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Sister Cities Boston and Padova Join Forces for Second Edition of italianissimo!


Celebrating 30 years as sister cities, Boston and Padova came together on Friday, June 7, at the Boston Public Library for the second annual italianissimo! gala event. Raising funds for the promotion of Italian language and culture, as well as for the creation of a future Italian Cultural Center in Boston, the event was organized by the Italian Consul General of Boston Giuseppe Pastorelli and was was co-chaired by Mayor Thomas M. Menino (who could not make the event due to recent health issues) and Italian Minister of Economic Development, Flavio Zanonato, former mayor of Padova. Over 350 guests weathered ...

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Blue Fish: From Sicily to Boston


North End Boston Public Library recently had the pleasure of hosting a seminar and exhibit on the value of Mediterranean blue fish (pesce azzurro) and the possibilities of establishing a long-term cooperation with communities in New England.

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Giovanni Pascoli Event at Boston Public Library


On Monday, October 17, 2011, Boston Public Library held an event showcasing "Giovanni Pascoli. Last Voyage: Selected Poems," a collection of poems translated by Deborah Brown, Richard Jackson and Susan Thomas.

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