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When folks across the state recall Dick Fossa’s remarkable career as a high school football coach, they easily identify it with the 15 seasons he spent as Narragansett High’s head coach, which included four Super Bowl appearances, two Division IV championships, and four Providence Gridiron Coach of the Year honors. But what some people tend to forg...

What better way to celebrate an anniversary than with a love story? That’s exactly what The Edge Ensemble Theater Company will do this month to honor three decades of professional local theater. The ensemble will be offering seven performances of John Patrick Shanley’s “Italian American Reconciliation” at Heberton Hall. The Keene-based Edge Ensembl...

Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Mazza was watching a special 20 years ago on New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio when his older brother let him in on a little secret. “I was 9 years old and we were watching ESPN Classic and they were talking about the 56-game hitting streak and all of the sudden my brother goes, ‘You know that’s our cousin, right?’"...

Sunday March 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm. I AM BOOKS - 189 NORTH STREET, BOSTON, MA 02113. Join us for a discussion and special screening of “Ringraziamenti: The Saint Joseph’s Day Table Tradition,” produced by Kirsten Keppel, a videographer of the Abruzzo and Molise Heritage Society in Washington D.C. Keppel’s film explores “The St. Joseph’s Day Table”...

Thursday, March 12th at 7:30pm. Regent Theatre - 7 Medford Street, Arlington, MA. Since half a century Adriano Celentano is the most loved artist in the Italian showbiz. Whatever he did, he always amazed, innovated and leaved a sign. His countless hits beat the time of three generations. Maurizio Schweizer’s natural likeness, both physical and voca...

The Cineteca of Bologna is one of the world’s most renowned film restoration centers, home of the Charlie Chaplin and Pier Paolo Pasolini archives. Each summer, it hosts Il Cinema Ritrovato, an acclaimed film festival featuring restored masterpieces and early silent cinema that has been described as “pure heaven for cinéphiles.” Thanks to an ongoin...

Fellini! Fashion! Vampires! And an exciting international lineup of documentaries, comedies, unconventional love stories, and politically engaged films. This eight day series gives a small taste of the world renowned festival of rare and restored films - Il Cinema Ritrovato - that draws thousands of international cinema fans to Bologna, Italy every...

Sunday March 1 2020 from 3PM to 4 PM EST. The Union Church In Waban - 14 Collins Road, Waban, Massachusetts 02468. In his quest to become a real boy, the wooden puppet Pinocchio must overcome temptation and danger with the help of his closest friends. Told in the style of Commedia dell'Arte, a classical Italian style of physical comedy, this energe...

With Mookie Betts traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers, Team Italy’s John Andreoli is competing for an opening day roster spot on the Boston Red Sox as the backup for outfieldersAndrew Benintendi, J.D. Martinez, and Jackie Bradley Jr. The speedy 29-year-old has played all three outfield positions and has also served as DH in four games so far during 2...

The Western Connecticut State University Opera will present a contemporary adaptation of Gaetano Donizetti’s “L’Elisir d’Amore” (“The Elixir of Love”) in three performances from March 5 through 7 at the MainStage Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university’s Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury.  Performances wi...

Red Sox pitcher Chris Mazza was watching a special 20 years ago on New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio when his older brother let him in on a little secret. "I was 9 years old and we were watching ESPN Classic and they were talking about the 56-game hitting streak and all of the sudden my brother goes, ‘You know that’s our cousin, right?’ " Mazza...

When three teenagers set out 10 years ago to transform the way people think about classical music, Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Gianluca Ginoble never could have imagined the success they would soon have when they formed Il Volo. The Italian trio, who met on an Italian TV show in 2009 and were the first Italian artists to sign with an Americ...