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Venice, My Muse: An Interview with Piero Bellini

I was very fortunate to meet Piero Bellini many years ago when the artist Tony Green said that Piero could help me find an apartment for the summer. Since then, we’ve shared drinks in the Ghetto, live jazz music, a … Continue reading

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Venice, My Muse: An Interview with Karen Cogan

As you may remember from a recent post, Karen Cogan is a fellow Venice addict who recently sent me a painting she made of Ca’ Memmo. Clearly, she loves this city, so this month she shares with you her responses … Continue reading

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Venice, My Muse: An Interview with Rita Bottoms

Venice brought us together. Rita and I met through my blog and developed an online friendship until we met in person last year to attend the Casanova exhibition together last year in San Francisco. Since we live only about 45 … Continue reading

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Venice, My Muse: An Interview with Bob and Edith Fusillo

Usually I interview one person at a time, but this month I have something special–a couple who fell in love with Venice years ago. I was introduced to them by Piero Bellini, who often gives me good things to blog … Continue reading

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Only Three Minutes for You

Only a precious three minutes of exterior Venice footage, from the TWA plane flying into the old airport to when Faith and Kate drive off into Tuscany. That’s why I rented Only You, the 1994 film by Norman Jewison and … Continue reading

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