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On the 540th year since Michelangelo Buonarroti’s birth, Swide looks at one of his greatest feats, the Sistine Chapel and tells you 20 things you may not know about this world heritage site.
Here is a mix of the best tracks and music videos that have been released during the last week. From big film soundtracks to a daughter of a rock legend, here’s what you need on your playlists this week, indlucing Ariana Grande, Justin Biber, M83, Haim and Diplo.
Whether it’s the general feeling of unrest characterizing the geo political scene, or if it’s just as simple as trends coming back into fashion, spy movies are making a real comeback. Whether you’re a spook genre fan, an action junkie or a James Bond aficionado there’s a film for you, also for kids!
A means of transport shaped by tradition and a repository for stories and memories: for our second chapter of Sicilian Folk Stories discover the origins of the Sicilian cart.
Is there anything more Italian than “La mamma”? Edoardo Bennato talks about the mom, but in a very personal way, mixing rock, vintage and Neapolitan culture. This track was chosen as the music for the Dolce&Gabbana FW15-16 fashion show dedicated to moms.
While romance and horror seem to collide mainly in real life, the upcoming film Spring, set in the idyllic location of Polignano a Mare in Puglia offers a slasher friendly version of the age old romantic appeal of star crossed lovers.
The incredible experimental indie-rock outfit Alt-J are currently on a world tour, promoting their second album ‘This Is All Yours’. When they passed through Milan, we spoke to the guys to discuss the Grammys, live shows and new music.
2015 seems to be the year of solar eclipses- with more than one of these celestial pheomena coming up this year. Lets celebrate the first with a playlist themed accordingly.
Needing a tune or two to drum up the right kind of emotions this Mother’s Day 2015? Or just looking to reminisce over the hits penned about the mothers of the famous? Here are 15 songs to your Mother’s Day playlists.
Do you know The Birth of Venus, one of the most iconic paintings of the Italian Renaissance, by Florentine artist Sandro Botticelli, hides an ancient secret? In occasion of the 570th anniversary from Botticelli’s birth, let’s discover more.
In the year of his 570th anniversary, Swide takes you on a journey to discover a dark and little-known side of the genius behind Renaissance works filled with grace and harmony, such as the Birth of Venus: here are the most enigmatic masterpieces by Sandro Botticelli.
Our relationship with our mother defines who we are, so it’s no wonder that as far back as Sophocles, writers and directors have tapped the mother figure for narrative substance. Here are the top 20 films about mothers.
Spring is almost here, and the music scene speeds up. More than usual: indeed: there are even more concerts to choose. Here’s our weekly guide to the gigs in town.
Wow, the Brits haven’t been this talked about in decades, thanks to a series of performance mishaps and, basically, that the American celebrities added that much needed bang that the show often misses. Anyway, apart from Madonna falling over, here’s what else happened this week in music.
With the Milan Expo 2015 mere months away, the modern cityscape of Milan’s incredible Zona Porta Nuova welcomes a 5-acre field of grain, the brainchild of artist Agnes Denes bringing urban farming back into to the heart of the city, just as they did in the early 1900s.
A melancholy fairy, a holy harlot, an unforgivable widow and an accursed diva: Swide has put together some of the most fascinating roles in Monica Bellucci’s career.
The protector of young women
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