The 1979 Lamborghini Countach LP400 S is among 30 cars considered to be of national importance to the United States of America. To celebrate the historic moment, the car was displayed outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Besides Lamborghini, there are two Italian cars included in the restricted list: the 1985 Ferrari Modena Spyder and the 19...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is excited to celebrate its 46th Anniversary Gala at the elegant Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, October 23. This year, NIAF will salute its 2021 Region of Honor, Abruzzo, Italy’s most abundantly natural and “greenest” region. NIAF will also celebrate five distinguished honorees...

A reception to thank the "Founders" of Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center Inc. for their continued support was held this weekend in the Casa Italiana Hall. The guests were welcomed by Fr. Sergio Dall'Agnese, new Pastor of Holy Rosary Church, and President Francesco Isgrò, who noted CISC's many accomplishments in its short existence. He then introdu...

The owners of I’m Eddie Cano, the mod Italian-American restaurant that’s become a neighborhood favorite over the past three years in Chevy Chase, are close to opening a seat-free, European-style bar next-door where customers can down a quick digestif and talk soccer. The new place, simply named Italian Bar, models itself after Roman businesses wher...

The team behind Quattro in Shaw didn’t want to open just another traditional Italian restaurant. No pictures of Sophia Loren on the wall, no limoncello, no chicken parm. Instead, they went for a glam vintage vibe, an eye-catching cocktail list, and modernist Italian fare available as a three- or five-course tasting menu ($50 and $75 per person) or...

The UNICO Bocce tournament held on Sept. 11 in Georgetown was well-attended, with 10 teams rolling to support the annual Brian Piccolo Award to Sussex County high school athletic teams. The chairman of the Delaware Commission on Italian Heritage, Richard DiLiberto, and the UNICO National President, Steve Pelonero, joined forces to rally members for...

October 8, 2021 — May 8, 2022. Smithsonian American Art Museum (G Street NW, 8th St NW, Washington, DC). Sargent, Whistler, and Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic of Murano brings to life the Venetian glass revival of the late nineteenth century and the artistic experimentation the city inspired for visiting artists. It is the first com...

Most freshmen athletes have the typical first-year jitters adjusting to the pace and style of a college basketball game, but American University sophomore guard Lorenzo Donadio had to adjust during a once-in-a-century pandemic. The entire experience was atypical, Donadio said.  “Last season was the hardest one that I’ve ever had,” Donadio said. “We...

Today, chef David Deshaies and Restaurateur Eric Eden announce an October 5 opening for L’Ardente, their stylish contemporary Italian restaurant located at 200 Massachusetts Ave. NW in Capitol Crossing, the ultra-modern green development in downtown D.C.’s East End neighborhood.  The 9,000 square foot space will be the first operational restaurant...

The Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, DC, and International Arts & Artists, in collaboration with Cody Gallery at Marymount University, are pleased to present Goldschmied & Chiari’s first solo show in Washington DC, "Magnifica". The exhibit, curated by Allison Nance, will debut a new series of Untitled Views, the artis...