Archive for February, 2007
Celebrating in Barga recently, the hardy couple Maria Borsi and Benvenuto Piacentini. The reason for their celebrations ? The simple answer would be – a wedding anniversary.
Lashed. Like a gale, And then a Lull. Whipped. A roller coaster, Chugging up one side, Careening down the other, A sharp left turn, And stop. Thrashed. One miserable day, Dawns into a brilliant Blue next. Breathtaken. Schizoid Manic Depressive Bipolar That is February.
Well it has been a very dry winter so far …. hardly any snow and very little rain. The water reserves in this area have shrunk to a worrying level with the possibility of serious water shortages this coming summer. And then just when it looked as though we really were going to pass the whole...
Inter Nos Quartet played at the Barga Jazz Club this evening. Piero Gaddi – Pianoforte, Fabrizio Desideri saxes, Nino Pellegrini – contrabbasso, Gian Paolo Pellicci – batteria. The group has come on in leaps and bounds over the past 12 months – more compact, sure footed, haunting...
A new series of photographs, including some of Barga by Paessagi Tina arrived in the barganews offices this morning. We publish them here hoping that more will be offered to the barganews readers in the future from this up and coming local photographer. Its very nice to see another view point on...
The Serchio River Valley Is the central corridor Of a giant roofless ruin. Mountain spurs Are perpendicular walls. Valleys are rooms. Vigilant, the village outposts Perch on the edges of the rubble. Cantilevered on the mountainsides Is a labyrinth Of gently winding roads, From which I watch spring Climb...
LA SERVA PADRONA Carnevale a teatro The Elisir di Teatro company brought the carnival to the theatre this evening with a visually stunning and mixed show featuring the talents of Jonathan Peter Kelly – controtenore – and the Orchestra Frescobaldi This was followed by the LA SERVA PADRONA...
The Barga blues band Jacks Pack have been very quiet of late. Apart from a quick outing at the Altana restaurant and the Barga Jazz Club towards the end of last year, they have not been stomping the boards recently. The reason for this self imposed exile from the musical arena is that the boys have...
Â Â AÂ small earthquake hit Barga last night at 9.55 in the evening.Â People outside would not have noticed more than a single bang like an small explosive going off. Those inside might have felt a quick jump or kick under their chair or bed Â but it was so small that most people did not...
As we have already reported earlier this year, changes are happening in Barga for people wishing to eat out. Three new eating places are now in the process of being renovated and should all be ready for business by the summer. Today we sent the photographer back into the area close to the Teatro dei...
A welcome return to the Barga Jazz Club this evening to Nicolao Valiensi and his formidable quintet: Simone Venturi on piano, Sauro Donati on guitar, Luca Franchini on double bass and, of course, Franco Mariani driving the whole thing along on drums. Today the 16th February is National Saving Energy...
Today the 16th February is National Saving Energy Day in Italy where people trying out various systems that visibly show that they are attempting to save energy. This evening the lights that normally illuminate many national monuments in Rome and Milano will be switched off to “highlight”...
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A good part of Barga was without electricity yesterday afternoon as the heavy downpour of the last...Read more - continua a leggere →
The snow lingered on and I was housebound for a week. But there are jobs to be done now I am moving...Read more - continua a leggere →
The constant rain over the past few days has meant that the Serchio river which runs through the...Read more - continua a leggere →