Lives I Never Lived

It is undeniable that the Edinburgh Fringe can easily be one of the most exciting, and yet stressful, experiences for both patrons and artists. However, some keep coming back and see it as a useful platform from where to launch their career. It is a pleasure watching them grow and improve their act, especially when they are genuinely nice and approachable. A veteran of six Edinburgh  Fring Festivals Read More…

Chitarra Giocosa

After having allowed us to assist to his show “Chitarra Giocosa” (“Playful Guitar”), Luca Villani, musician, composer, and teacher on the national scene since 1984, has kindly agreed to answer few of Italian Brew’s question to get to know the artist behind the performance.  Read More…

I am not Marylin

August 5th, 1962. Marilyn Monroe dies and leaves behind an icon. From Hollywood diva, to blonde sex-symbol, to veritable quote-generator for years to come (although many of these citations are quite dubious); the iconic figure can be defined as one of the best-known idols of the twentieth century. However,  Read More…

Filippo Spreafico: Sentimental Value

It is the end of August, Edinburgh is blessed with a few more rays of sunshine, and the fireworks of the 26th are always an appropriate grand finale. And, for many, the best part is simply the calm which seems to descend instantaneously as the work goes on to remove stands and posters from the city. August, for many local residents, is to be accepted as Read More…