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The Magic of Murano Glass at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Above: Installation photography of Sargent, Whistler and Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic of Murano, Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2021, Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum; Photo by Albert Ting. Washington DC_The Smithsonian American Art Museum revisits Venice at the turn of the 20th-century in Sargent, Whistler, and Venetian Glass: […]

Mercanteinfiera – the Italian exhibition of antiques, historic design and vintage collectibles – opens today

Parma (Italy)_Mercanteinfiera opens today, Saturday 12 March, at Fiere di Parma, and for 9 days it will see Antiques and Modern Antiques blend with Historic Design by, for example, Albini, Pesce, Sottsass and Caccia Dominioni, as well as vintage curiosities, like the jewellerly box given by the President […]

Video Interview with Grant Benson, a pirate radio pioneer

By Claudia Flisi. Interview Insights with Grant Benson, a pirate radio pioneer, co-founder with Daniela Moroni of Radio Morcote International, the most followed rock radio in Ticino, Switzerland. Radio Morcote International is one year old. Visit the website Radio Morcote International on Social Network FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM TWITTER

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Guitarist Angela Centola to Discuss the History of Flamenco

On Sunday, April 18, the Italian Cultural Society of Washington DC presents “Dal flamenco tradizionale alle proprie composizioni“, a conference on the history of flamenco. Angela Centola, an award-winning classical and flamenco guitarist, will talk about the history of flamenco styles called “palos” and perform some of this […]

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Georgetown University And The Embassy Of Italy Celebrate Italian Innovation

A Day with Dante On March 25, the Department of Italian at Georgetown University and the Italian Cultural Institute of Washington DC will celebrate Dantedì, a day commemorating the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s journey through the afterlife.  They will present a webinar, Dantedì: A Day with Dante […]

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Washington DC to Welcome Venetian Artist Vittore Carpaccio

The National Gallery of Art in Washington DC has announced a major retrospective of Venice’s beloved artist, Vittore Carpaccio. The exhibition, Vittore Carpaccio: Master Storyteller of Renaissance Venice will run from November 20, 2022 – February 12, 2023 and is the first retrospective of his work outside Italy.  […]