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Walnut Hill Summer Opera Program Takes Students to Italy

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Every year the Walnut Hill Summer Opera program takes students ages 13 to 17 to Italy to see and experience the very essence of the Italian opera. Only the best singers make the cut, like Chelsea Woodard.

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Italian Drum Student at Berklee Wins Zildjian Award

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Young Italian drumming talent Alessandro Lombardo received the Armand Zildjian Percussion Award this week at Berklee College of Music.

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Writer Dacia Maraini at Dante Alighieri in Cambridge

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Dacia Maraini, one of Italy’s most renowned writers, presented the theatrical version of her work “Lettere d’amore” at the Dante Alighieri Society in Cambridge on March 4, 2011.

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A Young Sicilian’s Start in Filmmaking at Boston University

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Bostoniano.info interview with Pietro Nigro Famulari, who earned an MFA at Boston University and was awarded second place at the latest Redstone Film Festival for his short film "Your way home".

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Italy’s Finest Glass Protecting the New MFA

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Most of the art inside Boston's Museum of Fine Arts' newest wing, which opened in late 2010, are sealed and protected by glass casings made by an Italian company just outside of Milan.

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Young Sicilian Filmmaker Wins Second Prize at BU Festival

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Young Sicilian filmmaker Pietro Nigro Famulari won second prize at the 2011 Redstone Film Festival at Boston University, which he recently graduated from. He presented "Find Your Way," filmed in his hometown Siracusa, Sicily.

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