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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.

Chiara Civello in Boston


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


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


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


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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Tribute to Frank Sinatra

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When: Sunday, May 31, 2015 6:00 PM Where: Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street, Arlington, MA. The World Famous Hal McIntyre Orchestra directed by Don Pentleton proudly presents A Tribute To Sinatra’s Centennial birthday. Starring local legend Steve Marvin $30.00 General Admission 781-646-4849 for reservations or log onto Regent Theatre  

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Joe Avati Back to Basics and Back to Boston!


When: Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 8:00 Where: Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street, Arlington, MA ORDER TICKETS  Joe Avati returns to Boston with an ENCORE performance of his  award winning bilingual Italian stand up comedy show ‘Back to Basics’. Watching Joe Avati is like attending a master class in comedy – his timing, his observations and his delivery are second to none and its obvious why he has become a star on the worlds comedy stage selling out theatres and stadiums wherever he performs. This event will sell out so get your tickets early. Canada’s Guido Grasso will be Joe’s ...

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Blanchard’s Wine Tasting


REVERE EVENT When: Wednesday, April 22 2015 5:00-9:00PM Where: Blanchard’s Revere, 286 American Legion Highway (Route 60) Revere WEST ROXBURY EVENT When: April 29, 2015 6:00PM -9:00PM Where: Blanchard’s W. Roxbury, 418 Lagrange Street, West Roxbury Blanchards, Revere Visit Blanchard’s in Revere to taste over 100 wines from around the world and speak with the expert wine representatives about your favorite wines. It’s the event that all the wine lovers on the North Shore look forward to. Wines on display will be 20% off for the evening. Taste, learn, have fun… all for free.  Must be 21+ Our Grand Tasting is an opportunity to ...

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86th Annual St. Rocco’s Banquet


When: Saturday, April 18, 2015, 7:00PM Where: Anthony’s in Malden Join St. Rocco’s Society for the annual feast banquet. Enjoy dinner, dancing to Seabreeze, raffles and more. Special Guest: Comedian Paul Gilligan.   Dinner Menu Cold Hors D’Oeuvres – Fruit – Cheese Caesar Salad Ravioli with Red Sauce Baked Stuffed Haddock / Chicken Marsala Roasted Potatoes – Peas with Mushrooms and Onions Italian Spumoni Sweet Table – Home made goodies! Cappuccino – Espresso Donation: $50.00 per person   For tickets please email us at stroccomalden@verizon.net or contact: Domenic Fermano 781-322-2203 Joyce Mover 781-438-0803 Join us for an evening of fun ...

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East Boston Chamber of Commerce Prosperity Awards


Congratulations to the 2014 Prosperity Awards given by the East Boston Chamber of Commerce. The awards were given to individuals in the East Boston business community for outstanding business practices and community service. Neffo Cappuccio of Cappuccio Enterprise. Josephine (Joey) Cuzzi of the East Boston YMCA   Gina Fiandaca of the City of Boston Office of Parking Frank Fredella of Sterlingwear of Boston Richard (Dick) Gavegnano CEO of the East Boston Savings Bank Manny Lopes CEO of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Diane Modica Veronica Robles of Veronica Robles Cultural Center Joseph Ruggiero Sr., of Ruggiero Memorial Home Chip Tuttle ...

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A Tourist in Boston


Living in Boston and having visited the North End hundreds of times, I never felt the urge to take a North End tour. When my friend Michele Topor invited me I figured why not? The three hour tour took us around Boston’s historic Little Italy, into many shops which I’ve visited many times. However, this tour isn’t just about the history of the North End, it’s a Foodie’s heaven. We visited Bricco Panetteria and Salumeria, Alba’s Produce, Maria’s Pastry Shop, Polcari’s spice and coffee shop, Monica’s Salumeria and Hanover Liquors. I grew up Italian and know a lot about food, but ...

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