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News, Events, Happenings, Interesting Articles

The Dante Alighieri Society of Washington is exploring new ways to stay in contact with its members. For more than 30 years we published a newsletter, La Voce della Dante, nine times a year with articles contributed by members. It has been more difficult for our volunteers to produce the monthly newsletter. La Voce is on hiatus for the time being as we explore alternative ways to provide news to our members. We welcome information about Italian related events in the greater Seattle area. Contact us at info@danteseattle.org with your suggestions and articles.

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Check out our new YouTube Channel. We will be uploading recordings of some of our presentations in the coming months as we continue to adapt to changing circumstances.

Recent News, Events, and Happenings

 

Interview with Beth Barrett – SIFF Artistic Director

One of our Dante members, Andrea Aldrich, recently interviewed the Artistic Director of SIFF, Beth Barrett, during a recent episode of her podcast, Italy Inside Out. Beth gives us insider information about the Seattle International Film Festival and the reason Cinema...

2020 SIFF Cinema Italian Style

HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE!get ready for SIFF - coming soon right into your homes. Dante Alighieri is a proud sponsor of Cinema Italian Style at SIFF, bringing the best in new Italian cinema right to your home in 2020—with a virtual 12th edition! Featuring work from...

October English & Italian Meetings

Announcing the Dante Alighieri Society’s October English & Italian Language Meetings Wednesdays, October 14 and 28, 2020 Zoom room opens at 7:00 Presentations begin at 7:30 English Language Meeting, October 14 Music of Luigi Cherubini and Alessandro RollaChamber...

Festa Italiana Quiz – Pasta of Italy

When: September 9, 2020Speaker: Domenico MinottiTopic: Virtual Festa Italiana Quiz About the Speaker: In the late 1920s, Nick’s parents emigrated from Sant’Angelo, Limosano, a small hilltop town in Molise. The population at that time was about 1000 but is now 345 as...

Learning Italian through Art – Dante Society Member Interviews

Fall Quarter Class Opportunity Annalisa Bellerio, an Italian journalist and writer currently residing in Redmond, gave the last in person presentation at our Italian language meeting in February 2020 on Leonardo da Vinci. In the upcoming Fall quarter she will be...

Socially Distanced Goodbye to Nancy McDonald

Hopefully, each of us can say that there are one or two friends in our lives who always made you smile, always told you the truth and who were always there to step up when things were falling apart. For the women of Dante who have been loving this Society for the last...