London – The Roman Emperor Tiberius Caesar, mortally ill, hears of the existence of a healer in Jerusalem who goes by the name of Jesus. Tiberius sets sail for the Holy Land in order to be healed by this apparently miraculous man. However, pausing at the city of Lydda, he learns that Jesus has been crucified three days earlier. Tiberius is devastated – but his world is soon turned on its head when he has the most remarkable meeting…
Dates: 2 – 17 September 2 – 17, at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
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Forthcoming Exhibition at The Met
Valentin de Boulogne: Beyond Caravaggio Opens January 16, 2017 The greatest French follower of Caravaggio, Valentin de Boulogne was also one of the outstanding artists in 17th-century Europe. Although he is not well known to the general public, his startlingly vibrant staging of dramatic events and the deep humanity of his figures make his work unforgettable. Read the blog series. #ValentindeBoulogne
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Every year in town squares and wineries all over Italy on August 10, the night of the shooting stars, wine lovers raise their glasses for the most-anticipated toast of the summer. So while Florence celebrates the feast of Saint Lawrence around the famous church of San Lorenzo, in other parts of the region many winemakers unite to give life to an event that revolves around food and wine. Wine and cultural offerings, food tasting in cooperation with Streetfood will give everyone the possibility of trying the very best of Tuscan tradition. You’ll find Calici di stelle – which is organized by Movimento Turismo del Vino in the towns of Vinci, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Montespertoli and Greve in Chianti. As shooting stars are expected, at Greve some stargazing activities are scheduled by the Osservatorio Polivalente del Chianti. Calici di Stelle takes place in all Italy from August 6 through 14; find out the cellars on the website Movimento Turismo del Vino Toscana.
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The Wines of Austria
Not only does Vienna have its own wine-growing area, it’s also the world’s only major city that produces wines within city limits. Explore its vineyards & sights, and drive through the surrounding countryside to visit castles, culinary temples, wine cellars & small towns. The result is a cross-section of Austria’s imperial heritage and the region’s storied wine culture, stronger than ever after over two millennia.
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