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Lecture

Curious Minds: EATING ITALY: A DELICIOUS JOURNEY THROUGH ITALIAN CUISINE

Fridays, September 22–November 3, 10 a.m. to noon
*Please note there is no class on October 13

It is said that most people eat to live, while in Italy people live to eat. In this course, Hot Docs favourite Dr. Franco Gallippi returns to explore the history and cultural significance of some of the most famous dishes from his native land.

Curious Minds: LEARNING FROM PARIS: WHAT 1,000 YEARS OF PARISIAN ART, FOOD AND REVOLUTION HAVE GIVEN US.

Mondays, September 18–October 30, 10:00 a.m. to noon
*Please note there is no class October 9.

Governor General’s Award–nominated writer, journalist and host and co-writer of Discovery World’s travel show, Paris Next Stop, Lisa Pasold guides us through Paris’s incredible history.

Women in Weimar

Thursdays, 10am - 12pm

March 22 - April 5

Join cabarazz vocalist Adi Braun as she takes an in-depth look at the lives and artistry of key female cabaret performers of Weimar Berlin. This 3-week series explores the emergence of the Modern Woman in post-Wilhelmine German society.

¡Hola España! : The Music of Renaissance Spain

Wednesdays, 10am - 12pm

November 1 - 22

In collaboration with The Toronto Consort, this series is an investigation of the vibrant and inventive music, composers and instruments of 16th- and 17th-century Spain, including some of the music which made its way across the Atlantic to the ?New World.? Over four weeks, this series will explore popular songs (villancicos) and evocative sacred works, energetic instrumental dance music, intradas, fantasias and more, in a format which combines listening, lecture, imagery and class discussion.

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