Sweet nothings from Petrarch

Cheap Date

October 21, 2004|By Annie Linskey

Where: The George Peabody Library, 1 E. Mount Vernon Place

When: 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Saturday

Why: Twelfth-century poet Francesco Petrarch spent his life pining for Laura, a woman he would never have. Nevertheless, he famously compiled a multitude of poems about her in Il Canzoniere. So, we urge you to celebrate unrequited love with your love Saturday at a reception and music recital honoring Petrarch's 700th birthday.

Information: 410-516-7117

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