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Mar
21
Wed
Not as it seems #Spoletolegge @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Mar 21 @ 21:00
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From Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the #Spoletolegge reading group’s meetings will be held every Wednesday at the Library of Palazzo Mauri, at 9 pm. The event is organized by Carducci and Carandente libraries in collaboration with Andrea Tomasini.

This year’s readings program is entitled Not as it seems, and will be dedicated to crime and mystery stories.

Readings will be in Italian.

Program:

La fine è nota by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
L’assassinio di Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie,
Sei problemi per don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges e Adolfo Bioy Casares
Uno studio in rosso by Arthur Conan Doyle
Il segreto di padre Brown by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dirk Gently, agenzia investigativa olistica by Douglas Adams
NOW READING: 
Quer Pasticciaccio brutto di via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Il club dei mestieri stravaganti by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Il detective cieco by Bramah Ernst
Requiem per il romanzo giallo by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Omicidio a Road Hill House, ovvero invenzione e rovina di un detective by Kate Summerscale

Mar
28
Wed
Not as it seems #Spoletolegge @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Mar 28 @ 21:00
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From Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the #Spoletolegge reading group’s meetings will be held every Wednesday at the Library of Palazzo Mauri, at 9 pm. The event is organized by Carducci and Carandente libraries in collaboration with Andrea Tomasini.

This year’s readings program is entitled Not as it seems, and will be dedicated to crime and mystery stories.

Readings will be in Italian.

Program:

La fine è nota by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
L’assassinio di Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie,
Sei problemi per don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges e Adolfo Bioy Casares
Uno studio in rosso by Arthur Conan Doyle
Il segreto di padre Brown by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dirk Gently, agenzia investigativa olistica by Douglas Adams
NOW READING: 
Quer Pasticciaccio brutto di via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Il club dei mestieri stravaganti by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Il detective cieco by Bramah Ernst
Requiem per il romanzo giallo by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Omicidio a Road Hill House, ovvero invenzione e rovina di un detective by Kate Summerscale

Mar
30
Fri
LECTURAE DANTIS 2017 @ Biblioteca Comunale "G. Carducci"
Mar 30 @ 17:00
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LECTURAE DANTIS 2017 
From 6 October to 21 December at the Public Library, Palazzo Mauri

After the success of the last years, the integral reading of Dante’s Divine Comedy resumes from October 6 to December 21, each Friday afternoon at 17 by the Public library in Palazzo Mauri; this leg includes the reading of 11 cantos from the Paradise, from the XIIth to the XXIInd.

Readings will be by actor Claudio Trionfi, with comments by academics co-ordinated by professor Rodney John Lokaj.

During the event, (October through December) some editions of the Divine Comedy owned by the Public Library will be on display, including the 1484 Venetian incunabulus commented by Cristoforo Landino (1424 – 1498).

Nine cycles of reading have already taken place, that featured the first two canticas, and Hell’s first 11 cantos. The experience shows the modern interest in Dante and his work.

Lectura Dantis is a specific form of divulgation à haute voix, historically well defined and codified, which originated in the XIVth century thanks to Giovanni Boccaccio, and evolved through the ages, yet respecting the traditional interconnection between verse reading and exegetical comment.

READING SCHEDULE
(date, canto and commentary)

6 October, canto 12, Rodney Lokaj, professor of Italian Philology, Kore University, Enna; member of the Italian Dante Society

13 October, canto 13, Roberto Deidier, professor of Comparative Literatures, Kore University, Enna

20 October, canto 14, Roberto Deidier, professor of Comparative Literatures, Kore University, Enna

27 October, canto 15, Roberto Mercuri, professor of Italian Literature, Roma Sapienza; member of the Italian Dante Society

3 November, canto 16, Rodney Lokaj, professor of Italian Philology, Kore University, Enna; member of the Italian Dante Society

10 November, canto 17, Roberto Mercuri, professor of Italian Literature, Roma Sapienza; member of the Italian Dante Society

17 November, canto 18, Elio Pecora, poet, essayist, literary critic

24 November, canto 19, Roberto Mercuri, professor of Italian Literature, Roma Sapienza; member of the Italian Dante Society

1 December, canto 20, Sonia Gentili, professor of Italian Literature, Roma Sapienza

15 December, canto 21, Rodney Lokaj, professor of Italian Philology, Kore University, Enna; member of the Italian Dante Society
(cancelled – the reading will be held in January)

21 December, canto 22, Roberto Mercuri, professor of Italian Literature, Roma Sapienza; member of the Italian Dante Society (cancelled – the reading will be held in January)

Apr
4
Wed
Not as it seems #Spoletolegge @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Apr 4 @ 21:00
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From Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the #Spoletolegge reading group’s meetings will be held every Wednesday at the Library of Palazzo Mauri, at 9 pm. The event is organized by Carducci and Carandente libraries in collaboration with Andrea Tomasini.

This year’s readings program is entitled Not as it seems, and will be dedicated to crime and mystery stories.

Readings will be in Italian.

Program:

La fine è nota by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
L’assassinio di Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie,
Sei problemi per don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges e Adolfo Bioy Casares
Uno studio in rosso by Arthur Conan Doyle
Il segreto di padre Brown by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dirk Gently, agenzia investigativa olistica by Douglas Adams
NOW READING: 
Quer Pasticciaccio brutto di via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Il club dei mestieri stravaganti by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Il detective cieco by Bramah Ernst
Requiem per il romanzo giallo by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Omicidio a Road Hill House, ovvero invenzione e rovina di un detective by Kate Summerscale

Apr
5
Thu
LXVI Week of Study on the Early Middle Ages @ Albornoz Palace Hotel
Apr 5 – Apr 11 all-day
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The LXVI Week of Study on the Early Middle Ages, organized by CISAM, will be held from 5 to 11 April 2018 at Albornoz Palace Hotel. This year’s theme will be Migration in the Early Middle Ages.

The lessons will focus in particular on three themes related to migration: Ethno-anthropological Aspects, Migratory Processes and Transplantations and Sedimentations as a Result of Migrations that characterized the period under study.

Spoleto’s Fondazione Centro Italiano Centro di Studi sull’Alto Medioevo is a noble cultural institution that prints books on the Middle Ages and it is considered a solid point of reference in worldwide medieval research providing, through the Week of Study, an opportunity for academics and enthusiasts to meet and debate at the highest level.

Download the programme

For information about the Week of Study and how to participate:
Fondazione CISAM
Palazzo Arroni, via dell’Arringo – Spoleto
Ph. 0743 225630 – Fax 0743 49902
cisam@cisam.orgwww.cisam.org

Apr
11
Wed
Not as it seems #Spoletolegge @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Apr 11 @ 21:00
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From Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the #Spoletolegge reading group’s meetings will be held every Wednesday at the Library of Palazzo Mauri, at 9 pm. The event is organized by Carducci and Carandente libraries in collaboration with Andrea Tomasini.

This year’s readings program is entitled Not as it seems, and will be dedicated to crime and mystery stories.

Readings will be in Italian.

Program:

La fine è nota by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
L’assassinio di Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie,
Sei problemi per don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges e Adolfo Bioy Casares
Uno studio in rosso by Arthur Conan Doyle
Il segreto di padre Brown by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dirk Gently, agenzia investigativa olistica by Douglas Adams
NOW READING: 
Quer Pasticciaccio brutto di via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Il club dei mestieri stravaganti by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Il detective cieco by Bramah Ernst
Requiem per il romanzo giallo by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Omicidio a Road Hill House, ovvero invenzione e rovina di un detective by Kate Summerscale

Apr
18
Wed
Not as it seems #Spoletolegge @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Apr 18 @ 21:00
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From Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the #Spoletolegge reading group’s meetings will be held every Wednesday at the Library of Palazzo Mauri, at 9 pm. The event is organized by Carducci and Carandente libraries in collaboration with Andrea Tomasini.

This year’s readings program is entitled Not as it seems, and will be dedicated to crime and mystery stories.

Readings will be in Italian.

Program:

La fine è nota by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
L’assassinio di Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie,
Sei problemi per don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges e Adolfo Bioy Casares
Uno studio in rosso by Arthur Conan Doyle
Il segreto di padre Brown by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dirk Gently, agenzia investigativa olistica by Douglas Adams
NOW READING: 
Quer Pasticciaccio brutto di via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Il club dei mestieri stravaganti by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Il detective cieco by Bramah Ernst
Requiem per il romanzo giallo by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Omicidio a Road Hill House, ovvero invenzione e rovina di un detective by Kate Summerscale

Apr
25
Wed
Not as it seems #Spoletolegge @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Apr 25 @ 21:00
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From Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the #Spoletolegge reading group’s meetings will be held every Wednesday at the Library of Palazzo Mauri, at 9 pm. The event is organized by Carducci and Carandente libraries in collaboration with Andrea Tomasini.

This year’s readings program is entitled Not as it seems, and will be dedicated to crime and mystery stories.

Readings will be in Italian.

Program:

La fine è nota by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
L’assassinio di Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie,
Sei problemi per don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges e Adolfo Bioy Casares
Uno studio in rosso by Arthur Conan Doyle
Il segreto di padre Brown by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dirk Gently, agenzia investigativa olistica by Douglas Adams
NOW READING: 
Quer Pasticciaccio brutto di via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Il club dei mestieri stravaganti by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Il detective cieco by Bramah Ernst
Requiem per il romanzo giallo by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Omicidio a Road Hill House, ovvero invenzione e rovina di un detective by Kate Summerscale

May
23
Wed
(Italiano) Le parole di Giovanni Falcone – Anniversario di Capaci @ Caffè Letterario-Palazzo Mauri
May 23 @ 16:45

Sorry, this entry is only available in Italiano.

Jun
3
Sun
Renaissance Dance – Guided visit and workshop @ Rocca Albornoziana
Jun 3 @ 15:30
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Sunday 3 June 2018, Sistema Museo, in collaboration with the Museo Nazionale del Ducato di Spoleto and Associazione culturale P.A.M., presents Corteous Dancing – Workshop of Renaissance Dance led by Enrica Sabatini.
The experience starts at the Rocca Albornoz at 15.30 with Stories of Love and Weapons, a special guided visit at the Camera Pinta.

A workshop of Renaissance dance will follow at ore 16.00, led by dancer and musician Enrica Sabatini, to experience ancient coreographies narrated in important Renaissance treatises, a dive into the past to understand the present.

The event is addressed to all, adults and families including children aged > 9 yo.
Participation is subject to reservation, deadline is Sunday 3 June at 13.00.

GUIDED VISIT – Stories of Love and Weapons – h 15.30
30 minutes ca
Admission fee: € 3,00, free for the Young under the age of 14 and for Spoleto Card holders.

Workshop of Renaissance Dance – Corteous Dancing – h 16.00
1 hour ca
Admission fee: € 8,00; € 6,00 for Spoleto Card holders and kids aged 9 to 16, free for younger children till the age of 8.

Information and reservations:
Sistema Museo
Tel. 0743/224952
spoleto@sistemamuseo.it
Spoleto Card | www.spoletocard.it

Dec
16
Sun
(Italiano) Natale al Polo | Laboratorio per bambini @ Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Dec 16 @ 16:00
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Sorry, this entry is only available in Italiano.

Jun
27
Sat
EXHIBITION | Gianni Asdrubali: Surfing With The Alien @ Palazzo Collicola
Jun 27 – Sep 13 all-day
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Gianni Asdrubali: Surfing with the Alien
curated by Marco Tonelli and Bruno Corà
Palazzo Collicola
Inauguration: Saturday 27 June 2020 – h 11.00

Almost twenty-five years later, Gianni Asdrubali (Tuscania, 1955) is again a protagonist in Spoleto, with a solo exhibition that takes stock of the work of one of the most interesting contemporary Italian painters, who established himself on the national and international scene as an innovator of abstract, aniconic and gestural research since the 1980s.

The exhibition, curated by Marco Tonelli (Director of Palazzo Collicola) and Bruno Corà (President of the Foundation Palazzo Albizzini Collezione Burri and member of Palazzo Collicola’s Scientific Committee), is a retrospective of his work through the most representative and enigmatic as well as evocative cycles of paintings such as Aggroblanda, Trigombo, Malumazac, Zeimekke, Azota, Stoide, Azotrumbo, Tromboloide.

Scheduled for 21 March, suspended due to the Covid-19 lockdown, the exhibition vibrantly announces the reopening of Palazzo Collicola and its activities, albeit with many changes in programming due to the pandemic.

The exhibition’s title Surfing with the Alien (one of the most famous tracks by American virtuoso and brilliant guitarist Joe Satriani), means to communicate the unstable balance, dizzy leaps and acrobatics in the void of a dynamic painting that looks like fluctuating in the dimensions of space, each time generating new plots and surprising trajectories.

As Asdrubali himself once wrote: “Surfing is an action generated by absence. But this surfing is not smooth, it is contrastingly bumping, it is running away, going away, to then return and bang into its own beginning, but every time it returns and bumps into itself it deforms and opens the structure, transforming the ‘figure’ of the image, which is never the same. The interaction is the figure of this struggle, of this contrast between surfing and the alien”.

Asdrubali’s figure is an extreme one, an artist whom critic Filiberto Menna listed in the Astrazione povera group, Flavio Caroli in that of Magico primario, and that Giovanni Carandente invited at the Venice Biennale in 1988.

At Palazzo Collicola, the exhibition unfolds through the rooms at the ground floor, which once housed the permanent collection of the Modern Art Gallery (since 2019 rearranged at the museum’s second floor), where two other works by Asdrubali are kept, including a spectacular Tromboloide from 1992. An interactive project, ZUMBER, by the ORAMIDE research group, has been realized on this work and will soon be available on the museum’s website  http://www.palazzocollicola.it

The exhibition will be open to the public from 27 June to 13 September 2020, it has been realized with the collaboration of Galleria Giraldi, Galleria A Arte Invernizzi, Galleria Matteo Lampertico, Galleria Consorti. During the exhibition, a catalogue with texts by Marco Tonelli, Bruno Corà and an interview with the artist Davide Silvioli will be published. 

Opening times:
June-July: Fri-Sun 10.30-13.00 / 15.30-19,00
August-September: Thur 15.30-18.30 | Fri-Sun 10.30-13.00 / 15.30-19,00

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