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Sons of Italy Foundation to honor General Raymond Odierno, among others, at 27th NELA Gala

Sons of Italy Foundation to honor General Raymond Odierno, among others, at 27th NELA Gala

| May 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Leaders in military, labor, medicine, public service, and athletics will be honored on May 21 in Washington, D.C. by the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) at its 27th Annual NELA Gala. The SIF is the philanthropic arm of the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA), the nation’s largest and oldest organization for people of […]

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U.S. Capitol Under Construction

U.S. Capitol Under Construction

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

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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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Washington Winemakers Hold Annual Tasting at Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center

Washington Winemakers Hold Annual Tasting at Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center

| March 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

More than 150 people attended the annual home-made wine tasting event hosted by the The Washington Winemakers  at the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center. The group, is comprised mostly of Italian Americans parishioners of Holy Rosary Church and their friends.   The group is lead by President Jim Gearing, who is also a great bread maker. To join the […]

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Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence at  the National Gallery of Art

Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence at the National Gallery of Art

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The first major retrospective exhibition ever presented of paintings by the imaginative Italian Renaissance master Piero di Cosimo (1462–1522) will premiere at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, from February 1 through May 3, 2015. Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence will showcase some 40 of the artist’s most compelling works. […]

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Addio Mario!

Addio Mario!

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mourners pay final respects to Mario Cuomo. Photo: @reuterspictures http://t.co/xdERDzldlx pic.twitter.com/vL10tkb9Ia — TIME.com (@TIME) January 6, 2015    

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Calligaris:  Bringing Italian smart design to Washington

Calligaris: Bringing Italian smart design to Washington

| December 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Italian furniture store Calligaris has just settled into its new location in Georgetown at 3328 M St., and it is a classy, welcome addition for anyone interested in contemporary Italian design. The well-curated showroom feels more like an exhibition of fine design. Calligaris furniture is visually pleasing, particularly the selection of vividly-colored chairs, some of […]

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