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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    World architects bring democratic designs to Venice

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 10:10am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Venice, Italy Architects from around the world have converged on Venice for the Biennale show which opens on Wednesday, showcasing designs aimed at bringing urban designs more in touch with the general public. The renovation of working class areas, designs for times of economic crisis and the reconstruction of cities following natural disasters like ...

  2. San Clemente Palace, Venice

    Posted Jul 24th 2005, 12:00am by Kelly Carter

    ... that operates 24 hours a day. Guests can retire to the seclusion of the island when the Venice crowds become too much to bear, or pop into town when they please, disembarking close to trendy boutiques ... rooms. Request the Naviganti wing, which is separate from the main building, to enjoy a unique panorama of St Mark's Square. Room 184, in the corner, has a 180-degree view of Venice ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Double feature: Venice and Ljubljana

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:45pm

    ... Perennially popular Venice and underrated Ljubljana are geographically close yet poles apart. Words and pictures by Tim Pile It’s standing room only on the 5am train to Venice and I’m ... chosen to pair Venice with Ljubljana, in Slovenia, to see how tourism’s perennial overachiever compares with an underrated but up and coming alternative. The best time to explore the charismatic ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Artist Lee Kit adds melancholy to exhibition from Venice Biennale

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 03:01am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Venice show's angry homecoming The exhibition that put Hong Kong in the spotlight at last year's Venice Biennale has returned to the city ... on Lee's You (you). at the Hong Kong pavilion in Venice last summer. "This is not the kind of show that will cheer you up or make you feel comfortable," Lee said yesterday at a preview ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    Venice Biennale: from polar ice to cardboard bedrooms

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Isla Binnie Breaking the polar ice at the Venice Biennale this year Blocks of ice from the Bahamas, cardboard bedclothes from Iraq and a thumping Vatican heartbeat should aid the 2013 Venice Biennale's attempt to capture the "unruly" world of art. The diversity of sights and sounds at the world's largest non-commercial art exhibition are partly a result ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    City puts best foot forward at Italian expo

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... With a bigger budget and work by rising star Lee Kit on display, city's pavilion is looking to impress at art show Venice Biennale A doubling of the budget is allowing Hong Kong a grander presence at art expo Venice Biennale this year, but the curators of the city's pavilion hope audiences in Italy will see something other than the extra money spent. Yung Ma, ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Aman Canal Grande, Venice

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 10:48pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... Adam Nebbs Adam Nebbs Aman Canal Grande, Venice Sounds grand. Grandiose would be more accurate. This 24-room palazzo-turned-hotel- the most talked about new arrival on the Venice hotel scene for many years- was once exclusively the home of one of the city's wealthiest families, members of which still occupy the building's top floor. Before opening as the Aman Canal ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Historic Pok Fu Lam village named alongside Venice in World Monuments Watch list

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee, Jennifer Ngo

    ... heritage sites under threat in 41 countries, including Venice city in Italy and Yangon historic city centre in Myanmar. And being included in the list means that the 150-year-old Pok Fu Lam village ...

  9. News - World

    Italian film 'Sacro GRA' by director Gianfranco Rosi wins Golden Lion for best movie

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 01:47am by AP

    ... VENICE, Italy (AP) — Italian film 'Sacro GRA' by director Gianfranco Rosi wins Golden Lion for best movie. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD VENICE

    Postcard: Venice

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... James Mottram Battered by North American rivals Toronto and Telluride, it's been a tough few years for Venice, the world's oldest film festival. But its 70th edition, which ran ... mistakes" in refusing to premiere certain films at the fest. So it felt appropriate that the Venice International Film Festival jury, led by Italian auteur Bernardo Bertolucci, should ultimately ...




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