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Theatre exhibition @ the V&A

Don’t miss the brilliant exhibition ‘Curtain Up’ at the V&A on until August 31st 2016. Marking the 40th anniversary of the Olivier Awards, the exhibit explores the extraordinary story of the world’s two greatest theatrical cities, London’s West End and New York’s Broadway. Make … Continue reading

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Made In Italy

From Barilla to Benetton, Martini to Missoni, a brand ‘Made in Italy’ makes it immediately desirable. Whether it be wine, bags, mopeds. Maintaining the Italian designs and craftsmanship in today’s market of globalisation, is one major multi tasking mission. Made … Continue reading

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Soul Boys ‘Spandau Ballet’ on Rome’s red carpet @ Rome Film Festival 2014

Music and moda: British band Spandau Ballet discuss their 80’s documentary Soul Boys of The Western World. Nicola meets the British band @ the 9th edition of the Rome Film Festival to discuss the positive reception of their new 80’s documentary “Soul … Continue reading

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Kevin Costner Interview @ Rome Film Festival

      Kevin Costner Black and White We meet in Piazza Barberini, Rome, to discuss his new movie Black and White, which screened the day before at the Rome Film Festival. ‘Black and White’ is a tale of parental … Continue reading

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Momenti Moda: Italian Glamour 1945-2014 at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

    “Italy is the best country in the world. We are inspirational to other nations. They want to dress the way Italians dress”, Missoni said proudly, one of the many designers being celebrated at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum’s … Continue reading

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Biblical Bling

Where biblical meets Bulgari, if you will, beauty and beliefs meet marvelously amid the mysterious red walls of Rome’s latest exhibition. The Treasures of San Gennaro, dazzling on display at the Palazzo Sciarra, until the 16th of February 2014. Diamonds … Continue reading

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Nicola talks to Jonathan Demme at Rome’s Film Festival

Music, melodrama and morals with Jonathan Demme What has been your most difficult film to make? “Fear of Falling’, my latest film, has been my most challenging film. It was years in the making, it was a play. Henrik Ibsen’s The … Continue reading

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Rome Film Festival

If I were to combine Greek Gods, schizophrenia and La Dolce Vita’s Via Veneto, you would think I was mad. Meh, in Rome, it’s all in a days work when the 8th edition of Rome’s Film Festival (8th-17th November) is … Continue reading

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Contemporary Italian Artist Pistoletto Retrospective Opens at Louvre

“A ‘thing’ is not art, but the idea expressed by that same ‘thing’ may be”. These are the words of Michelangelo Pistoletto. Born in Biella in 1933, Pistoletto is an exceptional Italian artist whose exhibition ‘Anne 1. Le Paradis Sur … Continue reading

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‘Restyling’ Antiquity: When Tod’s Restored The Colosseum’

Michelangelo’s David, wore a Missoni zig-zag bodysuit for a three month period in the meat packing district of New York, between 9th Avenue and 14th street, from July-September 2012. This brilliant marketing tool was a result of the artistic collaboration … Continue reading

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