CULTURE AND TOURISM ON-LINE MAGAZINE
- JULY 2017 -

From the magic roofs of the Apulian trulli

to the silvery tips of the American skyscrapers

From the villages huddling on the rocks gazing to a turquoise sea

to the majestic canyons of the pioneering West

We tell you of sun-baked Apulia

and the America of myth

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The tired woman dreamer by Adeodato Piazza Nicolai
Mark Bradford and Wade Guyton
<br>Million dollar American art that’s taking Italy by storm
Mark Bradford and Wade Guyton
Million dollar American art that’s taking Italy by storm

by Pietro Marino
A-list American artists on show at the Venice Biennale (Bradford) and at the MADRE in Naples (Guyton).
From collages to digital art, social commitment and perfect adherence to the contemporary spirit
Joseph’s Gargano
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Joseph’s Gargano

In a book from Schena, Antonio Motta’s long interview with the Italian-American poet, writer and Latin scholar Joseph Tusiani
The tragedy of Mattmark
<br>A book so as not to forget
The tragedy of Mattmark
A book so as not to forget

by Sergio D’Amaro
In 1965, in Switzerland, 88 workers, mainly Italian emigrants, lost their lives due to an avalanche of ice while they were building a dam. A touching essay by scholar Toni Riccardi, from the University of Geneva, reconstructs the story
Santa Fe, Taos, Abiquiù
<br>On the road in the heart of America’s deserts
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Santa Fe, Taos, Abiquiù
On the road in the heart of America’s deserts

21 shots by Lauren Berley to recount the silence, the immense spaces, the signs of life and the creativity of artists along the wild tracks of New Mexico
Mario Pace
<br>From Gravina in Puglia to Hollywood
<br>When the American dream speaks Apulian
Mario Pace
From Gravina in Puglia to Hollywood
When the American dream speaks Apulian

by Giovanni De Benedictis
Matte painter and environment & texture artist, he has worked on the making of the film The Jungle Book, which has won the Oscar for visual effects.
“I’m happy to be a man between two worlds because I appreciate both Italian and American culture”
Salento
<br>Between the Ionian and the Adriatic
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Salento
Between the Ionian and the Adriatic

In Emilio Nicolì’s photo feature the charm of the Salento coastline is exalted by unusual frames shot at different times of the day.
Coastal watchtowers and harbors, a turquoise sea and an intensely blue sky or the magic of lights lit, at nightfall, of little towns overlooking the calm sea on a summer’s evening
<i>Cupeta</i>
<br>An irresistibile delicacy
Cupeta
An irresistibile delicacy

by Dario Ersetti
Nougat and almond brittle, typical of many parts of Italy, have remote origins.
The same goes for cupeta, a traditional sweet from Lecce, ever-present at street markets and local celebrations
That bad reputation priests have…
That bad reputation priests have…
by Alberto Sobrero
Prèiti e ffrati
Mai bbinchiati

[Priests and friars
Can never get enough]
(Salento)