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Tony Lo Bianco to Bring Fiorello LaGuardia to Italian Embassy

Tony Lo Bianco to Bring Fiorello LaGuardia to Italian Embassy

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Veteran actor Tony Lo Bianco will bring his celebrated one-man show about New York City Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, The Little Flower, to the Italian Embassy in Washington, D.C. on Friday, February 22, 2013, at 6:30 pm. The event is a special fundraiser to support Italian language education. Organized by the National Council for the […]

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Alfred “Al” Grasso, president and CEO MITRE Corporation honored as 2013 Man of the Year

Alfred “Al” Grasso, president and CEO MITRE Corporation honored as 2013 Man of the Year

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Alfred “Al” Grasso, president and CEO of The MITRE Corporation was honored last Saturday as the 2013 Man of the Year by the Lido Civic Club of Washington, D.C.  A first generation Italian-American, Grasso was honored for his longstanding commitment to advancing educational opportunities for young people, particularly in the STEM fields. He recently completed […]

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Italy’s Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino Returns to Washington Area

Italy’s Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino Returns to Washington Area

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Italy’s leading ensemble on the world music circuit, Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino, opens 2013 with the announcement of their North American concert return.  Hailing from the Puglia region, the seven piece band and dancer are the number one exponents in a new wave of young performers re-inventing Southern Italy’s Pizzica Taranta music and dance traditions for […]

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We wish you a Buon Natale and a Joyous Holiday Season

We wish you a Buon Natale and a Joyous Holiday Season

| December 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

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In the Christmas Mood with Christina Carlucci’s Santa Baby

In the Christmas Mood with Christina Carlucci’s Santa Baby

| December 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Christina Carlucci, who grew up in the Washington, D.C. area, is a singer and an actress. She is a graduate of  New York University with a Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts Drama.  Christina has performed in a number of plays including recently the Two Gentlemen of Verona Musical at the Abrons Arts Center at NYU. […]

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Mitre’s CEO Alfred Grasso to be honored by Lido Civic Club as “The Man of the Year”

Mitre’s CEO Alfred Grasso to be honored by Lido Civic Club as “The Man of the Year”

| December 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Alfred Grasso, president and chief executive officer of Mitre Corp., will be honored as the Man of the Year by the Lido Civic Club at its annual Past President’s Night, to be held at the Capitol Hilton on January 12, 2013. Grasso is a first generation Italian American whose parents are originally from Ariano Irpino […]

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Fr. Lydio Tomasi, Pastor of Holy Rosary Church, Celebrates 50th Anniversary of His Priesthood

Fr. Lydio Tomasi, Pastor of Holy Rosary Church, Celebrates 50th Anniversary of His Priesthood

| December 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Six years ago, Fr. Lydio Tomasi took over as Pastor of Holy Rosary Church, the National Italian American Church,  and during those years he has made a significant imprint not only on the premises but more importantly on the parish.  He has upgraded and revitalized the Casa Italiana Language School. He has led the transformation […]

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