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Monday, April 29, 2019. STARTS 6:00 pm, ENDS 8:00 pm. LOCATION: CAS 224 725 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215. Public Screening of "1938: When We Discovered We Were No Longer Italian" Part of the Holocaust through Film series. A discussion with director Pietro Suber will follow the screening. The documentary goes through the events that led from t...

Joe Bellino was sitting in an electrical engineering class at the Naval Academy in November 1960 when he was summoned by the school’s superintendent. Mr. Bellino, Navy’s star halfback, thought he was in trouble. The superintendent’s office was filled with people, including two sports reporters and an admiral, who read a telegram from the Downtown A...

When American moviegoers hear the phrase “Italian film,” Millicent Marcus, founder of Yale’s annual New Italian Film Festival, encourages them to think outside the black-and-white, neorealist box of 1960s classics by major directors like Fellini, Antonioni, Visconti, and Pasolini. For the 14th year running, the festival invites the Yale and New Hav...

L’On. La Marca ha trascorso a Boston un intenso fine settimana per partecipare a una serie di iniziative che le hanno consentito di stabilire molteplici contatti con diverse espressioni della nostra comunità. Venerdì sera, appena arrivata nella città del Massachusetts, si è immediatamente spostata al Club Italia, dove ha portato il suo saluto all’i...

Thursday, April 25 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Gasson Hall, Room 305, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. This talk will tell the story of how one hundred illustrations of Dante’s Divine Comedy by the Florentine artist Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510) went missing for hundreds of years, and how their dramatic acquisition for the newly unified German nation by the art h...

Morgan School students from years gone by are sure to remember the requisite trips to Lupone’s Department Store. There were the gym outfits, purchased by the girls freshman year, and the letter sweaters for the athletes. “All the girls would hate going there, because Auntie Vi was an employee who worked there her whole life and was part of the fami...

After months of construction, Italian-style coffee house Caffè Nero will open on Wednesday, April 10 at 547 Main St. in Winchester Center. Winchester’s location will be the 28th in the Boston area. On its first day the coffee shop will open at 7 a.m. and will close at 3 p.m. All the visitors will get to try any coffee or handcrafted beverage for fr...

Boston Italian Artists (BIA) held a launch event this week to create the first organization in the city for the Italian-American artistic community. Hosted at Boston’s Italian Consulate with Consul General Federica Sereni, dozens of artists gathered to take part in the new group. BIA is founded by President Chiara Durazzini, Vice President Stefano...

MC Slim JB reviews Karen Akunowicz’s new South Boston enoteca Fox & the Knife for the Improper Bostonian this week, digging into the full spread of Italian dishes, from aperitivo hour through dinner and dessert. Starting dinner with the house-made focaccia, “lasciviously oozing melted taleggio,” and easing into a “genius reinvention” of a Caesar sa...

“Joseph” Giuseppe Antonio MARCELLINO nacque a Grotteria (RC), il 5 gennaio Agosto del 1891, da Vincenzo (settantunenne “calzolaio” figlio di Pasquale e Anna Nesci) e Rosa Bruzzese (trentenne “filatrice” figlia di Giorgio e Caterina Jirilli). L’atto di nascita fu registrato dinanzi a Raffaele Mundolo l’allora Sindaco di Grotteria. I suoi genitori, t...

An upside-down figure on the porch of Danielle Gori-Montanelli’s home studio near Middlebury Union Middle School, gives you the idea that this neighborhood home might be a little different from the rest. And indeed it is. This is where Gori-Montanelli creates her “fanciful felt jewelry.” Walking into her first-floor studio, you’re greeted by eclect...

Mike’s Pizza & Restaurant took both top awards in the recent West Haven Pizza Wars event, but there’s no real secret ingredient, said pizza maker Mike Buonocore. It’s more about the little touches and knowing what to do and not do after 47 years. “I’m the only one who makes pizza dough here and I take a lot of pride in what I do when I make pizza....