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"An Italian-American Family," a film and exhibit of mixed-media artwork inspired and informed by the Benedettos of Noroton Heights, Darien, Conn., will be presented at 5 p.m. Wednesday in Presidents' Hall in the Mazzaferro Center, 291 Highland Ave. Admission is free.   The exhibition was created using Fitchburg State Professor Helen Obe...

By Desmond Conner   Steve Addazio is as traditional as, well, New England. The Farmington native is set to enter his third season as the Boston College football coach and says he feels right at home. "I'm really just happy to be in the Northeast where my family is, my friends are, where I enjoy living," Addazio said.   "We h...

Journey into the fantastical land of fairy tales as Colla Marionette's incredible puppetry takes on Sleeping Beauty. This legendary Italian marionette company – considered the best in the world – depicts the beloved classic, using Tchaikovsky's score and intricately involved puppet technique to breathe new life into the story. Fantastic visio...

When: Friday, April 5, 2013 — 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013 — 8 p.m. Where: Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre — 270 Tremont St, Boston, MA [map]  Photo by Marco Bravi, courtesy of Portland Ovations Founded in Italy in 1994, Spellbound Dance Company will be making their long-awaited arrival to the United States with a debut U.S....

By Owen McNally   What the taste of a small rich cake called a madeleine was for triggering a famous flood of memories in French novelist Marcel Proust's classic "Remembrance of Things Past," the sound of the accordion is for the celebrated, Waterbury-born, avant-garde jazz composer/bassist and bandleader Mario Pavone in his latest, groundbr...

By Erik Dobratz   The Italian-Americans in Connecticut used their hands to build much of the state, but that's not all they used them for. Some of them "put them up' as prizefighters and made a lot of history.    Branford High School social studies teacher and track coach Rich Biondi loves teaching and coaching, but boxing really...

by Allison Lindsay   Connecticut Lyric Opera and the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra have scheduled performances at five venues for the upcoming co-production of Gioachino Rossini's opera, "Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)."   Rossini's famous two-act comic opera, The Barber of Seville, is a masterpiece of invent...

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,...

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...

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...

By Richard Duckett   The Italian-American tenor Mario Lanza (1921-59) inspired many with his "once in a century" voice, including later operatic greats such as Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti. Talents of the World Inc. is hoping to keep the inspiration going with its show "Three Tenors from Around the World: A Tribute to the Legen...

Dopo lo straordinario successo delle edizioni da lui dirette in Puglia tra il 2007 e il 2009, Mauro Pagani esporterà negli USA "La Notte della Taranta", uno degli eventi più rappresentativi della tradizione italiana, nell'ambito del programma "Italy in US 2013", promosso dal Ministero degli Esteri in collaborazione con i Ministeri dei Beni e delle...