Ohio Festivals This Weekend 7/23-7/27

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My Trip to Italy

For two weeks, I went to Italy to visit friends and family, get some language practice in and visit a few festivals.

In case you are interested in Northeastern Italy, food, culture, etc., I thought I would share these posts with you.

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Ohio Festivals This Weekend 7/16-7/20

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16.) Larchmere Festival – Cleveland – July 5, 2014

Along Cleveland’s Larchmere Boulevard…

…as music sounded from this porch… Continue reading

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15.) Taranta Padova – Padova – June 28, 2014

 

AUTHOR’S NOTE: During a recent trip to Northeastern Italy, I documented a few festivals for your entertainment. 

This is the third.  Enjoy!

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Many of you may already be familiar with the Tarantella, a folk dance once used to sweat the poison from the bite of a tarantula wolf spider.  But in this family of dances, there are even more dances, such as the Pizzica, originally from the Salento Peninsula in the region of Apuglia…

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