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cat-bauer's picture
Jan.09.2009
Intellectual Property Rights at the Palazzo Ducale (Doge's Palace) (Venice, Italy) Ten years ago, when I first arrived in Venice, I was fortunate enough to score an Access All Areas pass to the Doge's Palace. I had permission to roam unrestricted wherever I wanted for an entire week, so Palazzo...
christopher-meeks's picture
Jan.05.2009
During the 1984 Olympics, I came upon two bronze sculptures of nude and headless male and female athletes installed just outside the Los Angeles Coliseum.  Even though they stood above me, I was speechless.  Sometimes I'm struck dumb coming across beauty when I least expect it--much as I am when...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Nov.13.2008
I just finished reading The City of Falling Angels by John Berendt, which is a story that begins and ends with the saga of the burning of La Fenice, the opera house in Venice.  In between--as he did in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil--we learn about the most interesting denizens of the city...