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Kerry Bell – new edition – Guide to Barga

Kerry Bell – new edition – Guide to Barga

this small book is packed with information about the beautiful mediaeval walled city of Barga

It was first published in 2011 (article  here) but this week the guide was presented once again at Villa Libano in its newly edited and updated third version.  Although comparatively diminutive in size, just 40 pages, this small book is nevertheless packed with information about the beautiful mediaeval walled city of Barga (Lucca) Tuscany , Italy. […]

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Moda Barga – Fashion and modelling school in Barga

Moda Barga – Fashion and modelling school in Barga

Movement also defines a fashion model. She is an artist on the ramp, walking with skill and precision. Also expert at taking and remembering directions, punctual and dependable, the fashion model is perceived as an elite breed.

Week four for the new fashion and modelling school in Barga – Moda Barga and they move outside  for some practical advice on how to deal with high heels and steep uneven steps. Maybe now would be a good time to look at the fashion modelling job description: Fashion models are defined by their looks. Almost always […]

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Moda Barga – Fashion and modelling school in Barga

Moda Barga – Fashion and modelling school in Barga

3° lezione: Impostazione del Portamento – su ritmi e tempi musicali

Week three for the new fashion and modelling school in Barga – Moda Barga and its back to the cat walk for some practical advice of hand and hip movements and bringing out the best in the clothes and the model. Vaina Continuati who after a long career as a model opened her shop,Vaso di Pandora with […]

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Moda Barga – Fashion and modelling school in Barga opens

Moda Barga – Fashion and modelling school in Barga opens

It actually has been a work in progress since last year but finally today the Moda Barga – a new fashion and modelling school opened in Barga. It has been a phrase used often in the last 10 years or so that in Barga there is no competition but instead, collaboration. The new school is […]

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Moda Barga – Fashion and modelling school in Barga

Moda Barga – Fashion and modelling school in Barga

another example of how collaboration between various groups of people can bring forward a flourishing new idea.

It actually has been a work in progress since last year but finally this month it becomes public and the news is now out: Moda Barga – a new fashion and modelling school opens in the city shortly. It has been a phrase used often in the last 10 years or so that in Barga […]

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Letter to the New York Times concerning life in Barga

Letter to the New York Times concerning life in Barga

It is not paradise, and we have our share of problems. Youth unemployment is high, but ....

Following on from an article in the New York Times this week by Paul Krugman – “Europe’s money trap” which made reference to the German public’s stereotyping of “lazy southern Europeans.”, there is an interesting reply in letters to the editor column on the New York Times from Kerry Bell, one of the regular team […]

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The costumes created for the Impermanence Dance Theatre

The costumes created for the Impermanence Dance Theatre

background information about the Impermanence Dance Theatre's stunning show last night

In the spring of 2013 Josh Ben-Tovim and Rosanna Anderson, co-directors of Impermanence Dance Theatre, were in Barga speaking with Keane about performing during the Jazz Festival in August. They asked if there was anyone locally with whom they could work on costumes and he suggested Kerry Bell. We met and discussed ideas and philosophy […]

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Il Sarto di Barga

Il Sarto di Barga

Proponiamo di seguito la traduzione dell’articolo scritto da Kerry Bell e pubblicato su giornaledibarganews alcune settimane fa. Una storia raccolta direttamente dalla voce del protagonista che Kerry restituisce ai lettori con grazia e profondità, portando a conoscenza dei barghigiani un espisodio e una persona rimasti inediti per lunghi anni. Secondo un proverbio molto popolare nel […]

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A new guide to Barga published

A new guide to Barga published

Just in time for the new season, with many visitors already starting to arrive in the city, this week comes news of a new publication specially for them –  a new short guidebook on Barga.  Although comparatively diminutive in size, just 40 pages, this small book is nevertheless packed with information about the beautiful mediaeval […]