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Luca Bacchetti – Secret World released today

Luca Bacchetti – Secret World released today

this record is no longer mine! It is yours to fill with images and life - Luca Bacchetti

At the beginning of 2018, Luca Bacchetti decamped for two weeks to a bungalow in Il Ciocco. An area of exceptional natural beauty, he was joined by friends and musicians Stefano Onorati, Andrea Guzzoletti and Leo Di Angilla. All Italian, their sole intention was to capture the ineffable feeling that had drawn Luca back to […]

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Elisa Restaurant – Lea Bertucci sound scape

Elisa Restaurant – Lea Bertucci sound scape

Lea Bertucci is a composer in conversation with the world around her. She regards physical spaces as though they were her collaborators. She has a way with texture that both evokes the room and renders it endless.

Breaking off her extensive European tour calling into such cities as Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Paris Prague, Bratislava and Budapest, the New York based composer, performer and sound designer Lea Bertucci was in Barga this evening for a site-specific soundscape performance utilising the spaces and rooms inside the Elisa Restaurant in Barga Vecchia. Lea Bertucci is […]

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Sandra Bowden – Reflecting the Glory

Sandra Bowden – Reflecting the Glory

Mount Tabor Ecumenical Centre for Art & Spirituality Villa Via Sacra, Barga, Italy

I have come to see that my work as an artist is described best as seeking connections to our past. For over fifty years I have worked in a sequence of multiple series of paintings and prints that related to archaeology findings, geological forms, early languages, musical scores, ancient illuminations and the history of art. […]

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Local talents on show in Vienna

Local talents on show in Vienna

Representing Italy in the final at Vienna at the #colorzoom Goldwell competition

The hair stylist, Davide Priori working at the Linea Alfa Parrucchieri at Coreglia Antelminelli- the photographer, Daniele Melato from Marlia and the model, Melanie Veronica Keane from Barga have all been working on a project which culminates today – representing Italy in the final of the Color Zoom Goldwell competition in Vienna, Austria Hair stylists from […]

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Ronnie Convery – Italian Hon Consul (Glasgow)

Ronnie Convery – Italian Hon Consul (Glasgow)

Presentation of the Pascoli Medal

The Mayor of Barga Caterina Campani was in Scotland this week celebrating the Clan Italia Gathering – a meeting dedicated to the Italians of Scotland and also to the presentation of both Scottish and Italian products. The idea for the event came from the restaurateur from Barga – Stefano Orsucci, supported by others including the […]

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Oxo Collection Gallery – “Every garment tells a story”

Oxo Collection Gallery – “Every garment tells a story”

“Every Garment tells a Story,” exhibition by Kerry Bell at the Oxo Gallery until the end of September

Troppo spesso la parola “Arte” viene utilizzata per definire anziché per cercare e scoprire. Per assaporare quella gamma di percezioni che hanno materialità differenti da altre; sono più sottili, più raffinate, più leggere. Con la mostra “Every garment tells a story”, Kerry ci inviterà a sfiorare con gli occhi, con la punta delle dita e […]

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Book presentation – Manuele Bonaccorsi: “I morti alle spalle”

Book presentation – Manuele Bonaccorsi: “I morti alle spalle”

Presentation by Prof. Graziella Cosimini of a new book by Manuele Bonaccorsi- “I morti alle spalle”

Manuele Bonaccorsi is the co- founder of Co-Robotics, a spin-off company of the Scuola Superiore di Sant’Anna in Pisa that is dedicated to the development of mobile robotic platforms. Co-Robotics was founded in 2016 by Manuele Bonaccorsi and Filippo Cavallo, then respectively PHD and Assistant Professor at the BioRobotis Institute of the Sant’Anna School of […]

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“Every garment tells a story”

“Every garment tells a story”

A Kerry Bell exhibition at the Oxo Collection Gallery in Barga Vecchia - review by Frank Viviano

At the age of twelve, Kerry Bell fell in love with clothing. Not fashion, although the designing of women’s garments became her life’s work, but the dizzying possibilities of clothing in general. Its aesthetic, its affective resonance, its metaphorical depth. Clothing itself, she came to believe, wore many guises, some of them overt and others […]

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Vendemmia 2019 – the grape picking starts

Vendemmia 2019 – the grape picking starts

so far it looks like a good year for the grape harvest

The vendemmia – the grape picking season started early this year in one or two vineyards around Barga this weekend but the bulk of the vineyards are still biding their time and hoping for more sun to ripen off the grapes later on this week. It has to be said that the last ten years […]

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Noah Tortelli plays Elisa restaurant in Barga Vecchia

Noah Tortelli plays Elisa restaurant in Barga Vecchia

live music in the piazza

Here on barganews regular readers will remember that we have been following closely the career of Noah “Heraclitus” Tortelli  for more than a decade (all the articles since 2008 can be seen here) He started with the band, The Salamanders; Noah Heraclitus Tortelli: Voice, Guitar, Harmonica | Marco Lugliani: Lead Guitar | Giuseppe Jos Venturi: […]

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Barga School of Scots Music, Song and Dance – final concert

Barga School of Scots Music, Song and Dance – final concert

The week of music, dance and stories comes to an end with a concert in Barga Vecchia by the teachers from the school

So – what of Barga and the School here? Firstly the school will eschew the stereotypical view of what Scottish Culture is – the parody of itself which was a politically motivated creation. They will be rediscovering and celebrating with the help of the best of their tradition bearers their beautiful past traditions which have been saved for them, […]

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Barga School of Scots Music, Song and Dance – students concert

Barga School of Scots Music, Song and Dance – students concert

a walking moving concert through the piazzas, public spaces and churches of Barga Vecchia

    So – what of Barga and the School here? Firstly the school will eschew the stereotypical view of what Scottish Culture is – the parody of itself which was a politically motivated creation. They will be rediscovering and celebrating with the help of the best of their tradition bearers their beautiful past traditions which have been saved […]

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