foundation at its annual scholarship luncheon.   Nolen, whose 2012 team advanced to the 2012 Class 5A Division I title game against Allen, has 255 victories at Lamar since 1985 and coached four TCIL championship teams at Strake...

By Wei-Huan Chen   Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli's newest album, "Cinema," explores one aspect of music he's always been curious about - movie soundtracks. Featuring unforgettable tunes from the likes of Ennio Morricone, Henry Mancini and Leonard Bernstein and with guest performances by wife Veronica Berti and pop singer Ariana Grande, t...

Opera in the Heights presenta dal 15 al 24 novembre il "Don Pasquale" di Gaetano Doninzetti al Lambert Hall nel quartiere storico di Houston Heights. Preparatevi a rimanere incantati dal canto, e a ridere al vedere come Don Pasquale si rende ridicolo per amore !   Don Pasquale, al vedere suo nipote Ernesto rifiutare la sposa che questi aveva...

"O Sole Mio", "Funiculli, Funiculla", "Volare"...you know you sing them in the shower, but now we want you to sing them along with the best! Join us and bring your friends for a special Guest Cena, when our friends from Opera On Tap will lead us in a sing-a-long of your favorite Italian folk songs. Click here to RSVP or call the Club at (972) 931-9...

Hailing from Italy's red hot Puglia region, and hot on the heels of their Fall '15 US debut concerts, Kalàscima announces a pair of showcase appearances at the annual SXSW Music Festival in Austin, TX. The Salento-based 6-piece band's innovative mix of Electronic Music and Southern Italian Folk has made them a festival favorite for the past fifteen...

The Italian pianist Emanuele Arciuli fell in love with New Mexico and its Native American art 10 years ago and has been returning ever since. The classical and contemporary musician will perform at Chatter next Sunday.   "I'm Italian, but if I was American, I would be New Mexican," Arciuli wrote in an email. "Since 2005, I've traveled to Ne...

Continua la galleria di registi italiani "celebrati'"dal Museum of Fine Arts di Houston (Mfah). Dopo i tributi a Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni, Pupi Avati e Marco Bellocchio, è la volta di una retrospettiva su Bernardo Bertolucci, regista anticonformista del quale andranno in scena una dozzina di film. Le pellicole saranno proiettate nel...