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Author Archives: Lisa Cappuccio

Lisa is an East Boston resident who works in the area of media and public relations. She is President of Italia Unita Inc. of Massachusetts, a non-profit organization that promotes Italian culture and heritage. Lisa worked and volunteered in the areas of public relations, community development, film, politics, and radio. Through Italia Unita, Lisa initiated the grass roots effort to have Comcast Cable add RAI television, which is now available as a premium channel. Lisa is the president of Boston Concepts, a full service marketing and public relations agency.

Zucchero Coming to Boston

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Italian Rock Star, Zucchero, is Coming to Boston! WHAT:    On Tuesday, April 4th 2017 Zucchero is coming to The Wilbur in downtown Boston’s historic theatre district. Adelmo Fornaciari was born in Roncocesi on 25th September 1955. He later moved to Forte dei Marmi in Tuscany where, between 1970 & 1978, he formed his first R&B bands: ‘Le Nuove Luci’, ‘Sugar & Daniel’ and ‘Sugar & Candies’. By that time, he was already known as Zucchero, a nickname given to him by one of his school teachers. In 1981 he won the Castrocaro Festival with ‘Canto Te’. Then in 1983, he recorded ...

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Enrico Rennella makes his Boston Debut with his one man comedy show

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When: Friday, October 7, 2016 Where: Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street, Arlington, MA A life in comedy was probably in the stars from his April fool’s birthdate for Enrico Rennella. Born in Paris 30 years ago, Mr. Rennella, who moved to Naples at the age of one, performs in his native Italian. He said he tried to break into the comedy club scene in Naples as a teenager, but said it was “hard to organize a show with all th e mafia controlling the clubs. If you want to go here, you can’t go here, if you want to go ...

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87th Annual Feast of St. Rocco

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When: August 12, 13 and 14, 2016 Where: Pearl and Thacher Streets, Malden, MA 87th Annual Feast of St. Rocco to be held in Malden on August 12, 13 and 14, 2016 A full weekend of entertainment! On August 12, 13 and 14, the Saint Rocco’s Feast Association will celebrate 87 years of tradition during their annual “Grande Festa”. Saint Rocco’s feast is what locals call an “informal family reunion” while visitors join in on the fun that brings everyone together in Malden.     Festivities begin on Friday August 12 at 6:30PM, with the annual procession led by the statue of ...

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Tribute to Frank Sinatra

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When:  Thursday Evening, November 5, 2015 at 7PM Where: The Fine Arts Theater Place, 19 Summer Street, Maynard, MA 01754 The World Famous Hal McIntyre Orchestra Presents A Tribute To Sinatra’s 100th. Birthday Starring Steve Marvin Price:  $30.00 Admission, Seniors And Groups Of 10 Or More  $25.00. Call:  978-298-5626 For Tickets

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Australian Italian Singer ALFIO In Concert

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When: Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 7:30PM Where: The Wilbur in Boston’s Historic Theatre District Italian-Australian Singer Brings His Dynamic Mix of Traditional and Original Repertoire to Boston ALFIO IN CONCERT Beloved around the world for his modern interpretations of Italian standards, classical takes on contemporary chart-toppers, and original compositions that bridge musical genres, Italian-Australian powerhouse vocalist ALFIO brings a new approach to the tenor tradition. Now, after the national debut of his first U.S. public television special and live CD, ALFIO IN CONCERT this summer, the charismatic crooner launches his first U.S. concert tour, coming to The Wilbur in ...

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Italian Mercatino – Italian Craft Fair

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When: October 25, 2015, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM Where: Irish American Club, 177 West St. Malden, MA Please join Donne 2000 celebrating Italian Heritage Month with our first Italian Mercatino. This event will feature handmade crafts and gifts made by our very own members and other local vendors. It will be a great opportunity to purchase unique holiday gifts. Homemade pizzelle, cookies, panini and refreshments will also be for sale. There will also be cooking demonstrations of various Italian foods. Proceeds of this event will benefit the Donne 2000 Scholarship fund and other local charities. For more information contact Rita Susi ...

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Chiara Civello in Boston

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When: Wednesday, October 15, 2015 at 8PM Where: Scullers Jazz Club, 400 Soldiers Field Road, Boston Tickets: $25.00 ($15.00 for Berklee Students) Scullers Jazz Club (617) 562-4111 http://www.scullersjazz.com/attractions.html?monthnumb=10 http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=6092965 Italian singer, pianist and songwriter CHIARA CIVELLO Announces October Album Release and Tour Dates in New York, Boston, Miami and Washington DC New York — September 10, 2015 — Italian singer, pianist and songwriter Chiara Civello announces her return to the US this October with an East Coast tour in support of the album release of “Canzoni” (Songs).  Available October 9th on Quarter Moon via SonyMusic Independent Network (SIN), “Canzoni” is ...

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First Annual Big Rico Memorial Golf Tournament

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When: Monday September 14, 2015 — 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Where: South Shore Country Club, 274 South Street Hingham, MA 02043 This event is in memory of Rico Ricci- aka “Big Rico” to his family and friends. Rico passed away last June after fighting a long and courageous battle with liver disease. Proceeds of this event will benefit the ALS Foundation and Liver Foundation. There will be a golf tournament during the day and a cocktail/reception in the evening. Cost is $125 for individual player, which includes lunch and dinner reception. Price is $100 to sponsor a hole. If ...

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America’s Tenor Michael Amante to Perform in Malden, MA

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CATCH A RISING STAR AND ST. ROCCO’S ASSOCIATION OF MALDEN PRESENT AMERICA’S TENOR, MICHAEL AMANTE When: Saturday, October 10, 2015. Doors at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. All ages are welcome. Where: Jenkins Auditorium, 77 Salem Street, Malden, MA Michael Amante is a celebrated American singer and stage actor whose voice and presence has captivated audiences and critics around the world.  He sings a repertoire that ranges from Broadway, American Standards, Gospel and Jazz to the soaring notes of High Opera.  He has been called “The People’s Tenor”, been billed as “the Prince of High C’s”, and even “the ...

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Italian Tenor Alfio on WGBH

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Italian-Australian Singer Brings His Dynamic Mix of Traditional and Original Repertoire to Boston ALFIO IN CONCERT U.S. Public Television Special Airs on WGBH/2 Saturday 8/15 at 6pm and Tuesday, 8/18 at 9:30pm     Concert Tour Comes to The Wilbur Theatre in November Italian-Australian powerhouse vocalist ALFIO brings a new approach to the tenor tradition. Beloved around the world for his modern interpretations of Italian standards, classical takes on contemporary chart-toppers, and original compositions that bridge musical genres, ALFIO joins the illustrious ranks of tenors on U.S. public television with the debut of ALFIO IN CONCERT, airing in Boston Saturday, ...

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86th Annual St. Rocco’s Feast

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86th Annual Feast of St. Rocco to be held in Malden on August 7, 8 and 9, 2015 A full weekend of entertainment, featuring Malden’s own Charlie Farren and more! On August 7, 8 and 9, the Saint Rocco’s Feast Association will celebrate 86 years of tradition during their annual “Grande Festa”. The feast has grown significantly over the years with locals and visitors and many former Malden residents who view the feast as an informal “Family Reunion”. Festivities begin on Friday August 7 at 6:30PM, with a procession led by the statue of Saint Rocco followed by musical entertainment ...

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Taste of the North End a Huge Success!

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Photos © Felix Cutillo The Annual Taste of the North End treated over 1,000 people to some of the best and finest cuisine from North End restaurants. “Taste of the North End benefited the North End Waterfront Health, continuing the tradition of the North End restaurant community supporting North End charities. Proceeds will support the variety of programs and services offered by the health center, as well as other neighborhood charities for children and elders. The Taste of the North End was founded by Donato and Nancy Frattaroli in 1993 as a benefit for Casa Monte Cassino. The Frattarolis became aware of ...

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