Marco Polo weaves tale after tale of the fantastic cities he’s seen to Kublai Khan. The adventurer and the ruler engage in discourse, with the great Khan inevitably questioning the meaning and validity of these tales. Italo Calvino’s poetic novel casts a contemplative spell. “Cities, like dreams, are made of desires and fears…” Stefene Russell of St. Louis magazine and CAM’s Eddie Silva lead the discussion.
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