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The Italian Event

The Italian Event

| February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Italian Event: Loehmann’s bets on Italian Designers (discounted) “It’s our largest celebration of all things Italian.  Signature fashion & more . . . UP TO 70% OFF”   “real designers. really discounted”   #

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Tony Lo Bianco to Bring Fiorello LaGuardia to Italian Embassy

Tony Lo Bianco to Bring Fiorello LaGuardia to Italian Embassy

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Veteran actor Tony Lo Bianco will bring his celebrated one-man show about New York City Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, The Little Flower, to the Italian Embassy in Washington, D.C. on Friday, February 22, 2013, at 6:30 pm. The event is a special fundraiser to support Italian language education. Organized by the National Council for the […]

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Italy’s Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino Returns to Washington Area

Italy’s Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino Returns to Washington Area

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Italy’s leading ensemble on the world music circuit, Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino, opens 2013 with the announcement of their North American concert return.  Hailing from the Puglia region, the seven piece band and dancer are the number one exponents in a new wave of young performers re-inventing Southern Italy’s Pizzica Taranta music and dance traditions for […]

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We wish you a Buon Natale and a Joyous Holiday Season

We wish you a Buon Natale and a Joyous Holiday Season

| December 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

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In the Christmas Mood with Christina Carlucci’s Santa Baby

In the Christmas Mood with Christina Carlucci’s Santa Baby

| December 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Christina Carlucci, who grew up in the Washington, D.C. area, is a singer and an actress. She is a graduate of  New York University with a Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts Drama.  Christina has performed in a number of plays including recently the Two Gentlemen of Verona Musical at the Abrons Arts Center at NYU. […]

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Michelangelo’s David-Apollo at National Gallery of Art

Michelangelo’s David-Apollo at National Gallery of Art

| December 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

On the occasion of the opening ceremony of 2013―The Year of Italian Culture in the United States, the National Gallery of Art will unveil tomorrow, Wednesday December 12, at an invitation-only ceremony, the only presentation in the United States of the David-Apollo by Michelangelo, on loan from the Museo Nazionale del Bargello in Florence. Italy’s […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!   Giovanni Bellini and Titian The Feast of the Gods 1514/1529

Happy Thanksgiving! Giovanni Bellini and Titian The Feast of the Gods 1514/1529

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving!  This famous canvas, The Feast of the Gods, formed the key element in one of the finest domestic decorative schemes of the Italian Renaissance—the private study of Alfonso d’Este, duke of Ferrara. The duke commissioned the two leading painters from Venice—first Giovanni Bellini and, later, his former pupil Titian—to depict bacchanals or revelries […]

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