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Le Piazzette di Barga – day 2

Le Piazzette di Barga – day 2

Le Piazzette di Barga 12th – 25th July - Festa del Centro Storico - two weeks of food, music, entertainment, cultural and artistic events

During the the two weeks more than seventy concerts will be held in the various area of Barga Vecchia – Piazzale del Fosso, Piazza delle Mura, Piazza Seregria, Piazza Annunziata, Piazza del Teatro, Piazza  Garibaldi, Piazza Angelio, Piazza del Comune, Terrazza Stanze della Memoria, Orto della Misericordia, Via della Fontana and  Ponte Vecchio   Tra gli […]

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Two cabinet ministers from the Scottish Parliament visit Barga

Two cabinet ministers from the Scottish Parliament visit Barga

The impact of Brexit is not a distant abstraction for Barga. Its ties to Scotland are powerful, rooted in extensive immigration dating back to the 19th century, and more recently to strong economic links based on tourism. A good example of those ties was yesterday as two people were in Barga enjoying the sun and the […]

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The Aristodemos – O sarracino!

The Aristodemos – O sarracino!

The Aristodemo’s are: Andrea Gonnella (Vocals), Keane (percussioni / percussion), Alessandro Rizzardi (Mandolino / Mandolin and Sax), Fabio Guazzelli (chitarra / guitar) and guest: Renato Marcianò on double bass

    O Sarracino, Renato Carosone – A great song and still greater performance by Renato Carosone and Gegè Di Giacomo. Written in 1958 by Carosone and Nisa, the “Sarracino” – etymologically “Saracen” is a nickname for a handsome, dark-haired guy, a rogue every woman dreams of, with curly hair and a suntanned face. At […]

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Exhibition of work by Carlo Da Prato in Piazza Angelio

Exhibition of work by Carlo Da Prato in Piazza Angelio

the first chance to view the paintings of Da Prato since his last exhibition in Barga a decade ago.

Until the 30th July – Exhibition in Barga Vecchia of the Barga painter Carlo Da Prato who died in 1998 

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BargaJazz Festival – Borghi Swing con Ingrid Jensen

BargaJazz Festival – Borghi Swing con Ingrid Jensen

Ingrid Jensen & BargaJazz Ensemble protagonisti al Teatro dei Differenti di Barga per il primo appuntamento del BargaJazz Festival, quest'anno inserito nel progetto Borghi Swing.

Un’iniziativa ideata e promossa da I-Jazz, l’associazione che riunisce alcuni tra i più noti e seguiti festival jazz italiani, con il sostegno del MiBACT. Un progetto con protagonisti sette festival jazz – rassegna Jazz Visions, BargaJazz Festival, Peperoncino Jazz Festival, Fara Music Festival, Locus Festival, Udin&Jazz-Marano Lagunare, Etnica – e i borghi che li ospitano. […]

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The Oxo Gallery’s enigmatic inaugural event

The Oxo Gallery’s enigmatic inaugural event

Il viaggio infinito

What is the role of art and artists in community life? Is it spiritual, aesthetic or intellectual ? Or is it an undefinable union of passion and thought, a complex ballet that bears no name but subtly makes the world go ‘round. These and countless other unanswerable questions were the subtext to Friday evening’s gathering […]

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The agonising debate over a high-tech incinerator in Fornaci

The agonising debate over a high-tech incinerator in Fornaci

article by Frank Viviano

The deadline is fast approaching for one of the most controversial — and agonising — challenges in the Serchio Valley since World War Two. Sometime in the next several months, a decision could be reached on the fate of an immense waste incinerator proposed for the industrial zone of Fornaci di Barga. At stake in […]

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Anteprima BargaJazz Festival – Borghi Swing con Ingrid Jensen

Anteprima BargaJazz Festival – Borghi Swing con Ingrid Jensen

Domenica 8 alle ore 21 Ingrid Jensen & BargaJazz Ensemble protagonisti al Teatro dei Differenti di Barga per il primo appuntamento del BargaJazz Festival, quest'anno inserito nel progetto Borghi Swing.

Un’iniziativa ideata e promossa da I-Jazz, l’associazione che riunisce alcuni tra i più noti e seguiti festival jazz italiani, con il sostegno del MiBACT. Un progetto con protagonisti sette festival jazz – rassegna Jazz Visions, BargaJazz Festival, Peperoncino Jazz Festival, Fara Music Festival, Locus Festival, Udin&Jazz-Marano Lagunare, Etnica – e i borghi che li ospitano. […]

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The OXO collection- Il Viaggio Infinito di Massimo Salotti

The OXO collection- Il Viaggio Infinito di Massimo Salotti

contemporary art gallery in barga vecchia

For many months, the sign on the door had said “opening soon” and for most of those months people had been wondering what was going to open in what was once the Gallery Marzocco  and how long was actually “soon” ? Both questions were answered a few weeks ago as the  OXO collection Gallery finally opened its […]

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Arandora Star – Barga remembers the victims

Arandora Star – Barga remembers the victims

"To forget would be a greater tragedy " - Gino Tambini, grandson of Giovanni Tambini, lost on the Arandora Star, July 2, 1940

In early June 1940, immediately Italy entered the Second World War, all Italian male civilians between the ages of 18 and 70 years living in the UK were arrested by the police and military to be interned under instructions of the War Cabinet. Following a decision to transport a number of internees to Canada and […]

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Heart – exhibition by Margherita Cagnoni

Heart – exhibition by Margherita Cagnoni

museo stanze della memoria until the 10th July

It is always difficult for me to describe myself. My name is Margherita Cagnoni and I was born in Yellowknife, Canada. I grew up in a small town near Pisa in Tuscany, Italy. I still remember the sweet, intoxicating smell of the Tuscan countryside as we played in the hot, lazy, summer afternoons. I currently […]

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