Maria Trabocchi has built a Washington restaurant brand on hospitality and Italian fine dining — and for years, Sfoglina, Fiola, Fiola Mare and Casa Luca (and, most recently, Del Mar) have played host to D.C.’s A-list. The Obamas have feasted there, along with foreign heads of state, Hollywood stars like Meryl Streep, and the occasional Supreme Cou...

When:Monday, January 29, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 7:30 pm - Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008  On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute, in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC, invite you...

Former US Ambassador to Italy Ronald Spogli received today his Italian passport from Italian Ambassador to the US Armando Varricchio in a ceremony at Villa Firenze in Washington DC. Ambassador Spogli's family is originally from the town of Gubbio, near Perugia, in the Umbria region of Italy. Ronald Spogli exemplifies the outstanding contribution of...

La Casa Bianca beve pugliese, anzi Primitivo, quello prodotto nell’areale di Gioia del Colle: 720 casse da sei bottiglie l’una sono partite per la residenza del Presidente Donald Trump (che però è astemio). L’ordine è piombato qualche settimana fa nelle Tenute Chiaromonte, azienda agricola con sede ad Acquaviva delle Fonti e il patron Nicola Chiaro...

Fields of Experience and Interest: Art Management, Fine Arts, Italian and American Studies, Communication Art and Technology, Literature and Culture, International Relations and Business a plus. The candidate should have an interest in AIFIC’s mission. We are seeking motivated and responsible interns hoping to gain experience working with a nonprof...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018. From 6:00 pm To 7:30 pm. Embassy of Italy - 3000 Whitehaven Street NW - Washington, DC 20008. Organized by Italian Cultural Institute. Entrance : Free. Continuing on our series “Protecting Intangible Heritage” and as kick-off of the programs for the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage, the Italian Cultural Institute...

He is one of the greatest conductors of his generation. Gianandrea Noseda is the new Music Director of the the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington. The Italian maestro’s name is the latest on a prestigious list. Since its foundation in 1931, directors have included Hans Kindler, Howard Mitchell, Antal Dorati, Mstislav Rostropovitch and Christ...

The Greater Washington, DC Region of the National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW) will celebrate its ninth annual Epiphany event honoring Three Wise Women on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Maggiano’s Little Italy (5333 Wisconsin Avenue, NW) in Washington, DC. “This year we again honor and celebrate three women for their o...

At its 88th Anniversary and Past Presidents Gala, the Lido Civic Club honored as its Man of the Year local businessman and philanthropist John DePaola. Lido bestowed its National Public Service Award on public servant Ronald Vitiello. DePaola is the CEO of Long Roofing and the founder, with his wife Jill, of the Bo DePaola Family Foundation in memo...

Mike Savino, a friend and a supporter of the Italian American community in Washington DC and beyond, passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017, after a valiant battle with cancer. Mike was born on July 28, 1947, in Flumeri (Naples) Italy, to parents Rafael and Maria (née Cipriani). The family later emigrated to Buenos Aires, Argentina, where Mike liv...