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Angelo Puglisi, un membro del Lido Civic Club, ha ricevuto una targa dal Presidente Brian Della Rocca. Angelo non è il membro più vecchio del Club, però è il primo nella storia del Club, fondato nel 1929, a raggiungere sessanta anni di associazione. La targa gli è stata presentata alla riunione mensile di maggio. Tanti membri hanno parlato del con...

The Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, in collaboration with Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, presents a concert of the Italian Saxophone Quartet.   The Italian Saxophone Quartet was founded in 1982 by four saxophone soloists, close friends determined to join together to perform chamber music for saxophone at the very h...

Calling Spike Lee "the most anti-Italian director of all time," a N.J.-based national Italian-American anti-defamation organization has inducted the award-winning film director to its "Hall of Shame." Andre DiMino, president of the Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition, details in a release today Lee's "notorious track record of vile and negative p...

The characters in John Patrick Shanley's "Italian American Reconciliation" appreciate the minestrone at their local diner. Watching them relish their soup in the version of the play now at Northern Virginia's 1st Stage, you can't help hankering for more to savor in the theatrical variety. No egregious flaws mar director Michael Chamberlin's stagin...

This month, the Senator John Heinz History Center's Italian American Collection will host Poet Laureate of North Carolina, Joseph Bathanti, as its firstScholar-in-Residence.   A Pittsburgh native and professor of creative writing at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C., Bathanti will produce an original body of work inspired by his re...

UNICO Delaware District I held its inaugural Brian Piccolo Award Program April 27 at Nicola Pizza on the Avenue.   This is an award given nationally in the month of April to an outstanding high school senior athlete of Italian heritage who exhibits the qualities and character traits modeled by the legendary Brian Piccolo: courage, friendship...

A) PRESENTAZIONE DELLE LISTE Le liste dei candidati alle elezioni Comites 2014 sono presentate nelle ore d'ufficio (dal lunedi' al venerdi', dalle 9.00 alle 12.30) all'Ufficio elettorale istituito presso Cancelleria Consolare della Ambasciata d'Italia in Washington DC, a partire dal ventesimo ed entro il trentesimo giorno successivo all'indizione...

We are excited to announce the results of our most recent Board election! Maria Tamburri has been elected Chair, Diana Femia has been elected Vice Chair, and Maria T. Vullo, Esq. has been elected Treasurer of the National Board of Directors.   The new officers join Mary Ann Mattone, RN/MPH, Secretary of the National Board since 2014.&nb...

By Eric Obernauer   Asked how travel has changed since Christopher Columbus' epic voyage to the New World, one wag once observed that Columbus headed for India and wound up in Santo Domingo. Today, if you head to India, you get there. It's your luggage that winds up in Santo Domingo.   Still, in an age of space exploration and superco...

By Bill Chenevert   Almost exactly two years ago, South Philly Review reported on the meeting at Columbus Square Park, between 12th and 13th and Wharton and Reed streets, and the nearly $3-million renovations that the Columbus Square Advisory Council was proposing for the park.   At the time, $3 million seemed like a massive amount of...

Alcune date importanti per i cittadini italiani che intendano votare al referendum del 17 aprile. I residenti stabilmente nella circoscrizione consolare dell'Ambasciata e iscritti nell'AIRE che intendano votare in Italia, dovranno far pervenire a questa Ambasciata ENTRO IL 26 FEBBRAIOun'apposita dichiarazione su carta libera.   Gli elet...

By Anne Cloonan Despite its name, La Festa Italia to be held Saturday and Sunday at Ascension Catholic Church in Jeannette will open with a Polka Mass. The Rev. Paul Lisik, pastor, said the hymns and responses to the Mass at 4:30 p.m. Saturday will be done to a polka beat, music mostly associated with Eastern European culture. Entertainment a...