Austin Meatball Festival | Nov. 23

Austin Meatball Festival 2013

The inaugural Austin Meatball Festival, featuring a variety of meatballs from as many as 15 of Austin’s favorite restaurants, takes place Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at classic Italian eatery Winflo Osteria, 1315 W. Sixth St. The festival includes a competition in which restaurants prepare their finest meatball concoctions to be judged by a Critics’ Choice Panel of foodies and meatball aficionados. Proceeds benefit Fresh Chefs Society and Citizen Generation. Admission $15 – $300  #Austin #ATX #Festival

Winflo Osteria
1315 W. 6th Street
Austin, TX 78703

 

Italian Festival @ Laguna Gloria | Sunday, August 25

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Fun and entertainment await you at Austin’s 10th Annual Italian Festival. Enjoy a Fiat 500 car show; Italian food and wine; live music from Austin Lyric Opera, The Guido Brothers, Italian Waltzes; Mediterranean belly dancers; art; children’s activities and more. Sponsored by Elsa Gramola, A Taste of Italy in Austin. Event benefits The Contemporary Austin (formerly Austin Museum of Art) | Sunday, August 25, 2013 | 4-9 p.m. | Admission $10 | Kids 10 years and under free #Austin #ATX #ItalianFestival

Laguna Gloria
3809 W. 35th Street
Austin, TX 78703
 

Italian Film: “Welcome to the South” at The University of Texas at Austin – April 25

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Italian Film | BENVENUTI AL SUD – “Welcome to the South” screens Thursday, April 25, 2013, at 8 p.m. in the Basement Auditorium (MEZ B0.306) of MEZES Hall, at The University of Texas at Austin. Free and open to the public. The film is presented in Italian with English subtitles. Arrive early; fire code regulations limit occupancy in the auditorium to 100 persons.

Presented by the Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts, The University of Texas at Austin.

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MEZES HALL

 

Zoppé – An Italian Family Circus @ The Long Center for the Performing Arts | April 12-14

Zoppe Family CircusWalk into an intimate 500-seat tent and be transported worlds away to Old-World Italy, filled with acrobats, equestrian showmanship, canine capers and clowns. Join Zoppé – An Italian Family Circus on the Long Center’s West Lawn as they whisk you away with their enchanting exhibition of a traditional European circus, bringing to life a 160-year-old tradition that began near Venice, Italy.  April 12-14, 2013.

The Long Center for the Performing Arts
701 W. Riverside
Austin, TX 78704
 

Italian Film: VALLANZASCA (“Angel of Evil”) at The University of Texas at Austin – April 11

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VALLANZASCA | “Angel of Evil,” the true story of Italy’s most notorious gangster, screens Thursday, April 11, 2013, at 8 p.m. in the Basement Auditorium (MEZ B0.306) of MEZES Hall, at The University of Texas at Austin. Free and open to the public. The film is presented in Italian with English subtitles. Arrive early; fire code regulations limit occupancy in the auditorium to 100 persons.

Presented by the Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Italian Film: “Due Partite” (The Ladies Get Their Say) at The University of Texas at Austin – March 21

Film Italian UT March 21 2013

“Due Partite” (The Ladies Get Their Say) screens Thursday, March 21, 2013, at 8 p.m. in the Basement Auditorium (MEZ B0.306) of MEZES Hall, at The University of Texas at Austin. Free and open to the public. The film is presented in Italian with English subtitles. Arrive early; fire code regulations limit occupancy in the auditorium to 100 persons.

Presented by the Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Italian Film: “Il Dolce e L’Amaro” (The Sweet and The Bitter) at The University of Texas at Austin – Feb 21

Film Italian UT Feb 21 2013 “Il Dolce e L’Amaro” (The Sweet and The Bitter) (Porporati, 2007) will screen Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at 8 p.m. in the Basement Auditorium (MEZ B0.306) of MEZES Hall (Tower Area), at The University of Texas at Austin. Free and open to the public. The film is presented in Italian with English subtitles. Arrive early; fire code regulations limit occupancy in the auditorium to 100 persons.

 

Presented by the Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Italian Film: “Benzina” (Gasoline) at The University of Texas at Austin – Feb. 7

Spring2013Poster “Benzina” (Gasoline) (Stambrini, 2001) will screen Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at 8 p.m. in the Basement Auditorium (MEZ B0.306) of MEZES Hall (Tower Area) at the University of Texas at Austin. Free and open to the public. The film is presented in Italian with English subtitles. Arrive early; fire code regulations limit occupancy in the auditorium to 100 persons.

Plot Summary:  Fiery, dark-haired Stella, an intense auto mechanic, and nervous, blonde Eleonora (aka Lenni) are young and in love, and are from opposite ends of the social spectrum. They operate a gas station peacefully, until Lenni’s mother appears and voices her disapproval of their lesbian romance. When Stella takes action in the heat of the moment, blood flies and the young women end up with a corpse on their hands. The lovers realize they must flee in order to stay together. Source IMDB

Presented by the Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Italian Film Screening: “Basilicata Coast to Coast” at The University of Texas at Austin – Thurs, Nov 29

Basilicata Coast to Coast(Papaleo, 2010) will be screened Thursday, Nov 29, 2012, at 8 p.m. in the Basement Theatre (MEZ B0.306) of MEZES Hall (Tower Area).  Free and open to the public.  The film is presented in Italian with Italian subtitles. Arrive early; fire code regulations limit occupancy in the auditorium to 100 persons.

A music group and a journalist cross the region of Basilicata by foot to attend a music festival. Source: IMDb

Sponsored by the Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts, with support from the Center for European Studies, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Italian Film Screening: ALMOST BLUE @ The University of Texas at Austin – Thurs, Oct 25

ALMOST BLUE (Infascelli, 2000) will be screened Thursday, Oct 25, 2012, 8 p.m. in the Basement Theatre (MEZ B0.306) of MEZES Hall (Tower Area).  Free and open to the public.  The film is presented in Italian with English subtitles. Arrive early; fire code regulations limit occupancy in the auditorium to 100 persons.

A serial killer, called the Iguana, is terrorizing Bologna. He is able to continuously change identity. Grazia is investigating trying to find out the truth about the Iguana. Only a blind boy obsessed by “Almost Blue,” a jazz song, could help the investigation. Source: IMDb.

Sponsored by the Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts, with support from the Center for European Studies, The University of Texas at Austin.

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