February 29th, a strange day

February 29th, a strange day

February 29th is a strange day and some really interesting people were born right on this day. One of them has had a great importance for Parma, he is the “Cardinal gonnella” (Cardinal petticoat) as Pasquino called the young Alessandro Farnese, born on February 29th...
Ravenna, mosaics in the moonlight

Ravenna, mosaics in the moonlight

If this summer you are on holiday on the Adriatic Riviera, here I am with some suggestions to spend a few evenings in the company of art and beauty. Mosaico di notte is a series of events that take place every Tuesday and Friday night, except from August 8th, and that...
Enrico Fermi and the Via Panisperna Boys

Enrico Fermi and the Via Panisperna Boys

Enrico Fermi and the Via Panisperna Boys – The discovery of nuclear fission – Opening 17/01 6.00pm Castello della Musica di Noceto (Parma) The route of the exhibition “Enrico Fermi and the Via Panisperna Boys”, curated by Daniele Tomasini in...
Matilde of Canossa, the Grand Countess

Matilde of Canossa, the Grand Countess

In 2015 runs the ninth centenary of the death of Matilde of Canossa, one of the most powerful and fascinating women of all times. She ruled a territory that extends from Lake Garda to upper Lazio and her death, as she left her domains to the Pope, generated conflicts...