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When: February 12, 2018 Time: 6:00 P.M. Where: East Boston Public Library                 365 Bremen Street                 East Boston, MA 02128   Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Theft As part of our ongoing effort to provide interesting cultural events to members and friends of the Pirandello Lyceum, we will be presenting Author Anthony M. Amore at its annual Author’s Night. He will speak on the infamous art thefts from Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. In the early hours of March 18, 1990, guards at the Isabella Gardner Museum in Boston admitted two men posing as police officers. Once inside, the men tied up the ...

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VIC DiBITETTO (The Italian Hurricane) comes to Chevalier Theatre MAR 23

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VIC DiBITETTO (The Italian Hurricane) comes to Chevalier Theatre MAR 23 !!  WHEN: Friday, March 23rd, 2018 WHERE: Chevalier Theatre, 30 Forest St , Medford Square Massachusetts VIC DiBITETTO will perform at CHEVALIER THEATRE in Medford Square. An incredibly powerful performer, comedian Vic DiBitetto churns energy, honesty and humanity into nonstop laughter. His pace is frenetic. He’s been called a cross between Rodney Dangerfield and Ralph Kramden. The bottom line is, DiBitetto leaves his audiences breathless with laughter. Vic is now a successful national headliner and selling out theatres up and down the East Coast. Was Featured in Kevin James’ ...

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An open letter to the readers of Bostoniano

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Dear Reader, It is with a heavy heart that I am writing to let you know I have decided to close Bostoniano. This is a very difficult decision for me, as I have dedicated almost six years to this editorial project. Since launching the website bostoniano.info in Jan. 2011, and the print magazine on Dec. 22, 2012, Bostoniano has been a daily companion in my life, and I have invested time, energy and money into presenting you and thousands of other readers a magazine and a website you could be proud of. But these are very challenging times for the ...

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Italianissimo! to hold 2016 event at Eataly

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When: Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 – 6 to 11 p.m. Where: Eataly – 800 Boylston St. (Prudential Center), Boston, MA To purchase tickets, click here. Italianissimo! 2016 will be celebrating all things Italian to benefit the Friends of the Italian Cultural Center of Boston: an exclusive pre-opening event at Eataly Boston – 800 Boylston St. Starting at 6 p.m., Eataly Boston will become a foodie paradise with never-ending food, drinks, and beyond, exclusively for italianissimo! guests. Proceeds will benefit the non-profit organization Friends of the Italian Cultural Center of Boston, Inc., founded in 2012 to promote Italian identity, language and ...

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“Boston Stands with Italy” fundraiser to benefit Italian earthquake victims

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Click here to download official flyer On August 24rd, 2016, a 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit central Italy, leveling entire towns and resulting in devastating loss and the deaths of 298 people. The Italian Community in Boston along with some of Boston’s leading Italian restaurants have organized an event to raise funds for Earthquake Relief efforts and show solidarity with the residents of the Umbria, Marche, Abruzzo and Lazio regions. The Filmark Hospitality Group and the Italian Consulate invite guests to join them for a day of dining and drinking to benefit the Italian regions devastated by the recent earthquake. Participating ...

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Fundraising event for earthquake victims (Sept. 25)

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When: Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016 — 5 to 9 p.m. Where: Filippo Ristorante — 283 Causeway Street, Boston, MA 02109 For tickets and donations, click here. The fund raising event Serata Solidarieta’ will feature a traditional Central Italian menu with: Arrosticini, Pasta Amatriciana and Porchetta. Click on the flyer for more information:

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St. Padre Pio relic coming to Boston in September

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BRAINTREE — “I’m very excited to announce that the Capuchin Friars who run the Shrine of St. Padre Pio have offered to come to Boston with the heart of Padre Pio for his feast day this year,” Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley said in the Sept. 2 post of his weekly blog, CardinalSeansBlog.org. “This is the first time any major relic of Padre Pio has left Italy, and we are so pleased that they have offered to come to Boston for this historic visit. We know that many people throughout our country have a great devotion to Padre Pio, so the ...

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Giovanni DeCunto: Pioneering Expressionist

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Giovanni DeCunto realized he could live with his art at the tender of age of 12, when the mother of one of his best friends bought a painting for $35. “I thought I had a million dollars!” he recounts. Hailing from Lawrence, Mass., where his grandparents moved from outside Naples, the 67-year-old artist has come a long way since the days of selling art for a few bucks. Regarded as one of the nation’s leading expressionists, works by DeCunto can be found today in prestigious collections at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the ...

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Earthquake strikes central Italy – Ways to help

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The 6.2 magnitude earthquake that hit central Italy at 3:36 a.m. on Aug. 24 has killed at least 247, left more than 2,500 without a home and razed entire towns. “Half of the town is gone,” said the mayor of Amatrice, Sergio Pirozzi. Other towns near the earthquake’s epicenter, including Accumoli and Arquata del Tronto, have seen most of their buildings turned into rubble. Every few years, the country is rattled to its core by a large earthquake. In 2009, L’Aquila was destroyed by a large earthquake, while the region of Emilia-Romagna was hit hard in 2012. Every time a ...

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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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PIB and Italian Consulate to Host Sailing Championship

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Beginning on June 27, Professionisti Italiani a Boston will host two Italian students from the nonprofit sailing school “Scuola Vela Mascalzone Latino;” the teenagers will visit Boston, discuss motivational personal stories with local Italian professionals, and compete against young sailors from renowned Boston sailing clubs. On July 2, PIB and the Consul General of Italy in Boston, Mr. Nicola De Santis, will award the Neapolitan sailing team during the final reception. Three regattas will take place on Tuesday, June 28 at the Courageous Sailing Center; Thursday, June 30 at the MIT Sailing Center, and Friday, July 1st at Community Boating. The award ceremony will take place on Saturday, ...

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Italian Festa at Waltham Common

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When: Saturday, June 4, 2016 – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; rain date Sunday, June 5 Where: Waltham Common, Waltham MA The Regina Margherita di Savoia Mixed Lodge #1094 of the Order Sons of Italy in America will again host an Italian Festa on the Waltham Common on Saturday, June 4, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; rain date is Sunday, June 5. In addition to showcasing Italian heritage, the Festa subsidizes the Lodge’s Scholarship Fund from which annual awards are presented to deserving high-school seniors in Waltham and other Massachusetts communities based on scholastic excellence, community service, extra-curricular activities and in some instances, Italian heritage and/or proficiency in ...

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