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Pazzi Lazzi hosted by Boston Bambino ClubWhen: Friday, April 25th, 2014 from 6:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. (PDT)Where: First Church in Cambridge - Margaret Jewett Hall. 11 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138 Come to celebrate April 25th, the Italian "Festa della Liberazione" with "Arietta di Commedia"! The show is the family version of "Aria di Commedia" and...

A capacity crowd joyously cheered the return of Marco Elser and Raimondo Visconti di Modrone for Italy, along with new team members Mario Celentani and Matteo de Paolis. Defending USA's victory last season were Bridget Torrey, Michel Nseir, Stephanie Still, and Minnie Keating.   Defensive plays dominated the game as the evenly matched teams...

By Jonathan Phelps   As he pointed to damage caused by a fire that ripped through a portion Carbone's restaurant on Cedar Street Monday afternoon, owner Peter Carbone offered a prediction. "I am going to be optimistic and say we'll be open in three to four weeks," he said.    The inside of the lounge is missing all its ceili...

by A. Talbot Despite all the hullabaloo surrounding Christmas, for many Italian Americans, one of the most exciting meals of the year happens the night before: the Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve. No one entirely knows how the tradition started, but a few details are widely understood.   For starters, Christmas Eve is techni...

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm. The Harvard Italian Law Association is pleased to invite you to this spectacular event focused on a key issue of corporate law. We are going to host a fantastic speaker, Prof. Marco Ventoruzzo (Penn State and Bocconi University) who will talk about the process to appoint the board of directors at both Ita...

This week, one of the most famous soccer teams in the world, AS Roma, was training in Boston, next to Harvard stadium. About 200 fans showed up every day to watch the star-studded team train. For a world-famous team like Roma, used to huge crowds, it probably felt like a vacation.   Roma's two most famous players are Daniele De Rossi and of...

After a devastating August earthquake in central Italy, members of The Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts knew they had to help. So they are sponsoring a pasta dinner on Sunday, Nov. 13, from 1 to 3 p.m. at 56 Margaret St. in Springfield.   "We are doing this for those in need," said Stephanie Spolzino, president of the It...

Two thousand thirteen is the year of Italian Culture in the United States and Boston's Museum of Fine Arts is one organization that's undoubtedly on board with the initiative. Not only did the museum welcome the Roman bronze sculpture "Brutus" on January 18, but now the institution is also preparing to honor Michelangelo in a new exhibition. &nbs...

Join the Connecticut Region of NOIAW for a Private Tour of Burst of Light: Caravaggio and His Legacy ExhibitThe Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art   Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio had a tremendous influence on 17th Century art. Join NOIAW members and friends for a private docent tour of the exhibit. Learn about his use of dramatic lig...

L'Ippodromo del Mediterraneo ha indossato una significativa veste internazionale grazie alla presenza della delegazione italo-americana di Hartford, arrivata dagli USA a Floridia per festeggiare il 25° anniversario del gemellaggio delle due sisters cities.   In seno al convegno "Corse, Concorsi, Carrozze e Carretti" di sabato scorso, 29 giug...

The sub sandwich, probably the most iconic of the Italian-American sandwiches has long spread across the country from the northeast and a sub shop – usually in the form of a Subway – seems to be on or near every busy corner from coast to coast.   The version at the three locations of the local Maine-ly Sandwiches are called Italian Sandwiche...

By Alisha A. Pina   Over 12 hours on Saturday and Sunday at his City Hall wake, more than 7,500 people paid their respects to former Mayor Vincent A. Cianci Jr., the man many simply called "Buddy." and the city's longest serving mayor. Cianci, 74, died on Jan. 28. Since 1975, he had held office for 21 years.   It is the first kno...