Tag Archives: Luisella Romeo

Voices from Venice Conference: The Videos

The Voices from Venice Conference, created and hosted by the Guild of St George on April 2, 2022, was an unmitigated success. People from all over the planet attended, dropping their comments and questions into the chat. And the speakers … Continue reading

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Want a Peek?

Have you ever wondered what’s behind those tall brick walls as you walk down a calle in Venice? You know, the ones with wisteria or orange trumpet vines drooping over, and maybe you get a peek through a gate into … Continue reading

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When Venice Lives, It Looks Like This: Arzanart Marbled Paper

I’m happy to finally have another interview to share with you in this series that showcases Venetian artisans. Monica Cesarato’s Live in Venice Week from 2021 drew me to learn more about traditional arts, and last summer I met a … Continue reading

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Voices from Venice Conference: April 2, 2022

Coming up soon, on April 2, 2022, you can attend the Voices from Venice Conference hosted by the Guild of St George. This free, virtual event will feature a host of speakers Sign up here. A one-day online free public … Continue reading

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When Venice Live: It Looks Like This–Ottica Urbani

Dr. Fosca Urbani, proprietor of the family business Ottica Urbani, is a multi-talented creator. After attending school to study optometry, she also studied Literature at Ca’ Foscari and took her degree there with an emphasis on Art History. It is … Continue reading

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Two Views of the Plague

This past week I traveled back in time with Luisella Romeo and Iris Loredana via their offerings about Venice’s long history with plagues and epidemics. Believe it or not, it was a tasty trip! Luisella, an excellent guide to Venice, … Continue reading

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Virtual Venice with Luisella Romeo

Today I should have been arriving in France, followed by travels in Rome and then Venice. Of course, the corona virus has prevented me from making this trip. This will be only the second time since 1996 that I will … Continue reading

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Venice, My Muse: An Interview with Luisella Romeo

Luisella Romeo’s reputation preceded her. I had heard so much about her knowledge and passion for Venice before I got to meet her last summer. I was also delighted to have her contribute to First Spritz Is Free: Confessions of … Continue reading

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And Again the Spritz Is Free!

Rain rolled in overnight, and I woke to thunder and winds blowing in my window–a welcome freshness that lasted until the evening. Last night I had a lovely meet up with contributors to the forthcoming book, First Spritz Is Free: … Continue reading

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