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Il paese di Acchiappacitrulli – Paolo Giannotti

Il paese di Acchiappacitrulli – Paolo Giannotti

Nell’atmosfera immobile della vita di provincia, scandita da ritmi monotoni e apparentemente rassicuranti, la vicenda di Pompilio Nardini, giornalista precario alla ricerca dell’occasione per emergere, diventa il paradigma della più ampia situazione italiana.

The book IIl paese di Acchiappacitrulli by local author, Paolo Giannotti was presented at the L’osteria in Barga Vecchia this weekend. Paolo Giannotti è nato a Massa nel 1961. Giornalista pubblicista, da anni si dedica, con articoli e saggi, all’opera dello scrittore ottocentesco Gaetano Carlo Chelli, del quale ha curato l’edizione di alcune opere sconosciute, […]

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L’osteria closed for the season

L’osteria closed for the season

this evening they emptied their fridges and stores and so their regular customers ate and drank for free

A large party going on in Piazza Angelio this evening as the L’osteria of Riccardo Negri and his loyal staff celebrate the end of the summer season. The L’osteria has been open right through the summer and for many visitors to the city it was the only place still open to eat during the afternoon as most […]

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KTM riders stop off in Barga

KTM riders stop off in Barga

20 KTM motorbikes arrive in Piazza Angelio

A troupe of 20 KTM motorbikes roared into Barga Vecchia this morning and dismounted in Piazza Angelio for a well earned rest and replenish supplies before moving off once again later in the afternoon on the second leg of their tour of the mountains around the city. The bikes were all with number plates from […]

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Geoff and Trevor strutting the boards

Geoff and Trevor strutting the boards

The party never finishes in Barga

The music festas in Barga Vecchia should all be over by now, but it would appear that somebody forget to mention this to Geoff Collins-White There he was in Piazza Angelio this evening strumming away like there is no tomorrow. The party never finishes in Barga. listen to ‘Geoff and Trevor playing in Piazza Angelio’ […]

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Holiday season in Barga – positive thoughts?

Holiday season in Barga – positive thoughts?

We asked one of the people who is in a good position to give a clear picture - Riccardo Negri of the L'Osteria in Piazza Angelio

As we move into the second week of July, it can probably be said without doubt that the holiday season is upon us, so what is the feeling in the city concerning trade and movement of visitors to Barga ? Has the late start to the season due to terrible spring and early summer weather […]

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The Art Cafe in Piazza Angelio opens

The Art Cafe in Piazza Angelio opens

What started out as a one off back in 2007 has now blossomed out into a permanent summer event and a new corner of Barga Vecchia – The Art Cafe – open to the public. Six years ago it started as “Art at the Osteria” – a season of art on show through the summer […]

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Fireworks, lentils, lanterns, sparklers and champagne

Fireworks, lentils, lanterns, sparklers and champagne

There can be no doubt that Italy is deep in the throes of the world recession  but this evening all that was forgotten as the residents of Barga celebrated the end of 2012 and the start of what will hopefully be a more financially secure 2013. The restaurants in Barga Vecchia were all full to […]

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Geoff plays Piazza Angelio

Geoff plays Piazza Angelio

The autumn has officially arrived and the nights are drawing in but that does not stop the residents of Barga from enjoying themselves in the Piazza during the evening. It may be dark,  it may well be cooler, in fact there were in evidence this evening a few heavier jackets but the festa continues in […]

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Manolo Strimpelli Nait Orkestra, nuovo pienone in piazza Angelio

Manolo Strimpelli Nait Orkestra, nuovo pienone in piazza Angelio

Manolo Strimpellii e la sua Nait Orkestra a Barga sono dei miti. Di quelle band che potresti ascoltare e vedere ogni sera e potresti metterci la mani sul fuoco che farebbero il pienone ad ogni occasione. E riscuoterebbero sempre grandi applausi ed apprezzamenti. Non erano nemmeno passate due settimane da quando li avevamo visti ed […]

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Cena per i nati nel ’62

Cena per i nati nel ’62

Una cena con musica riservata e dedicata a tutti i nati nel 1962, si terrà giovedì 19 luglio alle 20 presso L’Osteria di Barga in piazza Angelio, in occasione della festa del Centro Storico. Costo della serata 25 euro. Per info: L’Osteria 3355387113 – Gabriele Giovannetti 3475102586 – Maresa Andreotti. Prenotazioni e conferme sono accettate […]

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Caccia al tesoro pascoliana: vincono i giovani

Caccia al tesoro pascoliana: vincono i giovani

Ha avuto una bella risposta di partecipanti l’iniziativa andata in scena domenica nel centro storico di Barga, la “Caccia al tesoro pascoliana”. L’idea era nata da Anna Nardini ed è stata portata avanti con il notevole apporto organizzativo di Pier Luigi Paolini, alias Pollino che ha messo insieme un percorso davvero interessante e ci ha […]

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Cornish choir – Canoryon Lowen singing in Barga

Cornish choir – Canoryon Lowen singing in Barga

A surprise for any visitors to Barga this afternoon, upon entering Piazza Angelio in Barga Vecchia as they were greeted by a voice mixed choir. The 21 members of the Canoryon Lowen choir from Cornwall in the UK put on a short informal concert in the Piazza. The sound of their voices carried right through […]