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COOKING WITH THE CALAMARI SISTERS

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When: April 12 – May 20, 2018 Shows: Thursday 2 & 7 pm; Friday 8 pm; Saturday 2 & 8 pm; Sunday 2 pm Tix: $45 – $65 Call: 1-855-448-7469 or PlayhouseInfo.com Where: Regent Theater, 7 Medford St. Arlington, MA   JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT WAS SAFE TO GO BACK INTO THE KITCHEN     Mangia Italiano! Hilarity, delicious dishes and two over-the-top plus-size Italian sisters from Brooklyn, stars of their very own fictional cable television show, take you on a tour-de-force of show tunes, pop and Italian songs & cuisine. Songs like (Volare, Botcha – Me and much ...

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Frankie Valli

WHAT: FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS come to Medford Square APR 12 & 13!! WHEN: On Thursday,  April 12 & 13 2018  FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS will perform at The CHEVALIER in Medford Square.     Oh, what a story. Frankie Valli, who came to fame in 1962 as the lead singer of the Four Seasons, is hotter than ever in the 21st century. Thanks to the volcanic success of the Tony- winning musical Jersey Boys, which chronicles the life and times of Frankie and his legendary group, such classic songs as “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk ...

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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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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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Boston to host North American Debut of Italian film “Briciole Sul Mare”

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When: Sunday, October 9, 2016 Where: Faneuil Hall, Boston, MA Critically acclaimed Italian comedy-drama film “Briciole Sul Mare” will make its North American debut in 12 cities across the U.S. and Canada throughout the month of October, beginning at Boston’s historic Faneuil Hall on October 9. The movie premiere is part of a larger event, dubbed Rocambolesco-Spectaculare! An Evening Celebration of Joy, Family and Tradition!, which also features world-class performances from recording artists such as The Platters and culinary treats from celebrity chefs and TV personalities “The Princess of Prince Street” Dana Gallo Strayton and Mike Fucci. The Platters will ...

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Max Gazzè at Regattabar (Oct. 13)

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When: Thursday, October 13, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. Where: Regattabar — Charles Hotel | One Bennett Street, Cambridge MA, 02138 Click here for event page. Max Gazzè is an amazing performer and extraordinary bass player. Singing in Italian, French and English he always creates a feel-good mood everywhere. He lived and played long in Paris and London and in the last 3 years he has being touring all over Europe. In Italy he published 10 golden CDs (Emi/Virgin and Universal Music). He wrote and toured in Europe with Stefan Eicher and performed with Stewart Copeland in the Gizmo project. After ...

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Da Vinci – The Genius exhibit at Museum of Science (opens Oct. 23)

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When: Opens Oct. 23, 2016 Where: Museum of Science — 1 Science Park, Boston, MA Rediscover the legacy of Leonardo da Vinci in the most comprehensive exhibition on the Renaissance master to tour the world. Created by Grande Exhibitions with the assistance of the Museo Leonardo da Vinci in Rome and a number of experts in Italy and France, this exhibition brings to life the genius of Leonardo as an inventor, artist, scientist, anatomist, engineer, architect, sculptor, and philosopher. Working from Leonardo’s codices, Italian artisans have faithfully crafted interactive and life-size machine inventions, including the first concepts of a car, ...

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Beyond Words: Italian Renaissance Books exhibit opens Sept. 22 at Gardner Museum

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BOSTON, MA (August 2016) – Rarely seen, exquisite Renaissance manuscripts and early printed books make this a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition. Beyond Words: Italian Renaissance Books showcases over 65 Renaissance paintings hidden between the covers of rare books in Boston’s libraries and museums. The works – remarkable for their beauty and jewel-like colors – will be on view at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston from Sept. 22 through Jan. 16, 2017. At the heart of the show is a remarkable trove of illuminated manuscripts from celebrated Renaissance libraries. Written, illustrated, and bound by the hands of leading artists for popes, ...

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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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MFA’s Della Robbia exhibit shines light on Renaissance Florence

Andrea della Robbia, Prudence (detail), about 1475. Glazed terracotta. Lent by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1921.

When: Through Dec. 4, 2016 Where: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA In the 15th century, Luca della Robbia (1399/1400–1482) invented a glazing technique for sculpture characterized by brilliant opaque whites and deep cerulean blues. Luca shared the secrets of his technique with his nephew and principal collaborator Andrea della Robbia, who in turn passed them on to his sons Giovanni, Luca the Younger, Marco, Francesco, and Girolamo. The Della Robbia family workshop flourished in Florence for about a century, producing expressive artworks for all spheres of life. Portraying both sacred and secular themes, it gained a strong presence in ...

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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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Odyssey Opera to Perform Mozart’s Lucio Silla at BU Theatre

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A love-struck tyrannical Roman dictator, love triangles, death threats, togas, and opera—you’ll find it all in the Odyssey Opera production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s rarely performed opera Lucio Silla, premiering tonight and being performed again Friday and Sunday at the Boston University Theatre. The opera, one of two being staged this season as part of the company’s third annual opera festival (a production of Christoph Willibald Gluck’s Ezio preceded Lucio Silla), tells the story of Lucio Silla, a self-proclaimed Roman dictator who lusts after Giunia, the daughter of his enemy Gaius Marius. Giunia, however, is in love with, and wed to, Cecilio, ...

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