Folger Consort, the early music ensemble in residence at the Folger Shakespeare Library, performs two concerts of Palestrina's Perfect Art, February 7 and February 8, 2020 at 8pm in the Gothic nave of Washington National Cathedral. The music of Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina is written in a style known as the Ars Perfecta, the "perfect" refinemen...

If you are privy to the Washingtonian social circles, you must have heard of Il Canale, a celebrity hot spot in the heart of the nation capital’s neighborhood Georgetown. Everyone in the Who’s Who in American Power playbook has dined here. Il Canale has been a go-to place of journalists, actors and heads of states from Hillary Clinton to Brigitte M...

Si è svolta presso la sede dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington, negli Stati Uniti, la prima riunione semestrale dell'Osservatorio Nazionale della Lingua Italiana, organismo che riunisce i principali protagonisti attivi nella promozione della lingua italiana negli Stati Uniti. Presenti alla riunione i Consoli Generali, i Dirigenti degli Uffici Ist...

Colonel Renato Bacci, U.S. Army (Retired), was awarded the Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service in a ceremony at the Pentagon Office Complex in Washington D.C. on Nov. 15. He was recognized for his service as state chair of the Illinois Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve from October 2013 to S...

When the mood for pasta strikes in D.C., options are plentiful. Some are neighborhood favorites, and others count Michelin stars. That doesn’t worry restaurateur Danny Meyer, who debuted his first full-service Washington restaurant last week with Maialino Mare in Navy Yard. “I feel like with Italian food, there’s never enough,” says Meyer, CEO of U...

Friday January 17, at 7PM. Georgetown University – Lohrfink Auditorium, Hariri Building West Road, Washington DC 20007. The Italian Cultural Society, in collaboration with US-Italy Global Affairs Forum and The Department of Italian of Georgetown University,  presents the duo Heartstrings performing words and music from Auschwitz “Ci hanno divisi” (...

A new Italian restaurant specializing in pasta dishes has made its debut in the neighborhood. The fresh addition to Adams Morgan, called Reveler’s Hour, is located at 1775 Columbia Road NW. Featured pasta dishes include Genovese-style beef ragu and grilled carrots on capunti, Huntley's pork sausage on garganelli and beans and greens with red peas a...

From a press release: “We are thrilled to announce that we will be opening our second DC location in Georgetown at 3000 K St, NW within the Washington Harbor. We have teamed with Grupo 7 architects and Greenrock Construction on this project to bring our “Pizza Shop of the Future Experience” to the Georgetown waterfront. While out of this world pizz...

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest in international art cinema, a master of memory, dreams, fantasy and desire: Federico Fellini. Our year-long celebration of his genius starts with this musical tribute by one of the greatest pianist of the Italian jazz scene: Enrico Pieranunzi. For this debut in Washington DC of F...

On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2020, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute, in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC (USHMM), invite you to an evening remembering Italian mothers and daughters of the Holocaust. Although the Holocaust has been widely studied,...