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"Born to Giglio" evening at Brooklyn Historical Society

(Feb 29, 2012)

Join Fulbright scholar Stephanie Trudeau and Danny Vecchiano, leader of the Vecchiano Festival Band, for an exploration of the roots and traditions of Brooklyn’s Giglio Festival. Trudeau will present on the history and cultural significance of the Giglio Festival celebrated in Nola, Italy and in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. This event is part of the Brooklyn Historical Society's spring series, Inventing Brooklyn, which examines key people who have influenced Brooklyn and highlights cultural trends rooted in Brooklyn’s rich and diverse history. Tickets $10/$8 BHS members. Purchase your ticket at http://www.brooklynhistory.org/visitor/calendar.html#b0329


Born to Giglio with Fulbright Scholar Stephanie Trudeau and Danny Vecchiano, Leader of the Vecchiano Festival Band
Thursday, March 29, 7:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Historical Society
22 Pierrepoint Street
Brooklyn, NY
Doors open at 6:45 p.m.