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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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The Casa Italiana Language School (CILS)

The Casa Italiana Language School (CILS)

| July 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center has been called a corner of authentic Italy in the heart of Washington DC, Italy’s gift to the nation capital for over thirty years. The Casa Italiana Language School is the authentic place to experience, in Washington, all that Italy has to offer. Be it Language and History, be it Culture […]

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Lido Civic Club to Honor John DePaola

Lido Civic Club to Honor John DePaola

| July 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

John DePaola President & CEO Long Fence and Home, LLLP has been selected as the Lido Civic Club 2017 Man of the Year. DePaola and wife Jill, founded the Bo DePaola Family Foundation in memory of their son Bo DePaola. The foundation’s mission is to break the stigma of mental illness with education and guidance. […]

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Italian American Community Mourns Passing of Fred Rotondaro

Italian American Community Mourns Passing of Fred Rotondaro

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fred Rotondaro, an icon of the Italian American Community in Washington, D.C. and beyond, passed away on June 26, 2017. Born in Pittston, Pa., in 1939, Rotondaro earned undergraduate degrees in English and Philosophy from the University of Scranton, a Master’s degree in English from Creighton University, and his PhD in American Studies from New […]

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Lido Civic Club Awards $60,000 In Scholarships, Grants $10,000 to Casa Italiana Language School

Lido Civic Club Awards $60,000 In Scholarships, Grants $10,000 to Casa Italiana Language School

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Congratulations to the 2017 Lido Civic Club Scholarship winners! Francesco Isgro, Chair of the Lido Civic Club Scholarship Committee, announced the winners of a total on $60,000 in scholarships at the Sixth Annual Scholarship Awards Presentations held at the Italian Embassy. The scholarship winners are: Domenic Allegra, Bridget Bagileo, Ethan Casserino, Nina Dorsett, Olivia […]

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