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Remembering Michele “Mike” Savino

Remembering Michele “Mike” Savino

| December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mike Savino, a friend and a supporter of the Italian American community in Washington DC and beyond, passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017, after a valiant battle with cancer. Mike was born on July 28, 1947, in Flumeri (Naples) Italy, to parents Rafael and Maria (née Cipriani). The family later emigrated to Buenos Aires, […]

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Lido Civic Club Honors Exceptional Leaders in Business, Government

Lido Civic Club Honors Exceptional Leaders in Business, Government

| November 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

At its 88th Anniversary and Past Presidents Gala, the Lido Civic Club honored as its Man of the Year local businessman and philanthropist John DePaola. Lido bestowed its National Public Service Award on public servant Ronald Vitiello. DePaola is the CEO of Long Roofing and the founder, with his wife Jill, of the Bo DePaola […]

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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims October 9, 2017, as Columbus Day

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims October 9, 2017, as Columbus Day

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

COLUMBUS DAY, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Five hundred and twenty-five years ago, Christopher Columbus completed an ambitious and daring voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas.  The voyage was a remarkable and then-unparalleled feat that helped launch the age […]

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“Archeologia del Futuro” Inaugurazione dell’opera dell’artista Fabrizio Plessi

“Archeologia del Futuro” Inaugurazione dell’opera dell’artista Fabrizio Plessi

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Washington D.C., 28 settembre 2017 – Un pubblico numeroso ha assistito oggi alla cerimonia di apertura dell’imponente installazione dell’artista italiano Fabrizio Plessi nel salone dell’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington. L’opera, in precedenza installata presso il Ministero degli Affari Esteri a Roma, sarà visitabile durante il mese di ottobre. Plessi è uno degli artisti contemporanei italiani più […]

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Trio Lennon Returns to Washington, DC

Trio Lennon Returns to Washington, DC

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Trio Lennon, with Luca Marziali, Roberto Molinelli and Alessandro Culiani returns to the DC area with a September 26, performance at the at the International Development Banks and on September 28, in Salisbury, Maryland. Founded in 1995, the Trio Lennon is composed of renowned soloists from the Marche region, and performs a repertoire that […]

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Lido Civic Club Honors Anna and Francesco Isgro for Their Community Service

Lido Civic Club Honors Anna and Francesco Isgro for Their Community Service

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC recently honored Anna and Francesco Isgro for their community service at its annual Italian American Congressional Delegation Reception. Thomas Stallone Sr., the event’s chair, introduced Fr. Ezio Marchetto, pastor of Holy Rosary Church who gave the invocation. Lido President Thomas Regnante introduced the honorees. Francesco Isgro is a […]

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Coming to the National Gallery of Art in 2018

Coming to the National Gallery of Art in 2018

| July 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sharing Images: Renaissance Prints Into Maiolica and Bronze National Gallery of Art, Washington, April 1–August 5, 2018 Inspired by the acquisition of the important William A. Clark maiolica (glazed Italian ceramics) collection from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and drawing largely on the Gallery’s newly expanded holdings, this exhibition brings together some 90 objects to […]

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