CONTEMPORARY HARMONIES – CLEUP, 2012

November 3rd, 2012

The theory and aesthetics of joint works, by Alessandro Cabianca and Matteo Segafreddo The paths of countless musicians and poets have crossed from ancient times to the present day. In an essay entitled “Armonie d’insieme – Musica e poesia dal mito al... (more)

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ARMONIE CONTEMPORANEE – CLEUP EDITORE 2012

November 3rd, 2012

Teoria ed estetica di opere d’insieme di Alessandro Cabianca e Matteo Segafreddo Quanti percorsi di musicisti e poeti si sono intrecciati dai tempi antichi ad oggi! Gli autori, che nel saggio Armonie d’insieme – Musica e poesia dal mito al ’900 (Cleup,... (more)

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PERSONAL EXHIBITION BY PAOLA DORIA

November 3rd, 2012

Dynamic, conflictual art that uses the energy of signs and colours to convey moods, feelings and instincts, in a search for a (possible) balance between subjectivity and objectivity. Art is presented as an idea (and act) of strength inside and beyond form,... (more)

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LOVE AND SOCIAL POETRY ON THE WEB GIANNI MOI AND THE “LA PLATEA” THEATRE COMPANY

November 3rd, 2012

On its Facebook page, the “La Platea” Theatre Company has produced a collection of Love and Social Poetry videos. A short presentation by the Artistic Director Gianni Moi will be followed by the screening of several videos, with a brief presentation of... (more)

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PINOT NOIR OF TRENTINO

November 3rd, 2012

Pinot Noir is perhaps the most highly valued red grape in the world. It is originally from Burgundy, where its presence was recorded as early as the 4th century AD. Still today, the best Pinot Noir wines are made using only grapes... (more)

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THE RECLAMATION OF THE ISLAND OF LAZZARETTO NUOVO: VENICE AND ITS LAGOON – VENICE ARCHEOCLUB

November 3rd, 2012

This is the remarkable tale of the rebirth of Lazzaretto Nuovo, a site of unique international importance that has been salvaged for the community by the Ekos Club voluntary association. It is now a lagoon museum and a workshop for teaching people... (more)

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PERSONAL EXHIBITION BY ELENA BOVO

November 3rd, 2012

Female bodies and faces are captured and gathered while gesturing, moving, posing or expressing themselves. The simplicity of a pencil or the richness of colour can reflect anxiety, doubt, sensuality and sweetness. “Enigmatic people,” writes Elena Bovo, “can reveal their essence in... (more)

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NATIVE VENETO WINES: FROM THE PAST TO THE FUTURE

November 3rd, 2012

VENETO AGRICOLTURA AND THE REGIONAL CENTRE FOR VINE GROWING AND OENOLOGY IN CONEGLIANO We are proud to present the recent results of the Experimental Centre in Conegliano’s fascinating efforts to revive native Veneto vine species. An introduction by Stefano Soligo, the Director... (more)

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MARCANTONIO BRAGADIN – MARCIANUM PRESS, 2011

November 3rd, 2012

Sergei Tseytlin was born in Moscow, grew up in New York and has lived in Italy for 14 years. In 2005, he published a book of short stories entitled “Il Taccuino Veneziano e altri racconti” in Venice. “Bragadin” is the name of... (more)

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PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS: PAOLA VIOLA AND STEFANO MARTIN

November 3rd, 2012

An encounter with two interesting photographers from Veneto with different techniques and themes who nonetheless both have excellent quality and a distinctive individual style to offer. Paola Viola puts together outstanding reports in Africa and the Middle East. In addition to their... (more)

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THE WINES OF THE SEAFARING REPUBLICS OF VENICE AND GENOA – OENOLOGISTS ENZO AND DANIELE MICHELET

November 3rd, 2012

Three men who are fascinated by history, passionate about their work, devoted to knowledge and discovery, and immersed in nature have started a voyage of discovery, like many sailors from their hometowns who set out looking for fresh knowledge over the centuries.... (more)

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WRITERS IN THE DEAD OF NIGHT: FERNANDA FERRARESSO, LUCIA GUIDORIZZI, ANNA LOMBARDO

November 3rd, 2012

Three female writers will confront an ancient and highly contemporary topic as they look into the dead of night. They will present a number of poems from published and unpublished collections and they will each use them to venture into the locations... (more)

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PERSONAL EXHIBITION BY ANDREA TAGLIAPIETRA

November 3rd, 2012

Burano has a close bond with artists: some of them fall in love with the island in the lagoon as they paint it, while others are born and work there. They include renowned artists like the late sculptor Remigio Barbaro and the... (more)

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NEI DISEGNI DEL PADRE – POETRY BY ALDO VIANELLO

November 3rd, 2012

Giovanni Di Stefano presents a collection of poems by Aldo Vianello entitled “Nei disegni del padre”. Published by Supernova Presentation by Giovanni Di Stefano

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BUBBLES IN THE METHODS: RURALE-SUR LIE, ANCESTRALE AND CHAMPENOISE IN A “GOOD BEYOND TASTE” VISION BY THE INNKEEPER MAURO LORENZON

November 3rd, 2012

We are delighted to welcome Mauro Lorenzon, an innkeeper, wine-maker, promoter of healthy, clean drinking and a very dear friend of ours. Mauro will take us on a light-hearted, fascinating and unconventional journey through the world of “his” bubbles. While the event... (more)

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“THE GREAT WINES OF VENETO”

November 3rd, 2012

A discussion by Dino Marchi, the Chairman of the Italian Wine Sommeliers’ Association in the Veneto Region, and Paolo Chinellato, the Association’s Representative in the Province of Venice An event exclusively for the Venice Tourist Guides’ Association. An institutional and educational event... (more)

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THE BIBLE IN THE WORK OF TINTORETTO – SCUOLA GRANDE DI SAN ROCCO – MARCIANUM PRESS

November 3rd, 2012

“La Bibbia secondo Tintoretto” by Ester Brunet (Marcianum Press, 2012) is a deft but painstaking guide to the large paintings created by Jacopo Tintoretto in the second half of the 16th century to decorate the rooms of the Scuola Grande di San... (more)

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A HUNDRED DINNERS FOR SLOW WINE 2013: THE DELIGHTS OF VENETO AND HISTORICAL VENETIAN CUISINE

November 3rd, 2012

A prestigious food and wine event (with a very small number of places that must be booked in advance) for the Slow Food National “Hundred Dinners” Evening at the Bistrot de Venise, celebrating the combination of regional Italian cuisine with the wines... (more)

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NEW ITALIAN POETRY – MATTEO BIANCHI

November 3rd, 2012

Matteo Bianchi and his “Fischi di Merlo” – Published by Edizioni del Leone Voices in the silence, faces without features, the fragrances held within “the smoke that smells of embers”… Matteo Bianchi takes us to the solitary, foggy and disorienting city of... (more)

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PERSONAL EXHIBITION BY UZIA OGRABEK

November 3rd, 2012

Profound painting from the deep, with poetry of spreading colour, fields, horizons, horses, sunny silences and flame reds, memories and sensations. Uzia Ograbek was born in Krakow and she has been living and breathing art since her childhood with an art historian... (more)

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CHEMICAL POETRY: CONVERSATION AND READING WITH MARIO REALI

November 3rd, 2012

Under the skies of contemporary poetry: by Anna Lombardo His singular experience involving physics, quantum theory, matter, the cosmic world, string theory and the appeal of numbers has taken the poet Mario Reali a long way. He has resolutely followed a poetic... (more)

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AROUND THE WORLD WITH SAUVIGNON BLANC AND CABERNET SAUVIGNON – VINO & DESIGN

November 3rd, 2012

A delightful journey around the world’s most prestigious wine making areas, with tastings and comparisons of two “global” vine species: Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Massimo Maccianti, the Director of Vino & Design, will lead us on a voyage of discovery of... (more)

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TRADIMENTI D’AMORE – FEDERICO FONTANELLA

November 3rd, 2012

Federico Fontanella was born and lives in Venice, where he worked as a lawyer for 50 years. He is a Member of the Ateneo Veneto institution and a great literature enthusiast who has published a number of books, including poetry volumes entitled... (more)

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TRADIMENTI D’AMORE – FEDERICO FONTANELLA

November 3rd, 2012

Sismondi Editore, 2012 Federico Fontanella è nato e vive a Venezia, dove ha esercitato per un cinquantennio la professione di avvocato. Membro dell’Ateneo Veneto e grande appassionato di letteratura, ha pubblicato alcuni volumi: Ventate di malinconia, Ostarie venexiane e Abbandonati alla pietà... (more)

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PERSONAL EXHIBITION BY STEFAN POPDIMITROV

November 3rd, 2012

Female figures, portraits, allegorical paintings, sacred subjects and landscapes are fuelled by an ancient pictorial “strength” whose roots lie in the art of the past. This art comes from Stefan Popdimitrov’s homeland of Bulgaria and the city of Venice, where he now... (more)

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“C’È UN CAMMELLO A VENEZIA!” – SUPERNOVA – GEMMA MOLDI AND ALESSANDRA PRATO

November 3rd, 2012

This is a collection of four stories set in Venice. The protagonist is the stone camel from Palazzo Mastelli. Driven by nostalgia and memories of the aromatic spices of the East, one night it escaped from its bas-relief and started wandering around... (more)

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“C’E UN CAMMELLO A VENEZIA!” – SUPERNOVA GEMMA MOLDI E ALESSANDRA PRATO

November 1st, 2012

Trattasi di una raccolta di quattro racconti ambientati a Venezia; il protagonista è il cammello di pietra di palazzo Mastelli che, una notte, spinto dalla nostalgia e dal ricordo dei profumi delle spezie d’Oriente, scappa dal bassorilievo e inizia a girare per... (more)

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FROM THE EAST TO THE WEST. SPICES AND OTHER FOODSTUFFS TRADED BY THE REPUBLIC OF VENICE (14th TO 18th CENTURIES) Michela Dal Borgo – Venice Record Office

November 1st, 2012

Salt and spices were a fundamental part of the economy and trade in the Republic of Venice from the very start. Convoys of ships from the East followed routes that allowed Venice to import exotic foodstuffs such as spices and other products.... (more)

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DA LEVANTE A PONENTE. SPEZIE E ALTRI GENERI ALIMENTARI NEL COMMERCIO DELLA SERENISSIMA

November 1st, 2012

(SECC. XIV-XVIII)  Michela Dal Borgo – Archivio di Stato –Ve Sale e altre spezie furono alla base dell’economia e del commercio della Repubblica di Venezia sin dalle origini. Attraverso gli itinerari delle mude (convogli di navi) di Levante, Venezia importava dall’Oriente esotici... (more)

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