Category Archives: Art and Artists

Blog entries about arts and artists

The Best-Kept Secret in Rome: Maestro Enzo Samaritani and his Arciliuto Theater

Rome has so much to offer! We were advised by our new Roman friend Marco, the owner of Arco dei Tolomei B&B in Trastevere, to celebrate Alex’s approaching milestone birthday at L’Arciliuto Teatro near Piazza Navona. “A very non-traditional place, … Continue reading

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How to discover China off the beaten track – where can you meet a real Emperor…

October 2012, Forbidden City, Beijing, China. Oh, well, maybe not the Emperor Puyi himself who is long gone – but his nephew, Aisin-Gioro Yuming. Persuaded by his royal family, Yuming has been studying traditional calligraphy and painting since his childhood.  Presently, Mr. Yuming teaches calligraphy at … Continue reading

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