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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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