By Shelby Hodge While interior designer Karen Pulaski officially launched her Tribute Goods luxe linen collection in New York last month, the Houston debut takes place with a trunk show on Wednesday and Thursday at Plush Home on Westheimer. Pulaski introduces her talents in hometown Houston with high praise from the NY Now Home Textiles Market tr...

ITALIAN TEACHER for Adult ClassesJob descriptionPart time teaching position;Small classes (5 to 10 students);Flexible schedule and syllabus.   Job applicant requirementsLanguages: Italian – native speaker or level C1 (Common European Framework)English – fluent.Spanish – not required but preferable.Laurea triennale or equivalent.Experience in...

Who are the "I Madonnari"? The Madonnari or Madonna painters go back to the 1500's, when traveling folk artists, using brightly-colored chalks, would copy paintings of the Madonna by Raphael, Michelangelo and other Masters onto the pavement of sidewalks or public squares in Italy. This creative and unique art form, also simply known as "street pai...

Si informa che l'edizione 2013 del Premio Luigi Malerba di narrativa e sceneggiatura e' riservata ad un'opera di narrativa originale inedita. Gli elaborati dovranno pervenire alla direzione del Premio entro il 25 luglio. Il Premio Luigi Malerba rientra nelle iniziative organizzate nell'ambito del Festival delle Identità (www.festivaldelleidentita....

by Phaedra Cook   Think you know everything about Houston's venerable, high-class hotel Four Seasons? The hotel is full of nooks, crannies, kitchens, wine rooms, special suites and ballrooms. Every Friday in July starting at 7 p.m., executive chef Maurizio Ferrarese and his staff of the hotel's restaurant, Quattro, are taking culinary advent...

WTI Magazine #25    2014 Apr, 11Author : Simone doc Bracci      Translation by:   One of our most appreciated and important sense is taste, not in a metaphorical sense, but literally. The taste for food, for example, distinguishes us as men; the taste for art as educated men. If we combine the two things we have a lasting partnership that results...

How has Italy influenced the world of Jewelry? Join us for a special lecture on the art of Italian Jewelry led by Italian designer Pascal Fusco of Angelo Fusco Jewelry and the exhibition of Mrs. B Collection by Cathy Borlenghi Italian Handcrafted Jewelry.   Special discounts of Mrs.B Collection fo...

By Susie Tommaney Ken Ludwig's Lend Me a Tenor tells the story of a world-famous Italian opera singer, Tito Merelli, also known as "Il Stupendo." When he's unable to take the stage in Giuseppe Verdi's Otello, an unwitting theater staffer steps in, resulting in a door-slamming farce of mistaken identities, crossed wires and romantic overtures. ...

When I entered Fellini Caffè I was unsure if it had actually opened for business yet. That was my American reaction to the ultra-minimalist Italian design, because Fellini opened fully for business a few weeks ago in Hanover Rice Village. It's just tables and chairs, with a high table beneath the Fellini logo ready for high-powered clientele. I mo...

Internum Houston is very pleased to share an important acknowledgment of Italian furniture maker Poltrona Frau's international success by now offering the Grantorino sofa. The Grantorino sofa was designed in 2013 by Poltrona Frau and French designer Jean-Marie Massaud and was one of the winners of the 2014 Wallpaper* Design Awards for the cate...