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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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Strings of Lights

Always strings of lights. Blue and green and yellow and red and orange. They announce the sagra¬†before you even cross the bridge into San Pietro in Castello–or San Piero, as it’s said in dialect. This was the biggest sagra¬†I had … Continue reading

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