Daily Archives: July 14, 2007

Not forgetting…

Sing along here Or come to London next year for new songs from an old, old story – now updated to Nazi-occupied Paris.

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Europe, with hope

“Our intellectual potential needs its own spaces, for Europe’s sense of purpose and for Europe’s good. Culture must simply be given the room it needs, without specifying in advance what this room should be. Europe must be prepared to take … Continue reading

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"Millions to dreams" – here’s one to dream about

“The culture-rich country lacks a major museum for contemporary work, but in Venice, businessman-art collector François Pinault sets out to correct that.” From today’s LA Times. Venice suddenly seems less daunting. A bit.

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News Alert: The Italian War on Terror

When asked the secret of his success the world’s greatest comedian interrupts the question to shout: “timing”. I feel a little like the world’s worst reporter today as I read that in Padua, forty kilometres away, terrorist arrests have been … Continue reading

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