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English Language Meeting – May 12, 2021
May 12, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
When: May 12, 2021
Speaker: Jonathan Brandt, AIA
Topic: I mercati dei Rioni Romani
There will be a “social hour” beginning at 7 pm. The presentation will start at 7:30.
“La strada per il cuore passa attraverso lo stomaco.”
(“The way to the heart is through the stomach.”) – Italian proverb
About the Speaker:
Jonathan Brandt, AIA, is an architect living in a Seattle bungalow with his wife Renatta and 11 year old son Alexander. He received his Master of Architecture from the University of Washington in 1993, and has taught architectural history, design and drawing at the UW’s Palazzo Pio Center in Rome and at Iowa State and Texas A&M. He currently designs custom homes and draws architectural renderings. To contact Jonathan for a house design or rendering, you can visit his website at: www.jbarch.net His work can also be viewed on Facebook: See JB Architectural Renderings.
About the Presentation:
The markets in the heart of Rome are popular destinations for tourists and locals alike. Even from its inception, the Roman Forum was as much a popular market as well as a sacred pilgrimage. Join me in a virtual walking tour of the rioni of Rome, browsing through some of its neighborhood markets, both past and present. Highlights include the Markets of Trajan, Piazza Navona, and Campo de’ Fiori, among others. As the Romans say, “Annamo va!”
DANTE ALIGHIERI SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON
Live Meeting COVID Guidelines
Even as COVID variants continue to plague the population, we are trying to return to offering live meetings for Dante this season. We’ve all been longing for a return to shared meals, and since this is foundational to Dante activities, we want to make it possible. Following the guidelines and regulations now in place by many workplaces, public venues and community groups, the Dante Board of Directors has agreed to the guidelines listed below as an acceptable plan to keep us as safe as possible when meeting in person.
1) Please do not attend if you have been exposed to COVID, or are experiencing any symptoms of illness. We will make best efforts to record the presentations so that those who cannot attend in person can enjoy them afterwards. There will also be a few meetings presented on ZOOM instead of live this season, for all to enjoy like last year.
2) Masks are encouraged. Although no longer required, we encourage attendees to wear masks when not eating or drinking.
Thank you again for your understanding and observance of these guidelines. Let’s work together to control COVID!!!