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The Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center may feel like a world away from NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” stage, but the two will soon share the distinction of featuring a performance by Julia Scotti. The New Jersey-based comedian stole audiences’ hearts with her direct, personal humor on the show’s 11th season in 2016, reigniting a career that had laid...

On Sunday, December 16, the The Saint Leonard Choral Society accompanied by The North End Chamber Orchestra will perform its Annual Christmas Concert. The concert will be led by Musical Director Dr. Dan Drzymalski, assisted by Mr. Jake Hudgins. Continuing with tradition, the concert will be held in the lovely setting of Historic Sacred Heart Italia...

At 'This Place in History,' we're in Barre with Executive Director of the Vermont Historical SocietySteve Perkins. "We're behind the Old Labor Hall on Granite Street in Barre and we're going to be talking history and bread and an incredible new project that the Barre Historical Society is putting on. We're going to go inside and see Carolyn Shapiro...

The members of St. Anthony Society are excited to announce the 2018 recipients of their Annual Neighborhood Donations Fund. Each holiday season, St. Anthony Society recognizes North End organizations that make significant contributions to the community and help make the neighborhood a great place to live. In addition to North End groups, members al...

The Boch Center and Live Nation announced that Eros Ramazzotti will bring his VITA CE N'È WORLD TOUR to the Boch Center Wang Theatre on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 8:00PM. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Saturday, December 8 at 10:00AM. The most famous Italian artist in the world is ready for another incredible live project, in which he...

Angelo Calise of Weston, a former Westport resident, died Dec. 4 at Norwalk Hospital. He was 78. He was the husband of Carol Goodfellow Calise. He was born Oct. 15, 1940 in Ischia, Italy, the son of the late Vito and Rosa Castaldi, and emigrated to the United States in 1953. He was the hard working and proud owner of Sowesco Distibutors. He was a m...

Rosalina’s Kitchen on Hamilton Street has as many quiet corners for private conversations as it does long open tables for gregarious groups. The wait staff is frank and fearless, so you might as well tell them exactly what you’re looking for in your experience because they will do their best to deliver. Accommodations are modest, marked by banquet...

Antoinette Mattioli Blazek, 98, of Milford, beloved wife of the late Thomas Blazek, passed away peacefully at her home on December 3, 2018. She was born on August 30, 1920 in Bridgeport, CT to the late Frank and Nancy Arciuolo. Antoinette or Nonni was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Material things held little value to her, but h...

John Mancini attributes his grandmother’s longevity to more than good genes and a healthy diet. Gina Ravazzola Galvani, an Italian immigrant who moved to Framingham in the 1930s and raised a family here, had a vibrant social life. Kids and grandkids were always nearby, and Galvani and her husband, John, were surrounded by friends in their home in T...

Sunday, December 16 | 4:00PM. Kresge Auditorium - W16, 48 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139. Tickets in advance or at the door: $25, General admission; $15 students and seniors, or pay-as-you-are-able www.cambridgechorus.org Join the Chorus for an afternoon of uplifting music with an Italian flavor as Music Director Pamela Mindell leads us in...

There's no doubt food can keep memories alive. How many smell the aroma of bread baking and harken back to childhood days when mom baked every Saturday morning or smell the aroma of tomato sauce simmering and think about long-ago Sunday dinners? Many of Lauren Scibelli Mullin's food memories come from her family's famous restaurant, Ciro's, which s...

Two months after putting it up for sale, Tesoro Pizzeria & Restaurant owners Fortunata and Rocco Agrusa have sold their business to a pair with extensive experience in the local restaurant scene. Johanna Harvey and Mark Greenleaf, both of Bangor, purchased Tesoro from the Agrusas last month, and have been busy over the past few weeks renovating the...