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The Mattatuck Museum (144 West Main St. Waterbury, CT 06702) is pleased to celebrate the holiday season with a concert featuring renowned tenor Micheal Castaldo and guest soprano Marissa Famiglietti on Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. Micheal Castaldo, a classical crossover tenor and light Italian opera singer, songwriter and composer,...

by John Golden   Several years ago when I set out to make the perfect red sauce—or Sunday gravy, which it's often called—I knew exactly where to look. That was to my good friend Steve Quattrucci. His family has long held sway in Portland food circles amongst the Italian-American community.   Or as Quattrucci relates, "Memories from my...

By Catherine Smart Francesca Montillo thinks Italian cooking is for everyone. The Calabrian native, who has lived in the Boston area for 28 years, launched her business, Lazy Italian Culinary Adventures, last year to help the most novice cooks enjoy a taste of her homeland.   She started teaching classes at adult education centers in Brookl...

Eataly, a 45,000-square-foot Italian marketplace, will open on three levels of what used to be the Prudential Center food court on Nov. 29. I caught up with Alex Saper, Eataly's managing partner and chief operating officer, to discuss creating an old-style European market and why Eataly chose Boston's Back Bay.   For those who have never see...

The Wine Consortium of Romagna, together with Consulate General of Italy in Boston, the Honorary Vice Consul of Italy in Rhode Island, NOIAW and various Italian associations in RI, is proud to present several wines from the Italian region of of Emilia-Romagna during a one-of-a-kind wine tasting event on Thursday, October 4, 2012. "A Week in Emilia...

Ieri sera a Boston si è celebrata l'elleanza tra Eni e il Massachusetts Institute of Technology con un concerto dei Cameristi del Teatro alla Scala di Milano. Sulle note delle "Fantasie dall'opera di Verdi" - una serie opere "dimenticate", composte su temi tratti dai lavori più celebri di Giuseppe Verdi, l'Eni e il Mit hanno ribadito il successo de...

The Department of Romance Languages at Tufts University has an opening for a part-time lecturer in Italian language to teach one or two courses in the Fall 2014 term with the possibility of renewal in the Spring 2015 term.   QUALIFICATIONS B.A. or equivalent required; M.A. or equivalent preferred. Previous college-level teaching experience...

Many Italians looking to start a new life in America moved to Boston in the 19th and 20th centuries. This video by the The North End Historical Society, tells the personal stories of a few Italians in Boston from the North End.   The first Italian immigrants came in the 1860s from Genoa and settled in a three-block area off Fulton Stree...

The Verrazzano Day Observance Committee, comprised of members from the Order Sons of Italy in America (Grand Lodge of Rhode Island) and Italian American War Veterans of the United States (Rhode Island division), recently announced its 2015 Man of the Year – Joseph DeSantis, CEO of Tri-Town Community Action Agency and South County Community Action A...

by Marion White   More Italian is heading for Boston's South End neighborhood! Owners James Cochener and Michael Moxley of The Salty Pig, Coda Kitchen + Bar and Canary Square announced today that they'll be opening a new restaurant concept in the South End with chefs Kevin O'Donnell and Michael Lombardi.   According to a release, the...

by Robert Mikulak   The Greenwich Historical Society will host its third annual Festa Al Fresco, a community potluck supper that celebrates Greenwich's Italian-American community and the Italian immigrants who first settled here in the early 20th century. The event will take place Sunday, July 12, from 4-7 p.m. at Bush-Holley Historic Site,...

Guitar Solo performance by LUCIANO MONACO - April 3, 2016. Music By Italian Composer : Mario Castelnuovo Tedesco. CONCERT 4:00 pm-5:00 pm. Carriage House Violins - 1039 Chesnut St. Newton - Upper Falls 02464. Pre-concert film 3:45--Who is Mario Castelnuovo Tedesco?   Space is limited; to reserve your seat p...