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In Mount Etna’s Shadow, Catania Is Raw, Authentic Italy

In Mount Etna’s Shadow, Catania Is Raw, Authentic Italy

| February 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The enigmatic, sensual delights of Sicily are, of course, no big secret. Word has been spreading since about the 8th century B.C., when the Greeks first showed up, and today the island is one of Italy’s main tourist magnets, packed with preciously restored villas and all-too-Googleable trattorias. But gritty, noisy, chaotic Catania? Most travelers know it only […]

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Upcoming Events | Italian Research Institute | Georgetown University

Upcoming Events | Italian Research Institute | Georgetown University

| January 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Applications of Gene Targeting Technology in Therapies Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. Intercultural Center Auditorium, Georgetown University 3700 O Street NW Washington, DC 20057 Please R.S.V.P. here Mario R. Capecchi, Ph.D., was born in Verona, Italy, in 1937. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and physics from Antioch College in 1961 […]

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Italian-American baseball ambassadors – San Diego Downtown News

Italian-American baseball ambassadors – San Diego Downtown News

| January 14, 2018 | 1 Comment

“Italians were once second-class citizens in the United States and invisible in baseball before players like Tony Lazzeri and Joe DiMaggio rose to prominence. Not having an appreciation of your heritage is like an olive tree without roots. Baseball is a part of mine.” Source: Italian-American baseball ambassadors – San Diego Downtown News

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National Organization of Italian American Women Honors Three Wise Women at January 11 Event

National Organization of Italian American Women Honors Three Wise Women at January 11 Event

| December 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Washington, DC — The Greater Washington, DC Region of the National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW) will celebrate its ninth annual Epiphany event honoring Three Wise Women on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Maggiano’s Little Italy (5333 Wisconsin Avenue, NW) in Washington, DC. “This year we again honor and celebrate three […]

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Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore per le Festività Natalizie

Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore per le Festività Natalizie

| December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore per le Festività Natalizie Nell’avvicinarci alle feste desidero far pervenire a tutti voi e alle vostre famiglie i miei auguri più sinceri. Questo momento dell’anno è un’occasione per soffermarci su eventi e risultati dei mesi passati, per tracciare bilanci e avviare nuovi progetti per il futuro. Il 2017 è stato un anno intenso […]

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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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