Archive for April, 2011

Ernest Hemingway, his Venice on pictures.

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

mostra_hemingwayAn interesting photographic exhibition, ‘The Veneto of Ernest Hemingway’, which traces the link between the famous writer and Venice, the lagoon and its hinterland, will remain open until May 15th, 2011 at Palazzo Loredan, Veneto Institute of Sciences, Literature and Arts.
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Pope Benedict XVI in visit in Venice

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

stemma papaIt was with “great joy and emotion” that the Patriarch of Venice, Cardinal Angelo Scola, revealed plans for a papal visit to his archdiocese. Benedict XVI will visit the cities of Venice and Aquileia from May 7-8, he announced.
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Paolo Veronese and the Stories of Esther

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

veroneseThe felicity, the verve of Paolo’s paintbrush is among the Wonders. There aren’t strokes neither paintings which are not sure (…). His way of painting has been as writing by an expert hand” A.M Zanetti, Dalla Pittura veneziana, Venezia 1771.
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Punta della Dogana – A new François Pinault’s collection

Monday, April 18th, 2011

fda9493c9bTheir common denominator is art. Their distinguishing factor is belonging to Venice’s most famous European collection. If the Biennial, which upholds the Lagoon City as the capital of contemporary art, is in a full vortex of preparations, at the Pinault Foundation, too, people are working round the clock.
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June 2011 – Heineken Jammin’ Festival

Monday, April 18th, 2011

heineken_jammin_festival-VENICEThe lead acts for the 2011 Heineken Jammin’ Festival have finally been announced: 9th June COLDPLAY, 10th June NEGRAMARO and on 11th June VASCO.
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XIIIth Edition of the Cultural Week

Monday, April 11th, 2011

settcultura Italy is a country of extraordinary cultural and artistic heritage. It’s an inestimable treasure that we have had the pleasure to receive from our ancestors during centuries. This fortune results more important when you can enjoy it for free, from April 09th to 17th 2011, the Culture Week, XIIIth Edition, opens for free the doors of museums, archaeological area, archives and libraries,  for a big event diffused in all the territory.
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Incroci di Civiltà 2011

Monday, April 11th, 2011

350The third edition of the Venetian international literature festival “Incroci di Civiltà” has a mission: to blow up the border between Here and There, and take gigantic figures of the contemporary literary scene to Venice in order to engage in a personal dialogue with literature, to which writers contribute with fragments of their private worlds, that somehow explode and become universal.
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Chamber Concerts at Palazzo Cavagnis

Monday, April 11th, 2011

thumb_src_palazzo_zorziThe Cultural Center Palazzo Cavagnis promotes relations activities and meetings, concerts, exhibitions and conferences in collaboration with institutions (regional, provincial, common) and instances of religious, cultural and social in their area.
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