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A Green Mixtape: The Ecological Soul of Italian Music and Songwriting

Green Mixtape 26.10.23

Thursday, October 26 | 6:30 PM

23rd Annual Edition of the Week of Italian Language in the World

A live radio show presented by Italian scholar and Radio DJ Sara Marinelli

On the occasion of the Week of Italian Language in the World focused on the theme of Italian and Sustainability, join us for a live radio show with scholar and radio DJ Sara Marinelli as she takes us on a tour of Italian music and songwriting with an ecological soul. We’ll listen and learn about how Italian songwriters from Adriano Celentano, Lucio Dalla, Franco Battiato, Edoardo Bennato to Elisa, Enzo Avitabile, Subsonica, and others, have put care for the environment in their songwriting and their sounds.

Free Admission | Registration required

REGISTER HERE (New date: Thursday, October 26)

Sara Marinelli is a writer and an educator. She is a Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Culture at the University of San Francisco, and a Teaching Artist at the San Francisco Opera. Her writing in English is published in New American Writing, Blue Mesa Review, Pummarol, Sparkle and Blink; her work in Italian appears in Nazione Indiana, Leggendaria, Alias, il Manifesto. She recently created and produced the audio-documentary Letters to Italy an eighth-part series exploring the impact of Covid-19 on Italian immigrants in the Bay Area, and their relationship to Italy in a time of crisis and forced separation.