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Rear Admiral Margaret DeLuca “Peg” Klein, Honorable Jessica Garfola Wright and Tony Cancelosi Honored by the Sons of Italy Foundation

Rear Admiral Margaret DeLuca “Peg” Klein, Honorable Jessica Garfola Wright and Tony Cancelosi Honored by the Sons of Italy Foundation

| May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2017 – Leaders in military, public service and non-profit received awards from the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF), the philanthropic arm of the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA), the nation’s largest and oldest organization for people of Italian heritage. Rear Admiral Margaret DeLuca “Peg” Klein (U.S. Navy, Ret.), Honorable Jessica […]

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Lido Civic Club to Honor Ron Vitiello, Chief U.S. Border Patrol

Lido Civic Club to Honor Ron Vitiello, Chief U.S. Border Patrol

| April 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Lido Civic Club of Washington, D.C. is pleased to announce that it has selected Ron Vitiello, Chief of U.S. Border Patrol within the Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection, to receive its 2017 Public Service Award. This award will be presented at the annual Lido Past Presidents Night Gala on Saturday, November […]

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Remarks by President Trump and Prime Minister Gentiloni of Italy in Joint Press Conference

Remarks by President Trump and Prime Minister Gentiloni of Italy in Joint Press Conference

| April 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni was at the White House yesterday on an official visit, as President Donald Trump prepares to travel to Italy for the G-7 meeting at Taormina, Sicily.  The following are the official remarks and transcripts of the questions and answers by the two leaders. East Room 3:56 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP: Prime Minister […]

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Italian American Community Mourns Passing of Pino Cicala

Italian American Community Mourns Passing of Pino Cicala

| April 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Monday morning, April 10, 2017, our good friend Pino Cicala passed away at his home in Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC.  Pino was so much a part of our Italian American community in the Nation’s Capital for so many years that it’s hard to imagine the depth of the loss.  In the coming days, we […]

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Photographing Della Robbia at the National Gallery of Art

Photographing Della Robbia at the National Gallery of Art

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

 Photo by Francesco Isgro  

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Celebrazioni 60˚ anniversario dei Trattati di Roma a Washington

Celebrazioni 60˚ anniversario dei Trattati di Roma a Washington

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Il 22 marzo 2017 il ministro degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale, On. Angelino Alfano, ha inaugurato la serata di commemorazione del 60° anniversario della firma dei Trattati di Roma presso l’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington che ha ospitato il concerto di musica classica “In Dreams Awake” del Maestro Gabriele Ciampi, con sinfonie composte appositamente […]

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Botticelli and the Search for the Divine: Florentine Painting between the Medici and the Bonfires of the Vanities  at the Muscarelle Museum of Art until April 5

Botticelli and the Search for the Divine: Florentine Painting between the Medici and the Bonfires of the Vanities at the Muscarelle Museum of Art until April 5

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of only two of Botticelli’s paintings of an isolated Venus is currently on view for the first time in the United States in Botticelli and the Search for the Divine: Florentine Painting Between the Medici and the Bonfires of the Vanities, a major international loan exhibition organized by the Muscarelle Museum of Art in […]

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