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The Monthly Dose Playlist with Andrea Ratti, one of the top DJs in Milano right now, sharing his favourite tracks with you every month on Swide’s SoundCloud. Which means more music while you’re on the move.
Here are the 8 songs and videos out this week that I’ve not been able to get enough of. Rihanna finally broke her silence and her song FourFiveSeconds has been running rings around the internet. And there’s new music from Marina and the Diamonds, and Death Cab for Cutie.
Big cities with big music and big concerts: here’s what happening on the world’s most important stages, from Jack White in New York to Ed Sheeran in Paris.
Teatro alla Scala, or La Scala, is the cultural heart of Milan, its hallowed boards are considered the greatest in the opera world. Here are 10 things you need to know about La Scala.
La Scala in Milan is one of the most renowned Opera Houses in the world, yet its history is as unique as that of the Italian City. Considered the beating heart of Milan, find out more about the relevance of the theatre beyond its stage.
As if hosting the Expo 2015 wasn’t already enough, Milan has also gone and booked some world class exhibitions that demand your attention. I’ve whittled the list down so those of you visiting Milan during 2015 know which exhibitions you need to see and when.
In Italy, the last three days of the month of January have been identified as the coldest in the year. Rich in legendary references to an enchanted world suspended in time, we will tell you all about the origins of this intriguing name.
A boy from the outskirts of Rome became an icon of Italian music in the world: this is the story of Eros Ramazzotti and the song which kickstarted his huge career.
Any tv geeks out there will instantly recognize Richard Madden for his role as Robb Stark in the cult show Game of Thrones. Well, he’s about to step into the shoes of Prince Charming so here’s what you need to know about the actor.
90s Riot Grrrl rockers Sleater Kinney are back with their first album in almost 10 years ‘No Cities to Love’, receiving a warm welcome from fans od and new. We met the girls to talk secrets, feminism, today’s rock and politics.
From Paolo Sorrentino’s La Giovinezza to Gabriele Muccino’s Fathers and Daughters, 2015 is going to be a very prolific year in terms of Italian Motion Picture. Check out Swide’s selection of some of the best Italian movies you absolutely have to watch this year.
While we’re waiting for the big Grammy Awards night, here are Madonna’s hottest 10 tv performances: ladies & gentlemen, the Queen of pop!
American actor Dane DeHaan has become one of the hottest names in Hollywood and 2015 is going to be his year. Italy’s L’Uomo Vogue are saying it, and with two big films coming up and rumours of his role in The Amazing Spider-Man 3 doing the rounds, it seems ‘Hollyweird’s posterboy’ could be right.
Fabio Luisi is one of the most important Italian conductors, as well as winning a Grammy in 2013 for best Opera recording and has been Principal Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera House since 2011. Here are 10 of his best recordings.
From Django by Rocky Roberts, which has been included in Tarantino’s 2012 reboot, to the most well known Italian rocker, Adriano Celentano: all you have to know about the birth of Rock’n’roll in Italy.
Swide caught wind of Wowcracy, a crowdfunding website for fashion founded by an Italian trio of imaginative young entrepreneurs of the fashion business. We interviewed Lucas Vigliocco about his digital project: which he describes as an “endless fashion week”.
The hermit who lived with snakes…
Dolce&Gabbana In The Media 26th-31st January 2015
10 Italian places too weird to be true
Ruth Wilson looks in Dolce&Gabbana
José Maria Manzanares What lies behind the Matador