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L’Orchestra da Camera Italiana I Solisti Veneti si è esibita a Washington DC per commemorare la Giornata della Liberazione

L’Orchestra da Camera Italiana I Solisti Veneti si è esibita a Washington DC per commemorare la Giornata della Liberazione

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Washington D.C. 25 aprile 2018 – Per commemorare la Giornata della Liberazione la celebre Orchestra da Camera I Solisti Veneti è tornata a esibirsi a Washington DC, 16 anni dopo il concerto di inaugurazione dell’attuale sede dell’Ambasciata. Di fronte a oltre 350 ospiti riuniti nell’atrio della Sede, nove musicisti condotti dal Maestro Claudio Scimone hanno […]

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Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center | EVENTS

Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center | EVENTS

| April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Paolo Schianchi is an extraordinary musician and performer, who is able to master all the main varieties of the guitar starting from the Renaissance lute, up to experimental instruments that he personally designed and built. “From 6 to 49 strings” will celebrate the guitar, its history, its most beloved varieties, the beauty of its repertoire, […]

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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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Author Jhumpa Lahiri learns to juggle English, Italian and Trump – Houston Chronicle

Author Jhumpa Lahiri learns to juggle English, Italian and Trump – Houston Chronicle

| January 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

But, for her, “In Other Words” was no “Eat Pray Love” lark. She not only moved to Italy for three years, but gave up speaking or writing in English completely, totally immersing herself in a new culture that she never felt truly at home in. No matter how proficient her linguistic skills – she became […]

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Chiara Civello

Chiara Civello

| October 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Italian and also American singer, songwriter, pianist Chiara Civello performs her rendition of Vasco Rossi’s “Va bene, Va bene cosi.” Filmed live with a Nikon camera at The Hamilton in Washington, DC, on October 19, 2015. Isn’t she great? Chiara Civello (born June 15, 1975 in Rome, Italy), is a singer-songwriter, and pianist. Originally from Rome, but now […]

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The National Italian American Foundation Celebrates 40 Years

The National Italian American Foundation Celebrates 40 Years

| October 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Celebration of Family, Culture, Song and Food On October 16-17, 2015, the National Italian American Foundation recreated its 40th Anniversary Awards Gala Weekend into an extravaganza of song, homage to heritage, family ties, and passion for food. The Foundation’s celebration of its 40-year milestone united Italian American and Italian cultures of the past with […]

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Casa Italiana Library Opens to Public

Casa Italiana Library Opens to Public

| March 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 library is now open to the public on Sunday from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon and on Monday from 6:00-8:00 […]

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