One of the finest exponents of rock blues in Italy, Zucchero brings his Greatest Hits World Tour, Overdose D’Amore to Boston. Performing for the first time at the Emerson Colonial Theatre, he invites you to join him in celebrating 40 years of his most memorable and loved hits. Zucchero’s 40-year career has seen more than 60 million records sold, in...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington and the Italian consular network in the United States are celebrating the first Made in Italy Day, on the anniversary of the birth of Leonardo da Vinci, with a program of initiatives across the country. In Washington, the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, hosts today the event “Italian C...

When: Wednesday, May 22 · 6:30 - 7:30pm EDT - Where: I AM Books, 124 Salem Street Boston, MA 02113 United States In her new cookbook, Italian Snacking: Sweet and Savory Recipes for Every Hour of the Day (Union Square & Co.; March 19, 2024; $35.00/hardcover), chef, author and culinary influencer Anna Francese Gass invites food lovers and home cooks...

Larry Lucchino, the former president and CEO of the Boston Red Sox, died Tuesday at the age of 78. Lucchino served in that president and CEO role with the Red Sox from 2002-15, joining the organization alongside Tom Werner as part of John Henry's ownership group. The group delivered World Series titles in 2004 (ending an 86-year championship drough...

Boston's spirited Italian community began as the city attracted a steady stream of Italian immigrants in the late 1860s. By 1876, the population grew large enough for them to establish their own Italian Catholic Church, St. Leonard's, which still stands today on Hanover Street. The population stood at around 1,200 people in 1880, growing to over 25...

Boston isn’t short on Italian food — it’s easy to find variations inspired by different regions of Italy, as well as the red-sauce variety popularized by so many Italian American families. And the North End doesn’t have a patent on the stuff, either — there are excellent options all around the city. Here are 15 local restaurants that showcase some...

“Ennio” is a virtual love letter of a documentary from Italy’s Oscar-winning director Giuseppe Tornatore (“Cinema Paradiso”) to his distinguished, Oscar-winning compatriot, the prolific maestro of film scoring Ennio Morricone. “Ennio” opens at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline on March 29. With a prodigious 400 film scores Morricone, 91 when...

North End restaurant owners protested outside the annual St. Patrick’s Day breakfast in opposition to the City of Boston’s outdoor dining regulations, local news reported. More than a dozen restaurant owners and their staff were outside the Ironworkers Local 7 Hall in South Boston, NBC reported. Breakfast attendees heading inside the hall heard a s...

Friday, April 5 · 6:30 - 7:30pm EDT. I AM Books - 124 Salem Street Boston, MA. "In the heart of Central Park there is an angel. It is the Angel of the Waters statue, which appeared on the Bethesda Fountain on May 31, 1873. It has since earned a place among the city's icons-a deserved place for its classical beauty, although not everyone knows that...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington and the consular network in the USA celebrate the eighth edition of Italian Design Day, which takes place on March 14, with a rich program of events to be held throughout the country until May, under the theme “Creating value – inclusivity, innovation, and sustainability” chosen for the exhibition promoted by the...