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Casa Italiana Library Opens to Public

The library at the Casa Italian Sociocultural Center is now open to the public.  The library currently houses more than 2,500 books in Italian and a rich collection of Italian movies in DVD format. The […]

Mar, 15 · in Italian Americans

Washington Winemakers Hold Annual Tasting at Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center

More than 150 people attended the annual home-made wine tasting event hosted by the The Washington Winemakers  at the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center. The group, is comprised mostly of Italian Americans parishioners of Holy Rosary Church and their […]

Mar, 15 · in Italian Americans

Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence at the National Gallery of Art

The first major retrospective exhibition ever presented of paintings by the imaginative Italian Renaissance master Piero di Cosimo (1462–1522) will premiere at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, from February 1 through May 3, 2015. […]

Jan, 21

Addio Mario!

Mourners pay final respects to Mario Cuomo. Photo: @reuterspictures http://t.co/xdERDzldlx pic.twitter.com/vL10tkb9Ia — TIME.com (@TIME) January 6, 2015    

Jan, 06

Calligaris: Bringing Italian smart design to Washington

Italian furniture store Calligaris has just settled into its new location in Georgetown at 3328 M St., and it is a classy, welcome addition for anyone interested in contemporary Italian design. The well-curated showroom feels […]

Dec, 14

Maria Falcone, Sister of the late Mafia Prosecutor Giovanni Falcone Visits FBI

On November 12, 2014,  Maria Falcone, the sister of  the late prosecutor Giovanni Falcone, and founder of the Falcone Foundation, visited  the FBI’s headquarter in Washington, along with Italian Justice Minister Andrea Orlando and Italian Ambassador Claudio […]

Nov, 14

Italian Justice Minister Andrea Orlando Meets With U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

Italian Justice Minister Andrea Orlando, who is in Washington DC to participate in the EU-US meeting on justice and Home Affairs (JHA), met today with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.  At a press conference, Orlando […]

Nov, 13