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Review: 'The Merchant of Venice' With Extra Fog, Moral and Atmospheric

New York Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Light barely seems to penetrate the atmosphere of “The Merchant of Venice” in the brooding, powerful production from Shakespeare's Globe that's being presented through the weekend as part of the Lincoln Center Festival.

Tom Ford's 'Nocturnal Animals,' Villeneuve's 'Arrival,' new Kusturica Headed for Venice (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
ROME - With one week to go before the 73rd Venice Film Festival reveals its lineup, two U.S. titles with awards buzz - Tom Ford-directed thriller “Nocturnal Animals” and Denis Villeneuve's sci-fi pic “Arrival” - are virtually assured a Lido launch ...

Happy New Year as Venice comes to Crown Towers

The West Australian - ‎19 hours ago‎
Simon Crossland is racking his brains to remember what he did for last New Year's Eve. “To be honest I can't even think of where I went, that's how boring it was,” the Perth model and Suited Events director laughed toAAA Weekend .

Venice to build new bridge in memory of Bataclan victim

The Local.it - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Photo: Venice City Council. The bridge's academic connection is fitting, as Solesin was four years into completing a research PhD at the University of Paris 1 when she was killed.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Takes the Stage in Venice

Parade - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Justice Ginsburg, 83, a big fan of the Bard, will make a cameo as a judge in a “mock trial” featuring characters from Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice during a performance of the play July 27 in Venice, Italy, commemorating the 500th anniversary of ...

UN threatens to place Venice on endangered list unless Italy bans cruise ships

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The world heritage committee has expressed “extreme concern” about the deteriorating state of the lagoon and approved a resolution demanding that Venice moves towards the “prohibition of the largest ships and tankers” by next February. Development was ...

Meet The Guy Riding The Fluro Wave From Bondi To Venice

Huffington Post Australia - ‎5 minutes ago‎
"Obviously Venice Beach is an international mecca for freedom and expression, but wearing colourful shit in the water, paddling up to crusty Venice locals by the pier and explaining how you had a crummy week isn't exactly standard operating procedure," ...

Lessons for Habitat III from the Venice Architecture Biennale

Citiscope - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
VENICE - In his 1968 book, “The Population Bomb”, Stanford University Professor Paul Ehrlich warned that overpopulation would lead to mass starvation and widespread social unrest within decades.

'Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London', by Lauren Elkin

Financial Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
We glimpse contemporary French photographers and film-makers Sophie Calle and Agnès Varda stalking their subjects and documenting themselves in Paris, Venice and Tokyo. Martha Gellhorn, the journalist and novelist, turns walking into political ...
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Photos! The Merchant of Venice, with Jonathan Pryce, Begins New York Run

Playbill.com - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The Globe Theatre of London's acclaimed 2015 production of The Merchant of Venice, starring Tony winner Jonathan Pryce kicked off its limited U.S.

Big Changes Could Be Coming To Venice Park

WWSB ABC 7 - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Butas the the City of Venice's Master Park Plan is being designed, the third party planners say Centennial Park shouldn't be a place to park.

Venice Film Festival to Feature 'Focus on China'

YIBADA English - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
He said: "Under the guidance of various Italian government agencies and organizations, like Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, Italian Trade Agency, and La Biennale, the umbrella organization committee of Venice Film ...

Festival fever: 40 films we predict will premiere at Venice, Toronto and Telluride

The Guardian (blog) - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Grand Central director Rebecca Zlotowski's follow-up was originally touted as a Cannes possibility but it's now looking like a potential Venice inclusion. In a strange, 30s-set supernatural drama/horror/romance/fantasy, Natalie Portman and Lily-Rose ...
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Suspect in Vancouver homicide arrested in Venice Beach, Calif.

KATU - ‎22 hours ago‎
Police say the 19-year-old suspect in a Vancouver homicide case has been arrested in Venice Beach, Calif. David Salgado is accused of shooting and killing 31-year-old Fernando Cendejas on May 9 at the Ashley Terrace apartments on Nicholas Road.

Herbert Wolff Reviews Shakespeare And Co's "Merchant Of Venice"

WAMC - ‎4 hours ago‎
Ms. Packer, a well-recognized Shakespearean scholar and author, states in her “Program Note”: "The Merchant of Venice is a difficult play. It is so full of racism and sexism that it makes it difficult to produce; it is written as a comedy but its ...

Court commissioner calls Venice boardwalk cleanups 'troubling,' refuses to punish homeless advocate

Los Angeles Times - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Calling Venice homeless cleanups “troubling,” a Los Angeles court commissioner has turned down the city attorney's request to punish a homeless man for protesting by lying in the path of a sanitation truck.

5 Places to Shop in Venice

New York Times - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Tranquil residential neighborhoods and commercial districts frequented mostly by locals make up Cannaregio, Venice's northernmost section.

Video: The Pool - The Australian Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale of Architecture

ArchDaily - ‎1 hour ago‎
In this interview, presented in collaboration with PLANE—SITE, the creative directors of the Australian Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale discuss the motivation and execution of their design, "The Pool." In the short clip, Amelia Holliday, Isabelle ...

Video: Incidental Space — The Swiss Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale

ArchDaily - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Kerez explains, “what we tried to do for this year's Swiss Pavilion at the Venice Biennale is to really make a building, actually—to build a space, to offer an experience of architecture.

Italian tourism hotspot Venice captured in 10th century postcards

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
This series of stunning postcards re-imagined using the Photocrom process sheds a different light on what the city of Venice looked like in the late 19th century and early 20th century. The photographs of Belle Epoque Venice were printed by the Detroit ...
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