Cucine Popolari and then some

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

A tireless charity worker and the many dedicated volunteers. Born in Villadossola, on the border with Switzerland, Roberto Morgantini moved to Bologna in 1967. He is the son of two partigiani parents and has therefore experienced his fair share of troubles and hardships. His only sister Luisa was a member of the European Parliament and he […]

Via Orefici gets artistic recycling bins

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

Decorated by famous gastroenterologist and author Hera posed two new glass bins decorated by Bolognese gastroenterologist Carlo Fabbri in Via Orefici. The bell-shaped bins come in two colours and are meant to be an original reflection on the theme of recycling, with graphics and dedicated messages that invite all citizens to become. Fabbri’s central message […]

Marconi Airport hits the 7million mark

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

First passenger off plane gets prize It was only a matter of days before Marconi Airport hit the milestone due to the increased airport traffic compared to last year. “The rise in 12% represents an incredible feat by all those who put in the effort to make it possible,” reported a spokesperson. To celebrate the […]

Maverick classical musicians save Bologna

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Founded in 2013, Senzaspine Orchestra is redefining the image of Bologna as a classical music powerhouse. Forget tortellini and lasagne, the Orchestra Senzaspine has been ripping up the rulebook to make classical music cool and seriously entertaining. Two friends Tommaso Ussardi and Matteo Parmeggiani initially came together with an idea to create a non-profit association […]

Hugo Pratt & Corto Maltese exhibition

Monday, November 14th, 2016

A modern Ulysses  By Giorgia Ferro “Corto is an anti-hero who prefers freedom and imagination to wealth, he is a modern Ulysses who allows us to travel to the most amazing places in the world.” The exhibition Hugo Pratt e Corto Maltese. 50 anni di viaggio nel mito, curated by Patrizia Zanotti, which celebrates the […]

San Tommaso kids write school news

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Future Bolognese News Editors School kids from the San Tommaso school on Via Berengario da Carpi, 8, collaborated on the latest Bologna Press publication adding their very own touch in the center pages. They even called it the ‘San Tommaso Star Magazine’. The pupils from classes 1A-B and 3A-B worked at producing content for their magazine […]

Johns Hopkins runs from democracy

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Democracy? What democracy? A planned political debate for Nov 24, at the renowned Bolognese institute SAIS – Johns Hopkins, has been cancelled due to sensitivity surrounding the issue. The aim was to enable students and even those international residents to grapple with the issues at stake by discussing the whole event in English. The title for […]