Warhol&Friends Exhibition

Monday, October 15th, 2018
Marylin, 1967

By Giorgia Ferro A dip into the roaring 80’s art of New York, the exhibition Warhol&Friends is running at Palazzo Albergati from the 29th of September to the 24th of February. An explosion of colour, various forms of media from photography, to video to painting and Warhol’s all famous serigraphs, this show is a symbol […]

Americans Abroad

Saturday, October 13th, 2018
Spring Hill

U.S. Students Participate in Social Justice Internships Around Bologna By Alex Patton At the Spring Hill College Italy Center, students take part in a Social Justice Internship program at various sites around Bologna. The Spring Hill College (SHC) Italy Center, a study abroad program for U.S. students in Bologna, allows students to become involved in […]

‘Donate your shopping’

Saturday, October 13th, 2018
President Adriano Turrini with volunteers at Centro Lame

‘Dona la Spesa launches at Coop supermarket A national campaign of solidarity for those who in need was launched by the supermarket chain Coop Alleanza 3.0, attended by one of Bologna’s well-known charity workers Roberto Morgantini. It’s called ‘Donate your shopping’ and is the foodstuff collection of basic necessities promoted in over 550 Coop sales […]

The Italian Knights of Malta

Friday, October 12th, 2018
Back: Chev. And Knights of Grace Eros Venturini, Alessandro Mazzurana , Michael Phillips, Kosmos Mader, Marco Maraner
Front: Chev. And Knights of Grace Carmine Perrina, Luca Peratoner, Fausto Schiassi, Antonio Castellano, Dame Priska Ferrari.

New members welcomed into the Sovereign Hospitaller Order of St John of Jerusalem Bologna leading the way Under the direction of Chevalier and Commander Knight Antonio Castellano the Knights of Malta have started down a new path to demonstrate that the chivalric idea of Knights in shinning armour still exists – albeit as the ‘Modern Knights’ […]

Tourism tax increases

Thursday, October 11th, 2018
Tourists in Piazza Maggiore

Tax set to rise to 6%. “We will lose customers” The Municipality aims to increase the tourist tax, ie the tax payable by tourists who sleep in the city’s accommodation facilities. The goal is to raise it from 5%-6%, but above all they plan to eliminate the system used by hotels and B&B’s (this relates […]

Senzaspine team up with Bruno Praticò for ‘Il Barbiere di Siviglia’

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
‘Il Barbiere di Sveglia’

In a Press Conference hosted by Teatro Duse’s director Gabriele Scrima, Bologna’s youthful Orchestra Senzaspine are launching their new season of performances with one of Italy’s great baritone artists: Bruno Praticò. The surprising team up was actually the idea of Praticò, who says, “It was my idea initially because when they (Senzaspine) came to my attention I […]

A life of adventure, fear and success!

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

By Alex Patton Selly Gherardi is 26 years old and proudly calls herself a ‘provincial girl’ who tries to turn her big dreams into reality: living on travel and living traveling. She left home in 2012 but admits that although she was educated and grew up with the idea of a permanent job, home and […]

Army and Police controls for Parco Montagnola

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
Police foot patrols.

Municipality: “Access will be open on each side.” The experimental anti-drug plan The Committee for Security at Palazzo Caprara have decided to push ahead with an experiment to combat the continuous problem of drug pushers lurking around the park. The Municipality reached an agreement with the Police Headquarters and Prefecture. Access points to be closed […]

9,000 Mobike trips a day

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Account suspension for cheaters! The company is thinking of ‘punishing’ those who privatize the orange bikes, for example by parking them in the backyard or by locking them Mayor Virginio Merola appealed to users by saying, “Many use the bike sharing, should not park the bikes badly.” Then there was a further warning launched by […]

Carabinieri Check Vaccine Certificates

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Protests kick off in Bolognese schools PD rejoices after amendment freezes the so-called flexible vaccine programme in the Milleproroghe. By Alexandra Patton New Requirements Carabinieri del Nas are carrying out checks in Emilia-Romagna schools. The checks verify the authenticity of the documentation for children’s vaccinations. Of the few institutions audited so far, no anomalies or […]