By Jack Dunn   Boston College's Presidential Scholars Program, which provides an integrated educational experience within the University's honors program for approximately 72 of BC's most accomplished students, has been named the Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program, as a result of a major gift from the Gabelli Family Foundation.   M...

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy, the Consulate General of Italy in Boston and the MIT Mobile Experience Lab, in partnership with COMITES (Committee of Italians Abroad) of Boston, has developed Memory Traces: A Collection of Italian Memories of Boston. Boston's Italian community dates back to 1860, when the first imm...

As you walk down Hanover St. in Boston, the smells of just-baked focaccia meld with freshly pulled shots of espresso. Outside Mike's Pastry, there's a line of cannoli-craving people reminiscent of Schwartz's. And friends outside Italian restaurant The Daily Catch greet each other with buongiorno instead of hello.   Boston's North End is the...

Salve a tutti! Hello everyone! Welcome to our new podcast in Italian for all those interested in learning a little of the bella lingua, or for all Italians coming for a visit. Click on the link below to listen to the podcast:Benvenuti a Boston!   Read more   Fonte: Bostoniano  

Dear Friends of Italy, October is the ITALIAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH; Let's celebrate the kick off together on October 1st at the Massachusetts State House at 10:30am.   Out of a rich calendar, I would like to bring to your attention three events in particular. On October 4th there will be the International Conference on "GALILEO AND SUNSP...

"Considerazione Visti per gli Italiani all'Estero": questo il tema del terzo seminario organizzato a Boston dall'associazione dei Professionisti Italiani a Boston (Pib) e Consolato Generale.   Terzo della serie di seminari utili programmati per quest'anno, il seminario si terrà il 13 aprile dalle 19 in Consolato. Meredith Stewart, partner di...

Anche Boston rende noti i nomi dei consiglieri eletti all'interno del nuovo Comites. Sono risultati eletti per la "Lista Civica Uniti per Boston": Susi Domenico (438 preferenze; Pasquale Maurizio (357; Mustone Alberto (356 ); Di Carlo Nadia (277); Abbadessa Giovanni (194); Burdi Luciana (193); Natale Romagnoli Rosetta (189); Mesiti Rocco Antonio (...

Heralded for their "informed and impassioned music making" (Music & Vision), Boston based Sarasa has presented concerts throughout the United States and made international appearances in Ireland, Cuba, and India since 1999.   For their return to the BEMF concert stage, Sarasa's ensemble of five virtuoso string players offers a program of...

Sunday's Columbus Day parade will be the last year Tom Menino is part of the event as mayor. The guest of honor at the cocktail reception kicking off Columbus Day weekend in the North End, the irrepressible Thomas M. Menino, is the center of adulation, as he has been for two decades, on Friday night, where he received an award from the Columbu...

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...