The former home of Cleveland Park’s now-closed Ripple space is about to have a new tenant. Popville reports that Italian restaurant Cucina Al Volo is moving in soon. It’s a bright spot for Cleveland Park dining, which faced a spate of closures earlier this year. Cucina Al Volo is growing its DC footprint: it already has locations in Union Market an...

The margherita is not just a pizza. It’s a litmus test. Limited to dough, tomato sauce, mozzarella, salt, basil and olive oil, a margherita instantly reveals a pizzeria’s commitment to the art of the pie. A margherita forgives no shortcut. Is your dough dry and devoid of flavor? Are you too cheap to buy San Marzano tomatoes grown in the volcanic so...

A Washington è andato in scena il Premio Eccellenza Italiana. Il comitato promotore, guidato da George G. Lombardi, ha dedicato il riconoscimento alla memoria di Mario D’Urso. Per la sezione Industria ha vinto la Valflex, per la Moda MyChoiceBags e Maison Signore, per Salute e Sanità Udisens, per l’Innovazione Macario, per il Real Estate Altus, per...

November 7th-8th 2017, Embassy of Italy, Washington DC - SCIENCE & THE NEW INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION: INDUSTRY 4.0. Disruptive Changes: the Impact of the 4th Industrial Revolution on Research, Science, Academia, and on our daily lives The theme of this year is Science & the New Industrial Revolution: Industry 4.0: the meaning of the fourth industrial r...

La XVII edizione della Settimana della Lingua italiana nel Mondo, che quest’anno si terrà dal 16 al 21 ottobre, è una manifestazione che promuove la lingua italiana non solo come strumento di promozione del nostro eccezionale patrimonio culturale ma anche quale straordinario veicolo di comunicazione nel mondo dell’economia e dell’impresa, della sci...

To mark Columbus Day, the Italian American community gathers in many cities around the US to celebrate its achievements and its contribution to this great country in all sectors — be it political, economic, cultural, scientific and beyond. President Donald Trump’s first Columbus Day proclamation highlighted the strong bonds of friendship between It...

When: Monday, October 30, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 7:30 pm Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008  You are invited to the Award Ceremony and Panel Discussion for the Italian winners of the Third Edition of the Book Award "The Bridge" with curator Maria Ida Gaeta, panelists Tiziana Rinaldi Castro and Eli Gottlieb (2016...

Join us on October 21, at Georgetown University, for the third iteration of the Italian Language and Culture Conference which this year focuses the discussion on pedagogical innovations to increase enrollments in the Italian classroom. The Keynote Speaker will be **Giuseppe Cavatorta** from the University of Arizona, and the conference will feature...

The federal holiday of “Columbus Day” would be erased from the books in the District and replaced with “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” under a piece of legislation introduced this week by D.C. Council member Anita Bonds. Bonds said she hoped her Indigenous Peoples’ Day Amendment Act would draw attention to Native Americans rather than Christopher Columbu...

The Italian Embassy in Washington, D.C., is featuring the work of several Pratt-affiliated artists and faculty this fall—Lisa A. Banner, Adjunct Associate Professor in the History of Art and Design; alumna Kikki Ghezzi (B.F.A. Painting/Drawing ’11); and Italian artist Licio Isolani, who served as a professor at Pratt for more than 50 years.  The ef...