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Juanita Tarnowski

Vice Verse - 2/24/2009

  • JOHN MASEFIELD, "Captain Stratton's Fancy."

    Winter - 1/11/2009

  • HOWARD E. PARKHURST, selection on "Winter Birds" from The Bird Calendar (1894)

    Hollywood/Bollywood - 11/14/2008

  • KATHERINE HEPBURN, excepts about entering the motion picture industry (including unwitting snubbing of Mary Pickford) and about her friendship with Spencer Tracy from her autobiography Me,

    Rhymes with June - 6/30/08

  • EVELYN HILLER ("Ev. E. Lyn"), TED SNYDER, & FRANCIS WHEELER, song, "Under the Moon (You oo oo oo)," 1927

    Lovers' Leap - 2/17/2008

  • DANTE ALIGHIERI, "So Gentle and So Virtuous She Appears" a poem about Beatrice, as translated in Introduction to Italian Poetry, Luciano Rebay, ed.).

    Bounty - 11/18/2007

  • THOMAS J. CRAUGHWELL, "If Only the Pilgrims Had Been Italian" from November 2007 American Spectator

    Ides of March - 3/18/2007

  • Caesar's last banquet and recipes from The Classical Cookbook.
  • Love is Magical - 2/18/2007

  • JOHNNY MERCER, song lyrics "That Old Black Magic."

    Anniversaries - 3/26/2006

  • PETER GAY , selection from Mozart (this year being the 250th anniversary of his birth).

    Talk About Sex - 2/12/2005

  • HELEN FISHER, selection from Why We Love: The Nature and Chemistry of Romantic Love.

    Masks - 10/30/2004

  • CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, "Les Fleurs du Mal" and "The Mask."

    Fallen Women - 9/25/2004

  • "La Triviata," a trilogy of fallen women.

    Exotic Places - 6/19/2004

  • HARRIET SERGEANT, The Old Sow in the Back Room: An Englishwoman in Japan.

    Avian Literary Night - 5/29/2004

  • JANE HILL (ed.), selections from An Exhilaration of Wings.

    Food for Thought - 11/29/2003

  • Soprano's Family Cookbook, selections.
  • Death - 11/1/2003

  • Selections from Lucia di Lammermoor.

    Fairy Tales - 4/21/2003

  • "Piggy the Proud" (anon.)

    Let me Count the Ways - 2/15/2003

  • GUIDO CAVALCANTI, "In the Season When the World Leafs and Flowers" from La Compiuta Donzella and
  • ANGELO POLIZANNO, "In a Small Grove I Met a Little Shepherdess" and "Welcome to May."

    Heat up Your Holidays - 12/14/2002

  • "The Holidays are Here Again," "Christmas Joy," and "O, Bethlehem Town" by JOHN DANIEL, J. H. HOLMES, and JOHN MacKINNON.

    Symposium - 7/2/2002

  • HORACE, "Dedication," "Ship of State," "Virgil's Voyage," and "Welcome Home."

    Dante and Chianti - 6/3/2002

  • LORENZO DI MEDICI, "Triumph of Bacchus and Ariadne" (read in Italian).

    Poetry and Potation - 4/30/2002

  • HENRY JAMES, The Faded Masterpieces of Florence.

    Expose Yourself to Literature - 5/26/2001

  • La Traviata, Scene 7, Act 3.