Thursday, October 2 at 18.00, in the hall of Romanino dell'AAB Association (artists from Brescia) in the alley of the Stars 4 in Brescia, will be presented the book of Renato Totes "A pirate in the mirror" (graphical issues). After the introduction of Dino Santina, President AAB, will dialogue with the author's friends Pierangelo Ferrari (former MP Pd) and Massimo Minini (President of the Foundation Brescia Musei). The meeting is sponsored by Graph editions, Studio Totes AS and AAB. Biographical notes for images in the book "A Pirate in the mirror," Renato Totes recalls that the director and friend Lina Wertmuller imagined a show ever made, in which the founder of the Theater Center Brescia was supposed to play the role of a pirate. From this story comes the title of the book, which contains a collection of short writings accompanied by images of paintings hanging on the walls of the apartment Totes: each work is linked to the memory of stories, people biographical events, which traces Totes with acute lightness and irony. The reader is led through a tunnel of anecdotes that trace the coordinates of a lifetime. The youth in the Marches - Totes was born in the province of Ancona in 1926 - and fascism; Torquato's father, headmaster and a good painter; Germano and his wife Marisa's love for the family; the long theatrical adventure as artistic director (and in Brescia, in the 90s, in Prato); the activity of the chart; encounters and friendships with artists, entrepreneurs, politicians who have made the history of Italian theater and contemporary Brescia. Totes Renato was born in 1926 in Santamarianova, in the province of Ancona. After the war, his father, headmaster, he moved to Brescia. Totes are enrolled at the Politecnico di Milano (Faculty of Architecture), opened a design studio in the city, took part in the birth of the cooperative of the Little Theatre in the city of Brescia (1953), he married Marisa Germano. In 1961 he was among the founders of the Compagnia della Loggia that will lead to the transformation Theater Center in Brescia in 1975 remains the direction of capecitabine until 1988 Since the early 90s until 2000, is the first co-director with Massimo Castri, then the sole director of the permanent theater of the Tuscany Region. Since March 1998 he has been a member of the deputation of the Society of the Grand Theatre, then chairman until June 2010, when he founded the Foundation of which he is now a director.