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Family drama! Fame and fortune! Forgotten stories of World War II! This year’s Cinema Ritrovato on Tour in New Hampshire presents a dazzling international lineup of comedies, beautifully restored cinematic masterpieces, and documentaries sourced from Italian archives, including a U.S. premier and one very special engagement. All films are in their...

Anthony Rodia is a real character. In fact, with Snapchat filter-aided alter egos Uncle Vinny and Zia Lucia on Facebook, he’s several funny characters to his growing legion of fans. Earlier this year, the New Rochelle, N.Y.-raised stand-up comic with the gift of gab was on the brink of performing in his largest venue at the time, Foxwoods’ Fox Thea...

Friday, Sep 25, 2020 at 8:30 PM. Roundabout Diner and Lounge, 580 Portsmouth Traffic Circle, Portsmouth, NH, 03801. Get tickets here. Frank is an Italian-American who is best known for playing the recurring role of “Georgie the Bartender” in The Sopranos. Frank is also well known for his star role in The Godfathers of Comedy. Frank has starred in n...

Pizza. It’s probably the most beloved – and often simplest to make – food on the planet. You’ve probably had a slice or several in the past week. Or you’re thinking about it now. And for you kids, according to analytics it’s the “Most Instagrammed Food,” beating out burgers 10-to-1. But while many casual Pie Lovers might assume that Pizza Mecca is...

Amid the grieving stories related to Covid-19 and the civil protest and unrest across the nation, readers are desperately seeking uplifting news.  It is time to be inspired by the endless possibilities of the human spirit. One story that meets this standard, and leads us out of this dark chapter in history, at least momentarily, is that of Geno Aur...

U.S. Premiere at New Haven Documentary Film Festival 2020. Wednesday, August, 19 2020 8:30pm. Click here for tickets and more info. The film, written by Ciriaci in collaboration with cinema historian and Yale alum Luca Peretti, previously won the ‘Il Cinemino’ award at the prestigious Festival dei Popoli in Florence upon its world premiere in Novemb...

Red Sox right-hander Chris Mazza has made one appearance since arriving in Boston for the 2020 season. It came on August 1st when he pitched 2.2 shutout innings against the Yankees in a 5-2 win by New York. The irony of Mazza making his Red Sox debut against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium wasn’t lost on the 30-year-old reliever, who is a cousin of H...

When folks across the state recall Dick Fossa’s remarkable career as a high school football coach, they easily identify it with the 15 seasons he spent as Narragansett High’s head coach, which included four Super Bowl appearances, two Division IV championships, and four Providence Gridiron Coach of the Year honors. But what some people tend to forg...

What better way to celebrate an anniversary than with a love story? That’s exactly what The Edge Ensemble Theater Company will do this month to honor three decades of professional local theater. The ensemble will be offering seven performances of John Patrick Shanley’s “Italian American Reconciliation” at Heberton Hall. The Keene-based Edge Ensembl...

Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Mazza was watching a special 20 years ago on New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio when his older brother let him in on a little secret. “I was 9 years old and we were watching ESPN Classic and they were talking about the 56-game hitting streak and all of the sudden my brother goes, ‘You know that’s our cousin, right?’"...

Sunday March 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm. I AM BOOKS - 189 NORTH STREET, BOSTON, MA 02113. Join us for a discussion and special screening of “Ringraziamenti: The Saint Joseph’s Day Table Tradition,” produced by Kirsten Keppel, a videographer of the Abruzzo and Molise Heritage Society in Washington D.C. Keppel’s film explores “The St. Joseph’s Day Table”...

Thursday, March 12th at 7:30pm. Regent Theatre - 7 Medford Street, Arlington, MA. Since half a century Adriano Celentano is the most loved artist in the Italian showbiz. Whatever he did, he always amazed, innovated and leaved a sign. His countless hits beat the time of three generations. Maurizio Schweizer’s natural likeness, both physical and voca...