• Giacomo Casanova

    by  • February 15, 2018 • 0 Comments

    Giacomo Casanova lived from April 2, 1725 to June 4, 1798. He was an italian man who looked for adventure and often found trouble. Casanova’s biography, Historia de ma vie, is known for being one the the most authentic accounts of the European social life in the 18th century. Though Casanova’s life is mostly...

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    Carnevale Mask Step 1

    by  • February 6, 2018 • 0 Comments

    I got to sit in the back of class while Professor Terry worked with the students on developing the foil armatures for an eventual papier-mâché Carnevale mask….  I have to say, it was pretty fun to watch!

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    Artist Imagines Venice

    by  • February 2, 2018 • 0 Comments

    Robert Jahns has a few imagined Venice photocompositions in his gallery; take a look! We’ll be talking a bit about sharks in Venice, but this is the first whale I’ve seen in Venice! Also check out his Dream Venice and Milky Venice images. I’m not sure which myth I’d associate with these images. The...

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    More About “Tourist Trap” Restaurants

    by  • February 1, 2018 • 0 Comments

    Another BBC article on avoiding “tourist trap” restaurants in Venice says that locals advise “visitors to use guide books rather than sources like TripAdvisor when looking for a restaurant in Venice.” As you may know, it’s relatively easy to scam online sites like Yelp! or TripAdvisor — read the article about the young man...

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