The events of April 20 in Bologna and its surroundings: Cacciari’s essay on man, Vauro’s book on emergencies

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Farah Quintel
Estragon, via Stalingrado 83, 9 pm, admission 25 euros
The artist presents a revelation to the Italian pop street scene for the second evening running “Banzai (the blue side” and “Banzai (the orange side)”), respectively, the second and third album of the singer-songwriter and rapper from Brescia. The date represents the revival of the concert has been postponed to the 13 March.

Alberto Despini Live
Malt and Hops, via Emilia Levante 137/7, 9 p.m., info 331 7663200
Accompanied by lead guitarist Paulo La Ganga, Alberto Despini (vocals and acoustic guitar) will be playing tonight at the Malt and Hops Theater in Via Emilia Levante with his new album “Semplicemente”.

classic market | Rigoletto prom
Sonato Market via Tartini 3, 9 pm, admission 10 euros
In light of the launch of a new production for the Senzaspine Orchestra (Verdi’s “Rigoletto”, scheduled in Duse from April 26-28), Mercato Sonato is hosting a music lesson dedicated to opera in three acts.

Middlehof / Buffy Quartet
Bentivoglio Winery, via Mascarella 4/b, 9.30pm, info 051 265416
The poets and energy of Dutch saxophonist (but lived in Bologna for years) Barend Middelhof,
The freshness of Marco Buffy and the musical contribution of some surprising guests. This is a recipe for Cantina Bentivoglio on a Wednesday evening.

Bravo Caffè, Mascarella 1, 8 p.m., info 3335973089
Born out of a collaboration between singer-guitarist Chris Randle and jazz musicians Enrico Pietaro, Giannicola Spitzeggo and Marco Raimondi, the band returns tonight on the Bravo Stage with an all-new lineup and new songs.

Gallery 16, via Nazario Sauro 16, 9 pm, information 051 5060789
The music project “Zendar Off” presents his latest live album, “An Indomitable Sense of Emptiness” and focuses on twelve songs that contain everyday life and express what defines it.

M (Metz letter)
San Filippo Neri Oratory, via Manzoni 5, 8.30 p.m. Free admission subject to availability

Pietro Babina brings to the stage Philip K. Dick’s “M (Metz’s Speech)”, an integrated and honest response to the famous science fiction writer’s public speech (filmed by camera) as part of the 1977 International Science Fiction Festival.

Remo Room – I Can’t Breathe
Casalecchio di Reno, Laura Betti Theatre, Piazza del Popolo 1, 9 pm, admission 7.5-15 euros
During the week dedicated to the liberation celebrations, the Bologna band Saveria Project returns to my home. Tonight, in fact, the national premiere of “La stanza di Remo” is scheduled, a show that brings together the memories of a partisan, the experiences of the other men and women who made the resistance and the need for the twentieth-day struggle – the year-olds – who fight apartheid and gendered.


Massimo Cacciari
Salabursa Library, Piazza Nettuno, 6 pm, admission is free
As part of the “Voices of Books” review, the well-known philosopher and writer offers a master class to talk about his latest book, “Paradiso e naufragio. Musil’s essay on a man without attributes.”

Bhaos girls
Archiginnasio Library, Piazza Galvani 1, 5 pm, admission is free
Musiani and Marinella Paderni present us with writer Antti Pancera “494 Bauhaus in Women”, a volume that tells the story of students of the Bauhaus School, the school founded by Walter Gropius in 1916 and which until 1933 represented the key point of reference for all innovations in design and architecture linked to rationalism and functional.

Casalecchio di Reno, Piazza delle Culture, Casa della Conoscenza, via Porrettana 360, 8.30 pm, admission is free
View the book Queen of Kabul. Emergency Stories from Afghanistan” by well-known cartoonist and writer Vauro Senesi. The writer will speak with journalist Mattia Sechini, editor-in-chief of Dyer News.


Raw Festival
Dihon Theatre, via Libya 59, 9pm, admission 12€
The inaugural edition of the Festival of Contemporary Dance and the Performing Arts designed by the Red Chillshires Art Factory opened this evening with “Know Everything” by choreographer and dancer Joss Baker. The protagonist in the performance is trapped between the digital and physical world and struggles to find himself.

decorating spaces
Academy of Fine Arts, via Belle Arti 54, 11 a.m., info
The auditorium of the Academy of Fine Arts hosts the “Dressing Up Spaces” conference. The event, organized by Carmen Lorezetti, features educator and art historian Pamela Bianchi, who is invited to talk about the new perspectives opened by her book “Dressing Up Spaces. A Hybridization of Presentation and Design” with artist Andrea Nacciaretti.

Poets and Travelers of Bologna
Corte de ‘Galluzzi 13th, 8.30pm, info
The Association Happens Only in Bologna offers a guided tour on the trail of poets, travelers and artists, to discover Bologna which can be seen through the eyes of visitors of the caliber of Dickens, Stendhal, Goethe, Lord Byron and many others.

The veil of water, and silk
Opificio delle Acque, via della Grada 12, 5.30 pm, admission is free
A new rendezvous for “The Great Wave,” the cycle of conferences curated by art stoic artist Paola Gorretti and dedicated to art, culture, and visions of water. The in-depth study of this afternoon, in particular, is devoted to the flourishing trade of silk veils that Bologna has enjoyed since the fourteenth century.

Stand Comedian Bologna – Open Microphone
Locomotiv Club, via Sebastiano Serlio 25/2, 9.30 pm, entrance with AICS card
New appointment with Locomotiv stand-up comedy open mic. Evening “Microphone”
Open” will include eight comedians invited to take turns on stage with a monologue to try and improve “in a dynamic succession of different styles and energies.”

Our lifetime
Aula Magna of Santa Cristina, piazzetta Morandi 2, 5 p.m., info
As part of the annual “I’m Santa Cristina’s Wed”, founder and editor-in-chief of the prestigious PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, Bonnie Maranca, will discuss her editorial vision, between performance art and the performing arts.


Francisco de Gregory
Nonantola (MO), Vox Club, via Vittorio Veneto 13, 9 pm, admission 39 euros
The famous Romanian singer and songwriter presents to the public his greatest hits accompanied by his band consisting of Guido Guglielminetti (bass and double bass), Carlo Gaudiello (keyboards), Primiano Di Biase (hammond), Paolo Giovenchi (guitars), Alessandro Valle (pedal steel guitar and mandolin) Simon Talon (percussion).

Rita Paes Quartet
Conselice (RA), Il Gabbiano, via Giuseppe Verdi 6, 9 pm, info 0544 405666
The Crossroads travel festival made its first stop in Conselice with the concert of Spanish trombone player and singer Rita Paez, who was invited to perform with Elizabeth Roma (guitar), Horacio Fumero (double bass) and Juan R. pumpkin).

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