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Wednesday December 17, 2014, 6:00 – 7:30 PM. The Blind Tailor Caffe - 45 Weybosset Street - Providence, RI. Members $5 | Non-members $15   Join us for a sweet celebration of the holidays and Italian heritage at Providence's most inviting Italian cafe. Share the season of good cheer as you indulge in appetizers, desse...

By Jenna Careri   Four hundred years after Renaissance music's fall from favor, Emiliano Ricciardi is on a mission to save it from extinction. Ricciardi has organized an Italian Madrigal Festival at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he is an assistant professor of music history.   The two-day event, on Saturday and S...

On August 24rd, 2016, a 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit central Italy, leveling entire towns and resulting in devastating loss and the deaths of 298 people. The Italian Community in Boston along with some of Boston's leading Italian restaurants have organized an event to raise funds for Earthquake Relief efforts and show solidarity with the residents...

Joint six-week course for Italian and U.S students at the Design Department aimed at creating prototype designs that integrate their two approaches   JUNE 2013 - MILAN POLITECNICO The project aims to support a collaboration between the Milan Politecnico and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the field known as "des...

by Joanna Fantozzi The Olive Garden food truck, which features the casual Italian-American chain's new breadstick sandwiches, is hitting the road, as we reported last week. The truck is coming to Boston's North End — Beantown's Italian neighborhood — and the area's Italian restaurateurs are none too happy about their new mobile neighbors. "There...

By Mark Zaretsky If you ask Cara Ann Cama's mother, Cynthia, she'll tell you her daughter has always wanted to give back, ever since she was a little girl growing up on Third Avenue. But as a contestant in the 2015 Miss Connecticut Scholarship Pageant, Cara Ann Cama, 23 — currently in her last year of eligibility for the pageants that feed in...

By Leslie Lake For the first time as owner of Quartina Trattoria and Vineria, Giuseppe Cinque has reached into his collection of vintage Christmas figures from his Italian childhood and created a traditional nativity scene at his Washington Street restaurant. Known as a Presepe, a popular Christmas display in the Napoli region of Italy, Cinque ha...

The problem with eating a home-cooked Italian dinner is that three days later you're hungry again. Fortunately, Enfield knows how to throw a four-day party. From Thursday to Sunday, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel hosts its 91st annual Italian Festival for family, friends, and anyone who wants to check out the "world's largest collection of Dean Martin memo...

Il direttivo dell'Associazione Sicilia Mondo del Massachusetts ha organizzato domenica scorsa, 11 novembre 2012, un pomeriggio di gala per festeggiare il dodicesimo anniversario dell'associazione. L'evento si è tenuto nella sala dei Figli d'Italia di Watertown, al 520 Pleasant Street. Dopo gli inni nazionali e la benedizione, il messaggio consolare...

Parks and Recreation Director John Gawlak has been named Italian-American of the Year by the Wallingford Elks and will be honored at an event in April. Gawlak graduated from Lyman Hall High School in 1983. He was captain of the football team and president of the varsity club. In 1988, he began working full time in the Parks and Recreation Departmen...

Haverhill native and Nashville recording artist Jillian Cardarelli was awarded the Sons of Italy Italian-American Appreciation Award Friday for her accomplishments and devotion to giving back to her home city. Lawrence "Lorenzo" Carnevale, vice president of Victor Emanuel Lodge #1646, made the presentation during a ceremony at Paul C. Rogers F...

By Natalie Handy   The 90th Italian Feast of Saints Cosmas and Damian was the largest in the event's history, drawing thousands from around Greater Boston this past weekend.   Put on by the Saints Cosmas and Damian Society, the annual event serves as a time to appreciate the traditions of Italy and pay homage to the saints. As the pat...