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Palm Sunday Masses at Holy Rosary Church

Palm Sunday Masses at Holy Rosary Church

| March 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Palm Sunday (March 25) will be commemorated at Holy Rosary Church with the blessing and distribution of palms at Casa Italiana followed by a procession to the Church before each Mass.  The Masses are at 9:00 am in English; 10:30 am in Italian; and 12 noon in English. On Holy Thursday (March 29), a bi-lingual […]

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Acclaimed Italian pianist Benedetto Lupo to perform at National Gallery of Art

Acclaimed Italian pianist Benedetto Lupo to perform at National Gallery of Art

| March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Benedetto Lupo, the Piano Master Course professor at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome. has been described by critics as an “exceptionally fine pianist . . . who has a remarkably fine touch and beautiful tone control” (The Oregonian). Praised for his “keen musical intelligence and probing intellect” (Miami Herald), and for combining “meticulous […]

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Major Exhibition of Paul Cézanne’s Portraits at the National Gallery of Art, March 25 through July 1, 2018

Major Exhibition of Paul Cézanne’s Portraits at the National Gallery of Art, March 25 through July 1, 2018

| March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bringing together some 60 paintings drawn from collections around the world, Cézanne Portraits is the first exhibition devoted exclusively to this often-neglected genre of his work. The revelatory exhibition explores the pictorial and thematic characteristics of Paul Cézanne’s (1839–1906) portraits, the chronological development of his style and method, and the range and influence of his sitters. The […]

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Washington Winemakers to host annual wine tasting event

Washington Winemakers to host annual wine tasting event

| March 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Washington Winemakers of Washington DC host their annual tasting event at Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center on Sunday, March 25 from  1:15pm to 4:15pm.  In addition to tasting a variety of home-made wines,  home-made wine,   each winemaker will have delicious snack food at their table. Cost:    $10 adults and $5 for seniors (you will receive […]

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The first gelato ambassador is focused on the consumer

The first gelato ambassador is focused on the consumer

| March 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Your name, Gianluigi Dellaccio, sounds to me like a delicious gelato flavor. What flavor would you be? If I had to name myself as a flavor … my favorite flavor is nocciola, which is hazelnut. But it doesn’t sound like Dellaccio. Let me think a little bit. Hazelnut stracciatella [which is like chocolate chip]. How […]

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The Vignelli Legacy at Italian Embassy

The Vignelli Legacy at Italian Embassy

| March 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Rochester Institute of Technology are pleased to present an exhibition featuring some of the most iconic designs conceived by Massimo and Lella Vignelli. The opening event will include a lecture on The Vignelli Legacy by R. Roger Remington, Professor of Graphic Design at the Rochester Institute of Technology. During […]

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Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint Francis at La Verna

Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint Francis at La Verna

| March 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

One of the most innovative Italian books of the early baroque period, the Descrizione del Sacro Monte della Vernia, published in 1612, illustrates the experiences of Saint Francis and the buildings of the Franciscan community at La Verna. Drawing from the National Gallery of Art’s rich holdings of works with Franciscan imagery, Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint […]

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