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Running until November 11 at the Harvard Film Archive, Carpenter Center | 24 Quincy St., Cambridge The Mysteries of Michelangelo Antonioni Upon his centennial celebration, the Harvard Film Archive will present - in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy, Boston, and with the cooperation of Cinecittà Luce and the Cineteca Nazionale - an...

When: Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 – 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.Where: Beat Hôtel, 13 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014, Beat Hôtel celebrates the culture of Southern Italy with a live performance by Newpoli from 8:00PM to 12:00AM.   Newpoli is a group of seven exceptionally talented singers and musicians (all alum...

NEMPAC is collaborating with the North End's North Bennet Street School to create a truly unique performance as they kick off their Spring Series. O Sole Mio is a creative blend of performance and presentation that will become a celebration of the North End's traditional Italian heritage. The event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ita...

The 2014-15 season of Celebrity Boston Series was announced recently, and it's shaping up to be a great one. Kicking off the 7-month-long series will be none other than piano grand master Maurizio Pollini. Hailed as one of the top instrumental soloists in the world, Pollini is scheduled to perform a program of Schumann and Chopin at Boston Symphon...

PIB, in partnership with the Harvard Film Archive and the Consulate General of Italy in Boston is pleased to present:   NUOVE VISIONI: ITALIAN CINEMA NOWSeptember 13 – 30, 2013The Harvard Film Archive   Read more   Source: http://www.piboston.org  

Joe Avati returns to Boston with his brand new award winning bilingual Italian standup comedy show 'Back to Basics'. This event will sell out so get your tickets early. Avati's observational brand of comedy have earned him comparisons to Jerry Seinfeld, and is often referred to as "the Italian Seinfeld".   His observations are drawn from the...

In 1998 Marco Pantani, the most flamboyant and popular cyclist of his era, won both the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia - a titanic feat of physical and mental endurance that no rider has repeated since. He was a hero to millions - the saviour of cycling following the doping scandals which threatened to destroy the sport. However, less than six ye...

by Nel Imperial   The Boston Celtics are still big-name hunting on the trading front with less than two weeks left before February 18 deadline. HoopsRumors.com provided details on the Celtics' attempt to snag Italian forward Danilo Gallinari from the Denver Nuggets.   The Celtics, armed with multiple draft picks and a handful of young...

When Petra Conti's Snow Queen and Eris Nezha's Snow King glide through the icy forests of Boston Ballet's "The Nutcracker" this season, audiences may notice a little extra heat between the two. Boston Ballet's newest principal dancers, who arrived from Italy's Teatro alla Scala mid-October and make their company debut in the holiday favorite, just...

by Carla Balzano   The Dante Aligheri Society will be hosting an open house for their Fall Trimester Language Courses. The open house will be on September 3, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at their Cambridge location.   At the open house, students will be able to not only sign up for the Fall Trimester, but also speak with teachers, tes...

Il sogno a stelle e strisce di Giorgia Battisti non solo si è realizzato ma è diventato una piacevole e proficua quotidianità. Si sa, lo sport ad alto livello gola a qualsiasi atleta. Se poi si è una giocatrice di hockey cosa c’è meglio del Nordamerica? Nulla.   Ed ecco che quell’anno di stacco dalla scuola italiana per andare a fare un’espe...

Giuseppe Verdi's "La traviata" is one of the most performed operas in the world, yet it hasn't appeared on a Boston Lyric Opera stage for more than a decade. That is, until this October, when the renowned company will stage a production of the classic work, interpreted by some of the country's rising stars of opera. Five performances will take...