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Donating art supplies to children’s hospitals by bidding on gorgeous artwork? On it!
Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Happening Now (quel che succede oggi)

Donating art supplies to children’s hospitals by bidding on gorgeous artwork? On it!

Our favorite charity, Drawing Dreams, is at it again! If you’ve been reading YiR for a while (which I hope is the case!), then you know we’re always proud to promote the activities of the Drawing Dreams Foundation, a nonprofit organization out of Berkeley, California, that donates art supplies to more than fifty children’s hospitals, including the … Continue reading

What to do on a summer evening in Rome, or: a concert in Borromini’s courtyard
Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Happening Now (quel che succede oggi) / Historical Sites (l'antichità) / Music & Nightlife (dove c'è la musica è tutto bello)

What to do on a summer evening in Rome, or: a concert in Borromini’s courtyard

There are few ways that a man can win immortality, but if this can be done, then music is indubitably one of the chosen means. In 1944, Maestro Franco Ferrara conducted a stunningly successful concert in the 17th-century courtyard of Borromini’s Church of Sant’Ivo for a newly liberated Rome. Now, seventy-one years later, and thirty … Continue reading