Tag Archives: Marina Benzon

Next Recital Opportunity

  Join us this Sunday, August 7, at 4:30 for a lovely afternoon of music and lecture. Once again, Tina Paulson will regale you with songs by and about Venetian women, while I fill in the details of their history … Continue reading

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Dancing at the Tree

No one has left a “tell-all” diary. But it seems that Marina Querini Benzon’s joie de vivre liberated her from many of the condemnations that women before her had to endure. In 1797, the Venetian republic fell to Napoleon’s troops. … Continue reading

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Recital this Sunday!

Put it on your calendar! The Beautiful Woman in Venice recital returns! Sunday, May 22, join us at the Italian American Heritage Society in San Jose to hear me talk about Venetian women composers, musicians, and more. I’ll be accompanied … Continue reading

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“It’s Time to Redefine Beauty”

Check out this new website, which promotes nonfiction books by posting articles about their topics. As NFReads.com says on the site, “Learn something new every week: get weekly updates on interesting articles by nonfiction authors and discover their books.” It … Continue reading

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Polenta Where??

Please join me at my next event two weeks from today, a presentation to share the lives of Venetian women with you! It will be in the Sacramento, California, area, sponsored by the Italian Cultural Society. Here is the event … Continue reading

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Come to the Recital!

This Friday, January 8, I’ll be presenting a lecture and recital with Ms. Tina Paulson, soprano. She’ll be singing selections related to women in my book A Beautiful Woman in Venice. Here’s the program: * Introduction to Venetian women and … Continue reading

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The Book – The Trip

The book, the trip, the realization of a long time dream! Three years ago Vonda approached me with the idea to write a book about Venetian women, a book that would work in conjunction with a tour of sites related … Continue reading

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