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Boston Lyric Opera Transforms Steriti Rink Into Carnival Fairground for Pagliacci

Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) previewed the well-known opera, Pagliacci, to viewers during their final dress rehearsal on Wednesday evening. Scheduled to officially begin on Friday, September 27th, the opera will run until October 6th with a fully immersive installation within the DCR Steriti Memorial Rink. The experience includes access to an indoor fairgrounds—complete with acrobats, Read More…

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Boston Lyric Opera to Perform at North End’s Steriti Ice Rink

The Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) will perform its season opener, R. Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci (Sept 26 – Oct 6, 2019) and its season closer, G.F. Handel’s Giulio Cesare (May 8 – 17, 2020) at the DCR Steriti Memorial Rink in the North End. BLO used the Steriti Rink in 2018 for their performances of Trouble in Tahiti and Arias & Read More…

Featured Kids & Families Sports

Santa Skate and Toy Drive Fills Steriti Skating Rink

The holiday event season continues throughout the North End! Steriti Rink was the sight for the annual Santa Skate & Toy Drive. Loads of toys were collected during the free skating event. A raffle with several prizes also helped contribute to the cause.  Toys piled in along with kids who laced up their skates to get on the ice! Read More…

Community Event Notices

Santa Skate & Toy Drive December 1

Join Santa and his North End elves at the Steriti Rink on Commercial Street on Saturday, December 1 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for the annual Columbus Day Committee’s Santa Skate and Toy Drive! Enjoy skating, holiday music & caroling, face painting, refreshments, and a try your luck at a raffle. Please bring an unwrapped toy Read More…

Community Event Notices

Public Skating at the Steriti Rink Starts November 23

Public skating is back at the DCR Steriti Memorial Rink on Commercial Street in the North End for the 2018-2019 winter season! Beginning Friday, November 23, the rink will be open for public skating during the following hours: Sundays: 3 p.m. – 6:50 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays: 12 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Wednesdays : Read More…

Arts & Culture

North End’s Skating Rink Transformed for the Opera

The North End’s Steriti Skating Rink was transformed into a cabaret theater for the Boston Lyric Opera performances of Trouble in Tahiti and Arias & Barcarolles, works of Leonard Bernstein. BLO’s Production & Technical Director Anna Labykina discussed the unconventional venue choice in a BLO article, Opera in an Ice Rink? The Boston Lyric Opera previously used the Steriti Read More…

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Taste of the North End Celebrates 25 Years; Honors Pam Donnaruma and Paolo D’Amore

Celebrating 25 years, the annual Taste of the North End was a fabulous festival of food, charity and commemoration of the rich history of the neighborhood. Held on Friday, April 27th, the destination event set an attendance record with over 800 patrons coming out to the neighborhood’s largest fundraiser at the Steriti Memorial Ice Rink in Boston’s Read More…

Arts & Culture

Boston Lyric Opera to Perform at the DCR Steriti Memorial Rink

The Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) will present a first-time pairing / blending of two Leonard Bernstein works, Trouble in Tahiti / Arias and Barcarolles as a cabaret at the DCR Steriti Memorial Rink at 561 Commercial Street in the North End. Performances will be at 8 p.m. on May 11, 12, 16, 18 and 19; and at 3 Read More…

Community Featured

Families Celebrate Children of Addictions Week at Steriti Rink Ice Skating Party

On Saturday, February 17, Families Facing Addiction and Children of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (COASA) hosted an ice skating party at Steriti Rink to celebrate Children of Addictions Week with families and friends from all over the state. Attendees gathered for pizza and cake before heading onto the ice for some skating! One of the event Read More…