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Though 54th edition of the Venice Art Biennale is winding down, there may be no better time of year for the off-season traveler to take it all in.
It’s a whole different Redentore at water level, in the area designated for row boats only, just in front of the exclusive (and expensive) private party at the Punta della Dogana.
On Friday, June 24, radio waves will be transmitted from the top of the San Giorgio bell tower across the bacino to the Palazzo Ducale. We’re all invited to see in just what audio and visual forms they arrive…
The turnout wasn’t as thronging as they would have liked, but the folks at Venessia.com definitely made their point — as they always do. They take no prisioners but soften the blow with an unmistakeable sense of irony, and just plain fun.
Nan McElroy is a freelance writer/photographer, AIS sommelier, and passionate practitioner of the Venetian rowing style immersed in a very living Venice. She is the author of Italy: Instructions for Use, praised as "an antidote" and "a boon" by Publishers Weekly and ranked #1 by About.com's Go Italy.
Preview Grit and Grazia, the feature-length documentary on the voga alla veneta, the unique rowing style that has propelled Venice through the centuries from its inception right to the present day and the women who are fighting to keep it a part of Venetian daily life.