Only weeks before COVID-19 was horridly racing across Italy, a clutch of Italophiles hosted a gloriously upbeat fundraiser for Houston’s Italian Cultural & Community Center (ICCC) — the inaugural Roman Holiday Fashion Show & Luncheon. Who better to carry the banner for the center than Roz Bilao Pactor, a third-generation Italian-American boasting a...

The health and safety of our members, visitors, and staff are our top priority. For that reason, we have decided to cancel all classes and events until the end of March. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and follow the guidelines issued by CDC, the Houston Health Department, as well as local, state and federal authorities.   We want...

Thursday, March 12, 2020 | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Junior League of Houston, 1811 Briar Oaks Ln. Houston, TX Since 2000, the Italian Cultural & Community Center of Houston, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, has granted over $230,000 in scholarships to college students. Each year, new scholarships are awarded via the several scholarship opportunities the ICC...

Com.It.Es.~Houston has concluded its operations for the last fiscal year with several charitable donations to organizations which continue to advance the Italian language and culture in their communities.  Concorso Letterario 2019-2020 received $1732.  The Concorso, established in 2011, will be held this year for the first time under the auspices o...

Wednesday, February 5, 2020. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST. The Italian Cultural and Community Center, 1101 Milford Street, Houston, TX 77006. Join us as UH Professor Luca Oliva will dissect the life and work of Giordano Bruno, an Italian philosopher, astronomer, mathematician, and occultist whose theories anticipated modern science. This lecture will pres...

Monday, January 27, 2020. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST. Italian Cultural & Community Center, 1101 Milford St., Houston, TX 77006. Il Giorno della Memoria (International Holocaust Remembrance Day). On Monday, January 27, the ICCC will present a screening of the documentary Inferno Mittelbau Dora (2016; 53 minutes; not rated) as we remember the victims of t...

Monday, October 28, 2019. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT. The Italian Cultural & Community Center, 1101 Milford St., Houston, TX 77006. This presentation will navigate through Italy's illustrious past and discover the myriad of inventions that this country's famous sons and daughters have made through the many centuries since the fall of the Roman Empire. T...

Wednesday, October 23, 2019. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT. ICCC Houston, 1101 Milford St., Houston, TX 77006. Come celebrate Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo (The Week of Italian Language in the World) with us! We will be showing Il Deserto Dei Tartari and we will talk about the Magic Realism in Dino Buzzati’s works. The movie and lecture are par...

The Italian Cultural & Community Center will host the 41st Houston Italian Festival from Oct. 10-13 at the University of St. Thomas, located at 3800 Montrose Blvd. The event, also called Festa Italiana, is an annual festival celebrating Italian culture and heritage in Houston. Recognized as a significant cultural event, it has numerous activities t...

Today we’d like to introduce you to Tiziana Ciacciofera Triolo. Tiziana, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today?Thinking about my story is something that always gets me very emotional. Years of sacrifices, difficult choices, such as leaving Italy, and continuous changes, all centered around my greatest success: my f...