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The Dante Alighieri Society invites you to "Festa Italiana per Bambini"

The Dante Alighieri Society invites you to “Festa Italiana per Bambini”

First Saturday of December December 2, 2017 1:00 to 4:00 pm Christ the King Church and School 405 N. 117th, Seattle WA 98133 Brannan House (event location) 11544 Phinney Avenue North, Seattle WA The Celebration La Befana is a beloved character in Italian Christmas folklore, similar to Santa Claus. An old woman all dressed in black, she is always sweeping ...
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Full-Immersion Italian Program for Children

Full-Immersion Italian Program for Children

Hurry! There are still a few spots available in our Age Group 3-5 yrs old Sunday November 19th @10am Register at: https://full-immersion-italian-classes-for-children.eventbrite.com  ...
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A Walk through the Films of Cinema Italian Style 2017

A Walk through the Films of Cinema Italian Style 2017

November 7th, 2017 Seattle 7:00pm– 9:00pm Il Punto and the Seattle-Perugia Sister City Association are excited to present: “A Walk through the Films of Cinema Italian Style 2017” A special preview of Italian films showing at this year’s Festival The 2017 screenings include a provocative list – from At War for love, a WWII black comedy to the classic Umberto ...
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Host an Italian Soccer Player this Summer!

OSA football club is looking for families that can host an Italian soccer player this summer. For more information please refer to this flyer or visit http://www.osafc.com ...
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Youth Exchange program with Trentino – Deadline Feb 28th

If you have Trentino origin and you are 18-36 years old, please consider to apply for this exchange! Deadline is February 28th. Click here for more information Here the Italian page You can also contact the Seattle Trentino Club. Some people of the club went on exchange last year and they loved it! Please do let your Trentini families and friends know ...
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Italian nights @ Caffe’ Musica

Italian night will be held on the 2nd Saturday of the month at Caffe’ Musica featuring great Italian food, wine and music. This will also be an excellent opportunity to visit the Italian biblioteca and speak some Italian while there. Music goes from 7 – 9pm. Upcoming dates are Feb 11, Mar 11, Apr 8, and May 13. $5 cover ...
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ITALIAN CONVERSATION GROUPS at IL PUNTO! FEELING LIKE BEING A MODERATOR?

The Italian Conversation Groups are Italian language meetings organized periodically by our Committee of Linguistics. Through the ICG, participants are given the possibility to practice the language and expand their knowledge about the Italian culture. The meetings are held on selected Saturdays in Bellevue at Tuttabella Crossroads and  in Seattle at Il Punto! Italian Cultural center on Greenwood Ave. Sessions last approximately one and a ...
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FESTA DI CARNEVALE PER BAMBINI (3-10 years old) at IL PUNTO!- February 26th

Join us for crafts, activities, and a small children’s parade. Kids will have the opportunity to present their costume, talk about it and learn about Traditional Italian Masks and Characters. A traditional Italian snack will be provided for the children. Free for Members – $5 for non-members Registration is required and a small donation very welcome. https://festa-di-carnevale2017.eventbrite.com Parents will be ...
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PASTA 101 SERIES by IL PUNTO!

We are delighted to announce our first series of cooking classes at our location on Greenwood in collaboration with Caffe’ Musica. Classes will be taught by our great chef Leeann Tesorieri. Classes  will be held on Wednesdays from 6:00 pm on March 8, March 22, April 5, and April 19. Join us for a series of hands-on classes featuring traditional pasta dishes ...
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The Spirit of Sardinia. Photo exhibit February 3rd-28th

There will be a photo show on the life and folklore of Sardinia on Vashon island @ Snapdragon Bakery and Cafe. Address: 17817 Vashon Hwy SW, Vashon, WA 98070 Opening night will be this Friday, February 3rd 6-9pm and they will also be serving traditional Sardinian food. The pictures will be up for one month ...
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La Befana arriva alla BIS!

On Sunday, January 8th from 2:30 to 4pm  BIS-Biblioteca Italiana Seattle and Il Punto! will be welcoming you with a special kids event: “La Befana”. In the Italian tradition, la Befana is an old woman who delivers gifts to children throughout Italy on the Epiphany Eve (night of Jan. 5th). This old woman looks more like a witch, but a good one: your ...
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4 scholarships for one month of language study in Perugia from SPSC

Each year, the Seattle-Perugia Sister City Association awards up to four scholarships for one month of language study in Perugia, Italy. Each scholarship is worth approximately $1,200. It includes one calendar month of intensive language study at the University for Foreigners (Università per Stranieri) located in the historic heart of Perugia. There is also a stipend that can be used ...
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Aperitivo in the City con Il Punto! – December 6th

Italian friends working in the city or nearby, join us for our December Aperitivo! It’s an opportunity to meet new people and have a lot of fun “all’italiana”! We will provide some snacks, while you can purchase some great beer at the bar. When: December 6th from 6.30 to 8pm Location: Optimism Brewing Company  on 1158 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122 ...
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Italy’s Nominee for Best Foreign Picture is a Vivid Documentary about the Refugee Crisis – Screening on Dec 8th @ NW Film Forum

Beginning on December 8th at 7:30pm, “Fire at Sea”, the newest film from acclaimed Italian director, Gianfranco Rosi, and winner of the 2016 Berlinale Golden Bear will be making its Seattle premiere. The film centers on Samuele, a young boy who lives on the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa, which is the closest European landmass to Libya and Tunisia. While Samuele’s ...
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Prosecco: A wine for the Holidays – December 13th

Learn about Prosecco in this pre-holiday event sponsored by Il Punto. Marc Stotlland with Mionetto Imports is going to share his knowledge about this very popular and versatile sparkling Italian wine. You will also have the chance to taste samples and appreciate the subtleties among the different types. Date and Time Tue, December 13, 2016 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM ...
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IT’S OCTOBER! MICROSOFT EMPLOYEE GIVING CAMPAIGN

Microsoft’s annual Employee Giving Campaign takes place in the U.S. throughout the year, with a special push every October. Il Punto! is listed among the organizations you can donate to. If you are a Microsoft employee or someone in your family is, please consider to donate to us! More info here Moreover, for every hour of time you dedicate to ...
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Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni

Puget Sound Concert opera is pleased to announce its next production: Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni Saturday October 8 at 7:00 PM Cross of Christ Lutheran Church 411 156th Ave NE Bellevue WA Sunday October 9 at 2:00 PM Music Center of the Northwest 901 North 96th Street Seattle WA Sung in Italian with supertitles in English and Italian, Cavalleria Rusticana ...
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Inaugurazione Italian Cultural Center (Grand Opening) – Saturday September 17th

Join us anytime from 2-6pm Saturday Sept. 17, 2016 Location: 14300 Greenwood Ave N, Ste A Seattle, WA The Grand opening is part of a week of events hosted at caffe’ musica. www.caffemusica.com Great food, live music, wine tasting, games, and other activities. Activities: Walk around the new space Participate to the small book sale in the library room from 2-4pm ...
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ITALIAN FALL FESTIVALS

So many Italian Festivals and events are waiting for our community this September! Sept 9-11th  San Gennaro Festival Location: 1225 South Angelo Street, Seattle, WA Festival Hours September 9th:   6pm – 10pm September 10th:  10am – 10pm September 11th:  10am – 6pm For a full schedule please visitwww.sangennarofestivalseattle.org Saturday Sept 17th Inaugurazione Italian Cultural Center (Grand Opening) Visit Il Punto!, ...
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Volunteer for Il Punto! at San Gennaro, Inaugurazione and Festa Italiana

Dear members and volunteers of Il Punto! There are many events coming up and we are looking for some people that can spare 1-2h of their time and help us at our booth. We will have our own table at San Gennaro and Festa Italiana and we will need help also during our Grand opening. That’s a very easy task ...
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Culinary internship in Italy?

Want to learn the Italian cooking way and gain new culinary skills? Interested in experiencing the Italian lifestyle in Tuscany for at least 12 weeks or more? Want to live a real cooking experience in a breathtaking place in the middle of Tuscany where the food and wine culture has deep and strong roots? If your answer (to any of ...
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BENEFIT DINNERS FOR ITALIAN EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS with CAFFE’ MUSICA – Aug 25-28th

Caffè Musica, in conjunction with Il Punto Italian Cultural Center of Seattle, is hosting benefit dinners for the victims of Italy’s earthquake four nights this week on Thursday, August 25 through Sunday, August 28th, 5:00 – 9:30 p.m. The caffe’ is located in the same place where the Italian library and Il Punto! are. 14300 Greenwood Ave N Ste A- Seattle, WA ...
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Agosto con gli Italiani

There are several picnics planned in August for the Italian and Italian-American community. Sunday, August 14th, 1.30-5.30pm – Annual Polenta picnic with the Seattle Trentino Club. Location: Des Moines beach park, FOunder’s Lodge 22030 Cliff Ave South, Des Moines If you want to know more about this group (and maybe join the club) please email the president Mary Beth Moser mbmoser@comcast.net Sunday, ...
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Update: Lecture + degustazione vini del Beneventano – June 17th

Il Punto! organizes a night on Friday June 17th at 7pm with a lecture in Italian by Biagio Osvaldo Severini followed by a wine tasting with wines from the Benevento area (Sairus Aglianico and Falanghina del Sannio DOC). Small appetizers will be served as well. The lecture + wine tasting is free for Il Punto! members, but donations are always ...
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FERRAGOSTO 2016 with Il Punto!

Let’s celebrate together Ferragosto at Lincoln park on Monday August 15th from 4pm to dusk. We reserved shelter #3 and 6 extra tables (#47-52) in the beautiful scenery of Lincoln park in West Seattle. Kids can enjoy the close by swimming pool, while families can stroll along the numerous trails in the park …or just get lazy on the beach ...
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Lecture by Biagio Osvaldo Severini + degustazione vini del Beneventano – June 17th

UNFORTUNATELY, DUE TO A SUDDEN HEALTH PROBLEM OF THE AUTHOR, THIS EVENT IS CANCELED. WE WILL TRY TO RESCHEDULE IT AGAIN LATER ON. SFORTUNATAMENTE, A CAUSA DI UN IMPROVVISO PROBLEMA DI SALUTE DELL’AUTORE, QUESTO EVENTO E’ CANCELLATO. CERCHEREMO DI FARLO DI NUOVO PIU’ AVANTI. Il Punto! organizes a night with a lecture in Italian by Biagio Osvaldo Severini followed by ...
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10th annual Mariners Italian Heritage Night – June 30th

Do not miss the 10th Annual Italian Heritage Night at the Mariners, Thursday June 30th at 7:10 PM against the Baltimore Orioles. $2 from each ticket sold through the special offer will go to benefit Festa Italiana! Birra Peroni & the Mariners are sponsoring also a Bocce Tournament in advance of the game. Only for this event Peroni beer will be on sale at Safeco ...
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BIMBI BIS – Story time for kids starting on June 12th

Happy to announce our new program: “BIMBI BIS“, a story time in Italian for kids 1st-6th grade. A  volunteer, native Italian speaker, will meet parents and kids at 2.30PM every second Sunday of the month at Biblioteca Italiana Seattle for 20-30min reading time of favole italiane. First appointment will be June 12th! Everyone is welcome! Access to the Library is free, ...
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THE LAST APPRENTICE – A LECTURE BY RICHARD RHODES – May 31st

Il Punto! Italian Cultural Center in collaboration with Seattle  Town Hall organizes a lecture with Richard Rhodes Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 7.30PM Downstairs at Town Hall Doors open: 6:30pm This lecture is free for all Il Punto members that register by May 29th! Tickets for non members are available for $5 at https://townhallseattle.org/event/richard-rhodes/ A Seattle, Washington-based sculptor, stonemason, entrepreneur, and scholar of ...
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Contract Position Through Aerotek for Amazon

Aeroteck is looking for four bilingual(English/Italian) Seller Support Reps. Job description in attachment. The position  pays $17.95/hr and is a great opportunity to start a career with Amazon. For more info please contact Alek Behrends at abehrend@aerotek.com. Request: Customer Service Associate – Customer Service Associate III Request Code: Customer Service Associate III Qty: 15 Desired Start Date: 5/31 Job Description: ***HARD ...
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International Children’s Friendship Festival on April 16-17th weekend

TOMORROW AND SUNDAY! Un appuntamento per bambini da non perdere! This weekend April 16th and 17th Il Punto – Italian Cultural Center will be at the Seattle Center for the International Children’s Friendship Festival. Stop by at our Italian table to enjoy some fun activities for your kids! Kids have so much fun making fresh pasta with us! More info on the program ...
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Universita’ di Milano-Bicocca – Summer School programs 2016

Qui di seguito riportiamo le informative relative ai programmi Summer School 2016 rivolti a studenti Internazionali realizzati dall’Università degli studi di Milano-Bicocca. Here the brochure in English Brochure completa Per informazioni è possibile consultare il sito: www.summerschoolbicocca.com o alla pagina Facebook Facebook Summer School Bicocca L’Università di Milano-Bicocca è oggi al primo posto in Italia e al 24esimo nel mondo ...
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Avviso di assunzione presso l’Istituto di Cultura di San Francisco

Avviso di selezione per l’assunzione di un impiegato a contratto da assegnare ai servizi di segreteria-archivio dell’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di San Francisco. Le domande di ammissione alle prove dovranno essere presentate (via e-mail) entro le ore 24:00 del 1 aprile 2016. Ulteriori dettagli nel seguente file Avviso_assunzione_IIC-SF_2016 o sul sito dell’Istituto italiano di Cultura http://www.iicsanfrancisco.esteri.it/IIC_Sanfrancisco ...
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Le arti della festa Italiana – Call for artists

Time to get in touch with your inner-artist and to think about participating in the Le Arti della Festa Italiana Art Exhibit at the Italian Festival next September ...
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5 borse di studio al 50% – Campus L’infinito Recanati

Sono disponibili Borse di Studi0 2016 per studenti desiderosi di fare una vacanza studio nelle Marche, una regione ancora poco conosciuta all’estero ma che, proprio per questo, garantisce un’esperienza autentica di vita italiana. Campus L’Infinito di Recanati ha deciso di mettere a disposizione de Il Punto! Italian Cultural Center le seguenti agevolazioni valide per corsi di 2 settimane: 5 borse di studio ...
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2nd annual Il Punto! fundraising & auction dinner – April 23rd

Join us to celebrate the Italian Cultural Center “Il Punto!” at our 2nd Annual Fundraising & Auction Dinner April 23th, 2016 7pm-11pm Courtyard Hall @ Country Village 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell, WA 98021 Enjoy amazing food including Italian antipasti, homemade lasagna alla bolognese, main dish, delicious desserts, and wine at our hosted bar! Take a chance to bring home some sensational items from ...
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The Sparkling Stroll – Wine and Prosecco walk – May 7th

Il Punto! in collaboration with Country Village in Bothell organizes The Sparkling Stroll – Wine and prosecco walk. This is an appointment not to be missed! Where: Country Village, 23718 Bothell Everett Highway, Bothell, WA 98021 When: Saturday May 7th Come to enjoy great Italian wine and prosecco brands around the shops of the Country village. Vendors will also offer small ...
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3 borse di Studio al 100% offerte dal Centro di lingua e Cultura Italiana – Studio italiano Tropea

Il Centro di Lingua e Cultura Italiana STUDIO ITALIANO TROPEA è lieto di offrire ai membri de il Punto! 3 Borse di Studio al 100% per un corso di lingua e cultura italiana in Calabria della durata di due settimane. Ogni borsa ha una durata massima di due settimane ed è usufruibile dall’1 Aprile al 31 Ottobre. Le borse sono concesse esclusivamente per i ...
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Lecture for members only- Pizza in US: istruzioni per l’uso – Francesca Simonella

Questa lecture in italiano e’ aperta ai soli membri de Il Punto! This lecture in Italian is open only to Il Punto members. Due to the size of the room, we must limit the number of participants to 25. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. Tickets available here If you have trouble to reserve your ticket please ...
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“The Reckoning, Pecora For The Public” by Neil Thomas Proto – March 3rd-17th

The Reckoning, Pecora For The Public by Neil Thomas Proto — World Premiere! presented by The Repertory Collective March 3rd-19th Alhadeff Studio at the Cornish Playhouse Seattle, WA Tickets available here The Repertory Collective confront the Banksters of Wall Street in the world premiere one-man play The Reckoning, Pecora For The Public written by Neil Thomas Proto, directed by Arne ...
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Alice Gosti in Genre Bender – March 4th and 5th

10 Artists. 5 Performances. 1 Unforgettable Show. Genre Bender returns with 10 of Seattle’s most inventive artists, unleashing five totally new, category-defying performances. Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5 Doors at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. at the Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center $20 advance, $30 at the door Each year, City Arts pairs artists who work in ...
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Arturo Falaschi PhD and Postdoctoral fellowships available

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology is an international, nonprofit research organization that counts over 60 Member States. Please find herewith attached the posters advertising the call for the Arturo Falaschi ICGEB PhD and Postdoctoral fellowships. For further information: www.icgeb.org/fellowships.html About the organization. ICGEB provides a scientific and educational environment of the highest standard and conducts innovative research in life sciences for the benefit of developing countries. It ...
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Biblioteca Italiana Seattle reopens on Sunday February 28th

Il Punto! Italian Cultural Center and Biblioteca Italiana Seattle have finally found a place. After moving out from our previous location in Capitol Hill almost a year ago, we are now happy to open again to the community. The address of the new place is 14300 Greenwood Ave N – Seattle, WA 98133 with easy and free parking on street. Il ...
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New rules – Flying through Canada with an eTA

Since the great rate exchange with the Canadian dollar and better connections, a lot of Italians are flying to Italy from Vancouver B.C. The prices are sometime even 50% lower than a similar flight from Seattle! If you are one of these travelers, remember: starting March 15, 2016, visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada will need an Electronic Travel Authorization ...
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Concorso per l’assunzione di un impiegato al Consolato Generale di SF

Avviso di selezione per l’assunzione di un impiegato a contratto da assegnare ai servizi di assistente amministrativo nel settore consolare – visti del Consolato Generale di San Francisco. Le domande di ammissione alle prove dovranno essere presentate entro le ore 24:00 del 9 febbraio 2016. Per ulteriori informazioni leggere il bando Avviso di assunzione San Francisco ...
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Youth Exchange program with Trentino – Deadline Feb 28th

If you have trentino origin and you are 18-36 years old, please consider to apply for this exchange! Deadline is February 28th. Click here for more information Here the Italian page You can also contact the Seattle Trentino Club. Some people of the club went on exchange last year and they loved it! Please do let your Trentini families and friends know ...
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Host an Italian Soccer Player this Summer

OSA football club is looking for families that can host an Italian soccer player this summer. For more information please refer to this flyer or visit www.osafc.com ...
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MAGNIFICO! – Cinema Italian Style – Jan 7/Mar 17

Once again SAM team with Festa Italiana to present the earthy and elegant artistry of Italy’s best filmmakers and actors. Take a winter vacation with Fellini, Antonioni, Visconti, Claudia Cardinale, Monica Vitti Toni Servillo and Clint Eastwood. All 35mm films in Italian with English subtitles.​ From tonight January 7 till March 17! For more information and tickets visit http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/programs-and-learning/public-programs#fil Coming Up ...
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Il Punto website 2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 14,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 5 sold-out performances for that many people to see it. Click ...
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Employee Giving Campaign at Microsoft

If you work at Microsoft, now you will find Il Punto! Italian Cultural Center among the nonprofit organizations that are part of the Employee Giving Campaign. The campaign is pushed every October, but you can donate throughout the all year. For every donation you make, Microsoft will match the same amount! Not only, if you volunteer for Il Punto! we are going ...
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Handmade pasta cooking class in Italian! – January 31st

Are you ready to make some handmade pasta and practice your Italian at the same time? Michela Tartaglia from Cucina Casalinga in collaboration with il Punto! will teach you in Italian how to make one of the most delicious handmade pastas from southern Italy, “cicatielli“, often known as “cavatelli” (Kha-vah-tell-ee) served with traditional tomato sauce with three different kinds of meat, cooked in a terracotta pot. Attendees ...
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Job Opportunity at BIG Fish Games

Big Fish games in Seattle is looking to hire a Contract Italian Localization Specialist. Here the job description ...
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Membership 2016 and donations

Keep supporting our cause! Renew your membership for 2016 by 12/31/15 or join us for the first time! It is very easy! Follow the steps here: http://ilpuntoseattle.org/how-to-support-us/membership/ The prices are the same of last year. $50 for single membership and $75 for families. We added a new category for students.  A student (under 26) that provides a university card can join ...
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EUROSEATTLE STARTUP WEEKEND – January 29-31

About Startup Weekend: Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.  Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations.  Participants create working startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily ...
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PayPal Giving Fund 1% Donation Match Campaign

Do Good. Donate to Il Punto! during the month of December through Paypal! Make a donation using PayPal starting on Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2015 through Thursday, December 31, 2015 and Paypal will match 1% of every donation of $10 USD or more that you make through the PayPal Giving Fund When you donate through PayPal Giving Fund on #GivingTuesday, you ...
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Protecting the herd by Alice Gosti – LIVE in Portland

If you are in Portland, OR do not miss this opportunity! An immersive live performance by Italian-American choreographer Alice Gosti in collaboration with Seattle composer Benjamin Marx. Dec. 3-5, Thursday–Saturday at 8pm Dec. 6, Sunday at 2pm Performance Works NW 4625 SE 67th Ave, Portland, OR Tickets:  $12 in advance at http://herd.brownpapertickets.com or $15 at the door https://www.facebook.com/events/1491266461202876/ Protecting the herd is the sister performance to ...
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Cinema Italian Style – November 12-19, 2015

SIFF’s Cinema Italian Style returns for the seventh annual festival of the best in current Italian films. The week features more than 16 extraordinary feature films with some of the biggest names in Italian cinema today. Opening night is on November 12! Featuring David di Donatello Award-winning films God Willing, Nanni Moretti’s My Mother, nuanced drama The Dinner, and actor/director Edoardo Leo’s The Legendary Giulia ...
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ENTER TO WIN 2 TICKETS FOR VINO AROUND THE VILLAGE!

The wine walk is just 5 days away…purchase your tickets early & save $5! https://vinoaroundthevillage.eventbrite.com Exclusively Italian wines including 4 different Proseccos!  Country Village is raffling off 2 tickets if you share the event from their facebook page. Share the facebook event to WIN! You will be automatically be entered to win 2 complimentary tickets ($50 value) when you “share” the Vino Around the ...
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VINO AROUND THE VILLAGE – THE WINES LIST

We are only one week away from our wine walk event! VINO AROUND THE VILLAGE is on October 24th from 5 to 8pm at the Country Village in Bothell. Purchase your tickets on line by Friday and save $5! You can save an additional 10% if you are a member of Il Punto! Tickets are $20 on line or $25 at the ...
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UW Lectures – Alexander Nagel – The Renaissance Elsewhere

Alexander Nagel, Professor at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, is among the most prominent scholars of Italian Renaissance art in the world today. His work has transformed our understanding of Michelangelo, of art and religious reform in Renaissance Italy, and of the Renaissance understanding of images more generally. For the University of Washington’s prestigious Walker-Ames Lecture, ...
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Arthur Miller’s “A view from the bridge” – Italian-American Night – October 6th

Festa Italiana invites you to the Seattle Repertory Theater for “Italian-American Night” on Tuesday, October 6th. There will be a backstage reception with wine, and remarks from local Italian-American community members and Rep artists before proceeding into the theater for the production of “A View from the Bridge”, Arthur Miller’s powerful play about Italian immigration. Tickets are being offered at 30% off regular prices (average ...
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New photo contest from L’Italo-Americano newspaper

L’Italo-Americano launched its new contest for the best picture of the fall! If you have been to Italy, you can share a picture and win one year digital subscription to the newspaper. The contest will run through fall and will be closed at end of November. Check their website page for the rules. There is time till the end of November! ...
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Puget Sound Concert Opera – ANNA BOLENA by Donizetti – Saturday 26th/Sunday 27th

So many amazing events regarding Italian culture this weekend! If you love opera you should not miss this! Puget Sound Concert Opera Presents: ANNA BOLENA By Gaetano Donizetti Saturday September 26th, 7PM Music Center of the Northwest 901 N. 96th Street, Seattle, WA Sunday September 27th, 3PM Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, Bellevue 411 156th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA Admission:  ...
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FESTA ITALIANA 2015

Do not forget this weekend September 26 & 27 the Annual Italian Festival at the Seattle Center! Highlights include a Celebrity Chef headlining a great schedule of cooking demos, Sicilian puppetry by the Carter Family Marionettes and a Grape Stomping competition which has to be seen to be believed! By popular demand, the Food Court & Vendor Market has been ...
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WINE WALK – VINO AROUND THE VILLAGE – OCTOBER 24th

Do not miss our Wine Walk on October 24th! Gather with friends, stroll from shop to shop at Country Village in Bothell, and enjoy fabulous Italian wines. The perfect evening! Taste among over 20 select Italian wines and purchase your favorite bottles at Il Punto’s wine store that night! (Ticket includes 10 tastings) Tickets Required: $20 online at https://vinoaroundthevillage.eventbrite.com or ...
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Seattle Trentino Club – Let’s bring CORO SAN ROMEDIO to Seattle fundraising

Dan and Seattle Trentino Club are starting a Kickstarter to bring to Seattle the Coro San Romedio in Fall 2016. Coro San Romedio is an a cappella mens group from Northern Italy, precisely from Val di Non, Trentino, in the beautiful Dolomites. They have been traveling around Italy and Europe to represent the trentino folks culture. It is about time to have them ...
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San Gennaro Festival in Seattle – September 11th-13th

Mark your calendar for the San Gennaro Festival in Seattle on September 11th-13th @ 1225 S Angelo St, Seattle, WA 98108. The festival is like an Italian street fair. It will be a fun filled event with plenty of entertainment, great food, and interesting exhibits. Free entrance! Il Punto! will be there as well with a booth. Please stop by and say ...
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LINO TAGLIAPIETRA – “Arte del Vetro Senza Frontiere: Glass Art Without Borders” – DA NON PERDERE!

Il Punto! Italian Cultural Center would like to invite you to the lecture “Arte del Vetro Senza Frontiere: Glass Art Without Borders” by Lino Tagliapietra, world renowned Maestro glassmaker from Venice. Lino will be in town for an exhibit and very kindly accepted to give a lecture for Il Punto! members and the general public. The Lecture will be held at ...
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FC Sounders Italian heritage night – Saturday, July 18th

Saturday July 18th, 7pm. FC Sounders Italian heritage night. FC Sounders vs Colorado Rapids. Group tickets only $36. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the San Gennaro Festival and Festa Italiana. Take advantage of this offer and complete these instruction by June 26! -open the pdf and click on “buy now” PDF FC Sounders -Enter the pass code: CALCIO ...
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Mariners Italian Heritage Night – Saturday June 20th

Festa Italiana invites you to participate to the Mariners Italian Heritage Night Come on out to Safeco Field & cheer on the Mariners when they host the Huston Astros, Saturday June 20th. The tickets are discounted. There is a free t-shirt. Sit with your fellow Italian-American friends & family $2.00 of each ticket sold benefits Festa Italiana Field seating: $32.00 ...
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ITALIAN MOVIES at SIFF FESTIVAL 2015

The Seattle Film festival 2015 opened last night! There are many Italian movies that will be projected during the event. Several directors are also scheduled to attend. For a complete list and to buy tickets check the following link Italian movies at SIFF 2015 ...
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Seattle Ciclisti is looking for a sponsor

While in Italy people are currently following il Giro d’Italia, Seattle Ciclisti, a group of passionate Italian and Italian-American cyclists recently formed, is looking for a sponsor that can finance the purchase of the team sportswear. The company logo would appear on their jersey/shorts on the Seattle to Portland bike ride on July 11 and 12 and all training rides ...
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International Children’s Friendship Festival on April 11-12th weekend

On April 11th and 12th Il Punto – Italian Cultural Center will be at the Seattle Center for the International Children’s Friendship Festival. Stop by at our Italian table to enjoy some fun activities for your kids! More info on the program at http://childrensfest.tacawa.org/ If you would like to participate as a volunteer please contact us ...
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FC Tacoma Game – Saturday April 4th

FC Tacoma (Federazione Calcio Tacoma) is an American Soccer Club with ITALIAN influence that was created through an agreement between OSA Soccer Academy, LLC, NorTac with the goal of creating a high level PDP program in the Tacoma area. OSA will be providing support and ACF Fiorentina will provide a proven Italian methodology under which the club will be trained ...
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Campus L’Infinito di Recanati – 1 borsa di studio completa e 5 borse di studio al 50% per il 2015 per i membri de Il Punto!

Il Campus L’Infinito di Recanati offre ai membri del Punto per il 2015: 1 borsa di studio completa del valore di 990 euro (include il corso intensivo di lingua e le Infinite Esperienze) per 4 settimane; 5 borse di studio al 50% (sconto calcolato sul costo del corso intensivo di lingua e le Infinite Esperienze) del valore di Euro 495 per 4 settimane o Euro 350 ...
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Passport renewal last weekend

As many of you may know, last Friday, Saturday and Sunday the Italian Consulate in Bothell was open for the renewal of passports.  For the new Italian passport, people must give their fingerprints, which are then saved in the passport electronic chip. This process would normally requires nationals to travel to San Francisco and present themselves at the Consulate in person ...
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Il Punto! Italian Cultural Center – First Annual Dinner Celebration and Fundraising Event – April 25th

Join us to celebrate the New Italian Cultural Center “Il Punto!” at our First Annual Dinner Celebration and Fundraising Event April 25th, 2015 7pm-11pm Courtyard Hall 720 238th St SE Bothell, WA 98021 Our goal is to create a unique organization that becomes a centralized point of reference for the entire Italian Community. We are working with all the local ...
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FC TACOMA 253 SCHEDULED TRYOUT DAYS FOR THE WOMEN’S TEAM

The beginning of 2015 WPSL season is getting closer day by day and FCT 253 doesn’t want to miss anything! While the technical staff in Italy is recruiting some of the best players, it is also working in Sea-Tac area and all around the States to discover new American talents. This is the reason why the Club decided for a ...
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Northwest Italian Radio Show will air every Monday from 3-4 on KKNW 1150-AM

Beginning Monday March 9th, 2015, local realtor and all-around character David Madrid will be hosting a new radio show called “Northwest Italian Radio Show.” The show will air every Monday from 3-4 on KKNW 1150-AM. Each week, David will share stories, music, and information about the Italian Americans and their history in the Greater Northwest Region – in the spirit of the PBS TV ...
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“NINE” – Showtunes Theatre Company – Special offer for Festa Italiana

Here is an opportunity to see a Tony Award-winning musical based on a famous Italian film in a sophisticated theatrical setting for a fraction of the cost of a ticket to a Broadway musical. Please read the details below and then use the promo code in the coupon to get a $10 per ticket “Festa Italiana” discount. SHOWTUNES Theatre Company wraps ...
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Summer School of Archaeology University of Pisa – Deadline May 12

The Archaeological summer school in Abruzzo (Italy) 2015 is an academic program organized by the University of Pisa in collaboration with Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici dell’Abruzzo (central Italy).  For summer 2015 in our school will be also involved important research centers for Mediterranean studies. The aim of our intensive course is to increase awareness and competencies about archaeological and methodological issues through an intensive four weeks program of lectures, ...
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ISSNAF awards – Call for applications 2015

ISSNAF is a US 501c(3) not-for- profit organization whose mission is to promote scientific, academic and technologic cooperation amongst Italians active in North America and the world of research in Italy. Call for Applications 2015 Deadline: April 15, 2015 (23:59 PST) ISSNAF – Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation yearly presents awards to acknowledge the research of young ...
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Blowing Up Cinema: The Art of Michelangelo Antonioni

February 24 – March 24 (Tuesdays) @ Seattle art Museum All Screenings at 7:30PM Northwest Film Forum in partnership with Seattle Art Museum, the University of Washington, Seattle University and Northwest Psychoanalytic Society, presents five of the Italian filmmaker’s cool and ravishing films, from the period when he was exploding and reinventing cinema. For the complete list of movies use ...
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5 BORSE DI STUDIO AL 50% sui corsi ALLEGRO di PAROLA lingua e cultura a Firenze

Per il 2015, Parola mette a disposizione 5 BORSE DI STUDIO AL 50% sui corsi ALLEGRO (80 ore – 510 euro) per un costo totale di 310 euro (tasse incluse) ...
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50% discount on language classes in Florence through Istituto Europeo

Via del Parione, 1 (Tornabuoni) 50123 Firenze – Tel. +39 055 2381071 – Fax +39 055 289145 E-mail: info@istitutoeuropeo.it – www.istitutoeuropeo.it – www.studyabroad-ie.com Il Consolato di Seattle ha a disposizione  due riduzioni del 50% relative a due corsi di lingua italiana intensivi della durata di 2 settimane/40 lezioni, cod. 2L, presso l’Istituto Europeo di Firenze. Le riduzioni potranno essere assegnate ...
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Northwest Puppet Center presents Paul Mesner Puppets with PULCINELLA!

Northwest Puppet Center presents Paul Mesner Puppets with PULCINELLA! When: Tomorrow Friday, Feb. 6th at 8pm Location: Northwest Puppet Center 9123 – 15th Ave. NE Seattle, WA 98115 Admission $10 Advance tickets available at: http://pulcinella.brownpapertickets.com/ Paul Mesner follows a great tradition of Italian puppetry and studied with Bruno Leone in Napoli, the hometown of Pulcinella. More on https://www.facebook.com/nwpuppet http://www.nwpuppet.org/ ...
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