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1 POST-GAZETTE, APRIL 8, 2011 Page5 COOLIDGE CORNER THEATRE PRESENTS Benvenuto, amici! In honor of the 150th anniver- sary of the Risorgimento (Resurgence), the historic process which forged the modern country of Italy from a collection of individual sov- ereign states, the Coolidge Corner Theatre will present a one-night-only screening of Luchino Visconti's stun- ningly restored 1963 epic The Leopard (II Gattopardo) on Monday, April 11 at 7:00 pm. The Leopard is based on Giuseppe di Lampedusa's fine novel, visually charting the mood of change that the cascade of social revolution brought to one aristocratic family as seen through the eyes and heart of its patri- arch. In one of cinema's great screen performances, Burt Lancaster, as Prince of Saline, reluctantly watches his beloved nephew (Alain Delon) leave to join the rebels, then makes his peace with the changing times by marrying him off to a beautiful bourgeois, played by a smoldering Claudia Cardinale. The climatic 45- minute ball scene, created with astonishing attention to detail -- down to chang- ing real candles in the chan- deliers every hour during filming -- is an emotional tour-de-force, described as "one of the most moving meditations on individual mortality in the history of the cinema." The Coolidge is proud to showcase this sublime res- toration, blessed by the film's original cinematogra- pher, the great Giuseppe Rotunno, and funded by Mar- tin Scorsese's Film Founda- tion and Gucci. With music by Nino Rote, this is a sen- sual feast movie lovers will never forget. The film will 'be introduced by the Consul General of Italy in Boston, Giuseppe Pastorelli. This presentation is part of the Coolidge Corner Theatre's Big Screen Classics series. For more informa- tion and advance, tickets, visit: www.coolidge.org. Tickets are also available at the Coolidge Corner The- atre, 290 Harvard Street, Brookline. Phone: 617-734- 2500. SAVE THE DATE ... Join us on Thursday, September 22, 2011 from 6-10PM at Spinelli's, Route One, South, Lynnfield, MA for dinner and dancing. Music from the '50s and '60s. Contact Lolly Ciampa at 781-938-9254 or Ro-Ro DeMarco at 781-284-5945. Seating =iS limited. " '" Wolthom Clcb,ot, Itoly', 15o'h .,th Music The Waltham Symphony Orchestra is ready to take part in the celebrations for the 150a anniversary of Italy's uni- fication with an "Italian Night at the Opera." The special event will be organized by the Waltham Philharmonic Orchestra and features solo performances by soprano Diane McVey and tenor Ray Bauwens. A wide range of Italian music, from classical to Neapolitan traditional songs, will be performed on May 19 at the Westin Hotel, 70 Third Avenue, in Waltham. Music will include works by Italian composers Giacomo Puccini, Gioachino Rossini, Giuseppe Verdi, Vincenzo Bellaini, Pietro Mascagni, Amilcare Ponchielli and Eduardo di Capua's 'O Sole MID'. The special event is part of the ongoing celebrations for the Waltham Philharmonic Orchestra,s first 25 years of ~* activities as a non-profit organization. - ~ ~: Dinner and concert will be at 7 p.m., but guests are wel- come to come for cocktails starting at 6 p.m. To purchase tickets or to sponsor this special event, go to www.wphil.org or contact Sally Collura at 781-838-1130. , Y@gl $ }rlu94e5240K 78~.286.'~v =wWCASl~ " ~~ we B.r Oiamonds, Cold and Silver/e.'elrr We Buy Gold and Silver Coins N BO, X 345 Broadway, Revere Serving the Community for 33 Years sellgoldmass.com Hours lO-5:3O pm every day. Saturdays until 3:3O pm THREE (3) COURSE DINNER $24.95 ~ Choose One Appetizer from a choice of (4)*i~ Choose One Entrde from a choice of (13) "~i Dessert This menu is available every day from 3 PM to 6 PM and ~rorn 9:30 PM to closir~. ~!~, This offer is valid now through the month of May 2011. ~p Also available now through themonth of May 2011(except saturdays)~j ~/w ALL WINES BY THE GLASS - price ALL APPETIZERS- price ,~ ALL PASTA DISHES - price ~i~ VEAL FRANCESCA - price CHICKEN MICHELANGELO - price ti OGLIOLA ALIA MEDITERRANEANA (SOLE) - price 150 RICHMOND STREET In the Heart of Boston's North End