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January 27, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Oak Room, 1st Floor
San Mateo Main Library
55 W. Third Avenue

San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 522-7818
Mardi Gras in Venice
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Incognito: Venetian Carnivals Unmasked

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Join us for an historic, visual overview of four centuries of carnival in Vencie. Learn about the fantasy worlds that have been and are still created today. We will visually attend the fabulous "Il Ballo del Doge," the premier carnival ball. Presented by William Eddelman.

William Eddelman, Associate Professor of Theatre History and Design, Emeritus, from the Stanford University Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, is a specialist in international theatrical design.  He has designed productions for many professional Bay Area theaters, and has delivered lectures and curated exhibitions for a variety of San Francisco cultural organizations.