For the eighth year, the Albuquerque Art Business Association is honoring area artists who not only excel in the arts, but who have given back to their communities. By sharing their time, talent and passion, they help give birth to the next generation of art lovers and artists and sustain the hope that New Mexico will continue to be home to thousan...

The 8th New Mexico Italian Film and Culture Festival returns, running from February 8-15 in Albuquerque and February 5-7 in Santa Fe.   This wonderful event celebrates Italian film, food, dance, art and music. The best of food and wine is available at some events.   Read more   Source: http://www.examiner.com/   &nb...

250 million people worldwide speak Italian and are connected to Italian culture. The Italian government has long been committed to increasing that number through a variety of foundations, organizations and global initiatives. In fact, promotion of the Italian language and culture is one of the primary objectives of the Italian Consulate in Los Ange...

Discussions about Italian film by Americans usually go something like this: First someone says the name "Antonioni." Rarely another throws in the magical moniker "Fellini." Next one or more conversant members of this hypothetical red-white-and-blue discourse gravely intones Blow-Up or La Dolce Vita. That's easy enough to do, as the first film is in...

Albuquerque was built by those who came and stayed. Each wave of immigration brought new communities whose members built families, businesses, neighborhoods, and ultimately, a city. People Create Cities is a free speakers series sponsored by the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library, Historic ABQ, Inc. and Oasis Albuquerque, offering a unique oppor...

With the brilliant photographic images of Donatella Davanzo, in the extraordinary old-world setting of Casa Rondena Winery - 733 Chavez Road NW - Albuquerque. At a special reception Saturday, January 24, 2015, beginning at 3:00pm in the winery's Great Hall   Special Wine Tasting in the winery's Great Hall – Spec...

What comes to mind when you hear the words "New Mexico?" Perhaps it's Mexican food, or chili ristras, or Southwest adobe style – in short, something to do with Hispanic heritage. But not for Rosalba Maniaci who, since 2009, has served as Corrispondente Consolare for the Italian Consulate of Los Angeles. Instead when Rosalba thinks "New Mexico," she...

This summer, UNM Instructor Teresa Cutler-Broyles and eight students from the University of New Mexico spent an exciting five weeks at The Umbra Institute, located in Perugia, Italy. This is the first time that students from UNM have taken a course at Umbra.   Cutler-Broyles' class, Writing and History in Italian Gardens, explored the histor...

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages at Cibola HIgh School, Albuquerque, NM, has an opening for a full-time Italian teacher, beginning in August 2014.   The position involves teaching levels 1 through AP. Cibola, part of the Albuquerque Public Schools District, is an urban high school with approximately 1800 students and a growin...

The Italian workshop has been an institution at Albuquerque's Bear Canyon Senior Center for several years, and it's wildly popular. Workshop leader, Alex Trujillo, reports that the group is at capacity, with 21 students. But don't let that deter you from calling the Center and leaving a message for Alex. Participation fluctuates as people go on vac...