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Fabrizio Da Prato – Richiami in Beijing

Fabrizio Da Prato  – Richiami in Beijing

Fabrizio Giorgio Da Prato, curato da OXO Collection, porta i suoi lavori a Beijing “Build+Decor Beijing 2019 Trade Fair”

In collaborazione con Viero per l’Arte e VeryLux China BEIJING 7-10 marzo 2019 Dal 7 al 10 marzo i suoi “OCCHI” faranno la loro comparsa in uno dei piu’ importanti eventi fieristici d’oriente. Dopo le installazioni “site specific” di #RICHIAMI PISTOIA 2017 e #RICHIAMI PALERMO 2018, ed in attesa della sua prossima individuale – “CODICI” […]

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M’Illumino di meno 2019 – Da Aristo

M’Illumino di meno 2019 – Da Aristo

A bicycle with dynamos attached to the rear wheel was connected up to a red light over the heads of Barga Swing Band - The Aristodemo’s.

1st March 2019  is the National Saving Energy Day, “M’illumino di meno” which is held each year in Italy when people try out various systems that visibly show that they are attempting to save energy. The campaign was launched by the Italian radio programme Caterpillar in 2005 and seeks to reduce private and public energy […]

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Daily Image – 6th March 2019

Daily Image – 6th March 2019
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Chainsaws once more in Barga Vecchia

Chainsaws once more in Barga Vecchia

A couple of weeks ago there were five plane tree on the Fosso cut down due to the canker stain fungus  (article here) The sound of chainsaws could be heard once again in Barga Vecchia this morning as workers from the Centro Legno Ambiente started work cutting down the large dead cedar tree at the […]

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Daily Image – 5th March 2019

Daily Image – 5th March 2019
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Pancake day – Shrove Tuesday 2019

Pancake day – Shrove Tuesday 2019

Pancake Day, also commonly referred to as Shrove Tuesday, is a celebration that's observed the day before Ash Wednesday.

Ash Wednesday marks the first day of the Christian observance of Lent, a 40-day period of abstinence that precedes Easter. As such, Ash Wednesday is the last day on which those who observe Lent can enjoy richer foods before abstaining for them, should they choose to. Throughout the centuries it’s become tradition for people to […]

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Daily Image – 4th March 2019

Daily Image – 4th March 2019
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Five page poem as L’alcova interior design closes in Barga Vecchia

Five page poem as L’alcova interior design closes in Barga Vecchia

a poignant message for the inhabitants of Barga from Paolo Caravacci

The L’alcova interior design and furnishing company who have for a number of years a small exhibition space in Barga Vecchia containing some of their emblematic hand finished furniture and fittings that have made the L’alcova designs highly sought after in Italy and beyond have finally called it a day and shut up shop here […]

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L’uomo della statua iniziò a suonare

L’uomo della statua iniziò a suonare

la storia dell'arte raccontata ai bambini

Domenica raccontiamo la storia di Manfredi che fa un incontro speciale con le sculture di Roberto Giansanti all’orto botanico di Lucca. Presentazione del primo volume della collana EdaKids  EdaKids – Esempi di Arte e Architettura raccontati da Manfredi’ è la Collana edita da Aracne Editrice di Roma, diretta da Riccarda Bernacchi e Lucia Morelli (Associazione […]

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Daily Image – 3rd March 2019

Daily Image –  3rd March 2019
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Carnival – Baccanale 2019

Carnival – Baccanale 2019

2nd March and its Baccanale time in Barga. This afternoon the streets of Barga were full of masked figures running around having a very noisy good time … and most of these figures seemed to be under 1 meter 20 tall .. yep, it was the Carnevalino dei bambini – Carnival for small children (article […]

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Daily Image – 2nd March 2019

Daily Image –  2nd March 2019