Download the italianissimo! 2016 Program (pdf, 3 MB)
Boston Symphony Youth Orchestras Director Federico Cortese and distinguished MIT Professor Silvio Micali to be honored at Italianissimo! gala at Eataly Boston on Saturday, Nov. 19
BOSTON, November 14, 2016 – Friends of the Italian Cultural Center of Boston, Inc. (FICCB) today announced the recipients of the 2016 Thomas M. Menino awards. Federico Cortese, Music Director for the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, and Silvio Micali, MIT Ford Professor of Engineering, will receive their recognition on Saturday, Nov. 19 at Italianissimo!, FICCB’s annual event that celebrates New England’s rich Italian-American culture.
FICCB awards the Thomas M. Menino Award to members of Boston’s Italian-American community who have made outstanding contributions towards the preservation and promotion of Italian heritage and culture. FICCB was founded in December 2012 to create a novel Italian cultural center, preserve Boston’s rich Italian heritage, and forge a strong, united community of italophiles. [Read more…]
FRIENDS OF THE ITALIAN CULTURAL CENTER OF BOSTON, INC.
CORDIALLY INVITES YOU TO
Please join us for a celebration of all things Italian to benefit the
Friends of the Italian Cultural Center of Boston
Saturday, November 19th 2016
6 PM – 11 PM
An exclusive pre-opening event at
800 BOYLSTON ST
Dear Friend of the Italian Cultural Center,
Several months have passed since we celebrated Italianissimo! 2015 and we would like to share our progress towards accomplishing FICCB’s mission, as well as a preview of upcoming events.
1. We have been hard at work trying to make the Italian Cultural Center of Boston a reality. We are continuing our search for the right site, one that can accommodate the needs of modern, diverse users for programs spanning a wide range: from teaching the Italian language to public lectures, concerts and art shows; from supporting enterprise, innovation, science and technology to celebrations of the Italian heritage in food and culture; from providing services to the Italian and Italian-American communities to social events designed to build bridges connecting segments that interact too infrequently. [Read more…]
Presented by Bocconi Association and FICC on May 18, 2016
Why are there still so few women in science and technology? What prevents women from accessing careers in STEM? Is the planet missing an opportunity? A conversation with: Laura Indolfi, Myriam Mariani, Natalia Bergamaschi, Nicola Palmarini on best practices, personal experiences and opportunities, on how women can emerge and succeed.
Moderator: Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau [Read more…]