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Italian Abstract Artist Bice Lazzari At National Museum of Women in the Arts

Italian Abstract Artist Bice Lazzari At National Museum of Women in the Arts

| May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA), in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy, presents Bice Lazzari: Signature Line, on view May 10 through Sept. 22, 2013. The exhibition features 25 paintings and drawings by Lazzari (1900–81), one of Italy’s most revered modern artists. Discouraged from studying the figure in art school in […]

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National Italian Flag Throwing Team Performs in Washington

National Italian Flag Throwing Team Performs in Washington

| May 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The National Italian Flag Throwing Team (Nazionale Italiana Sbandieratori) was in Washington this Mother’s Day Weekend where they performed at the Italian Embassy on Saturday and at the Casa Italiana Cultural Center on Sunday.

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Star Wigs:  La Mano Italiano Crea

Star Wigs: La Mano Italiano Crea

| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

On the occasion of the 2013 Year of Italian Culture in the United States, Dress in Dreams by Elisabetta Cantone and Francesca Silvestri presents the exhibition “Star Wigs,” a tribute to an exquisite and exclusive Italian craft associated with the film industry. The exhibits consist of wigs and theatrical costumes from films such as The […]

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Trio Addendum Shines in Washington D.C. Casa Italiana Cultural Center

Trio Addendum Shines in Washington D.C. Casa Italiana Cultural Center

| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

On the occasion of the Year of Italian Culture in the United States, the  musical group Trio Addendum, performed on April 7, 2013, a concert at Casa Italiana in Washington, D.C.  The group composed of Luca Marziali (violin), Alessandro Culiani (cello), and Paolo Zannini (piano), performed pieces from Nino Rota, Ennio Morricone, Gioacchino Rossini, and […]

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Annuntio vobis gaudium magnum; habemus Papam

Annuntio vobis gaudium magnum; habemus Papam

| March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annuntio vobis gaudium magnum; habemus Papam: Eminentissimum ac Reverendissimum Dominum, Dominum Georgium Marium Sanctae Romanae Ecclesiae Cardinalem Bergoglio qui sibi nomen imposuit Franciscum

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Next Stop Italy – A Journey into Italian Contemporary Photography

Next Stop Italy – A Journey into Italian Contemporary Photography

| March 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

At the Phillips Collections -March 9 – April 28, 2013 – The exhibition features 12 works—ranging from landscapes to surrealist figures—by established and emerging Italian photographers, including Andrea Galvani, Franco Vaccari, and Paolo Ventura.

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Design is One:  Lella and Massimo Vignelli

Design is One: Lella and Massimo Vignelli

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Movie screening, presented on the occasion of  The Washington, DC International Design Festival and in conjunction with The Next Wave: Industrial Design Innovation in the 21st Century. Among the world’s most influential designers, Italian-born Lella and Massimo Vignelli have created signage and maps for New York’s subway, the interior of Saint Peter’s Church at Citicorp Center, […]

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