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Prato NevosoI NEED SNOW – Even night skiing anticipates

Appointment for Friday, November 24 at Prato Nevoso for the first skiing in the night of the season.

After a weekend with Mondolè slopes literally skipped by skiers thanks to this season’s advance, also the night skiing at first set for December 8, was reprogrammed for November 24 and December 1 . It runs from 20 to 23.

Meanwhile, skiers can enjoy their ski runs every day in the Green Conca area.

“The first weekend of open runs was repaid with the arrival of 10,000 skiers. But the commitment of our station, at the moment in the province of Cuneo and in the Alpine archway, is to offer from here at the end of the season a long non-stop of snow that we trust will be rewarded by our audience – explains Gian Luca Oliva – Il First crowd bath we wait for the great evening that traditionally opens our season: the Open season of December 8th. From that forward onwards the night skis will become a fixed appointment for our tourism. “

Becchi Fair, truffle and pit and invasion of aliens: here are weekend events

Traditions, food and wine, excellence of the territory, but also the landing of aliens: this weekend will be really special! It is a great choice between a walk in the villages of the hinterland to discover the flavors of the territory, an “extraterrestrial” journey, but also a theater and unforgettable disco nights. If you want to arrange your finishing touches best and you do not know what to do, we’ll give you some advice.


Traditional appointment dedicated to San Martino, the patron saint of the city of Riccione, with religious celebrations, music, gastronomic stands. The proceeds of the party will be allocated to the activities of the ANSPI oratory. By: Parish San Martino, with the patronage of the Municipality of Riccione. For info and program click HERE

The 2017 edition of the San Martino Fair will take place, which will animate Santarcangelo until Sunday 12 November. An event that enhances the traditions and offers visitors a rich wine and food offer. Sunday is the expected appointment with the palace of the piada, while in the Gramsci Square will be parked the Food Truck, the street food trucks. For info and program click HERE

This is the weekend of the 2017 edition of Reunion, the science fiction convention that will be held at the Congress Center of Hotel Mediterraneo in Riccione from 10 to 12 November. Guests, market, cosplay, scientific conferences. This and much more in the program of the event that came to the 13th edition. Guest is British actor Dominick Keating, star of Star Trek Enterprise and actor and singer Fabrizio Pucci.

It opens on Sunday, November 12 at Mondaino “Fossa, Tartufo and Venere”, the event dedicated to the flavors of the Romagna hills, which came to the XVI edition. The 2017 event will be a further step for a progressive return to the style that had characterized her in her early editions: recreating the atmosphere of the ’40s / 50s through the care of scenery, costumes and music.

After more than two hundred replies and six years of applause and appreciation by the national critic arrives on November 10, at 9 pm at the Teatro Villa in San Clemente a great interpreter with his performance-revelation, Mumble, mum-ble … or confessions of an orphan art. Emanuele Salce, now a well-known actor of theater and cinema, is the son of the great Luciano, as well as “adoptive” son of Vittorio Gassman; from the intertwined history of her family she has created a smart and spontaneous show.

Staged at the Cinema Teatro Tiberio in Rimini (via S. Giuliano 16, Rimini) on Friday, November 10 starting from 20.30, the “Subject: Woman” show, performed by Alexia Bianchi’s theatrical workshop dedicated to the Cambia-Menti cultural association to the deepening of issues related to gender stereotypes and sexism. The evening’s outfits support the Margherita IOR Project that provides free wigs to women who face the delicate moment of hair loss during the illness.

The Amleto Teatro Mill’s billboard is enriched with a new exhibition dedicated to contemporary poetry titled “Dolce e Stil Nuovo”, which will be the protagonist of the visionary of the word Roberto Mercadini on Sunday, November 12, with ‘Focus on the Rain’ poetical monologue with open eyes drawn from the book, edited by Miraggi.

Second appointment in Rimini with ‘Frontespizio: small review of new books’. As the ‘front page’, the first internal page of a book that supplies the essential elements, the review wants to accompany readers to the front door of new texts. Friday, November 10, at 5.30 pm at Luigi Tonini’s Museum of the City, will be the turn of Mariacristina Serafini, author of ‘Rimini under-ground. The 80’s graphic avant-gardes, edited by GuaraldiLab.

After the success and the warm welcome of the audience, the appointment of “The Masters and the Time” is returned to Verucchio, the cultural event curated by Alessandro Giovanardi for the Cassa di Risparmio Foundation in Rimini. “The cosmic cross. Nicolò di Pietro, visionary painter in Verucchio “will be the title of Friday’s lecture on November 10 at 5.30 pm at the Collegiate Church of San Martino. To illustrate the beauties and their historical and artistic value will be the curator Alessandro Giovanardi (ISSR Rimini and San Marino – Montefeltro).

He wakes up from coma after 30 years and finds himself in a world he does not know and maybe he does not understand. It is the story of John, the protagonist of ‘When’, the latest novel by the author Walter Veltroni in Rimini on November 11 at 18 at the Judgment Room of the City Museum.

Tourism, Salento allies with Romagna and Ibiza: “Born the axis of nightlife”

The mayors of Lecce and Rimini in the Balearics to sign an agreement between the three islands nightlife happy: study packages for international guests. Perrone: “We will export our way of protecting historical centers”

They are three hub of tourism entertainment and nightlife. Three tries, in the heart of the Mediterranean, which has always anticipate trends and continue to do in the school sector of the economy of the night and in the capacity to tourists, European and international. Adriatic coast, Salento and Ibiza now join forces and create a partnership to share best experiences developed in the nightlife sector, also in terms of security, control and responsible fun, to achieve coordinated and integrated packages, with a ‘ particular attention to the flows from Asian countries.

The first step of this new and ambitious project was moved today in Ibiza, on impulse and coordination of Silb, the Italian association of dance companies and entertainment show Confcommercio and chaired by Maurizio Pasca. At the headquarters of Conseill de Ibiza, the regional government of the Balearic island, the Rimini Mayor Andrew Gnassi, his colleague Lecce Paolo Perrone and President Pasca met the resident of Ibiza Vicente Torres Guasch council and the president of Spain Nightlife Jose Luis Benitez. On the table, the idea of ​​a protocol in which bring projects and initiatives created in coordination among the three tourist destinations.

“We are particularly interested – said Perrone – to enhance our region, not only with the landscape heritage, monumental and natural but through the field
of leisure and nightlife. Compare and take the best from a company like Ibiza, which has successfully established itself as the entertainment economy worldwide reference brand, it becomes strategic. For our part, as Italian, however we can make available our know-how in the development of historic centers and, in this case, the Ibiza cultural heritage to implement an already very attractive. “

Oscar, a racial issue (since 1929)

The Oscar nominations are not a multi-ethnic society. The scandal exploded in 2016 but, retracing the history of the Academy and doing the math, the question seems rooted

The boycott of the Oscar night by Spike Lee (who was to receive an Academy Honorary Award), Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith and Tyrese Gibson for the lack of representing color in the list of nominations pushes to reflect. The Academy, after the fuss that was raised, ran for cover announced plans to change the rules (for example increasing the number of members “black” and of different ethnicities) and calling to attend the ceremony on 28 February, the musician and producer Quincy Jones, who will participate, however, only if he is given the chance to hold a five-minute speech on diversity. We’ll see what will happen and especially those who will participate.
Meanwhile, here is a selection of actors, producers, directors, musicians and technicians of color that have won the Oscar.

Sydney Poitier (Lilies of the Field)
It ‘a bit’ the standard-bearer of African American actors. In fact it was the first black actor to win an Oscar for his portrayal of Homer Smith in Lilies of the Field. It was 1964. In 2002 he received an Oscar for lifetime achievement.

Denzel Washington (Training Day)
It was the second black performer to win the statuette in the category “Best Actor” for the film Training Day (2001). The actor was not new to the premium, he had already received in 1990 as “Best Supporting Actor” for Glory – Glory Boys.

Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave)
Quincy Jones as part of the production was to be appointed the first time in 1986 for Steven Spielberg’s The Color Purple. A win in the category, however, the first was Steve McQueen in 2014 (also nominated for Best Director) for 12 Years a Slave.

Irene Cara (Flashdance)
In 1984 Irene Cara was the first African American woman to win an Oscar in a category that would go beyond the recitation. Who does not remember his song Flashdance … What a Feelig? The following year, she touched in with the legendary Stevie Wonder I Just Call To Say I Love You, inserted in the film The Woman in Red. Recently (2015) the rapper Common and John Legend won for the wonderful Glory. The film was Selma – The road to freedom.

Halle Berry (Monster’s Ball)
2002 was a historic year for black actors. In addition to Denzel Washington he won an Oscar also connects Halle Berry for his performance in Monster’s Ball, while Will Smith was defeated by Washington despite its good performance in Michael Mann’s Ali. Halle Barry even today remains the only black actress to receive the statuette in the category “Best Actress”.

Hattie McDaniel (Gone with the Wind)
Women outnumber men in the “non-actors”: 6 to 4. Hattie McDaniel became the first black to win an Oscar. Remember Mami Gone with the Wind (1939)? Unforgettable. They followed Whoopi Goldberg for Ghost in 1991, Jennifer Hudson for Dreamgirls in 2007, Mo’Nique for Precious in 2010, Octavia Spencer for The Help Lupita Nyong’o in 2012 and for 12 years a slave in 2014.

Russel Williams (Dances with Wolves)
He won two Oscars for mixing the sound. One in 1990 for Glory – Men Edward Zwick’s Glory, the other in 1991 for Dances with Wolves Kevin Costner. But the first black man to win the statuette in the category was Willie D. Burton for Bird Clint Easwood. It was 1989.

Lionel Richie (The Midnight Sun)
After receiving a nomination in 1982 for the song Endless Love, namesake of the Franco Zeffirelli film (in Italian Endless Love), Lionel Richie withdrew the statuette in 1986 for Say You. Say Me, theme song of the film White Nights. Richie in the same year he was nominated along with Quincy Jones and Rod Temperton for the song Miss Celie’s Blue inserted in The Color Purple.

Jeoffrey Fletcher (Precious)
It was the first African American to win an Oscar for “Adapted Screenplay”. The film that gave him the coveted prize in 2010 was Precious. John Ridley was in fact the second thanks to 12 Years a Slave by Solomon Northup, from whose novel drew the winning script. The year was 2014.

Oprah Winfrey (from The Color Purple in Selma)
In 1986 he was nominated for “Best Supporting Actress” for The Color Purple, she played Sofia remember? In 2014 he wanted at all costs to produce Selma – The road to freedom, which last year was put on the list of the best films. In 2012 however he received a special Oscar: the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.

Christmas holidays in Trentino. Altitude from sunrise to sunset

When the snow freezes, its surface crystal reflects light like a prism, the landscape becomes enchanted. These are the moments, fleeting, more details of the mountain in winter
When the snow freezes, its surface of crystals reflects light like a prism. Whether sunrise or sunset, the landscape becomes enchanted. These are the moments, fleeting, more details of the mountains in winter. In Trentino there are various shelters, rolling, that Saturday morning will offer breakfast at dawn, fresh and salt, and then allow the risers to open the ski snow untouched or down on foot or with snowshoes, accompanied by instructors and mountain guides.
In the evening, many tracks will open the night skiing and illuminated. The blind or almost is the Gully Miramonti, ring the center bottom Pinzolo-Carisolo, on the track of Bolbeno, on track to Marilleva Snow White on Black Black on Folgarida Alch Pozza