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by Kathaleen Roberts   The Gavones are an Italian family just trying to get through a funeral between embezzling, fighting and eating. "I would hesitate to call them dysfunctional because within their psychosis, they're functioning quite well," said James Cady,director of "The Gavones of Philadelphia," opening at the Adobe Theater on Fr...

Saturday October 18 - 4 pm Our final episode titled "TexMex Italians" will be premiering at the Buena Vista Theater BV 1.326 in San Antonio. This screening will include a panel discussion at the end of the documentary. 501 W. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. 78207UTSA downtown campus.   Come out and support this community building series.Free Admiss...

Tuesday, January 12, 2016----6:15pm - Italian Cultural & Community Center, 1101 Milford"The picture is a mouth-watering display of talent, technique and patience. It seems astonishing that a young filmmaker knows exactly how photogenic the flamboyant shots of cooks making their skillets dance over flames bursting from the stoves are." (for comp...

L'orchestra houstoniana "Mercury: the Orchestra Redefined" presenta due appuntamenti dedicati al grande compositore veneziano.   Il 28 marzo Mercury eseguira' al Wortham Center del Cullen Theater il concerto "Dreams and Nightmares", una selezionen di concerti fantasiosi ed insoliti che vedra' il concerto per flauto di Antonio Vivaldi "La Not...

And what could be more "user friendly" than Gioachino Rossini's wildest and most popular romp? - his 1816 masterpiece, THE BARBER OF SEVILLE.   Disguises and false identities abound as men-young and old-vie for the hand of the beautiful Rosina in one of the funniest and most frenetic operas ever composed! The action centers on "Figaro, Figar...

On December 10, world-renowned and beloved Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will return to Houston by popular demand to perform with the Houston Symphony and Houston Symphony Chorus in a special, one-night-only concert at the Toyota Center.   The evening's program will celebrate much of the repertoire the classical crossover singer has made worl...

Italian Festivals of New Mexico collaborates with The Guild Cinema and Scalo Northern Italian Grill for a first-ever FUN-Raiser / FRIEND-Raiser: Classic Italian Films, Food, Music. Saturday, September 17, 2016 – UMBERTO D, 1:30 PM at The Guild, followed by Scalo patio party; Sunday, September 18, 2016 – BIG DEAL ON MADONNA STREET, 1:...

Italian Director Giacomo Arrigoni, after winning the coveted Platinum Remi Award for his first feature "The Rule of Lead" aka "La Regola Del Piombo" at the 48th WorldFest Houston announces his second directorial effort, a psychological thriller movie entitled "Resonance Lake".   In an evening full of excitement at the WorldFest Gala Dinner i...

Prima doppia-doppia nella Nba per Marco Belinelli, che è stato decisivo nella vittoria dei San Antonio Spurs in casa dei Boston Celtics. Il bolognese ha chiuso con 16 punti, 11 rimbalzi, 8 assist e 6/12 al tiro, per un complessivo +17 di plus/minus nei 36 minuti in campo. Belinelli è andato a soli 2 assist dal chiudere con una storica tripla-doppia...

Una stagione davvero incredibile si chiude con l'ennesimo primato. Marco Belinelli, dopo aver dato un contributo molto importante agli Spurs durante la regular season, dopo aver vinto la gara da tre punti all'All Star Game Weekend, diventa il primo giocatore italiano a giocarsi le Finali Nba. Qualcosa di straordinario per un cestista che durante l...

The 29th edition of SXSW drew to a close with the participation of over 50,000 delegates and 2000 showcasing acts hailing from 75 countries in attendance. For the 2015 edition, a 100-strong Italian delegation descended on the Texas capital for the first time showing off the best of "Made In Italy" at the world's leading music industry event.  ...

Aprilia HSBK Racing is excited to announce their return to the MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 class for the 2016 season. Last year was the first time the Aprilia RSV4 saw a professional race series in the United States. Despite many obstacles, the team is proud to have had the most successful season in Aprilia's US racing history.   With a year...