We’re looking forward to trying out a new Italian restaurant in Foggy Bottom opened by Al Tiramisu Owner-Chef Luigi Diotaiuti. Aperto takes over the space formerly occupied by Primi Piatti, which closed after 30 years. In Luigi’s words, “‘Aperto’ is named after the Italian word for ‘open’. Featuring an open kitchen, a comfortable atmosphere and honest Italian cuisine, […]
Classes have started for most students in the area, but you still have a a few more days, until September 11, to sign up for classes at Casa Italiana Language School. CILS offers many Italian language courses at all levels both for adults and children. Students can choose from Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced classes. Among some of […]
A memorial mass for the victims of the Italian earthquake, was celebrated on Sunday, August 28, by Fr. Ezio Marchetto at Holy Rosary Church, the Italian National Parish of Washington, D.C. Among the many parishioners attending the mass, was also the Italian Ambassador Armando Varricchio.
“Heritage in Danger. The Centro Scavi Torino and the Requalification of the Iraqi Cultural Heritage” opens on September 7, 2016. The exhibit is organized by the Italian Embassy and the Italian Institute of Culture in Washington, in collaboration with the Centro Ricerche Archeologiche e Scavi di Torino (Research Archaeological Excavations Center of Turin – Crast) […]
The Washington, D.C. Italian-American community mourns the passing of Mark Valente III on August 3. He was a President of Valente & Associates and for over 20 years gave voice to a wide range of clients, elected officials, candidates, and not-for-profit causes. Mr. Valente was a distinguished member of the Board of the Directors of […]