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Saturday night in Barga Vecchia

Saturday night in Barga Vecchia

8th November but the weather is still mild enough for people to congregate and socialise outside - just an ordinary Saturday night in Barga Vecchia.

DA PIAZZA DEL COMUNE 9 Novembe La Piazza ha indossato ormai il vestito invernale,un poco smorto nei colori che si ravvivano solo in tarda mattinata quando la raggiunge il sole, se c’è Se pioviggina,il selciato di pietre si lucida e la Piazza sembra più ampia. Ne sono tornati padroni gli impiegati comunali, i negozianti che […]

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Casa Fontana celebrates its first decade

Casa Fontana celebrates its first decade

The first bed and breakfast in Barga, Casa Fontana opened its door to its guests in 2004. Since then Casa Fontana has pioneered the way for many other bed and breakfast establishments in this area to follow in their footsteps. Over the past ten years they have also won many awards for their “hands on” […]

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Saxophonia Flash Mob

Saxophonia Flash Mob

To celebrate the two hundred years since the birth of the inventor of the Saxophone, Antoine-Joseph "Adolphe" Sax, what could be better than a Saxophonia Flash Mob playing outside Da Aristos in Barga Vecchia ?

Niente di meglio, nell’anno del bicentenario della nascita di Adolphe Sax, di un bel concerto aperitivo a sorpresa dell’agguerrita compagine Saxophonia versione 2.0. Dalle ore 18:00 in piazza Salvo Salvi davanti alla mitica mescita Da Aristo… bevuta consigliata! listen to ‘Alessandro Rizzardi – Saxophonia 2.0’ on Audioboo Antoine-Joseph “Adolphe” Sax (6 November 1814 – c. […]

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Jammin’ at Da Aristo’s

sunday afternoon in the piazza at the new revitalised Da Aristo's

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The Addicted – story by Dan, drawings by Les

The Addicted – story by Dan, drawings by Les

So it would appear that the summer has ended and autumn is upon us- fear not brave people, do not despair as there is a glimmer of hope on the horizon. Back in 2007, there was a regular comic strip on the site called DA ARISTO (it can be seen here) Since then it has […]

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The DA ARISTO comic is back

The DA ARISTO comic is back

An anonymous comment left on the barganews.com website during the summer of 2007 was part of the catalyst that spawned a new feature on barganews and now which after a gap of a couple of years has once again started to appear on the new site – giornaledibarganews. The comment lamented the fact that according […]

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The legend that was Aristodemo Casciani is no more

The legend that was Aristodemo Casciani is no more

The news started to filter through the city just after midday today and by three ‘o clock it was no longer a rumour but was now the truth – Aristodemo Casciani who just recently celebrated his 86th year on the planet, died this morning in Barga hospital. He was taken to hospital just a week […]

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