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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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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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Anna Siciliano sings at Casa Italiana Cultural Center

Anna Siciliano sings at Casa Italiana Cultural Center

| March 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

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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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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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