Archive for category: Culture

  • 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 [...]

     
     
  • DRESSING FOR THAT SPECIAL DAY
     

    DRESSING FOR THAT SPECIAL DAY

    TERESA CARRUBBA Frivolous, romantic, prim, austere or practical, in the choice of her wedding dress the bride expresses her intimate inclinations.  And her taste.    But it has not always been like this.  In the past   [...]

     
     
  • DINNER WITH L. CAECILIUS JUCUNDUS
     

    DINNER WITH L. CAECILIUS JUCUNDUS

    GIOVANNA NAPOLITANO Beautiful objects have always stirred passion in people. In ancient Roman homes, silver cups, statues, and plates were status symbols. Cicero, in his Paradox, described how life was in a Roman home: “Bustling [...]

     
     
  • ALDINO, CAN YOU DROP ME A LINE?
     

    ALDINO, CAN YOU DROP ME A LINE?

    TERESA CARRUBBA The wise and ironic verve of Paolo Poli penetrates the most vivacious spirit of Palazzeschi, one of the most significant literary figures of our century, creating a mosaic of varied figures from different [...]

     
     
  • ‘ERA’ at the Teatro Comunale of Pietrasanta
     

    ‘ERA’ at the Teatro Comunale of Pietrasanta

    by Massimo Berti Versildanza Association Choreography by Caterina Figaia with Franco Morelli, Caterina Figaia and Eugenio Dura The genius of Henry Purcell, one of the greatest English composers, along with Benjamin Britten, infuses the sacred [...]

     
     
  • THE DOMUS AUREA – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
     

    THE DOMUS AUREA – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

    LUIGI BERNARDI “Finally, I have a house that’s worthy of the name.” Thus, the satisfied Nero inaugurated the Domus Aurea. Svetonio reported on the occasion, adding a vivid description of the sumptuous building. Everything was [...]

     
     
  • GIOVANNI PASCOLI IN VAL DI SERCHIO
     

    GIOVANNI PASCOLI IN VAL DI SERCHIO

    Luisa Chiumenti Napoli, 1910. A ship full of emigrants Barga, Castelnuovo Garfagnana and Castelvecchio offer visitors a fascinating look at the life of Pascoli. This was recently illustrated in a decisive way, at an exhibition [...]

     
     
  • ‘A LIFE FOR THE CINEMA’
     

    ‘A LIFE FOR THE CINEMA’

    LUIGI BERNARDI by Elettra Ferraù, Emanuele Masini and Alessandro Masini. Published by Edizioni Centro Studi di Cultura, Promozione e Diffusione del Cinema. Alessandro Ferraù, born in Messina in 1913, lived in Rome from 1922 until [...]

     
     
 

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