Dante Alighieri Society of Washington

per la diffusione della lingua e della cultura italiana nel mondo

Dante Bust

Your Door to All Things Italian

We Embrace All Who Enjoy All Things Italian and Desire To Expand Their Knowledge of a Beautiful Country, Its People and Its Language


Pasta Dish

Next English-language gathering:

Wed, March 14th, 2018

6:30pm - Pasta Dinner

7:30 - Lloyd Howard, Prof. Emeritus at University of Victoria, presents:
An Introduction to the Divine Comedy

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Next Italian-language gathering:

Wed, February 28th, 2018

6:30pm - Potluck Antipasti and Dolci

7:30 - Cecilia Strettoi presents "Literature about WWII and the Italian Resistance"

See the attached Presentation Description.

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Class Site

Next Italian language class series:

Spring Quarter 2018

April 4 - June 12, register by March 19

Five learning levels available

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Dante Alighieri Member

It's Time to Renew or Join for 2018

Join the Fun and Support Dante Seattle through Your Membership. Check out the attached message from our President on reasons to join.

Dues are effective on the calendar year. Make sure that yours are current.

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Special Announcements & Events:

  • Dante's February English meeting is our widely acclaimed annual Wine Tasting Dinner. Attendance is by RESERVATION ONLY and it is SOLD OUT for 2018. Current members have priority for these much sought out tickets. Just one more reason to make sure that your membership is kept up to date.

  • Check out Italian Talk Radio, Mondays, 3:00pm - 5:00pm. You can find it in Seattle on KKNW 1150AM, in Tacoma on KLAY 1180AM or online live at 1150KKNW.com. Learn more about NW Italian Talk Radio.

  • Pacific MusicWorks, is a nonprofit professional music ensemble in Seattle specializing in early and Baroque music. On May 12-13, 2018, they will be presenting a concert titled “Roman Holiday”, consisting of music by George Frideric Handel from the period when he lived and composed in Rome. This program of lovely Italian Baroque music will feature internationally-acclaimed soprano Amanda Forsythe. The May 12, 7:30pm performance will be at Emmanuel Episcopal Church on Mercer Island, and the May 13, 2:00pm performance will be at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle.

  • DAS Language Program Honored with a Grant for the second year from the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco and the Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco.