Event Notices

IDEA Boston 2nd Annual Italian-Inspired Festival Nov. 1 & 2

After much success in its inaugural year, IDEA Boston, an Italian-inspired festival of books, authors, and culture organized by independent bookstore I AM Books, is returning November 1 and 2, 2019. The festival will once again take place at the Dante Alighieri Cultural Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Each of the two days will feature an Read More…

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Sacco & Vanzetti: Storie D’Immigrazione Italiana Negli Stati Uniti

The Fondazione Giorgio Amendola, in collaboration with the Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts and I AM Books, presents a day of initiatives and discussions focusing on immigration and the figures of Sacco and Vanzetti on Saturday, May 11 at the Dante Alighieri Cultural Center in Cambridge, MA. There will be a documentary screening, immigration workshop, Read More…

Arts & Culture

IDEA Boston Italian-Inspired Cultural Festival Draws Large Crowds

A celebration of Italian and Italian American culture was on full display last weekend, as the IDEA Boston festival kicked off its inaugural annual event at the Dante Alighieri Cultural Center on Nov. 2-3. “It was a tremendous success,” said Nicola Orichuia, the festival’s director and president of I AM Books, the North End Boston-based Read More…

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IDEA Boston: An Italian-Inspired Festival by I AM Books November 2-3

North End bookstore I AM Books is organizing IDEA Boston – a two-day cultural festival celebrating literature, history, art and more all focused around Italian and Italian-American culture. The event will take place Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3 at the Dante Alighieri Society at 41 Hampshire Street in Cambridge. In speaking about the Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: La Cucina Italian Eatery, Book Talk, Harbor Seaplanes

Things to know for Thursday Today is Thursday, September 27 and here’s a joke to start off your day from a local comedy writer: “Cape Air wants to begin landing seaplanes on the Boston Harbor in order to connect Boston to New York City. During extreme high tides the airline has also proposed boarding passengers Read More…

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Weekend Brief: Early Cannon Warning, San Gennaro Feast, September Films, Remembering Street Corner Society

Things to know for Friday Today is Friday, September 21 and the Boston National Historical Park has announced an early cannon warning for the USS Constitution who will be making a turn around in honor of Gold Star Families and local educators.  Here’s what else you need to know for this weekend… San Gennaro Feast Read More…

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Weekend Brief: Chiofaro Profiled on Waterfront Development, September Films, Walk to School

Things to know for Friday Today is Friday, September 7th and here’s what else you need to know for today… 1:00PM September Films: Back to School. Join the North End Branch Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their September Film Series: Back to School, see additional details here. Notable News: Inside Don Chiofaro’s Long War to Read More…

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Weekend Brief: Madonna Della Cava Feast, 3 Best Day Trips, Puppet Show, Friday Films

Things to know for Friday Today is Friday, August 10 and if you’re looking for a quick trip out of town this weekend, check out CondeNast Traveler’s 3 best day trips from Boston.  Here’s what else you need to know for the weekend… Madonna Della Cava Feast on Hanover Street. The feast of Madonna Della Read More…

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Weekend Brief: Harbor Fireworks Sat. Night, Harborfest, Colonialfest, NBSS Info Session, ABCD Party

Things to know for Friday Today is Friday, June 29 and the 4th of July is coming up before you know it. Here are 10 things to do in Boston for this Fourth of July weekend.  Here’s what else you need to know for this weekend… 9:00AM NBSS Info Session for Veterans. Join the North Read More…

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Weekend Brief: Harbor Garage Law Suits, NEMPAC Recital, Boston Bikes, Donna Summer Roller Disco, All Star Game & Baseball Classic

Things to know for Friday Today is Friday, June 22 and here’s everything you need to know for this weekend… 11:00AM Little Groove Concert at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for an interactive event for children who can learn in a musical environment. 11:00AM Game Day on Read More…

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Weekend Brief: Fighting Spirit Opens New Boxing Gym, 8th Grade Promotion, Children’s Garden Reading Party, Father’s Day Celebration

Things to know for Friday Today is Friday, June 15 and here is everything you need to know for Father’s Day weekend… 9:00AM Eliot School 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony at Old North Church. Join the Eliot School 8th graders for their annual promotion at Old North Church. 10:00 13th Annual Scaduto Bender Children’s Garden Reading. Read More…