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Love Project— 爱之心项目 in China

Love Project— 爱之心项目 in China

爱之心项目”计划是把我们两个人的作品放在托斯卡纳大区的最重要的五个城市:Florence 佛罗伦萨,Siena 锡耶纳,Livorno 利伏诺,Pisa 比萨Lucca 卢卡任何有缘人碰到这些作品,喜欢作品就可以带走,是全免费的。

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The battle with the pigeons continues

The battle with the pigeons continues

Twelve years ago we published an article here on barganews entitled ” Difficult time for the pigeons in Barga Vecchia ” We said then – “life just got difficult for the pigeons that roosted under the eaves of the roof of Palazzo Pancrazi, the 500 year old town hall building in the centre of Barga […]

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“Terzo aprilante quaranta dì durante”

“Terzo aprilante quaranta dì durante”

If it rains on April 3, (or maybe on the 4th) it rains for the next forty days.

Recita così un popolare proverbio toscano, che serviva soprattutto agli agricoltori per capire qual’era il tempo migliore per la semina e i raccolti. Se piove il tre aprile, piove per ancora quaranta giorni. The popular saying in this area at this time of year which served mainly farmers to figure out which is the best […]

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Palazzo Balduini – checks for falling masonry

Palazzo Balduini – checks for falling masonry

On the 6th March residents in Barga Vecchia noticed that one of the steps leading down from the Museum of Memory had been damaged during the night. The culprit was a large section of stone which has fallen during the night from the wall of the Palazzo Balduni. This morning workmen were checking the whole […]

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Keane – Pop Tarot in Palazzo Pancrazi

Keane – Pop Tarot in Palazzo Pancrazi

Italy is said to be the birthplace of the tarot, which according to playing-card historians was originally a card game invented in the fifteenth century.

A series of paintings by Keane which were installed in the new Bistro at the Locanda di Mezzo in Barga Vecchia back in 2016 (article here) have now been moved into the Palazzo Pancrazi in Barga Vecchia.  Tarot cards in Barga Barga, in it’s heyday, was a stronghold of The Medici’s Florence. Against the often […]

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Sandra Rigali opens gallery in Lucca

Sandra Rigali opens gallery in Lucca

Chiasso Barletti is a small community of young entrepreneurs and artists in Lucca

Chiasso Barletti è una piccola comunità di giovani imprenditori e di artisti. Si respira un’aria carica di energia e di amore per il proprio lavoro. Sono orgogliosa di entrare a far parte di questo fantastico gruppo di persone, aprendo il mio Studio al civico 24. Vi aspetto per inaugurare insieme ufficialmente questo spazio e per […]

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March winds in Barga

March winds in Barga

no real structural damage in Barga Vecchia but some clearing up will have to be done

Gusting winds coming down the valley from the North has pushed that “spring feel” back for a while in Barga but we are still in the last week in March and so the past weekend of sun and warm weather was probably a bit premature. Music on the video from The Aristodemo’s

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Fabrizio Da Prato – Richiami copied and cloned in Beijing ?

Fabrizio Da Prato – Richiami copied and cloned in Beijing ?

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

Just last week we published an article about Fabrizio Da Prato and his latest large  scale work on paper – RICHIAMI – that article in full can be seen here)  During 2017, Fabrizio installed RICHIAMI in Pistoia, the city chosen by the artist for the values which – being the Italian Capital of Culture 2017 […]

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BargaJazz Festival 2019 – pubblicati i bandi per partecipare ai concorsi

BargaJazz Festival 2019 – pubblicati i bandi per partecipare ai concorsi

Pubblicati i bandi per partecipare ai concorsi del BargaJazz Festival 2019

XXXI edizione per il concorso internazionale di composizione e arrangiamento per orchestra jazz quest’anno dedicato alla musica del trombettista statunitense Dave Douglas.     Dave Douglas is a prolific trumpeter, composer, educator and entrepreneur from New York City known for the stylistic breadth of his work and for keeping a diverse set of ensembles and […]

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Carlo A. Martigli in Barga – “Il settimo peccato”

Carlo A. Martigli in Barga –  “Il settimo peccato”

Maestro Martino da Barga, personaggio affascinante e acuto. Un frate francescano intelligente e di immensa cultura

Per gli incontri letterari de “Il Circolo” realizzati da Unitre Barga, Cento Lumi, Circolo Acli e Tra le Righe con il patrocinio del Comune, sabato 16 marzo alle 16, presso la sala consiliare di Palazzo Pancrazi in Comune, torna un ospite importante e già presente in passato a Barga. Si tratta di Carlo Martigli, autore […]

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The Fridays for Future protest in Barga

The Fridays for Future protest in Barga

#FRIDAYSFORFUTURE - un girotondo per salvare il mondo

The Fridays for Future protests have grown from a small local event to a worldwide movement. Students everywhere are demanding action against climate change and asking the grown-ups to join them According to the records kept by the Fridays For Future group, the number of countries and territories participating in the strikes today has reached […]

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The Aristodemos play The Locanda (for the last time)

The Aristodemos play The Locanda  (for the last time)

Francesco Piacentini and Giulio Turriani's project finally came to a close after almost five years

Piazza Annunziata is one of the first piazzas that visitors to Barga come across when coming into the city for the first time but is generally perceived as a kind of transit piazza as people are moving further into the city towards the larger piazzas of Piazza Angelio and Piazza Salvo Santi. Back in 2014  all that changed […]

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