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20th February 2017

20th February 2017
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Local food and wine presented in Russia

Local food and wine presented in Russia

Cipriano Barsanti and Lisa Bigiarini

Cipriano Barsanti and Lisa Bigiarini and the MACEA Azienda Agricola are not content to just wait for people to arrive at their vineyards at Borgo a Mozzano, instead they packed their bags and went out to see new clients in their own backyard. This week the pair are demonstrating their selection of wines and some […]

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19th February 2017

19th February 2017
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18th February 2017

18th February 2017
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17th February 2017

17th February 2017
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Barga Jazz Club: DOIS

Barga Jazz Club: DOIS

Maria Laura Bigliazzi - voce e percussioni | Francesco Petreni - chitarra, voce e percussioni

MARIA LAURA BIGLIAZZI Ha cantato con vari musicisti tra i quali Tony Scott, , Gianni Basso, Stefano De Bonis, Raffaello Pareti, Marco Tamburini, Giulio Visibelli, David Boato, Ferruccio Spinetti, Cheryl Porter, Joanna Sims e Virtuos Standards of Chicago, ed inciso con Ares Tavolazzi, Fabrizio Bosso, Stefano “Cocco” Cantini, Alberto Borsari, Bruno Cesselli, Luciano Biondini, Gilson […]

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Drains, water, trees and red telephone box

Drains, water, trees and red telephone box

What started out as just four orange lines on the pavement covering one square metre, this week has developed into a full scale "work in progress" involving many men, lots of machines and now onlookers enjoying the performance.

Part of the old drain system of Barga Vecchia has been gradually failing for some time and the pavement between the old city and the bridge to the new town was started to subside slightly as ground settled on the collapsing ancient channels. There was talk in the city that the bridge was in difficulty and was […]

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16th February 2017

16th February 2017
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So just where is the drone ?

So just where is the drone ?

The skies over Barga have been buzzing recently with the sound of drones circling overhead. As the price of drones has gradually dropped, so they have become more widely available but there are some technical problems with these machines that still have to be sorted out  – the main problem being the battery life. Powering four […]

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15th February 2017

15th February 2017
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Oral History – memory as a creative expression

Oral History – memory as a creative expression

The Oral History project is an attempt to extract as much information from images from the past

One of the great characters of Barga Vecchia, Natale Bertolini died in 2013  after a long illness. He had often appeared on these pages – back in 2007 for his 80th birthday celebrations – here, and of course any event involving chestnuts.  Natale Bertolini, was the maestro of all things chestnut, such as his famous Castagnaccio […]

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14th February 2017

14th February 2017
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