Start: 8:30 am
End: 10:30 am
Eight Mondays: Mar. 11-Apr. 29 • 8:30-10:30 • $235 This class is designed to improve listening comprehension and oral proficiency while acquiring new vocabulary.Gisella Petrone has a Masters degree from the University of Calabria. She has taught English, Italian, Latin, Roman History, and Italian cooking.
Start: 9:00 am
End: 11:00 am
Eight Mondays: Mar. 11-May 6 (No class Mar. 25) • 9:00-11:00 am • $235 For first year students who have had some Spanish study. Workbook available to purchase during class.Graciela Pera was born in Buenos Aires. She is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires. She has been teaching Spanish for 35 years. Students unsure of their level will be provided with the instructor’s e-mail address in order to determine placement.
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm
Eight Mondays: Mar. 11-Apr. 29 • 6:00-8:00 pm • $235 Silvia Iannelli is a private Italian tutor who was born and raised in Rome. She creates a fun and welcoming environment for her students, motivating them through activities and exercises. Her personal quote is: “La traduzione della parola e’ nel cuore ~ The translation of a word is in the heart.”Text: Ultimate Italian
Start: 6:00 pm
Left Coast Writers Event!Set prior to Hurricane Katrina, Bayou Nights ($14.99) features Claire Rivet, a Baton Rouge Assistant D.A. attempting to connect the rape and murder of a young woman to a similar attack she suffered when she was ten. Nicola Trwst’s previous book was The Belvedere Club.
Start: 7:00 pm
California Book Launch!Reception with wine to proceed reading In Murder Below Montparnasse ($25.95), a long-lost Modigliani portrait, a grieving brother’s blood vendetta and a Soviet secret that’s been buried for 80 years are all involved in Parisian private investigator Aimée Leduc’s current case. In this latest in the celebrated series of Aimée Leduc mysteries, Cara Black pits her detective against an art heist, an absent partner and a gruesome murder as she tries to solve her most exciting case yet.Cara Black is the author of thirteen books in the bestselling Aimée Leduc series. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and son and visits Paris frequently.