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Protecting our Heritage – a program by EUNIC Washington DC, proposed by the Italian rotating presidency of the network

Protecting our Heritage – a program by EUNIC Washington DC, proposed by the Italian rotating presidency of the network

| January 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

“I am a human, and nothing of that which is human is alien to me.” This famous quotation by the Latin playwright Terence (2nd century BC) is often cited as the motto of Humanitas, an ideal based on the fulfillment of the best human potential and values, the pursuit of beauty, education, kindness and tolerance. […]

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Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella to Visit United States February 6-13

Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella to Visit United States February 6-13

| January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The White House has announced that President Obama will host President Sergio Mattarella of Italy at the White House on February 8, 2016. President Mattarella will visit the United States February 6-13.  “Italy is a valued NATO ally and a close partner on a broad range of global challenges. During their meeting, the Presidents will […]

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Thirteen D.C. Area Residents Receive National Italian American Foundation Scholarships

Thirteen D.C. Area Residents Receive National Italian American Foundation Scholarships

| January 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thirteen university students who reside in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area have received National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Scholarships. The students from Maryland are: Anthony Bagileo of Laurel; John Bruno of Bethesda; Daniel Evans of Germantown; Anthony Fiora of Westminser; Maria LaVerghetta of Columbia; Zoe Ottaviani of Silver Spring; Jamie Restivo of Baltimore; and Carlo […]

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Gianandrea Noseda Named Music Director of the National Symphony Orchestra

Gianandrea Noseda Named Music Director of the National Symphony Orchestra

| January 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gianandrea Noseda, 51, one of today’s most outstanding conductors and Musical America’s 2015 Conductor of the Year, will become the seventh Music Director of the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) beginning with the 2017-2018 season. “I am honored to become a part of the National Symphony Orchestra and the Kennedy Center family, said Maestro Noseda, “and look forward […]

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National Organization of Italian American Women To Honor Three Women

National Organization of Italian American Women To Honor Three Women

| January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Greater Washington, D.C. Region of the National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW) will honor three of DC’s outstanding Italian American women at its annual Epiphany Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, at 6:30 pm at Maggiano’s Little Italy (5333 Wisconsin Ave NW.) The event celebrates the achievements of Three “Wise Women”: Lt. Gen. […]

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Figs & Olive Restaurant: Where is Your Italian Meal Coming From?

Figs & Olive Restaurant: Where is Your Italian Meal Coming From?

| December 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Today’s (December 28, 2015) Washington Post article about the unmasking of the “made by hand” chocolate (it wasn’t true) by the Mast brothers in Brooklyn, also pointed out the Washington City Paper story about the plated meals at the Fig & Olive Restaurant in Washington DC. To quote :  “That beautifully plated meal at upscale […]

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Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World at the National Gallery of Art

Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World at the National Gallery of Art

| December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World, an unprecedented exhibition of some 50 rare bronze sculptures and related works from the Hellenistic period is on view at the National Gallery of Art from December 13, 2015, through March 20, 2016.   The exhibit was previously at the Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, and the J. Paul […]

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