Four years ago, Sergio D’isanto decided to take a sonic leap across the Atlantic Ocean. The Italian native, who was studying at the Conservatorio di Perugia in Umbria, became so enthralled by a conversation he had with some friends that he “just knew” Montreal was the place to be as an aspiring musician.
A Bari, dall’8 al 16 settembre, apre i battenti la 76esima edizione dell’esposizione internazionale dedicata all’area mediterranea
Ancient Roman ruins give us a glimpse into what once was – remnants of a time and place long ago. However, modern technology and resourceful thinking is giving these sites a second life through restoration projects.
Dans le cadre de l’exposition Villes sublimes consacrée au travail du photographe napolitain Mimmo Jodice, présentée cet automne au Musée McCord, Panoram Italia s’est entretenu avec cet artiste d’exception qui expose pour la première fois au Canada un projet spécial constitué de 50 photographies en noir et blanc grand format, illustrant sa vision de plusieurs grandes villes du monde: Naples, Rome, Venise, Moscou, Tokyo, New York, Boston, Sao Paulo, Paris, Madrid, Bruxelles, Londres, Lisbonne, Berlin et bien sûr, Montréal.
È davvero meraviglioso ascoltare la musica allegra della banda quando attraversa le antiche vie di questo paesino. Siamo a Poggio Mirteto, centro di 6000 abitanti situato su una collina della Bassa Sabina, a 45 km da Roma. Questa cittadina è ben conosciuta a livello nazionale e internazionale perché lì ha sede la banda musicale più antica d’Italia.
Renowned for its prestigious museums, great restaurants and its forest of skyscrapers, Sao Paulo, the economic heart of Brazil, is one of the largest cities in the world. With no less than 20 million inhabitants, this Brazilian megalopolis is home to a multitude of cultural communities that all contributed in their own way to its tremendous growth.
Here is a chronological presentation of some of the salient dates, events and protagonists that enabled the unification of the Italian peninsula.
Silvio Mastrodascio has amassed great acclaim over his decades as a sculptor, so you wouldn’t necessarily know that he only began to hone his craft in his thirties. Born in Cerqueto, Abruzzo, in 1943, the young Mastrodascio would paint landscapes and the houses of his rural hilltop village, but when it was time for a university education, he enrolled in a more-practical-than-creative demography and statistics course in Rome.