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Salimblues roars back with show at Paesani d’Italia (Oct. 23)

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When: Friday, October 23, 2015 — 8 p.m. Where: Paesani d’Italia — 149 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA Join Stefano Salimbeni, Guido Bartoloni, Matteo Casini and Pasquale Iocola in singing famous Italian songs and blues music from the ’60s to the ’90s … Great songwriters such as Pino Daniele, Edoardo Bennato, Lucio Battisti, and others! Light refreshments will be served. $10 donation suggested at the door.

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Kendall Square Theatre To Show Oscilloscope’s ‘The Wonders’

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 The Kendall Square Theatre in Cambridge, MA will be showing Oscilloscope’s “The Wonders” on November 6, 2015.  “The Wonders” is the winner of the Grand Prix at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival and also stood out at the New York Film Festival. The film takes place in the countryside of Tuscany and centers on a family of beekeepers living in complete isolation. A reality TV show would like to feature the family as their protagonists, and include a troubled teenage boy the family took in. The film has a main focus on the oldest daughter, Gelsomina, who learns about the ...

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‘Indelible Italia’ Exhibit at West End Museum

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When: Through Dec. 5, 2015 Where: West End Museum — 150 Staniford St. Suite 7, Boston MA The West End Museum is extending the run of its current photography exhibit, Indelebile Italia, which celebrates the beauty and mystery of Italy. The show will now run through from December 5 in the Museum’s Members’ Gallery. It is free and open to the public. (Media note: Downloadable show-related images appear here.) Indelebile Italia photographer and curator Giselle Valdes has been exhibiting her work since 1982. Her images for this show feature the cityscapes, churches and historic buildings, Renaissance sculpture and ancient ruins ...

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Renaissance Master Carlo Crivelli on Display at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

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When: October 22, 2015 – January 25, 2016 Where: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum — 25 Evans Way, Boston MA Ornament and Illusion is the first monographic exhibition dedicated to Renaissance painter Carlo Crivelli in the United States. The Gardner’s newly conserved Saint George Slaying the Dragon is the touchstone for a two-part installation. The first reunites four of six surviving panels from Crivelli’s Porto San Giorgio altarpiece, of which the Gardner painting is a fragment. The second features 20 of Crivelli’s most important works from Europe and the U.S. Together, they will introduce visitors to the artist’s repertoire of dazzling ...

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Adriana Trigiani’s ‘Big Stone Gap’ Premieres Oct. 9

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Ave Maria Mulligan (Ashley Judd), the town’s self-proclaimed spinster, has resigned herself to a quiet life of singlehood and being useful. She works in her family’s pharmacy, delivers the prescriptions herself, and directs the town’s annual outdoor drama until one day she learns of a long-buried family secret that changes the course of her life forever. Author Adriana Trigiani’s debut as film director will be screened starting Oct. 9 in the following theaters: Showcase Cinemas Revere 20 565 Squire Rd. Revere, MA REGAL Bellingham 14 259 Hartford Ave. Bellingham, MA REGAL Solomon Pond Mall 15 591 Donald Lynch Blvd. Marlborough, ...

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Vatican Museums movie screening at Harvard Art Museums Theater

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When: Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 — 6 p.m. Where: Harvard Art Museums Theater – 480 Broadway St., Cambridge, MA Please register for this event at: www.nevaticanpatrons.org/movie

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Club Café Presents ‘Come Fly with Me’ — Brian De Lorenzo Celebrates Sinatra at 100

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Club Café, Boston’s drink, dine and dance club, presents Come Fly with Me – Brian De Lorenzo Celebrates Sinatra at 100 tribute concert with The Scott Nicholas Trio on Thursday, October 29, 7:30 pm, at 209 Columbus Avenue, Boston. The show’s tour continues with two performances in New York City in November and two performances in Puerto Vallarta in December. Boston performing and cabaret artist Brian De Lorenzo, Talent America’s 2001 “Performer of the Year”, offers Come Fly With Me, an original tribute show hailing one of the greatest singers of the American Songbook, Frank Sinatra, in celebration of the ...

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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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Newpoli To Host Live Concert

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Newpoli-Mediterranean Pulse/Ritmi della Terra will be hosting a live concert on September 24, 2015. The concert will take place at Johnny D’s in Somerville, MA. Newpoli is an Italian music ensemble. Tickets are $15. The event is 21+ and starts at 5:30 PM. Those that are interested in purchasing tickets can do so at: http://johnnyds.tunestub.com/event.cfm?id=212591&cart.  

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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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Sicilian-based Leaves of the Tree at Massachusetts Film Festival

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When: Friday, August 28 at 12:15 p.m. Where: Brattle Street Theater, Cambridge MA The award-winning film, LEAVES OF THE TREE, will screen at the Massachusetts Independent Film Festival on Friday, August 28 at 12:15pm at the Brattle Street Theater in Cambridge. The film stars Eric Roberts, Sean Young, Federico Castelluccio and Armand Assante. The film is based on the book “Kindness for the Damned: A Novella of Intrigue, Romance and Redemption in Sicily” by Lexington High School Class of 1978 graduate David Healey. Winner in past film festivals of Best Dramatic Feature, Best Screenplay, Best Family Film, Best Actor and ...

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Bernini in Ecstasy staged reading at Dante Alighieri

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When: Sunday, September 13, 2015 — 3 to 5:30 p.m. Where: Dante Alighieri Society — 41 Hampshire St., Cambridge, MA A staged reading of “Bernini in Ecstasy”, a new play in two acts by Clay Ballard. (Director: Kate Caffrey. Producer: Phil Micali. Historical consultant: Franco Mormando.) BERNINI IN ECSTASY is a portrait of one of Italy’s greatest artists: the sculptor, architect, painter and playwright Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598 — 1680). In his lifetime, the tempestuous, ambitious Bernini was both a legend and a scandal to the Romans; yet he became the intimate of eight popes. This play follows Bernini from ...

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