Archive for February, 2011

Venice: Open City

Monday, February 28th, 2011

1645927616During the Carnival time, from February 26th to March 8th, the city of Venice will be a flowering of theatre pieces, concerts, special itineraries, cultural events for both tourists and locals.
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Burlesque at the Venice Casinò

Monday, February 28th, 2011

14307_attach1_img_794705_EMOP_Casino_di_VeneziaThe Casinò of Venice, or to be more precise, the splendid Ca’ Vendramin Calergi Palace on the Grand Canal, during the Venice Carnival will be transformed into a magical site where dramatised themed dinners and burlesque spectacles will take place.

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The Secrets of Venice

Monday, February 28th, 2011

venezia_notte_grA dramatic new event at this year’s Carnival of Venice 2011 will be the special theatrical tours designed by Alberto Toso Fei. Actors in costume will lead you through a magical and secret Venice in “The Secrets of Venice“.

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Guided Tours to the Synagogues

Monday, February 14th, 2011

3727200.Dscn1247redoneThe presence of Jews in the region that was to become the Venetian Republic is documented from as early as the first centuries of the vernacular era. According to the tradition they arrived in Venice, a great trading centre between East and West, towards the beginning of the eleventh century.
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La Fenice Theatre – Guided Visits

Monday, February 14th, 2011

fenice.jpgSo ran the text announcing the competition for the construction of the Fenice Theatre, published on 1 November 1789, once a way had been found to circumvent a sumptuary law limiting the number of working theatres in Venice to seven.
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Vanguard vortex at the P.Guggenheim Collection

Monday, February 14th, 2011

imagesUntil June 05th an exposition at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection is paying tribute to the Vorticist movement, an Anglo-American vanguard movement founded by Ezra Pound and Wyndham Lewis in 1914, in London, as a response to French Cubism and in dissident polemics with Italian Futurism.
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Guided visit to the islands, including visit to the park, church and museum.

Monday, February 14th, 2011

san clemente_isolaAs far as the archive collections are concerned, the first inventory allowed several scholars to access the entries listed in recent years. Currently, the ministerial project ‘Carte da legare’ (‘Papers to Bind’) is in progress to list and categorize administrative and medical entries via an application software which runs on a national level, in order to reach an inventory standardization of the Italian archives.
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