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Redefining Beauty: Luisa Bergallii Gozzi

Women’s History Month is almost over, and I don’t want to miss the opportunity to tell you about a little-known remarkable Venetian woman. Labeled a shrew, when really she was the one supporting a crumbling noble family, Luisa Bergalli Gozzi … Continue reading

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No Strings Attached

Don’t your hands just itch to bring these marionettes to life? Ca’ Goldoni is full of treasures. The museum was at one time the home of Venetian playwright Carlo Goldoni. Exhibits depict scenes from some of his plays and hit … Continue reading

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Two Women, Two Tributes

Many Americans think of today as tax day since our income tax returns are due. But I’d like us to commemorate two remarkable Venetian women instead. On this day in 1703, Luisa Bergalli was born. Noteworthy, considering she was not … Continue reading

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Quattro Minuti con Casanova: Teatro Malibran

Are you addicted to Casanova like I am? Do you need a hit? Here’s your latest edition of Quatto Minuti con Casanova! Check out one of the theaters where the C Man hung out with the actors. He even rented … Continue reading

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