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33rd Annual Festa Italiana Montrose

Annual Festa Italiana

C3HA72BMWP29 The gastronomic scents, heritage, culture and romance of Italy seep into the grounds of Houston’s University of St Thomas(3800 Montrose Boulevard
Houston, TX). Italophiles stomp grapes, stuff themselves at the pasta-eating contest, watch tarantella folk dances and more at the annual Houston Italian Festival.

Three day festival on the grounds of the University of St. Thomas.

Friday, Oct 14: 11am – 10pm
(Admission free til 4pm Friday)
Saturday, Oct 15: 11am – 10pm
Sunday, Oct 16: 11am – 6pm

Share the heritage, culture and the romance of Italy! Enjoy a feast of sight, sound and wonderful tastes. Filled with entertainment, including the popular grape stomp, pasta eating contest, Italian-American Idol Contest, I Madonnari chalk art contest and plenty of children activities, there’s something for everyone.

For more information visit the festival website at

Maestro Roberto Porroni at St. Thomas University

Maestro Roberto PorroniRenowned Italian concertist Maestro Roberto Porroni will appear in concert in honor of the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy. Flutist Luigi Arciuli will join Maestro Porroni performing Italian music from the 1800’s and 1900’s.

Maestro Roberto will be performing May 23, 2011 at 7pm at the University of St. Thomas, Cullen Hall. (4001 Mt. Vernon St.) Admission is free and all are welcome!

Click here to download the poster.

Artist Contest Submission Deadline St. Thomas University

PeaceWith Montrose being an area so rich in art and culture I am sure there are a bunch of artist out there who would like to participate in an art contest. The University of St. Thomas International Studies Society is encouraging you to submit your piece by April 12, 2011. The theme is: Peace. What’s it to you?

You can enter any of your drawings, paintings or photos. Please submit your material to Diana Garcia at Tiller Hall (4004 Yoakum Houston, TX) or by email to For more information about the prizes or guidelines contact Earl David at 830-275-6378.

All the best with your art projects!