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Seven Angels Theatre in Waterbury is staging the world premiere of “Love and Spumoni,” running Thursday, Jan. 30, through Sunday, Feb. 23. The equity production has many local ties to the area. Actor Maria Baratta, who plays Mary Lou, is originally from Waterbury. The story itself is based on students at Waterbury’s Sacred Heart High School. Playwr...

Il Volo — the pop/operatic (or “popera”) trio featuring the voices of baritone Gianluca Ginoble and tenors Piero Barone and Ignazio Boschetto — pleased a Foxwoods theater crowd in 2017 with tunes from their CD “Notte Magica” such as “Nessun Dorma” and “Mamma.” They return to the resort’s Grand Theater Saturday, Feb. 1, in a tour celebrating 10 year...

Team Italy’s John Andreoli will report to Fort Myers, Florida for Boston Red Sox Spring Training on February 17, 2020 for the first full-team workout along with fellow outfieldersAndrew Benintendi, Mookie Betts, J.D. Martinez, and Jackie Bradley Jr. It is likely the speedy 29-year-old will begin the 2020 season at Triple-A affiliate Pawtucket Red S...

Former Westminster College football coach and Titan/College Football Hall-of-Famer Joe Fusco today was named on ESPN’s list of the 150 Greatest College Football Coaches over college football’s 150-year history. Fusco garnered the No. 69 spot on the list and was the third-highest ranked NAIA coach (No. 16 - John Gagliardi); (No. 39 - Frosty Westerin...

The Italian Cultural Center in Springfield hopes to spread the word about a bingo style game that’s very much a part of Italian Culture, a game called “Tombola.” The cultural center held a pot luck dinner Sunday afternoon to be followed by the introduction of Tombola, which is commonly played in Italy during the Christmas season. The center’s execu...

Alessandro Franciosa, a sophomore at Masconomet Regional, was named United Premier Soccer League Player of the Week on November 20. The Mass United center midfielder is only 15 years old, but playing up at the elite level and attracting attention for his skills. Voting for the award was online and Franciosa received 60 percent on the Twitter Poll....

L’On. Francesca La Marca ha partecipato sabato 16 novembre al 25° anniversario dello Juventus Club di Boston, che si è celebrato presso il Watertown Sons of Italy. Accolta dal Presidente del Club Ross Zagami, dal Cav. Domenico Susi e da Alberto Mustone, rispettivamente Vicepresidente e Tesoriere del Comites di Boston, la parlamentare, nel suo inter...

Sunday November 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm. I AM BOOKS, 189 NORTH STREET, BOSTON, MA 02113. In Sicilian with ENGLISH supertitles. $5 tickets online or at the door. Terra Matta. Based on the diaries of Vincenzo Rabito. Adapted and interpreted by Stefano Panzeri. Presented by In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY Fall Edition Terra Matta is adapted from...

Friday October 25, 2019. Regent Theatre,7 Medford St, Arlington, MA 02474. For tickets click here. Joe Avati - 20th Anniversary Tour. There’s no mistaking the Italian culture – their proud traditions are certainly something to be celebrated and that’s precisely what Joe Avati is doing. He is celebrating a magnificent milestone – 20 years in comedy....

Two events, a concert and a festival, will be held in Stamford this weekend in honor of Italian heritage month. First up is the concert: “That’s Amore Live” takes place at The Palace Theatre, Saturday, Oct. 12. Sunday, Oct. 13, is when the “That’s Amore Italian Street Festival” will be held. This family event, which is free, takes place at Columbus...

The IDEA Boston festival is an extension of IAM bookstore’s platform and mission. IDEA Boston is a two-day “Italian-inspired cultural festival, celebrating literature, history, art and many other aspects of Italian and Italian American culture.  IDEA Boston kicks off on Friday, November 1, 2019 at the Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts in Cam...

Friday, October 18 at 8pm. Emerson Colonial Theatre, 106 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116. Cavalleria Rusticana is set in the late 1800’s, in a small Sicilian town, Vizzini. It is Easter morning and the young Turiddu, before leaving for military service, reveals his love to a local town girl, Lola. On his return (about a year later), however, he d...