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Two Italian film screenings at Coolidge Corner Library

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When: May 26 and June 23, 2016 Where: Coolidge Corner Branch Library, 31 Pleasant Street, Brookline MA The Public Library of Brookline and the Consulate General of Italy in Boston, present “2 Italian Movies at Brookline – 2016”. Movies will be shown in Italian with English subtitles. Free entrance. Light refreshments will be served. Thursday, May 26 : L’INDUSTRIALE by Giuliano Montaldo, about 100 minutes 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. – Movie starts at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, June 23 : EX by Fausto Brizzi, about 120 minutes 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. – Movie starts at 6:15 p.m.

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Festa della Repubblica at Christopher Columbus Park

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When: Sunday, June 5, 2016 – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Where: Christopher Columbus Park at Long Wharf, Boston MA The annual Festa Nazionale della Repubblica Italiana and “Piazza Italia” is scheduled for Sunday June 5, 2016, at Christopher Columbus Park on Atlantic Avenue in the North End of Boston. The event starts at 10 a.m. and runs through the afternoon with free exhibits, children’s area and Italian music. A concert featuring Moreno Fruzzetti, Enzo Mannone and Ross Zagami will be held at 5 p.m. The event is sponsored by Federazione Associazioni Italiane ed Italo-Americane di New England e Comitato ...

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East Boston Savings Bank Hosts Community Business Breakfast

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East Boston Savings Bank (EBSB) hosted their Business Breakfast on May 17th at Venezia Restaurant in Dorchester, MA. Chairman, CEO and President, Richard J. Gavegnano, welcomed many business owners from various local organizations within Greater Boston, in addition to many well-known constituents within the community. Also in attendance were featured Guest speaker, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans and City Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George. “East Boston Savings Bank has had tremendous growth over the past few years, and we are very excited about our continued expansion within the Greater Boston area. Our main goals are to create wealth ...

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Dr. Robert Leonard Honored by Italian Society for Hair Science

Award in Italy Dr. Robert Leonard: Dr. Robert Leonard is recognized by board members of the Italian Society for Hair Science at the organization’s 20th anniversary conference held April 17, 2016 in Florence, Italy.

Dr. Robert Leonard, chief surgeon and founder of Newton-based Leonard Hair Transplant Associates, was recently honored by the Italian Society for Hair Science during its 20th anniversary conference held April 17, 2016 in Florence, Italy. Dr. Leonard was awarded for his work in education in the field of hair restoration and science. Dr. Leonard and Dr. Matthew Lopresti of Leonard Hair Transplant Associates attended the weekend-long conference at the Grand Hotel Baglioni, located in the Piazza dell’Unita Italiana in Florence, Italy. The conference featured dozens of Italy’s foremost experts in the field of hair science. The Italian Society for Hair ...

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From Space to Earth: Past, Present and Future of Food

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When: Thursday, May 26, 2016 – 6:30 p.m. Where: MIT Stata Center – 32 Vassar St 1st floor, room 32155, Cambridge Free registration at: http://space-food2016.eventbrite.com Nowadays, due to busy work and lifestyles, people do not dedicate much time to food preparation. This ends up with improper nutrition and a lack of important micronutrients. Thanks to studies and research conducted for the development and production of the Bonus Food for European Astronauts, Argotec Space Food Lab was able to identify interactions between nutrition and the human body and to develop a balanced diet and a safe packaging technology for astronauts in ...

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Spazio di Gioco in Italiano (May 12 – June 29)

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Storytelling, art and crafts and playtime in Italian.

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Fluid Collective takes part in Sounds of Italy concert series (May 14)

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When: Saturday, May 14, 2016 – 5 p.m. Where: I AM Books – 189 North Street, Boston, MA 02113 Click here for tickets. Fluid Collective is an aesthetic. It is a way of shaping sounds and concepts. it is an open group of people, drawing inspiration from different genres and different arts. It is a space where the specific individualities of the artists who collaborate create something new, unpredictable and unique. The core nucleus of the project includes Daniele Germani on alto, Alessio Pignorio on guitar and Giuseppe Campisi on bass. Fluid Collective will present original compositions from its last ...

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Pirandello Lyceum recognizes I Migliori

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On April 9, the Pirandello Lyceum held its annual “I Migliori in Mens et Gesta” awards ceremony at the Hilton Hotel in East Boston. For 31 years, the Pirandello has been recognizing the best in mind and deeds in the community. This year’s awardees included high-tech entrepreneur Charles Centore, who has grown his own electronic components company into a major player in manufacturing solid state relay assemblies; Antonio Cillo, who received the award for spreading Italian culture over 50 years of activity with his travel agency; businessman Angelo Ivo Cubi, founder and president of Cumar, the largest marble import, fabrication ...

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Bocconi Association and FICC present Women@Innovation (May 18)

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When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 – 5:30 p.m. (event starts at 6 p.m.) Where: GOODWIN PROCTER Conference Center – 53 State Street, Boston, MA 02109 Register here Why still so few women are in science and technology? What prevents women from accessing careers in STEM? Is the planet missing an opportunity? A conversation with: Laura Indolfi, Myriam Mariani, Natalia Bergamaschi, Nicola Palmarini on best practices, personal experiences and opportunities, on how women can emerge and succeed. Moderator: Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau About the speakers: Natalia Bergamaschi: Alumna 1995, Global Partnerships, Google, Inc. Laura Indolfi: Biomedical Engineer, TED Fellow and CEO & Founder ...

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Salimblues at Ryles (May 11)

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When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 – 9 p.m. Where: Ryles – 212 Hampshire St., Cambridge MA Join Stefano Salimbeni, Guido Bartoloni, Matteo Casini, Pasquale Iocola and Guy Zagami singing famous Italian songs and blues from the 1960s to the 1990s… Great songwriters such as Pino Daniele, Bennato, Battisti, and others.

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Gangi honored by his hometown Sciacca

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For years, Pascal Gangi has been tirelessly promoting his Sicilian hometown’s traditions in the Boston area. Known for the large floats he builds with his A Little Taste of Sicily organization, the Revere resident recently received a special honorary medal from the city of Sciacca, where he spent over a month last winter perfecting his float-making skills in preparation of the Carnevale. “I cannot thank you enough for the great passion you show for our Festa,” wrote the city’s head of cultural affairs, Salvatore Monte, in an official note to Gangi. “Your contagious love for the Carnevale di Sciacca has ...

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Joseph Ferrino honored by Freedoms Foundation

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At the recent award ceremony of the Freedoms Foundation’s Bay State chapter, retired Judge Joseph V. Ferrino was honored with the foundation’s national award. “Since 1949, the Freedoms Foundation has recognized good citizenship through our George Washington Honor Medal,” said national President and CEO Michael DiYeso. “Each year, our 30 volunteer chapters nationwide celebrate local adults, students, military and others in the area of patriotism, responsible citizenship and community involvement.” Judge Ferrino was awarded the “Spirit of ’76” medal, the highest award given out by the Foundation. Other honorees at this year’s event were Dr. Regina Marchi, an educator and ...

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