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 L'io lirico e l'altro | A conversation with Alessandro Lutman
L'io lirico e l'altro | A conversation with Alessandro LutmanTuesday, March 20, 2018

Poetry and travel intertwine in Alessandro Lutman's presentation, as the young Italian poet introduces his work, and talk about the different cultures that influenced his lyrics. Born in Trieste, Alessandro Lutman graduated in foreign languages and currently studies history at the University of Udine. In 2015 Lutman published...

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The Italian Garden Project
The Italian Garden ProjectThursday, March 22, 2018

Experience the beauty and charm of the traditional Italian American backyard vegetable garden and learn about its relevance for reconnecting to our food, our families, and the earth. Mary Menniti, founder of The Italian Garden Project™, will share how these gardens serve as glimpses into the past that can lead to a brigh...

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Women of the Mediterranean | Baroque Arias
Women of the Mediterranean | Baroque AriasWednesday, March 28, 2018

Join Ars Minerva's Artistic Director and mezzo-soprano Céline Ricci in a presentation of her upcoming project. Together with mezzo-sporano Kindra Scharich, soprano Aurélie Veruni and harpsichordist Derek Tam, Céline will give us a taste of enchanting baroque arias portraying women of the Mediterranean...

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Calabria Old & New | From Norman Douglas to...
Calabria Old & New | From Norman Douglas to...Thursday, March 29, 2018

Continuing our “Literary Locations” series, three women from Calabria (but with very different stories behind them) will engage in a captivating presentation of their region, its traditions, and its cultural transformations. "Such torrid splendor, drenching a land of austerest simplicity, decomposes the mind into corre...

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