August 16, 2017 at 6pm - Embassy of Italy - 3000 Whitehaven Street NW - Washington, DC 20008. RSVP Here The biography of one of Italy’s most notorious and divisive journalists and thinkers is brought to life in L’Oriana (Oriana Fallaci) by director Marco Turco. Initially made as a miniseries for Italian TV, it was also released in Italian cinemas a...

Within a block of each other in the shadow of the old Florida Avenue Market — now known as Union Market — you’ll find a tale of two Italian-American food purveyors that give us a glimpse into the Washington food scene, past and present.  In a city that was derided for decades for having no culinary soul, yet is now considered at the top of the food...

Positioned on the sidewalk in front of Salumeria 2703, the A-frame sign basically serves the same function that Luther, the anger translator, did for President Barack Obama: It bluntly explains the inner workings of something opaque to many Americans. The sign clarifies — curtly, if not vociferously — that the salumeria is an “Italian deli.” Most m...

We’ve been craving Italian sandwiches lately. Maybe it’s the run of picnic-perfect weather, or the vine-ripe tomatoes we’re spotting around town. Or, most likely, because it’s just a very good sandwich. The makings of a true Italian sub — or hero or grinder or spuckie or hoagie, depending on where you’re from — are most often salami, mortadella, ca...

The Italian sub, laden with provolone, cold cuts such as Genoa salami and mortadella, shredded lettuce, tomato, hot peppers, and vinaigrette, is a wonderful thing—if you live in New York City or Providence or any other city with a thriving Italian-American community. In Washington, you have to work a little harder to find one. If you do, it might c...

Days after closing his two-year-old Italian restaurant in Woodley Park, chef Liam LaCivita is back in the kitchen again — this time, making glazed doughnuts and stuffed bomboloni in Georgetown. Last Sunday, LaCivita officially closed Bar Civita, the neighborhood restaurant he established after leading the Liberty Tavern-fronted family of restaurant...

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington will be presenting "Aida," with music by Giuseppe Verdi and libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni. This opera is a new co-production with San Francisco Opera, Seattle Opera, and Minnesota Opera. Princess Aida (played by Tamara Wilson), a young woman captured by the Egyptians, secretly loves m...

Inspired by the acquisition of the important William A. Clark maiolica (glazed Italian ceramics) collection from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and drawing largely on the Gallery’s newly expanded holdings, this exhibition brings together some 90 objects to highlight the impact of Renaissance prints on maiolica and bronze plaquettes, the two media mos...

E’ indetta la selezione per l’assunzione presso l’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington D.C. di n. 2 (due) impiegati a contratto, da adibire ai servizi di Assistente amministrativo nel settore segreteria-archivio-contabile. Possono candidarsi coloro che siano in possesso dei seguenti requisiti alla data del presente Avviso: abbiano compiuto il 18° anno...

The Maryland Lyric Opera Young Artist Institute sponsors a three-week intensive institute for young artists in the DC/MD/VA area.  5 singers and a pianist participate in an intensive, holistic program that addresses the needs of young artists pursuing a career in opera.  Young artists work primarily on full Italian opera roles, recitatives, and ari...