Thu, April 13, 2017. 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT - I AM Books, 189 North Street, Boston, MA 02113 Sissy Castrogiovanni 4et, feat. Andrea Beneventano. A night of fine jazz, with special guest internationally acclaimed, Sicilian pianist, Andrea Beneventano. “Italian vocalist Sissy Castrogiovanni sparked in her Panama Jaz Festival debut performance..” JAZZI...

Italian blues guitarist Roberto Morbioli is taking a big tour, with multiple stops through the region. Morbioli was born in Verona. He started playing the guitar at an early age, and discovered the blues at the age of 15. He has played in some of the biggest European festivals as well as many blues spots around the U.S., including Antone’s in Austi...

Audiences leaving a Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons concert are quick to describe the performance using one of the legendary group’s most well-known lyrics: “Oh, what a night.” Fans can check out the real-life Jersey Boys live when they play the Warner Theatre on April 7 and April 8; two nights Valli promises will be shows people will never forget...

Gurnee Park District's Viking Park Singers will host their annual Italian Fest on Friday, April 28. The fest will include Italian dinner seatings at 5-6:30 p.m. and 6:45-8:15 p.m. Each seating will feature a 30-minute performance from the Viking Park Singers. The event will take place in the dance hall at park district headquarters, 4374 Old Grand...

The playwright Gerhart Hauptmann (1862-1946) wafts like a ghost through the annals of early-twentieth-century opera. Alban Berg thought seriously of making an adaptation of Hauptmann’s play “And Pippa Dances” (1906) before moving on to the two Frank Wedekind plays from which he would fashion “Lulu.” And Carl Ruggles spent several of his early years...

Legendary Italian pop music icon Iva Zanicchi (Non pensare a me, Zingara, Ciao, cara, come stai?...), the only female vocalist to win Italy's famed San Remo Music Festival three times is a row, is returning to the United States on Saturday, April 22, 2017, to kick off a multicity, North American tour in celebration of Italian-American pride and cul...

When: Friday, April 28th at 7pm - Where: Instituto Cervantes, 31 W Ohio St. - Entrance : Free Via dei dollari” is an hour-long presentation in English with poems and songs performed in Italian. “Via dei dollari,” or Dollar Street, is the name of the avenue that runs through the center of Casteldardo, a small town in the Marche region known througho...

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...

While attending the annual East Harlem Giglio Feast everyone notices the same thing: The wonderful voice of our singer and member, gifted tenor Jimmy Alleva. Jimmy grew up in Queens, New York, the middle child of three brothers. He fondly recalls his quality time spent with Nicholas Jr., Philip and parents, Roseann and Nicholas (himself a Capo in t...

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...