Waterborne once again after much needed maintenance carried out at the shipyard Cantiere Casaril Sant’Alvise (the last one of its kind left in town for repair of vessels of this type).
The Nuovo Trionfo will be present at the Arsenale from April 24 – 26 on Open Arsenale 2015.
Everyone is invited to come aboard to inspect the work just completed, and also to become a member of the Club Amici del Nuovo Trionfo. Your dues will help to support the initiative for continued renovation of the historic vessel. They will also entitle you to
- get on board and join the crew after a brief training
- participate and / or organize private events (birthdays, parties, presentations, events, toast etc.).
- participate in the short excursions in the lagoon on the dates organized for members
- participate in the work of minor maintenance on board: painting, cleaning, light carpentry, interior, sails, halyards, ropes, rigging, etc. There is something for everyone who can work with his hands.
Current Amici are also invited to renew for 2015.
For more about the type of vessel, see the Trabaccolo Wiki page.
You would think, looking at the continuous images of each side of the Canal Grande, that photographer Daniele Resini went out and took one loooooong photo of each side of the entire canal all on the same day.
Instead, this labor of iPad love took three years to precisely compose numerous images to look like one practically endless one. Swipe from one end of each side of the Grand Canal to the other, or tap the map to jump directly to any palace anywhere along the canal. Each palace and location is named so before long, you’ll be reciting their names like a local.
There’s also a really fun set of extras, a series of chopped up image puzzles that you maneuver by hand to recompose in their original form. Just the thing to keep the kids busy in the vap while you gaze out the window at Venetian scene slipping lazily by. Palazzo Bembo, for the prince? And you thought Bembo was just a font…
From the incomparable, indefatigable Michela Scibilia Teolinda team.
See more about it on iTunes.
Nicknamed the Douanier (the customs agent), Rousseau was actually a self-taught former toll collector, alternately admired, teased and beloved as he pursued establishing his art. The exhibit is steps lightly, much as Rousseau did; there are also comparative works by renowned friends and contemporaries like Cezanne, Picasso, Seraut and Delauney.
At the Doge’s apartment in the Palazzo Ducale, Rousseau’s works make a great complement to the upcoming 56th Art Biennale exhibitions; the Douanier is on til July 5.
Henri Rousseau, Arcaic Candor
€13, daily though July 5.
How often do you get to hear Baroque and Gospel selections in one concert…in Italy, in an ambience as brilliant and rich as the music itself?
The Festival Galuppi celebrates music of the era in the places frequented by the composer. This year features teh Joy Singers performing ‘Consonanza’ with selections of Galuppi, Monteverdi, Handel, an original Magnificat by director Andrea d’Alpaos, along with gospel selections like “This Little Light of Mine”.
Not so little, maybe.
Don’t miss the Joy Singers and ‘Consonanza,’ Thursday, Oct 9, 2014; 8:30pm at the Scuola San Rocco (just behind the Frari). Tickets €15, at APT offices, the Fenice Theatre or at the venue on the day of the performance.