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POST-GAZE'I'rE, DECEMBER 2,2016 East Boston Salutes WWII Veterans A Frank De Pasquale Venture by Sal Giarratani Pictured, L-R: Theresa Malionek, Judge Joseph Ferrino (Ret.), Post 6 Commander Tommy Capobianco, John Aylward, Fran Riley, Marion Curtis, Jack Scalione, and Buddy Mangini. The East Boston Museum & Historical Society recently presented a Salute to Our WWII Veterans on Saturday, November 19th. The ITAM Post 6 was packed to listen to panelists share their memories and experiences during World War II. Among those sharing their stories were retired Judge Joseph V. Ferrino, Marion Curtis, John Aylward, and Ray Barron. Mrs. Curtis was the spouse of a Pearl Harbor survivor on that dreadful day, December 7, 1941. She also spoke about East Boston during the war, when Logan Airport and the City of Boston started dismantling Eastie's paradise, Wood Island Park. Ray Barron spoke about his exploits in Germany during the war, seeking out the enemy and finding a nice German girlfriend, too. Last to speak was John Aylward, who was the youngster on this panel who served during the Korean War. Mar Seafood, Crudo & Oyster Bar ooo Mare Race 223 Hanover St. 617.723.MARE Quattro Grille, Rosticceria & Pizzeria OOO 266 Hanover St. 617.720.0444 Sfizi Mediterranean lapas Bar Coming Soon OOO 135 Richi"qond SI. Bricco Salumeria & Pasta shoppe Voted Best Sandwiches OOO Bricco P~oce 241 Hanover St, 617,248.9629 (next to Bricco Paneflerla} Bricco Boutique Italian Cuisine ooo 24I Honove~ St. 617.248.6800 Trattoria !1 Panino Boston's 1st Original hattoria 000 I Parmenier St, 617.720~ 1336 Bricco Panetteria Homemade Ariisan Breads OOO Bricco Place 241 Hanover St. - 617.248.9859 Gelateria & Cannoli Factory Homemade Gelato & Cannolis 000 272 Hanover St. 64 Cro~s St. 6 t 7,720A243 Designed to ensure everyone can share in holiday joy this season, the Mayor's Holiday Special is a two-month cel- ebration of Greater Boston's performing arts, featuring thou- sands of great deals to over 500 holiday performances, as well as more than 30 dining of- fers and an online calendar of free festivities throughout the city. Tickets are on sale at the ArtsBoston BosTix Booth loca- tions in Copley Square and at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and online at calendar.artsboston. org/ categoTies/ mayors-holiday- special/. ~There is no place like Boston during the holiday season. In every corner of the city, you can find a performance or a show,~ said Mayor Waish. "We Owned and operated by Pamela Donnaruma, Publisher, Post-Gazette are proud to partner with Arts- Boston, the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, and the Highland Street Foun- dation to provide everyone with the opportunity to experience all the arts and culture our city has to offer.~ In 2016, the Mayor's Holiday Special shines a spotlight on IB == local favorites that have been helping residents and visitors create memories for years. Shows like the Boston Pops Holiday Pops, Langston Hughes' Black Nativity, The Christmas Revels, and A Christmas Celtic Sojourn will return this year, along with performances of Handel's Messiah from both the Handel and Haydn Society and Boston Baroque. Boston favorites Shear Madness and Blue Man Group pull out all the stops with some added holiday fun, while Disney On Ice returns to Boston University Agganis Arena with "Dare to Dream.~ ~The holidays are a special time for all of us to create life- time memories with our family and friends, taking in some of the amazing performances Boston is known for,~ said Catherine Peterson, Executive Director at ArtsBoston. "We want everyone to have the chance to enjoy these holiday performances and the Mayor's Holiday Special creates that op- portunity, making it easy and affordable to share the joy of the holiday season through arts and culture." Interested in seeing a per- formance of The Nutcracker this year? There are many op- tions to choose from, including Boston Ballet, Moscow Bal- let's Great Russian Nutcracker, Jos6 Mateo Ballet Theatre, and Tony Williams' Urban Nut- cracker. The Worcester Area Ballet will also present The Nut- cracker at The Hanover Theatre in Worcester. Not quite feeling the holi- day spirit yet? Ensuring there is something for everyone to enjoy, New Repertory Theatre presents Fiddler on the Roof, the Huntington Theatre Com- pany performs Bedroom Farce, Actors' Shakespeare Project has The Tempest, and Lyric Stage Company offers Murder for Two. For complete listings, go to catego- Ties/mayors-holiday-special~. 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