Art & Culture

Vittorio Corcos Ritratti e Sogni exhibition

Friday, October 23rd, 2020
Vittorio Corcos Ritratto del marchese Riccardo Mannelli Galilei  Riccardi, 1915 olio su tela 86x70 Collezione Pratelli

By Giorgia Ferro Showcasing in the splendid setting of Palazzo Pallavicini, via San Felice, from October 22nd, 2020 to the 14th of February, 2021, the exhibition “Vittorio Corcos Ritratti e Sogni” explores over 40 evocative works that trace the entire artistic career of Vittorio Corcos (Livorno, 1859 – Florence, 1933). Dedicated to one of the […]

Robert Doisneau at Palazzo Pallavicini

Monday, June 1st, 2020
Robert Doisneau, Le baiser de l'hôtel de ville, Paris 1950 © Atelier Robert Doisneau

STREET PHOTOGRAPHY By Giorgia Ferro If you’ve missed cultural activities during lockdown take advantage of the important retrospective dedicated to the great Parisian photographer Robert Doisneau (Gentilly, April 14, 1912 – Montrouge, April 1, 1994) running until July 21st 2020 at Palazzo Pallavicini. Famous for his poetic approach to street photography, author of Le baiser […]

Bolognese Musician Ezio Bosso Dies At Home

Friday, May 15th, 2020
Source: Wikipedia

48 years old internationally famed Bosso died after fighting a neurodegenerative disease Pianist, composer and conductor, Bosso died yesterday in his home in Bologna. In the 2016 Sanremo festival, he told his story and performed ‘Following a bird’ to great acclaim. “Music teaches us the most important thing there is: listening,” he said in front […]


Sunday, March 15th, 2020
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Free cinema, “as long as you stay at home”. This is Orione cinema’s answer to the virus crisis keeping everyone away. They don’t want you to give up attending their cinema so from today and on weekends until reopening again, they will propose titles to watch by connecting to their site. The first movie will […]


Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
art fiera_2020

By Giorgia Ferro The weekend dedicated to Arte Fiera has just ended, the longest running modern and contemporary art fair in Italy at its 44th edition this year. For some, the new location, the pavilions number 15 and 18 of the Fiera di Bologna previously at 25 and 26, could be criticized, inconvenient for the […]

SetUp exhibition – I am still here

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

By Giorgia Ferro This week is the hottest time of the year for the Bolognese art scene and Alice Zannoni, CEO of SetUp Art srl, announces the exhibition “I am still here. SetUp to be continued” which will be held from the 24th to the 26th of January 2020 in the spaces on the first […]


Saturday, January 11th, 2020
concerto russo_4

  Parish of San Paolo del Ravone host Corpo Bandistico G. Puccini – DLF Bologna Thanks to the hospitality of the Parish of San Paolo di Ravone in Bologna, the usual Orthodox Christmas and New Year concert was hosted with full attendance in the church in via Andrea Costa. It boasts one of the best […]

Cinema, exhibitions and restorations

Friday, January 10th, 2020
Corte Isolani porticoes

Cineteca Foundation to receive €70,000 from Palazzo D’Accursio Tandem partners An exhibition on the porticoes is being set up to coincide with the reopening of the underpasses on Via Rizzoli alongside the restoration of the short film ‘Guide to walking in the shade’ by maestro Renzo Renzi. The short film is a historical colour document from […]

Huge success for Anthropocene exhibition

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
poster Antropocene

150,000+ visitors squeezed into Anthropocene It was only supposed to remain open for four months, instead it closed on January 5 after eight months of extraordinary turnout. Anthropocene was the exhibition of photographs on the changing environment hosted by the Mast of Bologna. Since May 16 it had been visited by 155,000 people, impressed by […]

ALERT: Bolognese food under threat from Street Food

Monday, January 6th, 2020

Comune warns not enough being done The alarm is also ringing out for sheet pastry cooks.  It might sound funny, but it’s all very real indeed. Bologna risks ending up without one of its recognised characteristic symbols: high quality cuisine. Councilor for Culture, Lepore has thrown down the gauntlet by saying, “You can’t find enough […]