Grand Battement

Free Mind | 1

"Shit, you didn't kick your leg up !!!" This is the comment, said to me by an ex dancer, lent as a producer, immediately after my performance of the first taping of Nemicamatissima. At that exact moment, I was speechless. To be truly honest, I...

Ignorantia non excusat

Ignorantia non excusat

Press | 3

I note with regret that for someone, Democracy means "my ignorance is worth as much as your knowledge" (Isaac Asimov). To him / her, I say that: Hong Kong is NOT included in the list of tax havens drafted and updated by the Italian Ministry of...

Little Girl Again

Free Mind | 2

Together with Elizabeth & Dylan and thanks to them, I still feel like a little girl with an amazing desire to play!!   HPA

Merry Christmas

Diary | 1

I would really like that each & every one of us says Merry Christmas to one another, without excluding anyone.  We can say it to our loved ones & to those who respect & appreciate us, but also to those who still don't do it, with...

Rainbow

Free Mind | 1

Forgive the lack of poetry, but Umberto does have a point! Rainbows are an optical illusion, letting us think that there is something there, when actually there is not!! Aloha to everyone !!! HPA

Bad Teachers

Bad Teachers

Free Mind | 5

After over 30 years in RAI, I really appreciate that my name is still being used to catch audience's attention on Italian TV. I have been told that every summer Techetechetè is broadcasting my comedy sketches and musical dance numbers,...

Eccesso di italinismo

Eccesso di italinismo

Free Mind | 1

Per @matteosalvinimi "Cicale" è di @LCuccarini (sigh!). Eccesso di zelo per contraccambiare gli apprezzamenti ricevuti? Forse, sicuramente eccesso di italianismo. HPA

Kill Em With Kindness

Free Mind | 1

We must begin to treat others with respect and try to extinguish the fire of hatred and intolerance towards others that is raging everywhere.Adults have enormous responsibilities towards the growing generations.In the United States, as in China or...

Women's Role in the Italian Society

Women's Role in the Italian Society

Press | 2

A few weeks ago I received a letter from the Petrarch Committee, which is made up of an informal group of citizens that aim to promote the development of the adjacent area at Viale Certosa and Viale Espinasse, in the north-western outskirts of...

Brava, anzi bravissima

Free Mind | 3

In my career I have always loved having, by my side, great dancers because dancing is not a sport where you compete to win. It's ART to share with someone who can be at your level. And every dancer knows his talent. Rivalry in my career? Not at...

Why

Free Mind | 1

The real question we all ask ourselves is not "who" or "how" but "why" ! There is a "why" hidden in all things leading to another "why", which suggest a tiny unexpected "why", from which it is likely to be another, brand new and just born "why"....

A Smile after the Hurricane ....

A Smile after the Hurricane ....

Free Mind | 2

Hong Kong, September 17th, 2018   Children are unparalleled and phenomenal with their mental elasticity. They pass from one moment of terror, to joy, within minutes, as if turning the page of a book. It isn’t easy explaining Elizabeth...

Victim of Italy’s unbendingly patriarchal society

Victim of Italy’s unbendingly patriarchal society

Free Mind | 3

Asia Argento is a “victim of Italy’s unbendingly patriarchal society”. It was written in an article of The New York Times by Elisabetta Povoledo, as well as other American newspapers, appalled by “the broad and...