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Saint Mary's Museum Docent Talk - Carnaval!

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Curious about Carnaval? Then join us for a lively discussion about this enthralling new exhibit at Saint Mary's College! Heidi Donner, Manager of Educational Programs at Saint Mary's newly renovated Museum of Art, will discuss the display that captures the origins, history and practices of "The Feast Before the Fast" in Europe and the Americas. Ms. Donner will share highlights of the sights and sounds (actual music taped at each!) of Carnaval in Venice; Rio de Janeiro, Port of Spain, Trinidad; Tenerife, Canary Islands; and New Orleans which are on display in one of the Museum's liveliest exhibitions ever.In addition to the talk, there will be a screening of a fascinating and dynamic video of the festivities in each of the exhibition's eight regions and twenty-two more, by award-winning travel photojournalist, Robert Jerome. Mr. Jerome specializes in folklore and culture and has photographed Carnaval in Europe, the Americas and the Caribbean during the past thirty years. A few items from the exhibit will be on display in the community hall as well. Juntar a nós! Designed for: Adults (18+), College (Adult), Teens (12-17)$5/personTo reserve call 925-283-6513 x101 or email reserve@LLLCF.org

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