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20 minute video of Barga in 1973

20 minute video of Barga in 1973

just how much has changed over the decades and how much has remained more or less the same

The Università degli Studi di Firenze has just published an extremely interesting video which for many reasons is of great interest to Barga and surrounding area. It is a digital rendering of images shot on Agfa 2S film back in 1973. Although the title of the short 20 minute video is “A Barga col Pascoli” […]

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Video: The last nuns of Barga Vecchia

From the barganews archives of 2013  – Back in 2005  I started work on a series of paintings based around a small group of people who have been living and working in Barga for generations, but now as a group are close to extinction – the nuns of Barga. I wrote an article then which […]

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Giorgia Madiai: video – La Grande Sete

Here is briefly how “The Great Thirst” works: today at the Locanda di Mezzo they set up a private party, uncorked some large bottles of wine, cooked some food and invited guests to join in. To participate the guests had to bring a Magnum, Jeroboam or Methuselah bottle of wine

Locanda di Mezzo: “La Grande Sete” – The quietest time of the year but today the Piazza Annunziata was brimming with people as the first “La Grande Sete” – “The Great Thirst” took place   Here is briefly how “The Great Thirst” works: today at the Locanda di Mezzo they set up a private party, […]

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Something moving in the Park

Something moving in the Park

The caterpillar of the Pale Tussock Moth (Calliteara pudibunda)

A meeting with an exotic looking caterpillar in parco Buozzi just outside Barga Vecchia this afternoon, The caterpillar of the Pale Tussock Moth feeds on a range of tree leaves including elm, birch, hazel, lime and oak. I didn’t pick it up as those hairs looked defensive and sure enough, when I got home, I […]

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The Serchio Valley: Barga and the Devil’s Bridge

The Serchio Valley: Barga and the Devil’s Bridge

Video by Alessandro Stefani

You never return here; you always come for the first time. Because this is an uncontaminated part of Tuscany, a place that will unveil itself to you little by little. There’s everything needed to lose the sense of time in this valley. There’s the water of its river, the Serchio, and many lakes that suddenly […]

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Coming out Barga Jazz Club video released

Coming out Barga Jazz Club video released

Last Thursday evening the Barga Jazz Club was full of people enjoying the live jazz on stage … so what is so strange about that ? Probably the fact that is was Thursday evening and not the traditional Friday evening at the Jazz Club. SO what was going on ? There was a promotion video for […]

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Video being filmed in Barga Jazz Club

Video being filmed in Barga Jazz Club

coming out shortly

It’s Thursday evening and the Barga Jazz Club is full of people enjoying the live jazz on stage … so what is so strange about that ? Probably the fact that is is Thursday evening and not the traditional Friday evening at the Jazz Club. SO what is going on ? There is a promotion video […]

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Maudites Dames: video and concert in Barga

Maudites Dames: video and concert in Barga

A lot of interest in Barga Vecchia today as some of Livorno’s finest creative people were involved in a video being shot in various places round the city. The musical project, Maudites Dames comprising Azzurra Tanzini – voce and Francesco Coppedè – contrabbasso were being directed, cajoled  and moved around the city by the artists (and recently video producers)  Francesco […]

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1965: In search of a smile

.... thanks to the Cavani family

A short cine film from 1965 which features Capraia and Barga – the full story is explained in the film

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Video walk through Barga Vecchia in Festa

Video walk through Barga Vecchia in Festa

a seven minute walk through the walled city of Barga with the music changing as each new piazza is reached

Please welcome a new photographer to the barganews team – Monica Mazzei. And what a great start she made with her first images documenting the recent 10 day live in Barga festa in Barga Vecchia. Live music in every piazza inside the walled city of Barga. ( More images can be seen here) Click the […]

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Dance video shot in Barga – Lo Struscio

Performers: Alessandro Marzotto-Levy, Daniel Hay-Gordon, Eleanor Perry, Patricia Langa, Roseanna Anderson and Josh Ben-Tovim Edited by: Daniel Hay-Gordon and Eleanor Perry

Impermanence Dance Theatre: by Daniel Hay-Gordon, Eleanor Perry, Patricia Langa, Ale Marzotto, Roseanna Anderson, Josh Ben-Tovim. Costumes by Kerry Bell. Music by Nino Rota Impermanence Dance Theatre site can be seen here

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Fine inverno

Fine inverno by Stefano Tommasi Idea e realizzazione di : Stefano Tommasi @All right reserved 2015

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