Interview with the Artist Mike Freedman
Alessandra Addari / Uncategorized

Interview with the Artist Mike Freedman

Self – Destruct: the artist Mike Freedman’s concept of the Man’s Devastation of his Environment.   He has degrees from London, Oxford and Saskatchewan Universities and he recently graduated from the famous Chelsea and Wimbledon Art School. He had a successful International business and parallel political career and then, 10 years ago, he began painting. … Continue reading

Interview with Scott Henderson: “Led Zeppelin Did Not Invent the Blues”
Alessandra Addari / Culture

Interview with Scott Henderson: “Led Zeppelin Did Not Invent the Blues”

US guitarist, fusion music king, in this interview talks about the origins of blues and about his own story: jazz, blues, two albums with Vital Tech Tones (Victor Wooten on bass and Steve Smith on drums), and fusion songs with Tribal Tech (Gary Willis on bass, the drums Kirk Covington and vocals and keyboards Scott … Continue reading

“L’Espagnole”, the Novel of Migrants…
Alessandra Addari / Culture

“L’Espagnole”, the Novel of Migrants…

…was published in March and marks European Union consultant Raffaella Greco Tonegutti’s first book, describing a multi-cultural environment in which a group of people’s language, love and sufferings are intertwined. “L’Espagnole” is Madame Isabel, an elderly widow who, as a young woman, emigrated to Belgium to escape Francoist Spain and reach her miner husband Pablo. … Continue reading

Offensive? Franco Battiato
Alessandra Addari / Politics

Offensive? Franco Battiato

Franco Battiato, Regional Councilor for Culture and famous singer-songwriter said in his speech at the European Parliament in Brussels on the 26th March: “There are sluts around in Parliament who would do anything, they should open a casino“. Immediately, the Rosario Crocetta, President of the Sicilian Region, decided to fire Franco Battiato and defined these claims serious and unacceptable.  “It’s been … Continue reading

Crystal Meth: The Desperate Drug
Alessandra Addari / Health

Crystal Meth: The Desperate Drug

The powerful synthetic stimulant drug that has long-lasting euphoric effect on the user shakes America and worries Europe. Meth, also known as ice,crystal, glass,tik, tina, is a colourless, odourless and tasteless form of d-methamphetamine. It is a psychoactive, highly addictivedrug that takes the shape of coarse kitchen salt or fragments of glass. “It was the hardest boyfriend I … Continue reading

Immolations: The Number of Victims in Tibet is Rising
Alessandra Addari / Foreign Affairs

Immolations: The Number of Victims in Tibet is Rising

Two other monks burning themselves to death in protest at Chinese rule, calling for the Dalai Lama. On December 9th 2012, the day on which the Tibetans remember the death of the fourteenth century Buddhist master Lama Tsongkhapa, two other Tibetans set themselves on fire in China to denounce “the occupation of Tibet.” Kunchok Pelgye, … Continue reading