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Film Screening: 8 1/2 at Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline


When: August 22, 2016 – 7 p.m. Where: Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard Street, Brookline MA Federico Fellini’s 8 1/2 (Otto e Mezzo) transforms one man’s artistic crisis into a grand epic of the cinema. Guido Anselmi (Marcello Mastroianni) is a director whose personal and professional life is collapsing around him. An early working title for the film was La Bella Confusione (The Beautiful Confusion), and Fellini’s masterpiece is exactly that: a fantasy, a spectacle, and a glittering magic act. Click here for tickets

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Two Italian film screenings at Coolidge Corner Library


When: May 26 and June 23, 2016 Where: Coolidge Corner Branch Library, 31 Pleasant Street, Brookline MA The Public Library of Brookline and the Consulate General of Italy in Boston, present “2 Italian Movies at Brookline – 2016”. Movies will be shown in Italian with English subtitles. Free entrance. Light refreshments will be served. Thursday, May 26 : L’INDUSTRIALE by Giuliano Montaldo, about 100 minutes 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. – Movie starts at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, June 23 : EX by Fausto Brizzi, about 120 minutes 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. – Movie starts at 6:15 p.m.

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Brookline Rotary hosts group of young professionals from Italy


From May 19-22, the Brookline Rotary Club hosted a team of young professionals from Venice, Italy, as part of a Rotary International Exchange Program. Five professionals from the Venice area stayed with members of the Brookline Rotary Club, learning about American lifestyle and culture and meeting with their professional counterparts. At the weekly meeting of Brookline Rotary, the Italian guests talked about themselves, their careers and their Rotary clubs in Italy, and were welcomed to the Boston area by Signor Domenico Savio Teker, director of the education office at the Italian Consulate in Boston and a resident of Brookline. Elisabetta ...

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Two Italian Screenings at Brookline Library


The Italian Consulate in Boston, in collaboration with The Public Library of Brookline and "C'era una volta...Brookline," is pleased to present "Two Italian Movies at Brookline".

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Tuscan State of Mind: Bottega Fiorentina’s Andrea Ferrini

Bottega Fiorentina owner Andrea Ferrini (photo ©Nicola Orichuia)

Firenze, Florencia, Florence — no matter where you’re from, or how you pronounce the name, this Tuscan city is one of the most enchantingly beautiful in all of Italy. Firenze is like a painter’s palette, vibrant with color from all the periods of its lengthy history. From cobblestone alleyways shaded by medieval facades, to visions of the revered Duomo, and finally to the Ponte Vecchio, the bridge that connects the city divided by the Arno River, visitors can’t help but get lost in its magic. But among the grandeur, there is a certain solace that exists, a particular tranquility that ...

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Sensational Soave Makes a Stop at Brookline’s Ribelle

Soave wine tasting at Ribelle, Brookline.

This month I’m virtually taking you over to the Veneto region of Italy. Over the past month, a new wine friend of mine, Jo-Ann Ross of JRoss Wine, invited me to a “Sensational Soave” Master class held at Ribelle in Brookline, Massachusetts. The class was taught by Master Sommelier Evan Goldstein and Giovanni Ponchia from the Soave Consortium, Consorzio Tutela Soave, in Italy, and it consisted of a blind tasting of ten different soave wines, followed by an introduction and education on this particular area of the Veneto region of Italy. The event topped off with three courses prepared by ...

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Podcast Episode 7: Babbo Natale dai bambini italiani


ASCOLTA IL NUOVO EPISODIO: LE MAMME-INSEGNANTI CI SPIEGANO  “C’era una volta Brookline”. E NEL VIDEO (DOPO IL TRANSCRIPT) LA VISITA DI BABBO NATALE ALLA LUCE DELLA LUNA INCANTA I BAMBINI.   TRANSCRIPT Ciao a tutti e BENVENUTI A BOSTON, nella settimana di Natale, nel nostro podcast del Corrieretandem non potevamo non parlare di quello che succede durante le feste di fine anno. È un episodio, questo, in versione ridotta, per augurare a tutti voi ascoltatori un felice anno nuovo da tutta la redazione del nostro magazine, la voce italiana nella capitale del Massachusetts. Nel video allegato al podcast (qui sopra), potete ...

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Painter Michael Dean: From North End to Italy


Living in the North End, Michael Dean has been fascinated by Italy, often depicting scenes and views he has captured on his travels to the country.

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