Italian Cultural Center - Il Punto!

Connecting diverse communities through a common passion for Italian arts and culture.

Nuova Musica Italiana!

Il Punto è entusiasta di annunciare un nuovo programma di musica italiana. L’obiettivo è quello di diffondere la cultura italiana contemporanea e far conoscere al pubblico americano, e non solo, artisti di grande valore che non hanno la notorietá che meriterebbero a livello internazionale. Le serate saranno un’occasione per conoscere l’Italia moderna fuori dagli stereotipi musicali a cui è associate. Per gli Italiani, sará un modo di ricordare canzoni dimenticate o scoprire nuovi artisti.

Per questo motivo, le canzoni saranno cantate in Italiano ma saranno introdotte in inglese, e al pubblico verrá fornito un biosketch dell’artista in inglese, insieme alle traduzioni dei testi.

Le serate di Nuova Musica Italiana saranno monografiche. Ogni serata sarà caratterizzata dalla musica di un artista o di un gruppo, eseguita dal vivo dalla locale band italiana degli Space Noodles. Maggiori informazioni.

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Il Punto is thrilled to announce a new Italian music program. The goal is to promote contemporary Italian culture and pay tribute to some excellent artists who do not have the notoriety they deserve internationally. The shows will be an opportunity for non Italians to learn about modern Italy outside the musical stereotypes it is associated with. For Italians, it will be a way to remember forgotten songs, or to discover new artists.

All the songs will be sung in Italian but will be introduced in English; the public will be provided with a biosketch of the artist in English, along with translations of the lyrics.

The evenings of Nuova Musica Italiana will be monographic. Each evening will be characterized by the music of an artist or a group, performed live by the local Italian band “Space Noodles”. More Information.

News & Announcements

Annual Member Meeting - Sunday, November 7th, 5pm

Save the date for our Annual Membership Meeting. At the annual meeting we will welcome new board members elected by the membership. The current board will also give their annual report on the state of the organization and announce new goals, programs, and events for the coming year. A list of board candidates will be distributed to active members in good standing via email on November 1st with voting instructions. Results will be finalized at the November 7th meeting. 

A reception will follow to complete business with new board members and to thank our 2020 and 2021 volunteers. Additional details TBA.

Deadline for Board Applications is Friday, October 22nd 11pm!

Applicants must have an active Il Punto membership of 3 or more months in good standing. If you are interested in participating on the board or a committee, please send an email to board@ilpuntoseattle.org to request an application. To be considered for the 2022 board your completed application must be submitted to the board via email not later than Friday, October 22nd, at 11pm.   

The 2022 new board members are elected to a three-year term. The commitment is about 2-5 hours per month. Board meetings are held once per month while committee members generally meet quarterly.  After January 1st, 2022 additional applications to fill any vacant positions will be considered on a rolling basis.

The Il Punto board is accepting applications from community members who are passionate about Italian language and culture and who are excited to participate in event planning, language and culture programming, and navigating our strategic planning amidst ongoing pandemic restrictions. Native Italian speakers and those with proficiency in the Italian language are highly encouraged to apply as well as those with a strong background in non-profit development, fundraising, finance, event planning, library science, social media marketing and computer technology.

About Il Punto

Il Punto di Incontro - The Meeting Point

We are enthusiastic about sharing our love for Italia and  organize cultural events, fun gatherings, and language programs that emphasize community and connection in the Seattle area. 

Join, Volunteer, Connect

Become a member to enjoy discounts at cultural events and lower fees for language programs, to support Italian culture in the Seattle area, to reconnect with your Italian heritage, meet recent Italian transplants, or simply connect with our vibrant community of enthusiasts of Italy! Volunteer and enjoy your new amici!

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Italian Cultural Center - Il Punto is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Tax ID 47-2538399.

Mailing Address: PO Box 30674, Seattle, WA 98113

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