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Italian-American Open Set for June 2 at Army Navy Country Club

Italian-American Open Set for June 2 at Army Navy Country Club

| April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 41st Italian-American Open hosted by the Lido Civic Club of Washington D.C., will be held on June 2, 2014, at the Army Navy Country Club, in Arlington, Virginia. Last year’s event raised $13,000 to benefit the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center in Washington D.C., and the Lido Civic Club Scholarship Fund. The tournament will run […]

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Lido Civic Club to Support Students Taking AP Italian Language Exam

Lido Civic Club to Support Students Taking AP Italian Language Exam

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Lido Civic Club of Washington D.C. has awarded a grant of $2,225 to the Casa Italiana Language School/Ente Gestore to help support and promote the continuation of the AP Italian Language & Culture Exam. The grant will be used by the Ente Gestore to award $89, the fee for taking the AP Italian Language […]

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Viva Italia: An Introduction to the Culture and Language of Italy

Viva Italia: An Introduction to the Culture and Language of Italy

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

On April 26 at 4 PM, Black Student Fund and Casa Italiana will host Viva Italia: An Introduction to the Culture and Language of Italy at 595 ½ Third Street NW, Washington, DC 20001. It will provide an opportunity for students interested in learning about the Italian language and culture. “Viva Italia will provide an […]

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Italy’s Minister of Interior Angelino Alfano in Washington

Italy’s Minister of Interior Angelino Alfano in Washington

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier today, Italy’s Minister of the Interior Angelino Alfano met with his counterpart, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.  Before the meeting, Alfano held a press conference with the Italian media in the Great Hall of the U.S.  Department Justice.  Alfano later met with the Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Charles Johnson.  

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Last Days of the Dying Gaul at the National Gallery of Art

Last Days of the Dying Gaul at the National Gallery of Art

| March 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of visitors at the National Gallery got their last peek at the Dying Gaul this weekend. Created in the first or second century AD, the Dying Gaul is one of the most renowned works from antiquity. This exhibition marked the first time it has left Italy since 1797, when Napoleonic forces took the sculpture to Paris, […]

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Remembering Dr. Maria Guarrera Wilmweth 1924-2013, an “icon” in the local Italian-American community

Remembering Dr. Maria Guarrera Wilmweth 1924-2013, an “icon” in the local Italian-American community

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Washington, D.C., Italian America community held a memorial service today at Holy Rosary Church to pay tribute to Dr. Maria Guarrera Wilmeth, who passed away on December 18, 2013, in Annandale, Virginia. Dr.  Wilmeth, was a distinguished authority on the teaching of foreign languages and a dear friend of the Italian-American community in the Washington D.C. area. […]

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Lido Civic Club Honors Tony Cancelosi and Italian Minister Cristiano Maggipinto

Lido Civic Club Honors Tony Cancelosi and Italian Minister Cristiano Maggipinto

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Lido Civic Club of Washington D.C., at its 84th Anniversary and Past Presidents Night Gala, honored Anthony “Tony” J. Cancelosi, president and chief executive officer of the Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind, as its 2014 “Man of the Year.” The Lido Club also bestowed the Distinguished Community Service Award on Cristiano Maggipinto, Minister Plenipotentiary […]

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