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Remembering Italian American Visionary architect Paolo Soleri

Remembering Italian American Visionary architect Paolo Soleri

Today the world has lost one of its great minds. Paolo Soleri, architect, builder, artist, writer, theorist, husband, father, born on Summer Solstice, June 21, 1919, has died at age 93. Paolo Soleri spent a lifetime investigating how architecture, specifically the architecture of the city, could support the countless possibilities of human aspiration. The urban project...
Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero Greets Italian American Congressional Delegation

Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero Greets Italian American Congressional Delegation

At a reception on Capitol Hill hosted by the National Italian American Foundation, Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero greeted on  Wednesday evening (Feb 27) the new Italian American Congressional Delegation for 113th Congress. “The relationship between Italy the United States is so profound and so solid” said Bisogniero.  The Ambassador noted that the 2013 Year of Italian Culture...
Italian Elections: Angela Fucsia Nissoli Elected by Italians in North & Central America to Chamber of Deputies

Italian Elections: Angela Fucsia Nissoli Elected by Italians in North & Central America to Chamber of Deputies

“Care elettrici, cari elettori, Vivo negli Stati Uniti da 25 anni, amo questo paese nel quale mi sento integrata e conservo profondamente radicata nel mio cuore la mia italianità, l’amore e l’orgoglio per la mia terra d’origine. Amore e orgoglio che unisce noi tutti, italiani fuori patria. Orgoglio di essere Italiani e allo stesso tempo...
Fifty years of history in the space sector: relations between Italy and the U.S

Fifty years of history in the space sector: relations between Italy and the U.S

Fifty years of bilateral agreements with NASA: it was 1962 when Italy signed the first agreement with NASA to launch the first Italian satellite from the base of Wallops Island (Virginia), followed by the first launch of an Italian satellite from the Italian launch base of Malindi (Kenya). The first joint mission of NASA-ASI, LAGEOS,...
Jim Messina, President Obama's campaign manager, Receives the Machiavelli Award as the Italian Democrat of the Year

Jim Messina, President Obama’s campaign manager, Receives the Machiavelli Award as the Italian Democrat of the Year

This evening, the Italian American Democratic Leadership Council, co-chaired by Robert Blancato and MD Senator Jim Rosapepe, presented Jim Messina, President Obama’s campaign manager,with the Machiavelli Award as the Italian Democrat of the Year.  The reception was held this evening a Carmine’s Restaurant in Washington , D.C.  According to the IALC, this award honors the...
Joseph Sciame reelected President of Major Italian American Organizations

Joseph Sciame reelected President of Major Italian American Organizations

Joseph Sciame, a National Past President of the Order Sons of Italy in America and currently the vice-president for external affairs at St. John’s University in New York, was reelected Chair of the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations for another two year term. The election took place on October 13, 2012, at...
Italy Donates Bust of Amerigo Vespucci to the Organization of American States

Italy Donates Bust of Amerigo Vespucci to the Organization of American States

On the occasion of the Columbus Day celebrations, Sebastiano Fulci, the Permanent Observer of Italy to the Organization of American States (OAS), joined by Andrea Claudio Galluzzo, President of the Association Fiorentini nel Mondo, Joseph Sciame Chair of the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations, John Viola Chief Operating Officer of The National...
Columbus Day 2012 a Proclamation, by the President of the United States of America

Columbus Day 2012 a Proclamation, by the President of the United States of America

Washington, October 5, 2012 As dawn broke over the Atlantic on October 12, 1492, a perilous 10-week journey across an ocean gave way to encounters and events that would dramatically shape the course of history. Today, we recall the courage and the innovative spirit that carried Christopher Columbus and his crew from a Spanish port...
At Bonaparte Ceremony U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Recalls His Italian Roots

At Bonaparte Ceremony U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Recalls His Italian Roots

At the 52nd Annual Ceremony commemorating Charles J. Bonaparte held on September 12 at the U.S. Department of Justice, keynote speaker, U.S. Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli recalled his Italian roots to invited guests from the Italian American community. Charles J. Bonaparte, was the 46th Attorney General of the United States and the founder of...
The Italian American Community Loses a Great Italian American:  Joseph P. Vaghi, Jr.  (1920-2012)

The Italian American Community Loses a Great Italian American: Joseph P. Vaghi, Jr. (1920-2012)

Joseph P. Vaghi Jr., 92, a Washington, D.C. architect and decorated World War II  veteran, died  peacefully at Maplewood Park Place, Bethesda Maryland, on August 25, 2012. He lived in Kensington, Maryland, for over a half century, and practiced architecture in Bethesda, Maryland with the firm of Joseph P. Vaghi, AIA and Associates. His specialty...
From Washington to Vancouver

From Washington to Vancouver

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