Archive for February, 2018

Back by Popular Demand: Songs of Immigration, Part II at Casa Italiana

Back by Popular Demand: Songs of Immigration, Part II at Casa Italiana

| February 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

“The Songs in my Suitcase” (Le Canzoni nella Mia Valigia) is the title of the new concert been prepared for presentation on Sunday March 4 at Casa Italiana Soiocultural Center. Following the great success of last year’s program, “Songs of Migration and Longing,” this year’s concert presents the same talented artists: Oscar Bartoli, Sergio Fresco, […]

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CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY SUMMER LAW PROGRAM IN ROME (May 19 – June 9, 2018)

CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY SUMMER LAW PROGRAM IN ROME (May 19 – June 9, 2018)

| February 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

I am very excited to announce that, once again, Catholic University will be offering our 3-week International Human Rights Summer Law Program in Rome, from May 19th to June 9th. (The program is deliberately concentrated to ensure that students can have two full months after the program to work and so that evening students may […]

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Scholarships Overview – The National Italian American Foundation

Scholarships Overview – The National Italian American Foundation

| February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) awards scholarships to 60-70 outstanding students in a variety of academic disciplines for use during the following academic year. Scholarships range from $2,500 – $12,000.  DEADLINE IS MARCH 1, 2018. To be considered for a NIAF scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria: Be a member of NIAF or […]

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In Mount Etna’s Shadow, Catania Is Raw, Authentic Italy

In Mount Etna’s Shadow, Catania Is Raw, Authentic Italy

| February 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The enigmatic, sensual delights of Sicily are, of course, no big secret. Word has been spreading since about the 8th century B.C., when the Greeks first showed up, and today the island is one of Italy’s main tourist magnets, packed with preciously restored villas and all-too-Googleable trattorias. But gritty, noisy, chaotic Catania? Most travelers know it only […]

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Kennedy Center’s classical season offers focus on Italy, Noseda

Kennedy Center’s classical season offers focus on Italy, Noseda

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

The NSO continues to feel what one might term the Gianandrea Noseda effect, with a new level of offerings and programming in the second season of its new music director. Britten’s War Requiem with Karina Flores, Ian Bostridge and Matthias Goerne. A program of Vivaldi, Gesualdo, Dallapiccola and Rossini’s “Stabat Mater.” And, a guest performance, […]

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