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The final spring screening of the Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts' "Friday Night at the Italian Cinema" will show the comedy "Pane e Tulipani" on Friday, May 1. The Italian film tells the story of Rosalba Barletta, an unappreciated housewife who starts a new life in Venice after being left behind on a family vacation.  ...

Cercasi Tata Per Infante / Assistente Maestra. La persona ideale per questa posizione dovrebbe avere anni di esperienza con bambini da 0 a 5 anni. Specificamente, la Tata-Maestra ideale per questo ruolo dovrebbe avere da un lato esperienza in campo didattico infantile (asilo nido, scuola materna) e dall'altro ottime conoscenza e...

Grande Festa, sabato scorso in Connecticut, USA, a Stamford, per brindare alla Repubblica italiana e dare il benvenuto al nuovo Console Generale nella Tri-State Area, Ministro plenipotenziario, Francesco Genuardi. A promuovere ed organizzare l'evento è stata l'on. Fucsia Nissoli FitzGerald, deputata eletta nella Circoscrizione estera - Riparti...

Sacco and Vanzetti-- Author's Discussion - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 Author Robert Knox will be discussing his recent novel, Suosso's Lane, about the Sacco & Vanzetti case. La Marcia del Delore, rare footage of the funeral, will also be shown.   Tuesday, August 30, 2106 - 7:00 pm at: I AM Books - 189 North Street, Bo...

Running until November 11 at the Harvard Film Archive, Carpenter Center | 24 Quincy St., Cambridge The Mysteries of Michelangelo Antonioni Upon his centennial celebration, the Harvard Film Archive will present - in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy, Boston, and with the cooperation of Cinecittà Luce and the Cineteca Nazionale - an...

by Jon Potter   Everybody has a Nonie. Seth Lepore just happens to have written a play about his. "She was the matriach of our family. She was the center of our universe," said Lepore, a nationally touring solo performer and former Brattleboro resident.   "She was just a spitfire, slightly crazy, non-stop-talking, no editing kin...

When: Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 – 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.Where: Beat Hôtel, 13 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014, Beat Hôtel celebrates the culture of Southern Italy with a live performance by Newpoli from 8:00PM to 12:00AM.   Newpoli is a group of seven exceptionally talented singers and musicians (all alum...

NEMPAC is collaborating with the North End's North Bennet Street School to create a truly unique performance as they kick off their Spring Series. O Sole Mio is a creative blend of performance and presentation that will become a celebration of the North End's traditional Italian heritage. The event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ita...

Plenty of contemporary directors feel compelled to leave a calling card on an opera's front porch, often by reinterpreting or updating a work in an original way, typically with the stated goal of making it more immediately resonant for today's audiences.   In this spirit, "Rigoletto" has been reimagined through the lens of Little Italy in th...

Fitchburg State University President Robert V. Antonucci, whose vision and leadership have had a profound impact on both the campus and the larger North Central Massachusetts region, today announced his intention to retire at the end of the 2014-2015 academic year.   "I am honored to have been chosen to lead this great university and its ded...

Rose Serio Russell remembers riding from Pawcatuck to Charlestown to pick blueberries with her family when she was a girl. Russell, now 87, recalls riding in the back of a pickup truck loaded with galvanized pails for the berries and homemade bread and tomatoes for lunch. "We'd leave at 7 and stay all day," said Russell. "Charlestown had loads and...

SINCE HIS death last month, longtime Mayor Thomas M. Menino has been memorialized for any number of qualities: his genuine comfort among constituents; his firm control of City Hall; his enthusiasm for the problem-solving side of the job. He's also seen as a bridge-builder, one who helped to smooth over some of Boston's old divisions.   But t...