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Having premiered in 1813, Rossini's opera buffa, The Italian Girl in Algiers, is a true comic gem with delightful characters, sparkling music and coloratura fireworks. It follows the courageous Isabella, a young Italian woman who travels to Algiers to find her missing lover, Lindoro. Upon her journey, Isabella captivates Mustafá, the Bey of Algiers...

by Jay King   In a Facebook post Friday morning, newly-acquired Boston Celtics forward Luigi Datome pledged his "efforts" and "soul" to his new team while stating the goal of proving he's an NBA player.   "It's time to pack!" wrote Datome, who the Celtics acquired Thursday along with Jonas Jerebko for veteran forward Tayshaun Prince....

Bocce, gentlemen? Sorry ladies, this month's article is about a men's-only club! Recently, I was graciously welcomed for a visit at the Italian American Citizens Club of Lynn, where I had the great pleasure of meeting the club members. When I was first approached to write an article about their bocce league, I imagined that I would hear about the...

Talented singer, Sissy Castrogiovanni, presents her debut album, "Intra Lu Munnu", mixing Mediterranean jazz and Sicilian popular music. She will be accompanied by a 6-piece band and a chorus of singers. AccompanimentNando Michelin, Piano; Miguel Angel Lous, Sax; Keala Kaumeheiwa, Bass; Tiago Michelin, Drums; Tareq Rantisi, Percussion; Jussi Reijo...

By Patrick D. Rosso   South Boston will be breaking out the green, white, and red Thursday as the neighborhood celebrates its Italian residents at Medal of Honor Park. The annual South Boston Italian Pride event, which includes a concert featuring Michael Dutra and the Strictly Sinatra Band, will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 22. &nbs...

Join us for a fun evening! Two Original Commedia Dell'Arte Scenes in English With Music by Renaissonics.When: Friday, November 7 at 7:00 pmWhere: 41 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139Click here for tickets and information   Rave reviews for Pazzi Lazzi and Renaissonics:"Boston's own Commedia dell'Arte troupe made its fabulous debut... The pro...

by Pam Mastriano   Celebration of Italian movies Springfield - The Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts announces that starting with "Benvenuti al Nord" (2012), on Friday, March 6, it will begin a continuation of the "Friday Night at the Italian Cinema" celebration of Italian movies. There will be 3 movies which will be shown the...

President Spencer Di Scala and Vice President of Cultural Affairs Luisa Marino are pleased to present Italian pianist and composer Moira Lo Bianco. On October 18, she and the Moira Lo Bianco Trio, featuring Sweden's Bruno Råberg on double bass and Italy's Giuseppe Paradiso on drums, will perform her newly- released album Lunaria.   The luna...

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...

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...

When: Sunday, October 9, 2016Where: Faneuil Hall, Boston, MA Critically acclaimed Italian comedy-drama film "Briciole Sul Mare" will make its North American debut in 12 cities across the U.S. and Canada throughout the month of October, beginning at Boston's historic Faneuil Hall on October 9.   Read more   Fonte: Bostoniano &nb...