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A Sweet Escape — to the White House: Gwen Stefani Will Perform During Italy State Dinner

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Italy’s Prime Minister will be wined and dined by the Obama family to a live soundtrack provided by one of America’s biggest pop stars at an upcoming state dinner, the First Lady revealed through Snapchat Wednesday.

Gwen Stefani, whose father is of Italian descent, will be the musical entertainment at the Italy state dinner next Tuesday, Oct. 18, Michelle Obama unveiled through the social media app.

In addition to the fun sounds of Stefani’s This Is What the Truth Feels Like, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife, Agnese Landini, will eat a meal prepared by renowned guest chef Mario Batali — whose specialty is Italian dishes.

The state dinner will likely be the Obamas’ last, reported the Washington Post, and — according to Press Secretary Josh Earnest — is, “an opportunity to recognize the depth and breadth of our relationship with Italy and exchange views on the future of Europe.”

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State dinners are typically star-studded affairs, with the likes of Blake Lively and husband Ryan Reynolds, as well as Will Ferrell, Allison Williams and Aziz Ansari each attending one of the previous 13 black tie affairs.

The general public can watch Stefani’s performance live on Tuesday at WH.gov/live.