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April 2019

Italophile Book Club

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States
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We’ll be offering a taste of Italy through the words of native authors and books that dive into the rich culture of the Italian peninsula. The book that we will be discussing in our next meeting, is "The city and the house" by Natalia Ginzburg. This novel unfolds through letters, the life of the family parallels the fate of a house. As it is sold, the family fragments, and although each protagonist tries to recover happiness, they are each now…

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Independent Bookstore Day

April 27
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States
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Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April. Every store is unique and independent, and every party is different. But in addition to authors, live music, cupcakes, scavenger hunts, kids events, art tables, readings, barbecues, contests, and other fun stuff, there are exclusive books and literary items that you can only get on that day.

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IAWA Literary reading and open mic

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States
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IAWA in Boston. Literary reading and open mic. (open mic sign ups start at 5:45 p.m.) Featuring authors Jim DeFilippi and Linda Spolidoro.

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Nati per Leggere

April 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States
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Lettura bimbi (4-8 anni) in italiano! Il tema sara' "le parole". La maestra ha disegnato un grande albero pieno di parole: i bambini ne scelgono una ciascuno. Chi si nasconde nella tana? E cosa puoi fare con due nasi? Dopo la lettura, i bimbi aiuteranno a creare un albero in cartoncino con parole che i bambini possono scegliere, scrivendo e creando a voce una storia in comune.

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May 2019

Italian Folk Songs of Life and Love

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States
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$10

Stefano Salimbeni and the Good Italians present an evening of Italian folk songs from the '60s, '70s, and '80s celebrating life and love.

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The Italian Table: Creating Festive Meals For Family and Friends

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States

*The author will be interviewed by local chef Barbara Lynch The Italian Table delivers both parts of the fantasy and reality of Italian meals as they would be eaten on location. Combining menus and recipes with visual experience and inspiration--as well as insight into the traditions of the food and celebrations--it serves as a practical resource that gives home cooks and hosts step-by-step guidance on how to re-create these fabulous meals at their own tables. Menus and recipes include: Eating…

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Sacco & Vanzetti – Storie d’immigrazione italiana negli Stati Uniti

May 11 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts, 41 Hampshire Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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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. 3-5 p.m.: Documentary screening / Immigration workshop Oral history interviews / Photo exhibit / Bookstore pop-up 5:30 p.m.: Panel discussion featuring: Prof. Giovanni Cerchia (Università degli Studi del Molise) Prof. Augusto Ferraiuolo (Boston University) Antonio Leuzzi (Istituto Pugliese per la Storia dell’Antifascismo e dell’Italia Contemporanea) Eugenio…

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I Piccoli Lettori – Italian reading group for little ones

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States
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Join I AM Books for its Italian reading group for little ones! Children (0-4) and their parents will engage in multiple readings and games for a fun morning of Italian language and learning.

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Out of Rushmore’s Shadow: The Luigi Del Bianco Story

May 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States

When 8-year-old Lou Del Bianco finds out that his Grandpa Luigi was the Chief Carver on Mount Rushmore, his young life is instantly changed. Follow Lou’s journey as he and his Uncle Caesar make the painful discovery that Luigi is not even mentioned in the most definitive book on Rushmore. Cheer them on as you read the historic documents they unearth from the Library of Congress that not only tell Luigi’s story but also prove his great importance. Finally, ride…

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Italian American Writers Assoc. – Literary Reading and Open Mic

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States
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The Italian American Writers Assoc. returns to I AM Books for its monthly literary reading and open mic, featuring authors Maria Labozzetta and James B. Nicola.

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