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The Association of American College and University Programs in Italy, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute, are pleased to present the second edition of “Back from Italy”, a talk and exhibit featuring stories and works by young architecture students who spent a semester in Italy. For non-European architects...

Washington celebrates the genius of Jacopo Tintoretto with a series of major events related to the Venetian artist following the events dedicated to him in Venice in 2018. The National Gallery of Art, one of the most important museum institutions in the United States that boasts a unique collaboration with all major Italian institutions, will prese...

Giuseppe Fasanella è il nuovo Presidente del “Monte San Giacomo Club” di Hoboken, una delle associazioni più importanti di connazionali presenti negli Stati Uniti d’America. Giuseppe Fasanella, 54 anni, succede nella prestigiosa carica a Carmine Percontino, ed è coadiuvato da Francesco Spina, Pietro Caporrino, Frank Castella, Angelo Caporrino, Robe...

Little Italy Property Owners Association (LIPOA) has been recognized by Baltimore City as Little Italy’s representative neighborhood association since 2012. As of its March 19th meeting, LIPOA will operate under a new name, Little Italy Neighborhood Association (LINA) and is in the process of obtaining 501(c)(3) nonprofit status. "While we have est...

Ridgewood’s Fresh Pond Road Street Fair will be restored to its four-day glory this September after Community Board 5 voted in favor at its Feb. 13 meeting. Long-time organizer of Ridgewood’s Fresh Pond Road Street Festival, Tony DiPiazza, asked that the full scope of the street fair be restored on the grounds that it has a history of being well-ma...

Tom Ricca is a lot of things: a proud father, a hardworking business owner, an energetic former WWE wrestler, and now, a champion of his town’s Italian heritage. For the past year, Ricca, 50, has been leading a crusade to create a Little Italy in the heart of one of the state’s most Italian towns. More than a decade ago, Town Council designated...

On June 26th, 1979, my wife, Luann, and I were blessed with the birth of our first child: a beautiful, little daughter. For me, it was an extra kick because it happened to be my birthday. Naturally, everyone in the family was thrilled with our new addition. She would have four loving grandparents to dote over her and shower her with a ton of love....

L’On. Francesca La Marca ha avuto negli USA un fine settimana molto intenso di incontri e di partecipazione a iniziative di importanti federazioni comunitarie. Sabato, 9 marzo, infatti, ha partecipato alla 23esima edizione del gala della “Federazione Siciliana del New Jersey”, che si è svolto con la presenza di circa 600 ospiti, tra cui vari rappre...

Maria Marigliano, Organist and Director of Liturgy of Holy Rosary Church, is the Voice of the only Italian Church in Washington.  Singing from the balcony of this gorgeous Italian sanctuary in the heart of Washington, D.C., Maria shares the magic of Italy with Parishioners through the tradition of song.  CiaoDC chats with Maria on finding her voice...

Undoubtedly, the mood at the Monaca Turners on Sunday will be bittersweet. Firefighters at Monaca No. 1 Volunteer Fire Department are hosting a spaghetti dinner from noon to 6 p.m. to benefit John DiMarzio, a former member, who had been on kidney transplant waiting lists at two Pittsburgh hospitals for almost two years. DiMarzio, 61, in end-stage k...

Sunday MARCH 10, 2019 3:00 PM. Italian Cultural Center of Maryland, 315 Homeland Southway, Baltimore, MD. For this March Caffè Letterario at the Italian Cultural Center of Maryland we welcome Director Dina Fiasconaro. Please RSVP at m.lapenta@italymd.org.Director Fiasconaro is a Baltimore screenwriter and film director. Her feature documentary, Mom...

Kathy McCabe, host of Dream of Italy on PBS and editor of Dream of Italymagazine, will host two events at Georgetown's Via Umbria to celebrate the premiere of her upcoming television special, Dream of Italy: Under the Tuscan Sun. The celebrations kick off March 28th at 7pm with a wine dinner at Via Umbria featuring McCabe and bestselling author, Fr...