Si rende noto che il Consolato Generale d’Italia a Los Angeles intende procedere alla nomina del Vice Console Onorario a Santa Fe. Il Vice Console Onorario, che opererà sotto la direzione del Consolato Generale di Los Angeles, sarà chiamato a svolgere primariamente funzioni di assistenza in favore dei cittadini italiani e tutela degli interessi ita...

At first glance, it’s easy to cite Michelangelo as the star of “The birth, death and resurrection of Christ: from Michelangelo to Tiepolo.” But the exhibition takes viewers through the story of the Italian Renaissance with more than 50 prints and drawings at Santa Fe’s New Mexico Museum of Art beginning on Friday, Jan. 24. Michelangelo, the poet of...

Former state Sen. Lidio Rainaldi, a conservative Democrat from Gallup, died last weekend at age 90. The son of Italian immigrants, Rainaldi served two terms in the Senate – from 2001 through 2008 – after a lengthy career as both a municipal and state judge. “He was a gentleman’s gentleman,” said former Senate Democratic floor leader Michael Sanchez...

Monday October 14, 2019 | 7:00 PM | The Hiland Theater, 4800 Central Ave SE | Advance tickets $10 at www.holdmyticket.com $12 at the door. Albuquerque is the first stop on director/screenwriter/actor Massimiliano Finazzer Flory’s tour of the Southwest, organized by the Italian Cultural Institute, Los Angeles to commemorate the 500th year since Leon...

On a Sunday afternoon in October, New Mexico opera lovers will be treated to the modern American premiere of a work that was virtually lost for more than a century. In the first of three performances at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, Maestro Anthony Barrese will conduct Giovanni Bottesini’s Ali` Baba`, whose score he reconstr...

Throughout the history of the United States, scores of children have arrived at our borders and ports in waves of humanity searching for freedom and safety. One such child was Maria Rosa Segale who, in 1855 at the age of 5, found herself arriving from Italy at the Port of New Orleans with her family, seeking a new home, with no knowledge of where t...

The owners of downtown Santa Fe’s Sazón and its Mexican “New World” offerings promise the same fine dining finesse for Italian cuisine at a new restaurant next door to the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. Lawrence Becerra said Tuesday that he, his interior designer wife Suzanna Becerra and Sazón partner and chef Fernando Olea plan to open Sassella in the c...

A proposal to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous People's Day won final approval Friday in the state Legislature following a lengthy and sometimes emotional debate. The Senate voted 22-15 to approve the bill pushed by Native American activists. Numerous cities nationwide, including Albuquerque, have moved to shift the October holiday's focus f...

"I don’t know anybody on the planet who’s as impassioned about gnocchi as I am,” Christine Hickman laughed ruefully one evening in her well-appointed passive solar kitchen on the north side of Santa Fe. “There’s got to be. But I don’t know who would write a whole cookbook on it.” Hickman was referring to her new culinary tome Gnocchi Solo Gnocch...

New Mexico would trade in its Columbus Day holiday for a tribute to Native Americans instead under a bill being drafted in anticipation of next year's legislative session. The proposed legislation to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day from Democratic state Rep. Derrick Lente, a tribal member of Sandia Pueblo, has cleared its first hu...