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Boston has often been referred to as the Athens of America for its colleges and universities. This week, the city has been the Rome of America as AS Roma has set up shop for the final two stops on its preseason tour of the United States leading up to the start of Italy’s Serie A season next month. Roma has been training at Harvard University since...

On Sunday afternoon, Italian soccer legends Francesco Totti, Alessandro Del Piero and Paolo Maldini will visit Boston for a pair of free, open-to-the-public events leading up to the International Champions Cup bout between AS Roma and Juventus. The events will include Q&A, hosted by ESPN’s Gabreiele Marcotti, with all three players. Trattoria II Pa...

From the streets of Napoli to sold-out stadiums, the culture and history of Italy, as brought to America by Italian immigrants, has greatly influenced popular music. O Sole Trio is about teaching and singing that history, and they're bringing their educational, fun show to Southern Vermont Arts Center's Arkell Pavilion at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jul...

New York City cop Frank Serpico spent years telling his superiors that police officers were pocketing hefty sums of payoff money from gamblers and drug dealers. He, along with Detective David Durk, took the story to the New York Times in April 1970, and in February 1971, Serpico was bleeding outside a drug dealer’s door with a bullet that’s still l...

Golf tournament Springfield - The Italian Cultural Center of Western Mass, Inc. is sponsoring its sixth annual golf tournament on Saturday, July 15. the tournament will take place at St. Anne Country Club, 781 Shoemaker Lane, Feeding Hills. Shotgun start is at noon, scramble format. The fee is $125 per player.  Fee includes play, cart, lunch with b...

The Vermont Italian Opera Intensive is a new two-week program where singers come to study, learn, and sing Italian opera. Modeled after the Ezio Pinza Council for American Singers of Opera (EPCASO) program in Oderzo, Italy, this program offers coaching in Italian opera style, Italian vocal technique instruction, and Italian language classes. The pr...

The Granby Chapter of UNICO will be holding its Annual Golf Outing Fund Raiser on Friday August 11, 2017. We are asking for your support again this year. We have listed the many ways you may participate in supporting our organization and community. The golf outing will be held at Blue Fox Run located in Avon, CT on Friday August 11, 2017. Registrat...

On Saturday, July 8 at 5 pm, Italy will make its sixth campaign to capture the silver trophy against USA, with its most formidable team to date in the NBC10 Newport International Polo Series, Presented by BMW. Playing for Italy will be captain Marco Elser, and Roman teammates Massimo Elser, Peter Elser, Lanfranco di Campello and Marcos Antinori, fr...

Don’t miss the highly anticipated annual concert hosted by Eva Franchi, widow of the great romantic tenor Sergio Franchi, at the Franchi Estate in Stonington, Conn., on August 26. This concert marks 27 years since the passing of Sergio Franchi, and pays tribute to his lifelong achievements in music. The evening will include vocalists accompanied by...

The Hudson Shakespeare Company returns to Stratford Library, 2203 Main Street, for its 26th season of touring summerShakespeare on Saturday, July 1 @2pm with a retro spin on Shakespeare’s classic war of the sexes romp – “Taming ofthe Shrew”. The show is being performed in their outdoor amphitheater and admission is free. The action is moved from th...

Comic actor Stoneham native and Emerson alum Mario Cantone is coming home June 24 for a performance at The Cabot theater in Beverly, capping off his time at New York’s famed Cafe Carlyle.“It’s going to be crazy between family and friends,” Cantone told the Track. “I’m going to be torn in so many different ways! Torn apart! Ripped at the seams! I wo...

Friday, June 30 & Saturday July 1st | 8 :00pm | Boston Playwrights' Theatre | 949 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston. Isabella Unmasked: "The legacy of a Renaissance Italian Woman" Il 30 Giugno e 1 Luglio debuttera' lo spettacolo prodotto da Pazzi Lazzi "Isabella Unmasked - The Legacy of a Renaissance Italian Woman", lavoro originale co-scritto da Chiara...