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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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The U.S. is strong because of global alliances unprecedented in history says Italian Ambassador Varricchio

The U.S. is strong because of global alliances unprecedented in history says Italian Ambassador Varricchio

| March 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

“We do think that there is a need for this administration to have a greater sense of the importance of Trans-Atlantic relations because this goes to the benefit of the two shores. The United States has consistently built a wide web of alliances that have made it strong. No other country in the world has […]

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Influence of Renaissance Prints on Maiolica and Bronze Explored at the National Gallery of Art, April 1–August 5, 2018

Influence of Renaissance Prints on Maiolica and Bronze Explored at the National Gallery of Art, April 1–August 5, 2018

| March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The first exhibition of its kind in the United States, Sharing Images: Renaissance Prints into Maiolica and Bronze, brings together some 90 objects to highlight the impact of Renaissance prints on maiolica and bronze plaquettes. Accompanied by a publication that provides a comprehensive introduction to different aspects of the phenomenon—from the role of 15th-century prints […]

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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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Acclaimed Italian pianist Benedetto Lupo to perform at National Gallery of Art

Acclaimed Italian pianist Benedetto Lupo to perform at National Gallery of Art

| March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Benedetto Lupo, the Piano Master Course professor at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome. has been described by critics as an “exceptionally fine pianist . . . who has a remarkably fine touch and beautiful tone control” (The Oregonian). Praised for his “keen musical intelligence and probing intellect” (Miami Herald), and for combining “meticulous […]

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Major Exhibition of Paul Cézanne’s Portraits at the National Gallery of Art, March 25 through July 1, 2018

Major Exhibition of Paul Cézanne’s Portraits at the National Gallery of Art, March 25 through July 1, 2018

| March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bringing together some 60 paintings drawn from collections around the world, Cézanne Portraits is the first exhibition devoted exclusively to this often-neglected genre of his work. The revelatory exhibition explores the pictorial and thematic characteristics of Paul Cézanne’s (1839–1906) portraits, the chronological development of his style and method, and the range and influence of his sitters. The […]

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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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