Category Archives: music


Happy New 2012 with La Mer and Mr. Bean

What better way to salute the new year than with a blog post? And what better than celebrating it with the beautiful “La Mer” song by Charles Trenet? A song which has been played all over the world and is … Continue reading

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Totò, Miseria, Nobiltà e Malafemmena

Unified Italy is brought together by few things: No doubt spaghetti are one of such things. Second comes only (at least in baby boomers and the like) the genius comic mime Totò, the illustrious, improvisation and laughter master of the … Continue reading

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Amours Imaginaires – Bang Bang

Tonight I happened to watch the movie Heartbeats (Les Amours Imaginaires), a Canadian film by Xavier Dolan (2010). I was immediately taken by the use of slow motion, color and interview dialogues. Then, the song “Bang Bang”, over a slow … Continue reading

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Accidental Tourist

I am not a Newyorker, so everything that happens a Sunday afternoon in Washington Square Park is for me a true happening. Today I got a rich menu: First the Crazy Piano Guy, who placed a Yamaha baby grand just … Continue reading

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The Silk Road, music, magic & learning

Two nights ago I had the pleasure to listen to Yo Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble performing in Central Park. They mounted up a Night at the Caravanserai, a show where we all participated of a night of … Continue reading

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