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Albuquerque Parks and Recreation Department has announced plans to build two new bocce courts. The first, to be completed in mid-summer, will be located in the Jerry Cline Recreation and Tennis Complex (7205 Constitution, NE) at the corner of Constitution and Louisiana.   The second is scheduled for a fall opening at the North Domingo Baca M...

The Grammy-nominated early music ensemble Ars Lyrica Houston continues its 10th anniversary Discoveries season with the modern world première of Alessandro Scarlatti's La Sposa dei Cantici on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 8 pm in Zilkha Hall at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. Artistic Director Matthew Dirst gives a pre-concert lecture on...

As part of the 2016 AMSSM Traveling Fellowship program, the President of the Italian Federation of Sports Medicine and Executive Committee Member for the International Sports Medicine Federation, Maurizio Casasco, MD, is serving as this year's International Visiting Fellow. Dr. Casasco will be presenting as a keynote speaker discussing the importa...

The Music into the ImageImagine that you were sitting in a big dark room, watching a silent film, and the only background sound to be heard is the sound of the projector. You'll soon feel uncomfortable. From the very beginning, music was recognized as essential, and from that moment on, cinema would never remain "silent", if only to free the specta...

From Rome to Houston: "Movie 'n' Food – Sapore di Cinema" is an initiative aimed at celebrating Italian history and culinary specialities through the recipes of great Italian film actors and directors – Vittorio De Sica, Luchino Visconti, Federico Fellini, Giuseppe Tornatore, Sofia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni – which will take place in the Texan...

Austin, 14/15 marzo - Il South By Southwest Festival di Austin (SBSW), tra i principali appuntamenti del calendario musicale degli Stati Uniti, vedra' quest'anno gli spettacoli di due artisti italiani di caratura internazionale e grande talento, entrambi presenti nel calendario dell'Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti. L'edizione 2013 di...

For the first time in its eight-year history, the NM Italian Film & Culture Festival will have a title sponsor. Make that a pair of title sponsors! Fiat of Albuquerque partners with Scalo Northern Italian Grill in first-line support of the ever-popular festival and its exclusive beneficiary, the UNM Children's Hospital. Each of these community-...

The Wolves sold their final draft pick to the Rockets, who selected Italian swingman Alessandro Gentile No. 53 overall. Gentile is 6'6″ but he has a guard's skill-set, and made 38.5 percent of his 3-pointers in the Italian league last season. Rockets GM Daryl Morey said that the 21-year-old prospect may even crack the rotation as a rookie.  ...

Big money rolls down the streets of Dallas - literally. Bentleys, Ferraris, Maseratis and even a Bugatti or two regularly grace some of Dallas' more gilded boulevards. Long known as a city sweet on luxury cars, Dallas' fascination with six-and even seven-figure vehicles is reflected in the high-end area of the Dallas Auto Show, which opened...

by Tim Griffin   UTSA has announced that top Italian point guard prospect Giovanni De Nicolao has become the fourth signee in the school's 2016 recruiting class. De Nicolao is a 6-foot-3 point guard from Camposampiero, Italy who was named to the Italian Junior National Team in April and aided the squad as it prepared to compete at the E...

by Dean M. Shapiro Staged by the American Italian Cultural Center, the second annual "Opera in the Piazza" concert will take place Friday night at the Piazza d'Italia. Seasoned New Orleans opera singers will present arias from operas in the Italian repertoire, plus such well-known Italian songs as "O Sole Mio," "Volare" and "Santa Lucia." &n...

When the 8th edition of the popular annual festival rolls out in February it will, for the first time, have a theme. Festival 2015 will train the spotlight on creative talent of Italian heritage living and working right here in the Land of Enchantment.   IN FILMMAKING: Two award-winning Italian filmmakers, both Santa Fe residents, will be fe...