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March 21, 2019
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

QUEEN/ We Will Rock You March 22-24 Teatro Verdi, via Ghibellina 99, Florence Post-Oscars season is upon us and the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, particularly Rami Malek’s Best Actor turn as Queen’s charismatic frontman, is still at the center of much of the movie-business buzz. But Mercury’s original magnetism was afforded more by stage […]
March 14, 2019
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

BESTSELLER/GIFTalks: Lisa Halliday March 20, 6.30pm Gonzaga in Florence, via La Pira 11/13, Florence In collaboration with TheFLR. The Florentine Literary Review, Gonzaga University in Florence is launching GIFTalks: Incontri con scrittori americani a Firenze, a new series of lectures from top international writing talent. First in the lineup is the Massachusetts-born, Milan-based Lisa Halliday, […]
March 7, 2019
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

FOOD/Taste  March 9-11 Stazione Leopolda, viale Fratelli Rosselli 5, Florence Whet your appetite for what’s sure to be a palate-pleasing edition of Taste, Pitti Immagine’s annual fair celebrating Italian food, wine and all the finer things in life. You might say the 14th edition has a “grainy” focus—Planet Bread. It’s a democratizing staple with staying […]
February 28, 2019
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Best events in Florence in March 2019

FOOD/Taste  March 9-11 Stazione Leopolda, viale Fratelli Rosselli 5, Florence Whet your appetite for what’s sure to be a palate-pleasing edition of Taste, Pitti Immagine’s annual fair celebrating Italian food, wine and all the finer things in life. You might say the 14th edition has a “grainy” focus—Planet Bread. It’s a democratizing staple with staying […]
February 21, 2019
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

SHIMMER/BRIGHT Festival February 21-23 Stazione Leopolda and The Student Hotel, Florence Illuminate your mind this month with the inaugural edition of BRIGHT Festival, a celebration of digital arts, lighting design, electronic music and all things diamond-level-shiny. An impressive bill of guests and master class teachers includes 3D animation specialist Craig Caton-Largen, who’s worked on the […]
February 14, 2019
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

Looking specifically for Valentine’s Day ideas? Head here.  SHIMMER/BRIGHT Festival February 21-23 Stazione Leopolda and The Student Hotel, Florence Illuminate your mind this month with the inaugural edition of BRIGHT Festival, a celebration of digital arts, lighting design, electronic music and all things diamond-level-shiny. An impressive bill of guests and master class teachers includes 3D […]
February 7, 2019
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

VINTAGE/Wine previews February 10 & 12 Fortezza da Basso & Stazione Leopolda, Florence   Cin cin to—’tis the season of wine previews! The Consorzio Vino Chianti’s splashy showcase Chianti Lovers (February 10, www.consorziovinochianti.it) brings together dozens of producers, filling in the Fortezza da Basso to spotlight the 2018 vintage along with DOCG wines already on […]
January 31, 2019
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Best events in Florence in February 2019

SHIMMER/BRIGHT Festival February 21-23 Stazione Leopolda and The Student Hotel, Florence Illuminate your mind this month with the inaugural edition of BRIGHT Festival, a celebration of digital arts, lighting design, electronic music and all things diamond-level-shiny. An impressive bill of guests and master class teachers includes 3D animation specialist Craig Caton-Largen, who’s worked on the […]
January 24, 2019
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

MUSIC/Verone Jazz Throughout January and February Caffe’ del Verone, piazza Ss. Annunziata 13, Florence Jazz up your January at this evening concert-with-a-view, the last in this month’s lineup at Caffè del Verone, the rooftop bar at the Museo degli Innocenti. Italian jazz vocalist Michela Lombardi performs with pianist Piero Frassi tomorrow evening (January 25), but […]
January 17, 2019
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

HOPS/Brewer of the Year January 18-20 TuscanyHall (ex-Teatro Tenda at the Obihall), via Fabrizio de’ Andre/lungarno Aldo Moro, Florence The Fermento Birra network is behind Florence’s splashiest event for the craft beer-curious. Brewer of the Year (Birraio dell’Anno) is now in its 10th edition: part competition, part massive beer marketplace, the event spotlights exclusively Italian […]