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The Impossible Leonardo Until August 31 Santa Croce, Vinci  The City of Vinci and RAI television have digitally reproduced some of Leonardo da Vinci's most famous paintings to display in the church of Santa Croce in the artist's birthplace outside Florence (Vinci). Entrance is free and open

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The Impossible Leonardo

Until August 31
Santa Croce, Vinci 

The City of
Vinci and RAI television have digitally reproduced some of Leonardo da Vinci’s
most famous paintings to display in the church of Santa Croce in the artist’s
birthplace outside Florence (Vinci). Entrance is free and open daily from 9am
to 7pm (except during liturgical services).

See www.terredelrinascimento.it for more
information.

 

Puccini Festival

Until August 16

The city that
gave birth to the great composer hosts an annual festival in his honor. This
year’s works include Turandot, Madame Butterfly, Tosca and Edgar. Visit www.puccinifestival.it for show
times, ticket sales, complete cast line-up and information on all Puccini
sights around the Versilia area. 

 

Robert Redford recites Leopardi

August 8 , Cortona

The Under the
Tuscan Sun Festival hosts Robert Redford and Gabriele Lavia reciting Giacomo
Leopardi’s evocative poems set to piano music. For complete festival
information, visit www.tuscansunfestival.com

 

Fattori to Corcos to Gighlia

Until November 2

Castello Pasquini, Piazza della
Vittoria, Castiglioncello (Livorno)

Take a trip
from 1800 to 1900 with three well-known Macchiaioli painters.

Call
0586/724297 or visit www.mostrafattori.com

 

Napoleon: Fasto Imperiale

Until September 12

Villa dei Mulini, Portoferraio, Elba
Island

See the
treasures of the Napoleon Foundation of Paris. Over 200 pieces tell the story
of the emperor’s exile on the island. Visit www.aptelba.it for more
information.

 

International Sculpture Fair

July
27-September 28 
Carrara

This year’s
marble extravaganza is entitled ‘Nothing but Sculpture’ and it promises to live
up to its name. Featured
artists include Louise Bourgeois, Mario Merz Giulio Paolini and Pietro
Cascella. Call 0585/641394 or visit www.labiennaledicarrara.it for more
information.

 

Xavier and Antonio Bueno

Until August 17

Galleria Comunale
d’Arte Contemporanea, Arezzo

See the similarities and the differences between these
two brother-painters.

See www.mostrabuenoarezzo.it or call 055/2001498 for more information.

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