Scarborough Fair is the title of a well-known song due to the excellent interpretation of the talented Simon&Garfunkel duo. The score enters into the soundtrack of the famous movie released by United Artists in 1967 and directed by Mike Nichols: The Graduate.Read more “Scarborough Fair”
I go most of the art events within my reach. I do it for an online magazine that I publish along with my wife, also a photographer. The following is a short choice of exhibits I reviewed in 2019, mostly in Northern Italy or in bordering Switzerland.Read more “A Taste Of The Italian Art Scene In 2019”
The other night, Cristina and I did something we rarely do: we went to a party. Our host had invited us to the worksite of a future commercial operation already present in several Italian towns, namely Florence, Turin, and Rome.Read more “Mercato Centrale Milano Teaser Party”
Every year, in November, the “Abrivado” animates the beaches and the streets of Saintes Maries de la Mer in Camargue (France) for the yearly parade of bulls and horses.
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“Abrivádo” – feminine, plural – is a Provencal word meaning “exaltation”, “exuberance”. The accent goes on the syllable before last: “Abrivádo”. The French outside Provence call it “Abrivade”, that reads “Abrivád”, which, for them, is easier to pronounce. Read more “Abrivado in Saintes Maries de la Mer”
Cristina and I were in Venice to attend the 75. Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica, a cultural extravaganza culminating with the assignment of the Leone d’Oro award, (Golden Lion), a trophy in the shape of the traditional lion of Saint Marc, appointed by an international jury of movie professionals. Renowned film director Guillermo del Toro was this year president of the panel.
Vinile Milano is one of the landmarks of the city nightlife. Located at 17 via Tadino, parallel to shopping neighborhood Corso Buenos Aires, Vinile Milano shares its address with the world-renowned art gallery Studio Marconi.
The term “vinyl” is commonly meant to define the stuff, starting the 1950s, way up to the 1980’s, analog sound storage mediums – better known as “records” – were made of.
Thursday night, a few thousand citizens stormed the Milano Galleria for a Tango in Galleria dance happening. This opportunity was offered within the initiative OnDance – Accendiamo la Danza (Let’s turn-on the dance) conceived June 11th through 17th 2018 by the ballet star Roberto Bolle for residents and guests.
A schedule dense with shows, events, free workshops of classic, contemporary and street dance with world-renowned masters, academic courses with as subject various genre of dance, labs of movement design, play dance, lessons at the horizontal bar, flash mobs, photo exhibits, live installations, night tango gatherings and marathons of swing. Read more “An Evening of Tango in Galleria”