It keeps happening.
Storify: That Wednesday afternoon that I decided to rant on Twitter about religion, culture, oppression and other fun things.
After hijackers commandeered an Ethiopian Airlines flight in 1996 and it eventually ran out of fuel, one man stood to give passengers one last chance to hear a lifesaving message – the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Arts criticism is the attempt to judge a creation based on its quality. But art USES quality to enact symbolism. Symbolism is key.
When Rafael called me at the end of last year and asked me to join the project as Dramaturgical Consultant, I couldn’t say ‘Yes’ fast enough.
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of being invited to Rome to appear on an episode of ‘Community – L’altra Italia’.
Valdazze is a ‘frazione’ (hamlet) of Pieve Santo Stefano, Arezzo. The town was created in the 1970s to house famous Italian singers, but soon fell into disuse… Now there are very few inhabitants, but it still stands as a beautiful Tuscan escape. A...
The pop music industry is like deciding that the most popular form of poetry should be hallmark cards, and then asking the world’s best poets to write them…
Most days, my flirtation for you is as my aspiration for all things beautiful…
A poem about art, poetry and life in a new place thinly disguised as a poem about snow.
I’m not very good at staying quiet about things, so let’s keep this between us, okay?
Hey guys, I’m not known for blogging casually, so let’s:
1) understand it must be important, and
2) not expect that I’m going to write again tomorrow.
Photos from the four day festival of Premio Pieve Saverio Tutino 2014 (30th Anniversary) – September 18-21.
Il Piccolo Museo del Diario e le mostre di Premio Pieve Saverio Tutino 2014.
The artistic process, for me, is like the foreigner who arrives and points out something obvious you’ve been doing your whole life and never questioned – and from that moment on, you can’t help but notice it.
A few months ago, I played the Jazz No-Strano festival in Umbria (Italy) with Pieve Jazz Big Band, and had the fortune to play alongside Massimo Manzi, a wonderful Italian jazz drummer.
Behind the Scenes photography of the team for Premio Pieve working hard to create the 30th anniversary of the prize in Pieve Santo Stefano (AR), Toscana.
Those of you that have been following my Tuscan journey in these past few years will have seen that I have formed a strong connection to one particular place, at the bottom of the Tiber valley.
I’ve just wrapped up a short film (just over 5 minutes) with a wonderful Italian actress from Torino, Silvia Lorenzo. What that means is that I have this immediate urge to post it, to show it, to have it seen. But as this film was created specifically for certain film festivals and courses, we’re keeping it secret for a little while longer.