Archive for category: Culture

  • AL MAXXI DI ROMA SEMINARI GRATUITI DI SHAOLIN
     

    AL MAXXI DI ROMA SEMINARI GRATUITI DI SHAOLIN

    INSEGNAMENTO DEL BUDDISMO ZEN ATTRAVERSO LE ARTI MARZIALI Testo di Mariella Morosi Ogni sabato per tutto il mese di novembre al Maxxi di Roma (Via Guido Reni 4/A) il Maestro Shi Yan Hui dell’Associazione Shaolin Quan Fa [...]

     
     
  • THE STRANGE WORLD OF BRIDGE
     

    THE STRANGE WORLD OF BRIDGE

    JUSTIN CORFIELD Harold Sterling Vanderbilt, railroad magnate, three times the skipper of a winning yacht in the Americas cup, and great-grandson of the noted financier Commodore Vanderbilt, invented Contract Bridge along with three others aboard [...]

     
     
  • GARY J. COATES – THE PERSPECTIVE
     

    GARY J. COATES – THE PERSPECTIVE

    PAMELA MCCOURT FRANCESCONE      1)  When and where was perspective born and what did it mean for painting and for art in general?            Linear geometric perspective was invented by the Florentine architect Filippo [...]

     
     
  • LESSONS IN MEDICINE AND LIFE FROM VIETNAM
     

    LESSONS IN MEDICINE AND LIFE FROM VIETNAM

    Text and Photos by Pamela McCourt Francescone      Vietnam is the first country to successfully use an innovative technique of acupuncture.  It is called cat gut embedding and has many advantages compared to the age-old [...]

     
     
  • THE OTHER FACE OF CHINA
     

    THE OTHER FACE OF CHINA

    PAMELA MCCOURT FRANCESCONE PHOTOS BY NINA BETORI   This book, written by a young Roman student, tells of a journey of discovery in China, not the glossy China of futuristic metropolises, nor the China of [...]

     
     
  • LAMBERTO LOSANI. THE THREAD OF THE STORY
     

    LAMBERTO LOSANI. THE THREAD OF THE STORY

    PAMELA MCCOURT FRANCESCONE A passion for beauty, for quality and for precious yarns.  A punctiliousness which translates into the highest levels of Italian design and production, based on the traditions of quality knitwear and of [...]

     
     
  • ICONS. A MIX OF FAITH AND INVESTMENT
     

    ICONS. A MIX OF FAITH AND INVESTMENT

    TERESA CARRUBBA From the oldest examples of Byzantine origins, with their hieratic sacredness, to the later types embellished with dazzling silver, enamel and stones, icons still emanate that savour of mysticism, above and beyond the [...]

     
     
 

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