The presentation will begin at 2:00 pm on Sunday, September 15 at the Italian Cultural Center located at 56 Margaret Street, Springfield. There is an admission charge of $5 for Members and $7 for Non-Members. Complimentary refreshments will be served. The Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts is pleased to announce their first 2019 fall...

An order targeting flagpoles at Riley Plaza in downtown Salem has brought the debate surrounding Columbus Day to the City Council chambers, and it passed without the explorer's name attached to it. Ward 4 City Councilor Tim Flynn introduced an order Thursday night to "raise the Italian flag at Riley Plaza on Oct. 14, 2019, in honor of Columbus Day....

Navigating Boston’s robust restaurant scene can be daunting. If you are craving Italian food, we have done some of the work for you. Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Boston, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs. No surprise that Boston’s North E...

When: Thursday, October 10th, 8:00 pm - Where: The Wilbur, 246 Tremont St, Boston (617) 248-9700 Mike Marino – affectionately known to millions of his fans worldwide as New Jersey’s Bad Boy – is one of the most loved comedians of our time. He has performed in every major comedy club, theatre, casino and event center from New York to Los Angeles and...

Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) opens the 2019/20 Season with its first production of Ruggero Leoncavallo's indelible and enduringly popular 1892 Italian opera, PAGLIACCI, running September 27 to October 6, 2019 and starring tenor Rafael Rojas (in BLO's Werther and La Traviata, 1998, and Madama Butterfly, 2000) as Canio, and soprano Lauren Michelle making...

Much has changed in the world since 1945 when Julia Valenti organized the first family reunion for her, her eight siblings, and their families. One thing that hasn’t changed in the years since is the tradition of gathering to celebrate family. After a brief hiatus from 1966 to 1968, the Valenti Open, as the reunion is known, has been held every yea...

West Boylston – Are you someone who, once upon a time, studied another language in school? Have you, now and again, considered dusting off those language skills and refreshing your knowledge? Or do you love to travel, and want to learn a new language to enhance your travel experience? But, once you have learned it, how, you wonder, will you maintai...

Crescendo’s opening concert program of its 15th season offers audience members a musical glimpse of the rarely-heard, exquisite repertoire written for theorbo and harpsichord. Performances are 4 p.m., Sept. 7 at Saint James Place, 352 Main St, Great Barrington, and 4 p.m., Sept. 8 at Trinity Church, 484 Lime Rock Rd, Lakeville. Not commonly seen on...

Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Benedetto, 227 Elm St., will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a renewal of vows during the 11 a.m. Mass on Sept. 15 at St. Anthony’s Church, Watertown. Mr. Benedetto, son of Dominick and Jennie Benedetto, and Katherine Scordo, daughter of James and Marianna Scordo, were married on Sept. 17, 1949, at St. Anthony’s...

The 96th annual Feast of the Three Saints culminated on Sunday when statues of the holy martyrs were carried out of Corpus Christi Parish at Holy Rosary Church and were stationed on a large, mobile cart. While the cart — called the vada — paused in front of the church, a marching band played and confetti guns showered the crowd in strips of colored...