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Le Piazzette 2019 – Day seven – GRIZZLY QUARTET

Le Piazzette 2019 – Day seven – GRIZZLY QUARTET

Festa del Centro Storico 2019

IL BAR DEL PAOLO GAS – Porta Reale | MOMENTO DIVINO – piazzale del Fosso. | G.S.SUMMER- piazzetta delle Mura | AL RO MANZO – piazza SS. Annunziata. | DA ELISA – piazza SS. Annunziata. | ASD FILECCHIO – piazza Ser Barghesano. | LA BARGHETTA – piazza del Teatro. | LA VIGNOLA – orti del […]

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Lambretta Rally in Barga

Lambretta Rally in Barga

Lambretta is the brand name of a line of motor scooters initially manufactured in Milan, Italy, by Innocenti.

The Lambretta Club of Lucca every now and again organise an outing for their many members and supporters of the Lambretta scooter. Ten years ago they rode up the valley from Lucca and arrived at Da Aristos in Barga Vecchia. They liked it so much that for their tenth anniversary they once more roared into […]

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Suzanne L. Roberts and the Barga paintings

Suzanne L. Roberts and the Barga paintings

the artist has installed a number of small paintings around the city

A surprise for Giovanni, Antonella, Federica, Hassna and Lorenzo at the Da Aristo bar in Barga Vecchia this afternoon as a highly detailed small painting was added to their already growing collection adorning the walls of Barga’s unofficial cultural centre. The artist was Suzanne L. Roberts from West Danville, Vermont, USA who completed the painting based […]

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Noah Tortelli sings a song for Sebastian

at Da Aristos in Barga Vecchia

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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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Da Aristo – Baldo degli Ubaldi for Dinner

Da Aristo – Baldo degli Ubaldi for Dinner

A grande richiesta, tornano i Baldo degli Ubaldi per una serata di divertimento e allegria.

They were last here in June (article here)  and so great was their effect on the public that they had to invited back for a second event.       

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Aristo’s Corner Festival – Santini Milano Duo

Aristo’s Corner Festival – Santini Milano Duo

This evening Piazza Salvo Salvi in Barga Vecchia was filled with people enjoying the fourthof series of events which will take place all through the summer season – the Aristo’s Corner Festiva. Organised by the dynamic crew at the Da Aristo bar the opening concert was by the house band, The Aristodemos who as usual […]

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Aristo’s Corner Festival – Baldo degli Ubaldi Quartet

Aristo’s Corner Festival – Baldo degli Ubaldi Quartet

This evening Piazza Salvo Salvi in Barga Vecchia was filled with people enjoying the third of series of events which will take place all through the summer season – the Aristo’s Corner Festiva. Organised by the dynamic crew at the Da Aristo bar the opening concert was by the house band, The Aristodemos who as […]

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Scotland: Music written specially for The Aristodemos

Scotland: Music written specially for The Aristodemos

DA ARISTO - Written by Linsey and dedicated to Giovani, Antonella, Lorenzo, Keane, The Aristodemos and all the wonderful people who inhabit this wonderful little bar, the unofficial cultural centre of Barga, the most Scottish town in Tuscany, Italy.

Back in 2014 we published an article about the Scottish folk musicians, Linsey Aitken and Ken Campbell who are regular visitors to the city and mentioned that once again their particular sound was heard in Barga Vecchia as they gave a series of impromptu “mini- concerts” in five different locations through out the city. Why five […]

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Spring arrives in Barga

11 o'clock in the morning and metal tables in the sun in Piazza Salvo Salvi steaming as they are wiped over with a damp cloth

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The Da Aristo comic strip

The Da Aristo comic strip

words by Frank Viviano - images by Keane

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The Da Aristo comic strip

The Da Aristo comic strip

words by Frank Viviano - images by Keane

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