Notte della Taranta 🕷️ Night of the Tarantula

The Night of the Tarantula (La Notte della Taranta) is a music festival that takes place every year in Salento, Apulia, (Italy),and one of the most significant manifestations on popular culture in Europe.Since its beginnings in 1998, the event, which celebrates the importance of the folk music tradition of Tarantella and Pizzica, has grown exponentially… Read More Notte della Taranta 🕷️ Night of the Tarantula

Pietro Aretino /3c

➡️Part 1➡️Part 2➡️Part 3a➡️Part 3b Pietro Aretino & His Sonnets When the papacy banned this second edition of “I modi” and destroyed every copy they could find, Pietro Aretino went to Venice, where he spent the rest of his life, while Raimondi, the engraved, managed to escape a second imprisonment, but was financially ruined. It… Read More Pietro Aretino /3c

Novant’anni e non sentirli

Esattamente novant’anni fa, il 23 gennaio 1932 usciva il primo numero de “La Settimana Enigmistica”, uno dei periodici di enigmistica più diffusi e noti del nostro paese, che sulla testata alterna le seguenti diciture: “La rivista che vanta innumerevoli tentativi d’imitazione!”“La rivista di enigmistica prima per fondazione e per diffusione” Fu il risultato di una… Read More Novant’anni e non sentirli

Celia Thaxter

Celia Thaxter was an American writer of poetry and stories who was born on 29 June 1835 SCHUBERT At the open window I lean;Flowers in the garden withoutFaint in the heat and the drought;What does the music mean? For here, from the cold keys within,Is a tempest of melody drawn;Doubts, passionate questions, the dawnOf high… Read More Celia Thaxter