Sostenere la ricerca di promettenti giovani scienziati, contribuire alla creazione di nuove aree di ricerca nel settore delle scienze biologiche in Italia e rafforzare e sviluppare i rapporti di collaborazione tra gli scienziati in Italia e la Harvard Medical School di Boston (HMS). Questi gli obiettivi dei programmi della Fondazione Giovanni Armen...

Saturday April 6 2019, from 18:00 to 19:30 EDT. I Am Books, 189 North St, Boston, MA 02113. “Cardillo’s . . . latest book is a sweeping historical epic and a sensitively observed exploration of the passionate friendship between Colonna and Michelangelo. Ambitious in scope, the narrative covers 1500 to 1547, shifting between their relationship and C...

The smell of Italian moka wafts through the Winchester home of Giovanni Abbadessa on a chilly afternoon. With the stovetop moka maker, he concocts the traditional Italian coffee drink during a break from work. Abbadessa’s busy life is intertwined with culture and traditions that he hopes to bring to the Italian-American community in Boston. By day...

Seventy-two years ago this St. Patrick's Day, Rocky Marciano — one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time — came to fight in Holyoke, Massachusetts. It was a turning point in his life. A friend set Marciano up with the Holyoke fight. It was 1947. He had just gotten out of the Army and was digging ditches for the gas company in Brockton, Mas...

As a young woman with only a few years of experience under her belt, Lauren Hefferon took a gamble and opened her own business; Ciclismo Classico, which promised to take cycling enthusiasts on bicycle tours of Italy. 30 years later, Hefferon is still in business, running the touring company out of her home on Marathon Street in Arlington. While she...

Pasta made by hand, pizza from a wood-fired oven, and a passion for authentic Italian cuisine on every plate. That’s what’s on the menu at Corfinio. Located in Easton, Corfinio is simply one of the best Italian restaurants south of Boston thanks in large part to not one, but two great chefs. Maximillian Calise is the Chef de Cuisine, “I come from a...

March 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. I AM BOOKS, 189 NORTH STREET, BOSTON, MA 02113. Gaetano Cipolla is a retired professor of Italian and Chairman of the Department of Modern Foreign Languages at St. John’s University in New York City. Cipolla has written numerous scholarly articles on Dante, Petrarch, Tasso, Pirandello, Calvino and others. Some of his e...

A new pizzeria specializing in wood-fired pies has opened on Route 1 North. On Feb. 1 Rodrigo Souza launched Famiglia Fornaciari Pizzaria at 1268 Broadway. He took over the pizza shop that was previously called Royal Taste and introduced a new menu. Famiglia Fornaciari offers a wide selection of pizza baked in a wood-fired oven that Souza had insta...

The hugely charismatic and beloved mezzo Joyce Di Donato packed Jordan Hall on Friday night with her fans, old and new, as part of the cross-country charm tour of her new show (and CD) “Songplay.” She was welcomed like a conquering heroine in her Celebrity Series debut, and extended this welcome, one at a time, to her five distinguished instrumenta...

L'estate 2019 vedrà da Bologna, Napoli, Roma, Venezia partire e arrivare molti aeromobili da e per l’America. Tra low cost, compagnie italiane e a stelle e strisce come l’American Airlines che dal 6 giugno fino a settembre, collegherà Bologna e Philadelphia. Dall’Italia saranno 10 i voli diretti verso gli Stati Uniti nella stagione estiva 2019 offe...