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In giro per l'Italia - Pisa e dintorni - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy Tuscan

Arianna takes us down to a beach near Pisa, and explains a bit about how beaches work in many parts of Italy.

In giro per l'Italia - Pisa e dintorni - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy Tuscan

This beautiful church is worth a stop on the way from Pisa to the seaside. Arianna shares her discovery of it. The ceramic bowls that decorate the church are technically known as “bacini ceramici” in Italian, which could be translated as “ceramic basins.” Art historians who write in English, however, also use the term “bacini” for these tin-glazed works.

In giro per l'Italia - Pisa e dintorni - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy Tuscan

Arianna shows us around the Cathedral Square, where the bell tower, better known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa, is located.

In giro per l'Italia - Asciano - S. Giuliano Terme: Villa Bosniascki - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Gianni takes us up to an abandoned villa, and reflects on the tremendous challenges the builder faced.

Federica Reale - Io e la mia Pupezza View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Pupazzo is the word for "doll," but Federica has transformed it (as she likes to do with words) into pupezza because pezzo means "piece," and as you will see, she uses pieces or scraps to make these dolls. Federica uses these rag/paper dolls as a means for looking deeper inside herself, at the dark as well as the light parts. It is part of a kind of therapy she uses to help others discover hidden areas inside themselves, by means of creative imagination.

Marche - Opera Unica

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The Region of the Marches, on the Adriatic coast of Italy, is lesser known than other regions, but there is lots to see here, with its long coastline and jewel-like cities.

Federica Reale - Il mio mondo Su(r) - Reale View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Federica conducts art workshops for children and adults. Participants use paper, often recycled, to create highly personal books.

Itinerari Della Bellezza - Basilicata - Part 6 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Pythagoras, after leaving Croton, brought his school of philosophy to Metapontum. This key city of Magna Graecia [Greater Greece] brings the series on Basilicata to a close.

Itinerari Della Bellezza - Basilicata - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The segment concentrates on the environs of Matera, its rugged beauty, and the sacred art and architecture that makes use of natural grottoes.

Itinerari Della Bellezza - Basilicata - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The segment features Acerenza and its 11th century cathedral, which was built over pagan and Early Christian constructions.

Itinerari Della Bellezza - Basilicata - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The Archeological Park of Venosa is the highlight of this segment. We see the building projects of Robert Guiscard, the Norman conqueror of southern Italy and Sicily.

Itinerari Della Bellezza - Basilicata - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

This segment features Melfi, a city at the base of Mount Vulture, where Frederick the Second of Swabia spent a number of years.

Gian Filippo - Palazzo Speciale Raffadali - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Vittorio Umiltà Anzen was a lawyer who passed away in 2012. He loved Palermo and was proud of his house, which he shows us complete with private chapel and rooftop garden.

Itinerari Della Bellezza - Basilicata - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Welcome to breathtakingly beautiful Basilicata with its mountains and sea, light and silence.

Gian Filippo - Palazzo Speciale Raffadali - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

A visit to a sumptuous palace in Palermo which incorporates a variety of styles, from the Gothic to the Baroque.

Arianna e Marika - L'importanza di leggere View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Marika and Arianna discuss their favorite book genres, authors, and why they like to read.

Professioni e mestieri - Belle Arti -Una Busta Regalo - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Tamara, with Tania's help, continues with the decoration of a gift bag. The glue and glitter technique can also be used on handbags or t-shirts.

Professioni e mestieri - Belle Arti -Una Busta Regalo - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Tamara shows us how to use a simple stencil to turn a plain paper bag into a gift package.

Professioni e mestieri - Belle Arti -Tecniche di decorazione - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Tamara and Tania show some of the items that can be bought either unfinished or decorated in their shop. They demonstrate the use of glass paints and outline the steps used in decoupage.

Professioni e mestieri - Belle Arti -Tecniche di decorazione - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Tamara shows us the acrylic water-based paints that the family uses to decorate ornaments, frames, and masks, among other things.

Adriano - La tarantella View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Adriano tells us about the famous southern Italian folk dance, la tarantella. He also tries dancing it himself.

Professioni e mestieri - Belle Arti -Tecniche di decorazione - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Tamara shows us how she turns out made-to-order boxes and embossed greeting cards in her Rome shop. Polvere di Fata is the shop's name and it means both fairy dust and crafting glitter. Tamara owns it together with her twin sister Tania, and their mother Cinzia.

Villa Medici - L'arca della bellezza - Part 8 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Éric de Chassey, Director of the French Academy, details the mission of the institution.

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