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Happy Thanksgiving!   Giovanni Bellini and Titian The Feast of the Gods 1514/1529

Happy Thanksgiving! Giovanni Bellini and Titian The Feast of the Gods 1514/1529

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving!  This famous canvas, The Feast of the Gods, formed the key element in one of the finest domestic decorative schemes of the Italian Renaissance—the private study of Alfonso d’Este, duke of Ferrara. The duke commissioned the two leading painters from Venice—first Giovanni Bellini and, later, his former pupil Titian—to depict bacchanals or revelries […]

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Toscanini New Symphony Orchestra, Conducted by Giuliano Crisi, to Perform at Holy Rosary Church

Toscanini New Symphony Orchestra, Conducted by Giuliano Crisi, to Perform at Holy Rosary Church

| November 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

A concert by the Toscanini New Symphony Orchestra,  inaugurating the celebrations for the 100th anniversary of the national Italian church, Holy Rosary Church, will be held at Holy Rosary Church on December 1, 2012 at 7:00 pm.   Giuliano Grisi, possibly Italy’s youngest conductor will be leading Maria Aurora Paz, soprano, and Gina Maria Penegrino, […]

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Where in the Nation’s Capital is the National Italian American Heritage Museum?

Where in the Nation’s Capital is the National Italian American Heritage Museum?

| November 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Italian Armed Forces Day Commemorated at Holy Rosary Church

Italian Armed Forces Day Commemorated at Holy Rosary Church

| November 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

A solemn mass in commemoration of Italian Armed Forces Day and for the fallen soldiers, was held today at the Italian church, Holy Rosary in Washington, D.C.   Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero, and the embassy diplomatic corps, including General Giovanni Fantuzzi, joined the parishioners in remembering especially the Italian soldiers who have given their lives this year […]

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U.S. Postal Service Delivers Mail on Sandy Day!

U.S. Postal Service Delivers Mail on Sandy Day!

| October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Nothing like getting mail in the middle of  hurricane Sandy!  Thank you U.S. Postal Service employees!

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Italian stereotyping:  Wiseguy NY Pizza coming to Washington, DC!

Italian stereotyping: Wiseguy NY Pizza coming to Washington, DC!

| October 27, 2012

Do we really need these guys in Washington, D.C., steps away from our Nation’s Capital?  Let’s stop stereotyping Italians and Italian Americans! We’ll just ask you nicely:  Please change the name of your pizzeria!  

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Messaggio di saluto del Presidente Giorgio Napolitano per il Centenario della Chiesa del Santo Rosario a Washington DC

Messaggio di saluto del Presidente Giorgio Napolitano per il Centenario della Chiesa del Santo Rosario a Washington DC

| October 26, 2012

Si e’ insediato oggi il comitato ad hoc, presieduto dal Giudice della Corte Suprema Samuel Alito, che seguira’ le celebrazioni del Centenario della Chiesa del Santo Rosario nella Capitale americana, un’istituzione che per cent’anni ha contribuito ad alimentare la lingua e la cultura italiane per tutta la comunita’. “La chiesa e’ sempre stata punto di […]

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