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Beyond Photography: An Evening of Art, Wine & Food

Celebrity Photographer and BiCE Ristorante to Host “Beyond Photography: An Evening of Art, Wine & Food” on Sunday, July 31 at 5:30 p.m.

BiCE San Diego and acclaimed international celebrity and fashion photographer, Rossano B. Maniscalchi, will host “Beyond Photography: An Evening of Art, Wine & Food” on Sunday, July 31 at 5:30 p.m.

The fine dining Italian eatery will showcase five canvas photographs created by Maniscalchi, a prominent influencer in the world of fashion, celebrity photography and art. Maniscalchi will debut the works at the 7th Annual La Jolla International Film Festival and also participate as a celebrity judge. The five new art pieces will be presented for the very first time in the U.S. at the Festival and then at Bice on July 31st.

Guests of “Beyond Photography” can enjoy the art and indulge in an Italian sparkling wine toast. The featured wine, Tastes of Oblivum, is a specialty wine made of 100% petit verdot grapes and produced by The Villa Casagrande in Tuscany. Other spirits include 4onFire Vodka and Gins. Chefs Mario Cassineri and Francesca Penoncelli will serve a selection of Italian specialty cheeses, charcuterie and appetizers. The event ticket price is $60 per person. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Tickets are on sale at bicesandiego.com.

Maniscalchi’s work has been exhibited throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. Whether a celebrity portrait, fashion still-life, or advertising campaign, everything he executes in his photographs is an expression of his personal message, meant to evoke various reactions in the observer. One of his most notable projects is his 11 years spent working as the backstage photographer for The Doors.