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Thursday, April 6 | 6:00pm- 8:30pm | Boston University Castle | 225 Baty State Road, Boston: Boston's North End: An Italian-American Story. Produced by the North End Historical Society, Boston's North End: An Italian-American Story chronicles the vibrant community that has called the North End of Boston home for over 100 years.  Join us on Thursday...

Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts, Inc. present: Boston Bel Canto Opera Concert. Sunday, April 23, 2017 2:00 pm.The concert features performances by: Lisa Correnti (soprano), Felicia Gavilanes (mezzo-soprano), Giovanni Formisano (tenor), Alan Schneider (tenor). Master of ceremonies and piano accompanist: Bradley Pennington Program Arias: "Pr...

Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc., a not-for-profit professional theatre company for family audiences, presents it’s new musical, “Noni Cimino’s Kitchen” opening Friday, April 21, 7:30pm, at the Center for the Arts in Downtown Milford. Inspired by memories of growing up in a large Italian-American family, the new musical offers a slice of l...

Stamford resident Mario DeCarlo celebrated his 92nd birthday with family and friends at Madonia's restaurant in Stamford recently. DeCarlo, a Stamford native and one of the founding fathers of the Italian Center in Stamford, is a World War II veteran who received the Military Order of the Purple Heart. He is also the recipient of UNICO's Giuseppe G...

The Cahoon Museum of American Art, in Cotuit, Mass., presents a significant and large-scale exhibit, Paul Moro: A Painter's Journey as its opening exhibition of the 2017 season. This landmark exhibition is a retrospective of artist Paul Moro (1886-1953), whose oil paintings showcase a masterful vision of Cape Cod in the early twentieth century. Cap...

A southern suburb of Boston will soon have a new restaurant to call its own, thanks to a chef with years of experience in kitchens all across New England. Sorelle officially opens its doors in Abington on Tuesday, April 4, with executive chef and owner Andrea Schnell at the helm. Schnell’s prior resume includes The Winsor House in Duxbury and Squar...

Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts, Inc. presents: "Accordion Concert with Luca Piovesan". A Musical Trip from Europe to America Through the Centuries. Sunday, April 9, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 pmLuca Piovesan is an outstanding accordionist based in Venice and is very active in the contemporary repertoire. His principal teachers were Elio Boschello a...

Enel Green Power North America Inc. (EGP-NA) recently cut the ribbon at its new North American headquarters in Andover, Mass.  EGP-NA, part of the renewable energies division of the Italy-based Enel Group, owns and operates renewable energy projects in North America. The company first entered the U.S. market in 2000 when it acquired 300 MW of hydro...

Dante Alighieri Society is looking for 4 individuals to join a panel discussion on Sunday, June 4, 2017 on the subject of Italian immigration to the U.S. If you came from Italy within the last 10 years, or between 10 and 25 years ago, and have an interesting personal story to share with the audience, we want to hear from you. Those interested in sh...

Salem native and motivational speaker Sean Stellato will speak in the Wax Academic Center Auditorium at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at Endicott College, 376 Hale St., Beverly. Stellato was a quarterback during his time at Salem High School and is currently a National Football League sports agent, entrepreneur and author of "No Backing Down." His boo...

Nicola “Nicholas” Casciano nacque a Popoli, in via delle grazie, il 15 aprile del 1885 da Gennaro e Concetta entrambi “contadini” (all’atto di registrazione fu presente l’allora Sindaco Ciro Mancini). Sin da piccolo conobbe il duro lavoro dei campi. Andò a scuola quel tanto che bastò per saper leggere e scrivere. Ma era di intelligenza vivace e sog...

Steven Lecchi, chef/owner of Ornella’s Northern Italian Restaurant — which opened on Brooklyn Street in Morrisville two weeks ago — has an impressive resume. In 1993, Lecchi graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y. After that, he was the private chef for Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony for four years, spent years cooking...