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November 2018

North End Holiday Stroll

November 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States

Save the date for the 12th Annual North End Holiday Shop & Stroll set for Friday, November 30, 2018 from 5-10pm in Boston’s North End neighborhood. Come celebrate and shop local this holiday season while exploring the festively decorated narrow streets of Boston’s “Little Italy” and its trendy boutiques, galleries, wine stores, speciality and sweet shops. This year’s holiday event will feature a stylish line up of 15 independently owned shops, boutiques, and galleries, innovative pop ups, food, drink and…

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December 2018

I Piccoli Lettori

December 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States

Join I AM Books for its Italian reading group for little ones! Children (0-6) and their parents will engage in multiple readings and games for a fun afternoon of Italian language and learning.

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Eric Dregni – You’re Sending Me Where?

December 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States
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Eric Dregni is the author of 18 books including Never Trust a Thin Cook, Vikings in the Attic, In Cod We Trust, Midwest Marvels, Follies of Science, and Weird Minnesota. He is a professor of English, journalism and Italian at Concordia University in St. Paul and dean of the Italian Concordia Language Village, Lago del Bosco, in the summer, which he wrote about in You’re Sending Me Where? He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, three kids, and an Australian…

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Tintoretto and Venice. Exploring the Late Italian Renaissance

December 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States

A conversation with Matteo Casini (Suffolk University) and Lorenzo Buonanno (University of Massachusetts, Boston): The 500th anniversary of the birth of Jacopo Tintoretto (1518-1594), one of the most formidable painters of Renaissance Italy, is the occasion of great celebrations in Europe and America. Most important exhibitions are scheduled in Venice, Italy, and Washington, D.C., while catalogs and publications are exploring the Italian Renaissance history and art under a new light. Matteo Casini and Lorenzo Buonanno will discuss the extraordinary value…

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Literary Reading and open mic – Italian American Writers Assoc.

December 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States
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Italian American Writers Assoc. in BOSTON!! IAWA Presents... A literary reading and open mic beginning at 6 p.m., featuring Lisa DeSiro and Camilla Trinchieri. (sign ups at 5:45 p.m.)

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Italophile Book Club

December 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 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 club will be discussing "Murder in Matera" by Helene Stapinski, a true story of passion, family, and forgiveness in Southern Italy. If you are interested, please send us a quick email at sabrina@iambooksboston.com.

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Stefano Salimbeni & The Good Italians

December 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States
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A celebration of Italian songs.

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January 2019

Louise DeSalvo: An Evening of Books and Memories

January 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States

Celebrating the Literary Work and Legacy of Louise DeSalvo. With the following guests: Mary Cappello, author of Night Bloom and Life Breaks in: A Mood Almanack Nancy Caronia (coeditor of Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo) Peter Covino, author of Cut Off the Ears of Winter and The Right Place to Jump Edvige Giunta, coeditor of Personal Effects and, with Louise DeSalvo, The Milk of Almonds: Italian American Women Writers on Food…

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Leonardo Luccone – Remembering Boston’s Great Molasses Flood

January 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States

Sugary-sweet molasses turned deadly on January 15, 1919, when a holding tank burst and sent 2.3 million gallons of the sticky liquid sweeping through the streets of Boston. The source of what became known as the “Great Molasses Flood” was a 50-foot-tall steel holding tank located on Commercial Street in Boston’s North End. Its sugary-sweet contents were the property of United States Industrial Alcohol, which took regular shipments of molasses from the Caribbean and used them to produce alcohol for…

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I Piccoli Lettori

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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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