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November 15, 2018
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

GOURMET/Biennale Enogastronomica November 16-19 Fortezza da Basso, viale Filippo Strozzi, Florence With its wide range of talks and tastings, let’s just say there will be plenty to chew on at the 2018 edition of Florence’s Biennale Enogastronomica (Food and Wine Biennale). Under the artistic direction of top-tier sommelier and journalist Leonardo Romanelli, the Biennale will […]
November 8, 2018
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

DANCE/Shame 9pm, November 14 Teatro Puccini, via delle Cascine 41, Florence Just after Tuscany hosts its first-ever “Take Back the Night” event against sexual assault, and just ahead of the UN-declared International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (November 25), Teatro Puccini will host “Shame”, an eight-piece dance performance shedding light on gender-based […]
November 1, 2018
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Best events in Florence in November 2018

LAILAC/Japanese Festival 11am-8pm, November 23-25 Ippodromo del Visarno, piazzale delle Cascine 29, Florence Ph. Fulvio Chiari Japanese cultural association Lailac takes to the Cascine for the 20th edition of the Festival Giapponese, a local event that’s been running, in organizers’ words, since “long before sushi landed in everyone’s mouths.” With more than 40 special guests […]
October 25, 2018
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

LEONARDO/Codex Leicester October 29-January 20, 2019 Uffizi Galleries, piazzale degli Uffizi, Florence Microsoft founder Bill Gates is the not-too-shabby name behind the Uffizi’s next blockbuster exhibition, The Codex Leicester. Water, Nature’s Microscope, a highly anticipated show curated by Paolo Galluzzi, director of the Museo Galileo. Since 1994, Gates has owned the Codex, one of the […]
October 18, 2018
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

LAUGHS/TSH Comedy Club: Matteo Lane October 24, 9.30pm The Student Hotel, viale Spartaco Lavagnini 70-72, Florence Splashy complex and community center The Student Hotel has a new series set to revive Florence’s standup comedy scene. The TSH Comedy Club’s inaugural event will feature Chicago-born, New York-based comedian Matteo Lane, a central figure on Comedy Central’s The Comedy […]
October 11, 2018
LIFESTYLE

Tune-up: autumn music events in Florence

After months of open-air clubbing, al fresco concerts and aperitivi overlooking the Arno banks, we’re here to demystify the local music scene as our city takes its nightlife indoors. From underground to mainstream, October’s musical calendar is rife with opening parties, season launches, one-shot events and special guests. As temperatures drop and precipitations turn from […]
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

EXPLORE/Open Week: Villa La Pietra October 15-20 Villa La Pietra, via Bolognese 120, Florence Open Week at Villa La Pietra is a rare chance to explore the grounds of NYU Florence’s sprawling campus, formerly the residence of British scholar and writer Sir Harold Acton and family. Free guided visits (with required reservations) will run throughout […]
October 5, 2018
FOOD + WINE

Fall 2018 food events in Florence

Around here there’s a saying—or rather, a general consensus—that the shoulder seasons no longer exist. But the crisp autumn breezes timidly moving through the city as this issue goes to bed have TF staff’s collective fingers crossed for a full-blown fall, the kind that can birth literary one-liners like “I’m so glad I live in […]
October 4, 2018
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Best events in Florence in October 2018

AUDIO/Sonic Somatic October 5-7 Serre Torrigiani, via Gusciana 21, Florence After last year’s noteworthy Novoli-headquartered edition, sound-centered festival Sonic Somatic makes a comeback, this time touching down in Serre Torrigiani, the gasp-worthy greenhouse inside Florence’s definitive “secret garden” in via Gusciana. Exploring the interplay between space, body and sound, Sonic Somatic’s 2018 edition will spotlight […]
September 27, 2018
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

CHARITY/Corri La Vita September 30 Starting point: Cascine Park Keep your eyes peeled for purple T-shirts on September 30, or wear one yourself to help in the fight against breast cancer: Corri La Vita, now in its 16th edition, is one of the Florentine year’s definitive community events, a footrace not just for avid runners, […]