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Oct 07, 2004, 01:00 ET

Italian Army Band Makes US Debut

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Italian Army Band will make its first appearances in the United States from October 8 through October 11 as...

Sep 27, 2004, 01:00 ET

DreamWorks Statements Are Disingenuous Regarding Stereotyping in Shark Tale

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, in response to criticism by the Columbus Citizens Foundation, DreamWorks SKG and DreamWorks...

Sep 22, 2004, 01:00 ET

Mario Andretti Named Grand Marshal of New York City's 2004 Columbus Day Parade

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary race car driver Mario Andretti will be Grand Marshal of New York City's 60th Columbus Day Parade,...

Sep 22, 2004, 01:00 ET

Columbus Day Celebrated in Two Grand Central Exhibitions

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- New Yorkers are kicking off the Columbus Day festivities early this year at two special exhibitions. The...

Sep 21, 2004, 01:00 ET

Columbus Citizens Foundation: DreamWorks Misleads New York Times and Reuters

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The following press release is being issued by the Columbus Citizens Foundation: DreamWorks SKG and...

Sep 15, 2004, 01:00 ET

Statement About DreamWorks SKG and DreamWorks Animation's Shark Tale by Columbus Citizens Foundation President Lawrence Auriana: Response to DreamWorks Comments

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Shark Tale, DreamWorks SKG and DreamWorks Animation's most recent movie is an animated family film that uses...

Sep 14, 2004, 01:00 ET

Statement Regarding Ethnic Stereotyping in Movie for Kids: Spielberg's DreamWorks SKG's Shark Tale

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Lawrence Auriana, President, Columbus Citizens Foundation: Good...

Sep 14, 2004, 01:00 ET

Spielberg's DreamWorks Animates Prejudice in Kids Movie

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawrence Auriana, President of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, today condemned DreamWorks SKG's newest...

Aug 05, 2004, 01:00 ET

High School Now Possible for 77 Tri-State Area Students

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventy-seven young men and women from the Tri-State area will now be going to private high schools in...

Jul 30, 2004, 01:00 ET

Columbus Citizens Foundation to Award Four-Year High School Scholarships Totaling $1.2 Million

NEW YORK, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawrence E. Auriana, President of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, announced today that the Foundation will...

Jun 28, 2004, 01:00 ET

Columbus Citizens Foundation to Present $1.1m in Four-Year College Scholarships

NEW YORK, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawrence E. Auriana, President of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, announced today that the Foundation will...

Jun 10, 2004, 01:00 ET

Why Did Ben Franklin Request Multiple Copies of Neapolitan Philosopher Gaetano Filangieri's 'The Science of Legislati'?

NEW YORK, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Benjamin Franklin requested multiple copies of Enlightenment political philosopher and author Gaetano...

Oct 13, 2003, 01:00 ET

Motorbikes, Fashion Models, Aviation and Historical Floats Draw Hundreds of Thousands of Spectators to 2003 Columbus Day Parade

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Throngs of New Yorkers and tourists, packed seven deep along Fifth Avenue, cheered wildly for the hundreds of...

Oct 07, 2003, 01:00 ET

Rare 1929 Savoia-Marchetti S-56 Flying Boat Honored in New York's 2003 Columbus Day Parade

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The historic Savoia-Marchetti S-56 Flying Boat -- one of only two surviving examples -- will play a central role...

Oct 07, 2003, 01:00 ET

Vintage Cars, Historic Bikes Kick Off New York's 2003 Columbus Day Parade

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- When Italian fashion czar Roberto Cavalli -- the 62-year old man who has dressed Britney Spears and Jennifer...

Oct 07, 2003, 01:00 ET

'Wings of Italy: Italian Aviation Posters, 1910-1943'

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawrence Auriana, president of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, is pleased to announce "Wings of Italy:...

Oct 11, 2002, 01:00 ET

Columbus Citizens Foundation to File Motion in Federal Court, Southern District of New York as Sopranos Issue With Mayor Michael Bloomberg Reaches Serious Impasse

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Time: 11 a.m. October 11th Place: Federal Courthouse, Judge Rayhoff's Chambers (14B) Attorneys...

Oct 11, 2002, 01:00 ET

Federal Judge Says Parade Organizer Has The Right To Determine Who Marches In Columbus Day Parade

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- During a hearing today in Federal district court in the Southern District of New York, Judge Jed Rakof said...

Oct 09, 2002, 01:00 ET

Sopranos Uninvited and Unwelcome in Columbus Day Parade

NEW YORK, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to published reports that Mayor Michael Bloomberg took it upon himself to invite members of the cast...

Oct 16, 2000, 01:00 ET

Hot, Young, Roman Designers Storm New York Streets and Redefine Italian Fashion at Historic Grand Central Station

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Long thought of as the hotbed for Italian couture (think Valentino, and Roberto Capucci,) Roman fashion is...