The Mast Foundation hosts a powerful “visual alphabet” of work on its latest exhibition

The Mast Foundation is one of those jewels that, as a resident in Bologna, you tend to take for granted, and yet you shouldn’t. First, because it is indeed a jewel, a massive multifunctional complex covering an area of 25,000 sm, designed by Studio Labics’s Maria Claudia Clemente and Francesco Isidori, graced by the presence of artworks by … More The Mast Foundation hosts a powerful “visual alphabet” of work on its latest exhibition

Espresso, granita and aperitivo: the rebirth of Piazza Aldrovandi (with some “however”)

It’s no mystery that I live very close to Piazza Aldrovandi and that this piazza that-isn’t-actually-a-piazza is one of my favorite spots to hang. I celebrated my last birthday at Ripasso, I love buying cute little plants at Verde Oliva and I begin (very early) these hot summer days with breakfast at Sartoria Gastronomica with … More Espresso, granita and aperitivo: the rebirth of Piazza Aldrovandi (with some “however”)

In bloom! Take a walk on these flowery hotspots in Bologna

It’s spring, no matter what colour our «Zone » is. And even though these are not simple times, there is still plenty of beauty around town. Especially now that new colours are blossoming here and there. So here’s a list of where to go (often for free and always with full permission) to get yourself a … More In bloom! Take a walk on these flowery hotspots in Bologna

My black and white feast, or why I love Il Cinema Ritrovato

Ce n’est pas deguelasse, pas at all. I’d start with this misquote from A bout de souffle, one of the most popular movies presented on Piazza Maggiore, to introduce the current edition of Il Cinema Ritrovato. Yes, it it happening. The mad situation of this 2020 obviously erased most cultural events all around the world … More My black and white feast, or why I love Il Cinema Ritrovato

A FREE day in Bologna: 5 things you can do (and have) at zero cost

Yes, Bologna has become a touristic destination, with all the consequent increase in costs, and yes, life can sometimes be a bit pricey here, especially for students. Nevertheless, we are still in Italy, which means tons of artistic and architectonic beauty literally thrown at you at no cost, and with a little bit of research … More A FREE day in Bologna: 5 things you can do (and have) at zero cost

From Ruhr to Angola, Foto / Industria as a way to love Bologna even more

The first gloomy days of real autumn are the perfect moment to visit an exhibition, and if you choose Foto / Industria you’ll actually visit 11 of them, all for free. This yearly celebration of work and the industrial world as interpreted by the lens is always an occasion not only to appreciate world-renewed masters … More From Ruhr to Angola, Foto / Industria as a way to love Bologna even more