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RED VESPA – JAIL BREAK ITALIAN STYLE

For a long time, I wanted to do a painting of a Red Vespa, but I couldn’t decide on the background. It seemed everything had already been done, and I wanted my Red Vespa painting to be unique. Then I saw … Continue reading

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 “CINCO DE MAYO” LATINA JAZZ DIVA

Happy Cinco de Mayo to all of my friends and family who enjoy the rich Mexican  heritage. This is Rita, one hot Latina Jazz Diva. She rocks Jazz and wails the Blues and loves to “glam” it up. You can … Continue reading

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“HAPPY EARTH DAY”

In celebration of EARTH DAY, I thought I would post my painting  “TROPICAL TRINITY.” I’m not a fan of wishy-washy, muted colors, and so I played with the bold vivid colors that speak to me while hanging out in Paradise … Continue reading

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“NO CHOCOLATE EGGS”

The Easter Bunny came early. No chocolate eggs but something much better, this lovely review from Mary Kay McCabe. She started reading the paperback, misplaced it, and finished the read on her Kindle. Such an enthusiastic reader is truly an … Continue reading

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APRIL FOOLS’

APRIL FOOLS’ I decided since today is April Fools’ Day, I would share a few Italian Proverbs regarding fools. These are just a bit of fluff for a light-hearted holiday. “I stolti crescono senza innaffiarli.” “Fools grow without watering.” “I … Continue reading

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HAPPY SPRING – “NEW ENGLAND WATERFALL”

HAPPY SPRING – “NEW ENGLAND WATERFALL” Connecticut is a plein air artist’s paradise. In addition to the vibrant warm hues that dominate the fall landscape, an explosion of pink, yellow, violet, and rose proclaim spring. The first time I painted … Continue reading

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“THE IDES OF MARCH”

Beware the IDES OF MARCH! March 15 has a notorious reputation: Julius Caesar was assassinated on that date in 44 B.C., the last Czar of Russia, Nicholas the II, abdicated the throne on the Ides of March in 1917 and … Continue reading

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“PEACE”

Here’s something interesting: I belong to 37 FB artist groups. In about half of those, I posted this painting with the simple title “Peace.” 3 of the groups denied the submission, as they considered it “Too political.” I never would … Continue reading

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“HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY”

Never forget. We must teach it so we don’t repeat it. “GIORNATA IN MEMORIA DELL’OLOCAO” Non dimenticare mai. Dobbiamo insegnarlo per non ripeterlo. Quality Giclee prints of this acrylic on wrapped canvas painting: FAMILY UNITY  are available at: https://fineartamerica.com/featured/family-unity-pamela-allegretto.html

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NATIONAL ELECTRIC GUITAR DAY

Yes, there is such a day. In this painting I wanted to conjure up the after-hours, basement blues and jazz clubs where musicians gather after their gigs to jam until daybreak. Quality Giclee prints from greeting card size to poster … Continue reading

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“LET’S DANCE”

“LET’S DANCE” No need to fret over containers sitting in a port. Free Ground Shipping on all U.S. orders begin at 12:00 AM Eastern U.S. time Saturday (tomorrow), November 20th thru Sunday, November 21st at 11:59 Eastern U.S. time. I … Continue reading

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 INTERNATIONAL SAXOPHONE DAY

Today is International Saxophone Day. Yes, that’s really a “Day!” International Saxophone Day is celebrated on November 6th of each year in remembrance of Antoine-Joseph (Adolphe) Sax, the inventor of the saxophone. Adolphe Sax was born on November 6, 1814 … Continue reading

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WORLD FOOD DAY

WORLD FOOD DAY There is no justification for children to go hungry in this country (or any country). But it’s happening every day, in every community. The USDA states that more than 11 million children in the United States live … Continue reading

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MORNING MARKET IN CAMPANIA – SOUTHERN ITALY

The Roman writer Pliny, a victim of Vesuvius, described the Campania countryside as “So blest with natural beauties and riches, it is clear that when nature formed it she took delight in accumulating all her blessings in a single spot.” … Continue reading

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SAINT FRANCIS OF ASSISI

Yesterday was the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi. We don’t have to be Christians or even religious to appreciate the life of St. Francis of Assisi. He cherished all of nature and creatures large and small. I mean, … Continue reading

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