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Aldina Chiara Rubino

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by Viktoria Vidali on July 10, 2016

in Art,General,Monthly Post,The Creative Voice

THE CREATIVE VOICE. This is the first in a series of monthly posts that will explore the sources of creative inspiration of living artists. Featured artists will speak of the unique circumstances that cause the Muses to visit them, and how they understand and interpret what the Muses are imparting. The artists will share their personal intuitions and insights, sometimes by telling a story, sometimes by explaining a concept or vision. May this exhilarating voyage encourage and motivate the artist in each of us.
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A Wonderful Play

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by Viktoria Vidali on March 22, 2013

in Quotations

I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I’ve written for myself … and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part. ~ Shirley MacLaine

[Image courtesy of David Barrie, Creative Commons: Municipal Theater of Cagli, Italy.]

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We Are All Rich

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by Viktoria Vidali on October 19, 2012

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We are all rich and ignore the buried fact of accumulated wisdom … We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out.” ~ Ray Bradbury, “The Secret Mind”

[Image: Harry’s Bar espresso, Rome, Italy.]

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Keeping This World Sweet

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by Viktoria Vidali on October 5, 2012

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The virtues which keep this world sweet and the faithfulness which keeps it steadfast are chiefly those of the average man. ~ W. Russell Bowie

[Image: Ice cream concession, Rome, Italy, courtesy of Dave_B, Flickr.]

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The Life We Lead

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by Viktoria Vidali on July 6, 2012

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True religion is the life we lead, not the creed we profess. ~ Louis Nizer

[Image: Il Duomo di Orvieto, Orvieto, Italy.]

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The Music Of Plants

by Viktoria Vidali on April 1, 2012

in Great Things To Share,Videos

A community in Italy called Damanhur is doing in-depth research with plants and trees by monitoring the vibratory resonance of the plant whose electrical impulses are registered through an electronic device that is connected to a synthesizer.

The plants and trees learn to work with the machines and then begin to produce intricately beautiful musical pieces. One particular avocado tree has become a master musician and teaches other plants to “sing.”

Now meet Mileece, sonic plant artist …

and Leslie Garcia …

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A Good Thing

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by Viktoria Vidali on February 24, 2012

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Too much of a good thing can be wonderful. ~ Mae West

[Image: Negozio di Specialità Gastronomiche (food specialty shop), Siena, Italy.]

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Apri La Porta

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by Viktoria Vidali on April 18, 2011

in General,Weekly Image

Open the door! And what a beautiful portal (a grander word) it is. Wooden doors in Italy are works of art in themselves, be they entrances to cathedrals, palazzi, businesses, or residences.
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