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Category : Interview

15 Oct 2018
Lenny in concerto a Città di Castello

Simply Lenny

By Helena Palazzoli Hi Lenny it is lovely to meet you and it is a pleasure to have you in Città di Castello. I hope you had a safe trip? «Yes, Yes thank you. Thank you for having us». After the worldwide success of your song Hell.o, who are you today and what projects are you currently working on? «An interesting question ‘who are you’, I am still trying to figure that out! Quite a lot! I guess I am […]

14 Jun 2018
Alessandro Borghese sorridente mentre cucina

Alessandro Borghese

Alessandro Borghese is the celebrity of the moment. Or rather, the chef of the moment. Likeable face, dark curls, glasses and obligatory smile. His skill and pleasant nature have, in no time at all, conquered the world of social network and now the television with programs “Alessandro Borghese 4 Ristoranti” and “Kitchen Sound” in which on Sky One HD, he presents a recipe in five minutes. In the past weeks Borghese and his troop came to Umbria for 4 Ristoranti […]

06 Mar 2018
Matteo Casilli - la copertina di Musician

Matteo Casilli – MUSICIAN Author’s Portraits

Matteo Casilli is a young Roman photographer who has done something so simple that no one had thought of before: put the characters of the Italian music scene against the wall, get a camera and take portraits in black and white (261 of them!) to then make a book, beautiful, which is called “Musician“ by Andrea Luccioli Then those from Marvis Labl arrived, discographic label and artistic laboratory, who thought well to print Matteo’s project. It seems that this thing […]

06 Mar 2018
sorriso di Amanda Sandrelli

Amanda Sandrelli – THEATRE? IT SHOULD BE TAUGHT AT SCHOOL

A great success for Amanda Sandrelli at the Dante Theatre in Sansepolcro with the show “I live in a Jungle, I sleep on thorns”, text and directing by Laura Sicignano, written in collaboration with Shahzeb Iqbal based on real stories of young immigrants in Italy. by Massimo Zangarelli The actress was also at the center of a meeting with the public, coordinated by Caterina Casini, artistic director of Permanent Workshops within the project realized with the Tuscan Show Foundation, herald […]

21 Dec 2017
Fabio Mariacci portrait

Fabio Mariacci – GEOMETRIC INSTINCT

From Fabio Mariacci’s study you can see rolling Umbrian hills, but on his paintings you won’t find a trace of our landscapes; geometry fills his paintings with decisive colors and futurist brush strokes. By Claudia Belli photo Molotovstudio Convinced self-taught and a protagonist for many years in the Tiber Valley artistic community, Fabio Mariacci discovered his passion for art at a very early age and since then he has not stopped experimenting. He paints colors and shapes, trying to reproduce […]

21 Dec 2017

DISCOVER NUVOLO

GIORGIO ASCANI, NUVOLO, A STORY The year is 1944, we are in full Resistance. Name of the battle by partisan: Nuvolo, because he would appear and disappear in the Umbrian hills. He was unpredictable. From then on, the eighteen-year-old Giorgio Ascani, that very-poetic name would bring it with him for his whole life. No more as a militant of the San Faustino brigade, but as an artist. by Cristina Crisci & Marco Polchi He was an experimenter, a visionary, technically […]

28 Feb 2017

GIULIANA DE SIO: «IF THE PROBLEM IS THAT OF THE EMANCIPATION OF MALES»

At the Illuminati Theatre in Città di Castello, in exclusive for Umbria, a historic interpretation by Giuliana De Sio in «Notturno di donna con ospiti», a cult text by Annibale Ruccello. On stage with De Sio, Gino Curcione, Rosaria De Cicco, Andrea De Venuti, Francesco di Leva, Luigi Iacuzio, for the direction of Enrico Maria Lamanna. By Massimo Zangarelli Mrs. De Sio, this job is becoming a classic, in particular «your» classic seeing that you brought it on stage twenty […]

27 Feb 2017

Ilaria Margutti – The soul in the embroidery

Ilaria Margutti delves in the deepest parts of her subjects, especially female ones, starting from the outer surface of the bodies and leaving space for the fascination of the mysteries they hide. To do this, she uses new and at the same time antique techniques. In her laboratory in Sansepolcro, Ilaria embroiders introspective portraits on canvasses; with thread, she designs unpredictable dramas which transform themselves in faces and bodies, behind which are hidden stories that are impossible to tell all […]

06 Dec 2016

GIACOMO SINTINI – STRENGTH AND COURAGE

It is May 2011. Giacomo Sintini, Jack for everyone in the volleyball world, he is thirty-two years old, a beautiful wife, Alessia, and a daughter who is just a little more than two years old, named Carolina. Jack is a champion in his sport, he has won championships, cups, and European championships, he has just signed a contract with an important Polish team: he wants to go to the Olympics in London in 2012 with Italy. by Stefano Signorelli But […]

18 Oct 2016
Vinicio Capossela seduto su una poltrona con la chitarra fra le braccia e luce morbida da una lampada

VINICIO CAPOSSELA – BETWEEN DUST AND SHADOWS

With the concert-show «Polvere» Vinicio Capossela tells stories of the earth and says: Putting together scenes from a musical disc helps you to personally understand your own ideas. written by Andrea Luccioli – main photo by Luca Zizioli Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the great folk theatre, made of the music, visions and legends of Vinicio Capossela. Yes, because «Polvere», the show brought to the Giardini del Frontone in Perugia is exactly this: a stage where imaginary things become powerfully […]

11 Aug 2016

Cecilia Morini – from CITTÀ di CASTELLO to RIO 2016: IN THE MIND OF CHAMPIONS

«Motivation, concentration, trust, managing emotions». Sports psychologist Cecilia Morini immediately explains the four main factors that can transform a good competitor into a champion or, the opposite, if one of these factors wavers, jeopardizing the progress. For Doctor Morini, 2016 will not be an ordinary summer; working together with Arianna Errigo, silver individual and gold team foil fencer in London 2012. And Matteo Piano, centre in the national Volleyball team and ex Città di Castello player, she will head to […]

24 Jun 2016

MICHELA MURGIA – «UMBRIA, ITS HEALING BEAUTY AND CULTURAL OPPOSITIONS»

«Perugia is a city with an educational and healing beauty: here you are able to forget many terrible things for a little while and to remember why the things that are not terrible must be protected with as much determination and intelligence as possible. Meetings that take place here have fostered this perception: little festivals like CaLibro and associations like Nemo are the proof that there is a strong cultural resistance that is willing to survive at least as long […]