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Five Largest Italian American Groups in the Nation Unite to Defend Columbus

Five Largest Italian American Groups in the Nation Unite to Defend Columbus

| July 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

A new organization is seeking to dispel the myths surrounding Christopher Columbus, and it is being backed by the five largest Italian American organizations in the United States and their millions of members and followers. In the wake of the unprecedented attacks on the reputation of Christopher Columbus that have spread throughout the country, the […]

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What the late Congressman Peter Rodino Said About Columbus and Columbus Day

What the late Congressman Peter Rodino Said About Columbus and Columbus Day

| July 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

“As I envision it, Columbus Day would be a multipurpose national holiday. It would, of course , recognize Christopher Columbus , the undaunted admiral who heroically braved the myth and mysteries of the terrifying , uncharted Atlantic to discover America. That bold and daring venture, a major milestone in the history of mankind, deserves to […]

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Lido Civic Club Awards $70,000 in College Scholarships

Lido Civic Club Awards $70,000 in College Scholarships

| June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to the 2020 Lido Civic Club Scholarship winners! This year, the Lido Civic Club awarded $70,000 to 14 impressive Italian American students from the Washington, D.C. area.  “This is what we do best, ” said Vincenzo Fragomeni, President of the Lido Civic Club.  “I want to thank all Lido Civic Club members and our […]

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NGA Sculpture Garden  to Reopen June 20

NGA Sculpture Garden to Reopen June 20

| June 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Enjoy the lush, 6.1-acre garden and discover 21 modern and contemporary outdoor sculptures when the Sculpture Garden reopens on June 20. The Pavilion Café will offer prepackaged salads, sandwiches, and beverages for outdoor, credit card–only purchase. For the safety and well-being of all, visitor capacity will be limited, visitors ages 2 and up will be […]

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Announcing the Creation of the Pino Cicala Archives and Virtual Collection  at Casa Italiana

Announcing the Creation of the Pino Cicala Archives and Virtual Collection at Casa Italiana

| June 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pino Cicala would have been 93 years old today, June 12, 2020. His passing three years ago left a void in our Italian American community. To keep his legacy alive, we announce today that Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center, Inc. (CISC), will name its archives and virtual collection in memory of Pino Cicala. The Pino Cicala […]

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Festa della Repubblica Celebrated in Washington

Festa della Repubblica Celebrated in Washington

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Speech by Italian Ambassador Armando Varricchio on the Occasion of the Italian Republic Day, June 2, 2020 — Dear fellow Italians, dear friends, I am pleased to extend my heartfelt, warm wishes to all of you on this Italian Republic Day. This year is different. The effects of the pandemic are compounding today old tensions […]

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From Our Good Friends in Italy:  Trio Dante

From Our Good Friends in Italy: Trio Dante

| April 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Luca Marziali, violin; Roberto Molinelli, viola; Alessandro Culiani, cello

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