Wednesday, February 20, 2019
"The Voice" of Holy Rosary Church chats with CiaoDC on Singing, Culture and the Traditions of DC's Little Italy
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Kathy McCabe, host of Dream of Italy on PBS and editor of Dream of Italy magazine, will host two events at Georgetown's Via Umbria to celebrate the premiere of her upcoming television special, Dream of Italy: Under the Tuscan Sun.
The celebrations kick off March 28th at 7pm with a wine dinner at Via Umbria featuring McCabe and bestselling author, Frances Mayes (Under the Tuscan Sun). Mayes will be sharing stories of her travels in Italy during the dinner, which will be based on recipes from her new book, See You in the Piazza. More details here.
The next evening, on March 29th, from 6pm to 9pm, join McCabe and Mayes again for a cocktail party inspired by See You in the Piazza. For details and pricing, click here.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Holy Rosary Church, the DMV's only Italian Church, will debut its third Migrant Concert in a series of three, entitled Le Altre Canzoni Nella Mia Valigia (The Other Songs in my Suitcase) coupled with an Italian luncheon at Casa Italiana on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Luncheon will be served promptly at 1:00 p.m.; concert begins shortly after. Casa Italiana is located at 595 3rd Street, N.W. in Washington, D.C. 20001. Cost is $25.00 per person, paid by Cash, Checks made to Holy Rosary Church, or online here. Get your tickets quick, as concert tickets are selling fast. It is a truly wonderful event! Tickets will not be sold at the door.
Friday, February 8, 2019
On Tuesday, February 12th, the Italian Embassy kick off its 2019 musical season with "Women Who Jazz," an event featuring female jazz vocalist Ada Montellanico. She and her T Quartet will present Tencology, a "musical journey" that puts a jazz twist on classical music. The event will also feature musicians Enrico Zanisi, Jacopo Ferrazza, and Alessandro Paternesi.
February 12th, 6pm
The Embassy of Italy
3000 Whitehaven Street NW
The concert will also be broadcast live by WPFW 89.3 FM
Sunday, January 27, 2019
Keeping our traditions alive are mastered by Award-Winning, Best-Selling Author, Chef, Television Personality, Cuisine and Culture Expert, Columnist and Mediterranean Diet Advocate, Amy Riolo in her most recent book release, “Creating a Cookbook: How to Write, Publish, and Promote Your Culinary Philosophy.” Amy shares the process of writing, promoting and publishing a cookbook; her journey from the kitchen to the mother land; and where ciaodc followers can tour Italy and cook Italian with Amy. Listen here to join the conversation.
Italian Sensory Experience Tours offered to CiaoDC followers at a $200 discount. Please send CIAODC2019 code here for discount.
ORDER BOOK HERE.
"Everything important, pleasant and good happened in the kitchen."
Amy Riolo, Award-Winning, Best-Selling Author, Chef, Television Personality, Cuisine and Culture Expert, Columnist and Mediterranean Diet Advocate
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Tomorrow night, the Greater Washington, D.C. Region of the National Organization of Italian American Women will host their annual ceremony honoring "Three Wise Women." The honorees are:
Lynn Sorbara, PhD
Andrea Giacometti, MD
Neuroradiologist of the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group
Dean of Students of the Georgetown Visitation Girls’ Preparatory School
Lynn Sorbara, PhD
Program Director & Researcher of the National Cancer Institute