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Playing a game doesn't get more Italian than bocce. "The game of bocce is a very, very simple game," said Giuseppe DeLucia of North Haven. Several times a week a large group gathers to play bocce at the East Haven Italian-American Club. The club has an indoor court which allows them to play year-round.   The majority of the men who...

On Sunday, June 19 at 7:30 p.m., internationally-known Italian jazz violinist, Luca Ciarla brings his solo program "Bach into Myself" to Guilford! $15-$20 at the door. Luca is making a special trip to Vermont for a repeat performance between engagements in New York during his 2-and-a-half week coast-to-coast US tour this year. Luca Ciarla is simpl...

by Lisa Reisman   Branford high school track coach Richard Biondi never set out to write "Pugilistic Paisani," a history of Italian and Italian American boxing champions.   Then, on a visit to Cleveland's Little Italy Heritage Museum in 2000, he met a volunteer in her mid-80s. They got to talking. At some point Biondi asked her about...

PIB and the Italian Consulate in Boston would like to invite you to our 2015 Sailing Event. This is the third year in a row that we have been realizing the dream of three young sailors of the "Scuola Vela Mascalzone Latino" (Sailing Center in Naples Italy) who will race during the week of July 12-19 in three of the well known sailing centers in B...

Dear PIB members PIB and Italian Consulate in Boston are happy to invite you to the 2014 Sailing Event. For the second year consecutive, three teenage sailors from the "Scuola Vela Mascalzone Latino", a nonprofit sailing school in Italy, will compete during the week of June 23rd – 29th against young sailors from three of the most renowned sailing...

When: June 4 and 13, 2015Where: Brookline Coolidge Corner, Branch Library, 31 Pleasant St., Brookline MAThe Italian Consulate in Boston, in collaboration with The Public Library of Brookline and "C'era una volta...Brookline," is pleased to present "Two Italian Movies at Brookline". The double event will be held at Brookline Coolidge Corner, Branch...

On Saturday, March 29th, A Bronx Tale actor Lillo Brancato will join Ridgefield Playhouse Film Society for a Q&A at their screening of Robert De Niro's directorial debut. Part of the "Lost and Found Film Series", the evening celebrates the 20th anniversary screening of A Bronx Tale.   Lillo Brancato will discuss the twists and turns in h...

The Newport International Polo Series, Presented by your Rhode Island BMW Centers, is pleased to announce the return of Italy on Saturday, July 19th at 5pm for a 6-chukker match against USA.   Competing for Italy will be a team from Rome, home of the oldest of Italy's 15 polo clubs, a significant footprint for the sport where only about 150...

By Erik Dobratz   Branford High School social studies teacher and track coach Rich Biondi loves teaching and coaching, but boxing really fires him up, specifically Italian boxers from New Haven. "I never really thought I'd write a book, but I did it," he said.   Two books to be exact: "Pugilistic Paisani: A Concise History of the...

September 25 - 27 12:00 pm. Traditional Italian Folk Music Camp for Mandolin and GuitarThe camp will take place on Cape Cod in one of America's most beautiful resorts: East Sandwich Beach, Massachusetts. John La Barbera's workshop will present historical, technical information and some of the repertoire based on his first and foremost comprehe...

"A room of My Own," a recent off-Broadway success that's now at Seven Angels Theatre with much of its original cast, is an old-fashioned melodrama — not far removed from "I Remember Mama" — about the daily struggles of a tight-knit, loud-mouthed family.   That the family swears and farts volubly doesn't make it seem any more realistic, or an...

Date & Time: Friday, August 19, at 8PMWhere: The Stoneham Theatre, 395 Main Street, Stoneham, MACost: Only $42, checks made payable to OSIARSVP: Dr. Dean Saluti, 617-285-6565 or djsaluti@aol.comParking: Free parking on the street and at city lots   Don't Miss the "O Sole Trio" Performance at the Stoneham Theatre. "A Grand Lodge OSIA...