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Escape to Italy and dive into the history and riches of Ravenna, as Italian food and culture expert Francine Segan takes you on a captivating virtual journey marking the 700th anniversary of the death of Italy’s greatest poet, Dante Alighieri.
You’ll explore this UNESCO World Heritage City — home of Dante’s final resting place — as Segan leads you through its sights, art, music, and of course its food and wine.
With Segan as your virtual tour guide, you’ll discover Ravenna through Dante’s world — the poet’s tomb and the Quadrarco of Baccioforte, where his bones were hidden for safe-keeping during World War II — and the magnificent 5th Century mosaics, churches and other sites that were part of Dante’s post-Florence life in the city. Segan couples fascinating history with a discussion of the many Dante anniversary celebrations taking place in Ravenna this year — you’ll even get a look at La Luce delle Parole, the magical light installation running through the city center featuring illuminated verses from the Divine Comedy.
Registration includes a handout with details on the many anniversary events being streamed from Ravenna and all over Italy and the world throughout 2021.
This program will take place on Thursday, August 5 from 6:30-7:30 pm ET. This program will be recorded and available for later viewing by those who register.
Programs taking place online:An access link will be emailed to you after purchase.
Programs taking place in our NYC facilities:Please read our safety guidelines before visiting our building.
Programs taking place online and in our NYC facilities:Please select which experience you wish to participate in when registering. Online participants will be emailed an access link after purchase. In-person participants should read our safety guidelines before attending the program.
This event is part of our Kitchen Arts & Letters series. In collaboration with the esteemed culinary bookstore, we present talks, demos and tastings with leading cookbook authors, chefs, food historians and farmers.
Francine Segan is the author of six books including Shakespeare’s Kitchen and Dolci: Italy’s Sweets. Her most recent book is Pasta Modern.
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