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12 Apr 2016

You are not real

con: Abiti: GIO EXLUSIVE Make Up: BEAUTY FLOR estetica e bellezza Hair: BB STYLE model: Rachele Calogeri Post simili Our Home – A warm nest, like wood EXCUSE ME, WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR NEW YEARS EVE? Simply Lenny Our Home – CONTEMPORARY VINTAGE LIFE IN COLOR SUMMER IS MAGIC Casting the Castle – Civitella Ranieri Foundation IMMERSED IN GREEN A VILLA OF MATERIALS AND DESIGN

12 Apr 2016

FASHION EDITORIAL – SPRING ROMANCE

  with: Make Up: ANNA CLUB – SALUTE E BELLEZZA Hair: RIFLESSO Gioielli: LUPIN GIOIELLI Accessori: FUTILE, Abiti: CORSO 40, MOODY’S, CUCCIAIONI SARTORIA, I 3 BACI DELLA COCCINELLA, MICLA Scarpe: NOVECENTO, MICLA Occhiali: OTTICA 2M Forniture: SiSi antiquariato Location: Castello Bufalini ph: Elisa Imperi Styling: Margherita Gardella servizio: Mokacomunicazione model: Melissa Patriarchi, Daphne Morelli, Lucia Borghini Post simili Our Home – A warm nest, like wood EXCUSE ME, WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR NEW YEARS EVE? Simply Lenny Our Home – CONTEMPORARY VINTAGE […]

12 Apr 2016

Fashion editorial – eyes wide open

with: Make Up: ANNA CLUB – SALUTE E BELLEZZA Hair: FREESTYLE acconciature jewelry: GIOIELLERIA CHIATTI accessories: FUTILE, HAND MADE, DIVERTISSEMENT clothes: ALDO ALUIGI, AUGUSTA ABBIGLIAMENTO, COSMOPOLITAN, CASH AND CASH Shoes: NOVECENTO Glasses: OTTICA 2M Location: Alberto’s, Lava Bio ph: Emanuele Vanni, Giovanna Rossi Styling: Margherita Gardella servizio: Mokacomunicazione model: Charo Gallura, Valentina Cucchiarini Post simili Our Home – A warm nest, like wood EXCUSE ME, WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR NEW YEARS EVE? Simply Lenny Our Home – CONTEMPORARY VINTAGE LIFE […]

10 Mar 2016

WELCOME PJ HARVEY – THE MUSIC OF L.M.BANKSY

In just a short time the God of rock took away years of history depriving us of certain legends, artists among the most influential and important, but now, thanks to their musical works, they have become legends never to be erased. Faced with these grave losses there is nothing left to do but to hold more dear those who are still with us, to give a welcome to Her, who, four years after «Let England Shake», will come back this […]

01 Mar 2016

LIBRERIA PACI: 90 YEARS OF BOOKS 90 YEARS OF HISTORY

It was 1926 when Giuseppe Paci decided to take over the ex-stationary store Valori in the central Vitelli Square (today Matteotti Square) and open his «Libreria La Tifernate» (Tiferno Bookshop). However, during that period, the number of readers was so small that, to be able to survive selling only books, would have been utopia. by Cristina Crisci For this reason, the shop became a ‘bazaar’ where you could buy a little bit of everything: stationary, books, musical articles, sports articles, […]

29 Feb 2016

Go West!

The Hateful Eight by Quentin Tarantino is one of the most-awaited films of the year, but all western lovers can consider themselves lucky this year, because we are living an interesting revival which involves the productions of Hollywood but not only. Since the return of Quentin to female westerns, a crossover with other genres and a re-make of a great classic: there’s something for every taste. Three years after Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino returns with a western that has been […]

26 Feb 2016

CLAUDIO SANTAMARIA – «ME, AN ANTI-HERO IN THE THEATRE»

In the shoes of a tragic-comical anti-hero who refuses capitalism and weaves his existence without money, paradoxically reaching his freedom only in prison, Claudio Santamaria, one of the most interesting actors on the Italian scene, who has been in theatres in the role of Gospodin. Along with Claudio Santamaria on the stage are Federica Santoro and Marcello Prayer. Together they describe a ruthless portrayal of humanity both focused and alternative, though relying on money and consumption. What comes out is […]

23 Feb 2016

Fontecchio’s winter – Photography by Enrico Milanesi

Enrico Milanesi has recently published a photographic project online which was situated in and dedicated to Fontecchio Terme, an ancient thermal bath complex which has been active since Roman times (since the time of Plinio il Giovane), only a few kilometers away from Città di Castello. Thanks to the therapeutic properties of the sulfuric water, “Il Bagno di Fontecchio” encountered a remarkable growth – economical, touristic and naturalistic – during the second half of the 20th century, even if the […]

19 Feb 2016

OUR HOME – FAMILY SIZE

In a quiet, green hilly area, not very far from the inhabited center, there lies the ‘villetta’, chosen for this issue of Our Home, that since last September has been lived in by a family of four. The home, with an independent entry, obviously, is on two levels: it is energy-efficient thanks to lights and led located in various places (take note of the spotlights and led strips), floor heating, the photovoltaic panels and solar panels. By Marco Polchi On the […]

16 Feb 2016

Elena Veschi – «WOMEN ARE EXTRAORDINARY»

She doesn’t stay still for a minute, she works all day, she has a thousand ideas in her head and many projects to realize. In all of this, she hasn’t lost her calm, her desire to run and face the smallest to the most complicated daily challenges. She is Elena Veschi, entrepreneur at the helm of Umbraplast (up to last April she was also national board member of the Confindustria), one of the most dynamic economic realities in the Upper […]

16 Feb 2016

Ginger Beauty – fashion editorial

with: Make Up: ANNA CLUB – SALUTE E BELLEZZA Hair: FREESTYLE acconciature model: Veronica Riguccini ph: Emanuele Vanni concept: Mokacomunicazione Post simili Our Home – A warm nest, like wood EXCUSE ME, WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR NEW YEARS EVE? Simply Lenny Our Home – CONTEMPORARY VINTAGE LIFE IN COLOR SUMMER IS MAGIC Casting the Castle – Civitella Ranieri Foundation IMMERSED IN GREEN A VILLA OF MATERIALS AND DESIGN

12 Feb 2016

Carmen Consoli – «LESS CONFUSED AND MORE HAPPY»

Going from the parting of David Bowie to the violence in Cologne and then to the attacks in Paris. She puts her experience as a mother (now) and as a daughter (before) into her music and her eyes light up when she talks about the beauty of the place which has welcomed her these days, Foligno. Carmen Consoli has begun her new theatrical tour at the San Domenico Auditorium and it has sold out completely and it is a show […]

12 Feb 2016
Cristina Crisci - the Mag

THE HABIT OF COMING BACK

[quote]«I don’t want to know where you are going, I want to know that you will come back»[/quote] When it came out in October – after 5 years of silence during which she became a mother – the first album by Carmen Consoli «L’abitudine di tornare» (The habit of coming back) I thought: «How great is this title»! I don’t know about you, but many times I have felt in when confronted with the habit of coming back, even more […]

07 Jan 2016

EMILIA NARDI – The Queen of RED WINE

It was 1958 when her father Silvio Nardi, entrepreneur in the mechanical agricultural sector in the Upper Tiber River Valley, produced the first bottle of “Brunello di Montalcino” from the winery of the Casale del Bosco. In 1985 Emilia Nardi began working in the company, the youngest daughter,  and she began working in management in 1990. She, together with her brothers decided to introduce radical changes in the wine production process and in the company management: she gave the go-ahead […]

21 Dec 2015
Alessandro Bacchetta - Raffaello

Alessandro Bacchetta – “The genius of Raphael my story”

Alessandro Bacchetta is a young cartoonist from the Tiber Valley. He studies you with his look and his words are assured but he has  a natural and humble way about him. He graduated from the International School of Comics in Florence and in Literature at the University of Siena, and has got a position at the Palazzo del Podesta in Città di Castello, several national competitions, (including  Lanciano nel Fumetto and the Lucca Project Contest) and “Una stanza tutta per […]

21 Dec 2015

Heels and studs

They finish work, close up manuals and put away university handouts, climb into the car and from all over the Upper Tiber Valley come to meet up at the Marcucci Graziano sports centre, in Spedalicchio, Umbertide. In the locker room, they slip on kit, socks and football boots and train for a couple of hours. They are the ladies of the Wood Women Futsal CF5 team, coached by Alessandro Moretti, who regardless of the cold and rain defy the weather […]

15 Dec 2015

CHEF RUBIO – Food on the Road

Ten years ago the rugby player Gabriele Rubini moved to New Zealand to play for a team based in Wellington and there, to support himself, he began working in a restaurant developing a passion for cooking. Today, that boy who left from Rome is one of the most loved TV characters: Chef Rubio, undisputed king of «Unti e bisunti», the TV show that has converted many people among the food lovers, but also among those who, though they eat lightly, […]

14 Dec 2015
Cristina Crisci - the Mag

On the road

In difficult periods like this, in which the international climate eats away at the already little peaceful living, stoking hysteria upon hysteria, words upon words, dogmas upon dogmas and makes our feelings of fear slither along not even in a hidden way, there’s one thing that remains solid: the value of the time that we spend with those we love, doing the simplest things in the world. Speaking, eating, drinking a glass of wine, going to the theatre, listening to […]

10 Dec 2015

A ship in the city

The apartment to which a couple moved just a few months ago with two children is very new. The soft, sinuous lines that characterize the structure of the small villa are visible even from the outside. by Lucia Fiorucci The architecture mixes with the design of the furnishings, some custommade, others chosen with care and taste. The curves of the walls and of the particulars are harmonious with the materials and the light, which comes in abundance through the large […]

10 Dec 2015

LATE NIGHT

with: Make Up: ANNA CLUB – SALUTE E BELLEZZA Hair: BEAUTY NAIVE Clothes: I TRE BACI DELLA COCCINELLA model: Alessia Borghini ph: Emanuele Vanni concept: Mokacomunicazione Post simili Our Home – A warm nest, like wood EXCUSE ME, WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR NEW YEARS EVE? Simply Lenny Our Home – CONTEMPORARY VINTAGE LIFE IN COLOR SUMMER IS MAGIC Casting the Castle – Civitella Ranieri Foundation IMMERSED IN GREEN A VILLA OF MATERIALS AND DESIGN

09 Dec 2015

WITH YOU

in collaboration with: Make Up: CENTRO ESTETICO LA PIN UP Hair: PARRUCCHIERI COLPI DI TESTA Gioelli: GIOIELLERIA CHIATTI modelli: Martina TinozziLorenzo Maria Masci Galeazzi special thank to: Andrea Vandini Post simili Our Home – A warm nest, like wood EXCUSE ME, WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR NEW YEARS EVE? Simply Lenny Our Home – CONTEMPORARY VINTAGE LIFE IN COLOR SUMMER IS MAGIC Casting the Castle – Civitella Ranieri Foundation IMMERSED IN GREEN A VILLA OF MATERIALS AND DESIGN

11 Nov 2015

LATIN LAGOON

The 72nd edition of International Show of Cinematographic Art in Venice has recently ended. This year the jury was presided by the Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón – composed of Elizabeth Banks, Emmanuel Carrère, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Diane Kruger, Francesco Munzi, Pawel Pawlikowski and Lynne Ramsey – they wanted to honour parts of the Latin cinema and culture in a special way, disappointing the rumours about the favourites; among these the documentary about the Chinese miners “Behemoth” or “Francofonia” […]

06 Nov 2015

A THOUSAND SHADES OF WHITE –

That Jack White is a very special bloke and has a thousand interests is well known. He’s the singer-guitarist of the White Stripes, member of Raconteurs and The Dead Weather (supergroups made up of friends from Kills, The Greenhornes and Queens Of The Stone Age), works with some of the most famous contemporary musicians as well as pursuing a solo career, loves his incursions into film with both appearances and music scores, feeds his obsession with the number 3, is […]

05 Nov 2015

THE MAG RECIPE!

MEZZE MANICHE WITH RIVER SHRIMP, CHERRY TOMATOES AND BASIL OVER PUMPKIN PUREE By Michele Marinelli and Natascia Trenti from Le Logge Restaurant Ingredients for 4 People: 400 g of Mezze maniche For the sauce in the pan: 200 g Deveined River Shrimp 20 Cherry Tomatoes 20 Basil leaves 1 cleaned garlic clove, cut in half 1 teaspoon of EVOO Pumpkin Puree: 300 g cleaned pumpkin pulp 1 small potato 1 scallion, EVOO Procedure: For the pumpkin puree begin by cleaning […]

03 Nov 2015
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GORAN BREGOVIC – «MY MUSIC IS A MIRACLE»

Your first experience of Italy was when you arrived in Naples at 18….. «I thought I’d landed in paradise. I was playing in a striptease bar and it was easy to fall in love with your country because it’s full of wonderful things.» Goran Bregovic ’s recent music is a mix of Balkan folk and electronica, wild rhythms and sacred themes, hints of gipsy and sampled sounds, but he became famous for his soundtracks for Emir Kusturica’s films, including Tempo dei […]

29 Oct 2015

Maria Latella – “For women, a partner who accepts your success is vital”

Maria Latella as author of the biography‘Tendenza Veronica’, she uncovered the strong personality of the former Mrs. Berlusconi, helping to portray her as an invincible icon capable of defeating the “Dragon”. by Massimo Zangarelli She also headed the women’s magazine ‘A’, bypassing the male vision of the news by refusing to publish any gossip on, the then,  infamous Belen. Maria Latella was the exce-ptional  presenter of the summer meeting  “La ricchezza intangibile dell’olio”, organised by olive oil producers Olei- ficio […]

28 Oct 2015
Claudio Coccoluto - the Mag 18

Claudio Coccoluto – the abc’s of a DJ

During summer nights anything can happen. It can happen that in the extreme heat in the first days of September, Claudio Coccoluto, one of the DJs who has written history in house music, arrives at the Bar Mè in Trestina, the cafè of the village, the one that once held an old cinema and that today hosts the Sagra della Puntina (Music Festival), three nights of music, DJs and vinyl records. We start with the vinyl records, his passion and […]

26 Oct 2015

ED MENICHELLA: I’M A LUCKY GUY

In just a few months, he has gone from the local scene to the biggest Italian stages. Edward Menichella a.k.a. Ed, a singer-songwriter native of Sansepolcro, born in 1988, has been the musical revelation of the year, coming up from the “bottom”, thanks to his voice, to the melody, making his way beyond talent shows. di Andrea Tafani His history, starting way back, from years of songs and concerts with his ex-band, the E45, and then alone with his acoustic […]

23 Oct 2015

STEFANO GIOGLI – GOING SLOWLY

Just a few days away from the official publication and first presentation (the 26th of September at the Pinacoteca Comunale in Città di Castello) of the photo book Going slowly, we met its author, the Città di Castello-born Stefano Giogli. We talked with him for a half an hour, very stimulating, active and ready to tell about himself. During the conversation many topics came up which were tied to photography and the book obviously (this work was also chosen for […]

22 Oct 2015

CHIC IN THE HILLS

by Lucia Fiorucci It’s a small villa in the Tiber Valley countryside, the one where Sonia and Gianluca have been living for a few days, right after their return from their honeymoon. The work had begun many years ago, under the supervision of Gianluca and thanks to the expert hands of his uncle. Then Sonia came in and besides giving a very feminine touch, she was fundamental in choosing furnishings and finishings. If Gianluca loves black, then Sonia likes warm […]