After the challenge of winter, Soldini craves the smell of spring and working outside, both of which give him so much energy as a chef. Soldini is always eager to teach others about the vast and varied cuisine of his native country.
The talk is the first sponsored by the W. E. B. Du Bois Legacy Committee as well as the first in a series of lectures by UMass visiting scholars, co-sponsored by the town of Great Barrington and UMass.
It was the task of chef Laurel Barkan and bartender Rafael Russi to invent creative ways to pair Berkshire Mountain Distillers’ spirits—in this case, vodka, gin, bourbon and rum—with food and drink that complimented one another.
Bohemia of the Berkshires: The Down County Social Club at the Stagecoach Tavern is a sort gypsy-rustic-styled hybrid of speakeasy, salon, and cabaret that holds a variety of performance art, poetry readings and film screenings.
In 1941, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt articulated his vision for a postwar world founded on four basic human freedoms: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom from want, and freedom from fear.