Milan’s Brera District

ZOOMING LIVE FROM MILAN…. Brera and the Boom Sunday, May 30, 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Central Daylight Savings Time Presented in English Today, the village of Brera, with its cobblestone lanes, its wrought-iron balconies and its fashionable restaurants, is a tiny jewel. But its history is complex and fascinating. At… Continue reading

The Navigli Neighborhood of Milan

SORRY — YOU MISSED IT! Milan: City of Water — I Navigli Sunday, April 25, 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Central Daylight Savings Time Presented in English   Milan is a city that developed around its canals and waterways. During this tour, we’ll visit the neighborhood that still preserves the ancient… Continue reading

The Milan of Alessandro Manzoni and The Betrothed

SORRY, YOU MISSED THIS ONE! A Virtual Walking Tour of Alessandro Manzoni’s Milan Sunday, March 28, 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. C.D.S.T. Presented in English In Milan, Alessandro Manzoni wrote the novel that is the symbol of post-unification Italian literature: The Betrothed. This tour took us to see his traditional Lombardian… Continue reading

Milan: Fascism and the Second World War

SORRY, YOU MISSED IT…. A Virtual Walking Tour of Milan During Fascism Saturday, February 27, 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Central Standard Time Presented in English   Milan was a very important city in the history of Fascism. Many events bearing on Facisms’s history took place there, from its foundation to… Continue reading

Risotto alla Milanese & How to Make It!

SORRY, YOU MISSED IT! Risotto alla Milanese Cooking Class Saturday, March 6, 2021 Italy produces more rice than any other country in Europe — in fact, rice is more popular than pasta in some of Italy’s northern regions. Perhaps the most traditional preparation of Italian rice is the classic dish… Continue reading