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When: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Intercultural Center Auditorium, Georgetown University, 37th & O Street NW , Washington DC 20057 On the occasion of the 4th Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, The Georgetown University Italian Research Institute of Georgetown College, in collaboration with the Georgetown Universit...

Tutti noi conosciamo Domenico Modugno e la sua popolarità qui negli Stati Uniti: ci succede spesso di andare ad eventi dedicati all’Italia e di sentire in sottofondo la canzone Nel blu dipinto di blu, meglio conosciuta come Volare! Proprio per questo motivo, quando ho sentito che un ulteriore evento su Modugno era stato organizzato a Washington, D....

Indigenous Peoples’ Day, has replaced Columbus Day in 130 U.S. cities within 34 states, and eight of those include complete states. South Dakota took a stance in 1990 changing their holiday to Native American Day. Hawaii celebrates Discoverers' Day to recognize the Polynesian discoverers of the Hawaiian Islands. From last year to this year, the num...

On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo Da Vinci’s death, the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC is proud to host the photographic exhibition “Leonardo and Pop Microscopy. Bridging Art and Science towards the Future”, organized in collaboration with the One Health Center of Excellence at the University of Florida in Gainesville and the...

The mood was somber at Mario’s Italian Market in Surf City this weekend as staff and shocked customers mourned the loss of owner Mario J. Aversa Jr., who died Nov. 7 at age 46. His passing leaves behind two young daughters, Annaliese, and Elena, and their mother, Dawn. Aversa himself had encountered tragedy and health challenges in the family, incl...

We’re upon that festive time of year to holiday shop, mingle and open your heart to helping others. Here is a great opportunity to do all of that together. The Lamarca family of Monmouth County, NJ are hosting their 4th Annual Holiday Shopping Soirée and Fundraiser. Each year the event donates a portion of the sales to a charity. This year they are...

In honor of all Veterans throughout Mercer County and beyond, members of the Mercer County Italian American Festival Association proudly pose in front of a World War II statue restored by their organization and displayed in front of the WWII memorial on West State Street in Trenton.  The statue is soon to find a permanent place within Veterans Park...

Monday November 18, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST. Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven St NW, Washington, DC 20008. Register here. Join us on November 18th as we inaugurate the 4th Week of Italian Cuisine in the World with the opening of the exhibition “Queen: culture – traditions – taste”, a visual journey by World Press Award Winner photographer Anto...

A new Italian-American heritage group was formed Oct. 15 when a group of local residents filled a meeting room to capacity at the Lewes library. Named antipasti, the association’s mission is to learn about and celebrate Italian heritage, to work cooperatively with other groups to devise quality initiatives, and to build the association through coll...

The traditional purple painted stripe was vividly seen in the center of Franklin Avenue on Sunday, Oct. 13. Nutley and Belleville once again joined together to host the only Columbus Day Parade in Essex County. The 37th annual parade also celebrates Italian Heritage month. The 2-mile parade kicked off from Belleville High School on Passaic Avenue,...

The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its 2019 Italian Heritage Month celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Hall of Records. The ceremony commemorated the heritage and culture of the Italian-American community. Freeholder President Brendan Gill began the program with welcoming remarks, recognizing the vast diversity that exists in E...

It was all about Italian at a recent gala at the Paxon Hollow Golf Club. About 250 guests packed the ballroom for the 28th annual Associazione Regionale Abruzzese (ARA) Delco dinner dance to pay tribute to their Italian heritage and honor local people of Italian origin or descent who have made outstanding contributions to the community while foster...