Saturday, May 23, 2015

What's Up? May 25-29

What's Up at the Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste.  Piazza Sant'Antonio Nuovo, 6 - Trieste.  All activities Free and Open to the Public

Monday, May 25, 2015
6pm - Poetry Reading - Erynn Rowan Laurie reads from her book FIREFLIES at ABSOLUTE ZERO

A map of a life, written in location and longing, its calligraphy the surreal moments between dream and waking. The poems are shaped by myth, the Gaelic poetic tradition, dream worlds, personal history, and the grey-green landscape of the Salish Sea. From snowfall in the Hoh rainforest to the sensuality of a lover's touch, the poems span decades of a life in motion, finally finding a home between the mountains and waters of the Pacific Northwest.

Erynn Rowan Laurie, writer, poet, and professional madwoman formerly living on the shores of the Salish Sea, now lives in Trieste. Author of Ogam: Weaving Word Wisdom, she is inspired by the early Irish poetic tradition and the place of the geilt, the mad poet, in Irish myth and literature. Born in New England, she joined the Navy and traveled to Hawaii and the west coast, where she fell in love with western Washington and has spent the last three decades getting to know the land, the waters, and the dreamscape of her chosen home.

8pm - WAITRESS - Film in English - Last film in the Food Film Series.  2007, 107 min. with Kari Russell.  Comedy, Romance, Drama
Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
10 am - Short Story Discussion - An INTERVIEW with JULIA CHILD by Fern Berman.  You can find the article at the link.
Julia Child was an American chef, author, and television personality. She is recognized for bringing French cuisine to the American public with her debut cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and her subsequent television programs, the most notable of which was The French Chef, which premiered in 1963. She was also quite a character!
10:30am - Mom& Baby Survival Italian

Thursday, May 27, 2015
10am - NONNA TELL ME A STORY: Lidia's Christmas Kitchen  - Documentary 2010 - 30 min. Lidia Bastianich reminisces over her childhood Christmas traditions in Istria with her 5 grandchildren
10:30am - Mom&Baby Playgroup in English
11am - Survival Italian  without Babies

Friday, May 28, 2015
5pm - American Corner Teen Club - Hanging out.

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