Celebrating Women From Around The Globe With International Women's Day!
We have a fantastic show for you today all in Celebration of International Women’s Day that is coming up on March 8th. International Women’s Day was officially launched in 1911 and today over 100 years later IWD is celebrated around the world with 1000’s of events taking place honouring women everywhere for their various achievements.
Episode WL 01-03-2017
So coming up today, The Dinner Party, is one such event, an annual fundraiser, started in 2003 is co-presented by Women of Halton Action Movement and Zonta Club of Oakville. This is a fabulous evening coming up on March 8th, honouring International Women's Day. Our first guest to fill us in on the event, to tell us a little more about the mission of Zonta, a global organization in 67 countries Catherine Bobesich, the Fundraising Chair and Communications chair of Zonta Club of Oakville.
Off to Italy next with Marilisa Allegrini, owner of Italy’s 2016 Winery of the Year, a global ambassador for the iconic wine region of Veneto. A voice for the women today in this business traditionally dominated by men, the “voice of Amarone”. Marilisa will join us and share her story of this historic winery going back six generations, explore her philosophy, her challenges and her greatest accomplishments.
Wines available in our market include the Allegrini Palazzo Della Torre 2013 - $24.95 per bottle and the Allegrini Soave 2015 -$16.95 per bottle
And finally our final guest is accomplished jazz musician, Emily Steinwall.The Emily Steinwall Quartet features some of the rising young stars in Canada's jazz scene. With a voice that is distinctive and emotional, sophisticated playing and a beat that swings, this group captures the essence of jazz. On March 15th, they will feature special guest Brian Dickinson, a Juno award-winning piano player and who has been a mainstay on the Canadian jazz scene for over thirty-five years. The group features Emily Steinwall on voice and saxophone , Hayden Farrar on upright bass, David Steinmetz on drums and Brian Dickinson on piano.