Year: 2010

January 21, 2010
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Holocaust Memorial Day

  27 January To mark this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day, the Synagogue, Jewish Museum and Jewish Cemetery in Florence will be opening their doors to the public, and the Jewish Community will be involved in several events around town. For details, call 055/245252.  
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Stones,

16 & 17 January  Teatro di Rifredi Stones is a mime show performed by Israeli theatre group Orto-Da in collaboration with the Jewish Community in Florence and with the support of the Tuscan Region and the Culture Office of the Israeli Embassy in Italy. Orto-Da was inspired to create Stones by the Holocaust memorial monument […]
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Pitti Uomo 77 + Pitti Woman Precollection

  12-15 January  Fortezza da Basso Designers, fashionistas and everyone who’s anyone in the fashion world will be flocking to Florence for the 77th edition of the internationally renowned Pitti Uomo and Pitti Woman Precollection fashion event. All the top classic and contemporary designers will be represented at the show, and, as always, special projects, […]
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Constantly Being Born-Clothes and Pencil Dreams,

  Until 17 January Pecci Contemporary Art Museum, Prato A journey through John Malkovich, his mind and his latest fashion project. For more information, click www.technobohemian.com.  
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Vintage Selection ,

Vintage Selection 27-31 January  Stazione Leopolda Held twice a year, this vintage clothing, accessories
and designer objects fair is not to be missed. For more information call 055/212622 or go to www.stazione-leopolda.com.  
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Il Lago dei Cigni (Swan Lake)

  25 January  Teatro Verdi Enjoy this classic ballet in two acts with music by Piotr Ilic Tchaikovsky. Call 055/212320 or go to www.teatroverdifirenze.it for details.  
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Festival delle arti distratte ,

  (Buskers and Jugglers Festival) 14, 15, 16 & 17 January Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Empoli All kinds of street performers and entertainers will be meeting at this colourful festival in Empoli. For more information, call 057/1757999 or see www.comune.empoli.fi.it.  
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The Great European Photography: Paris 1920-1940

Between the two world wars, Paris, with its strong economy and sense of political and religious freedom unmatched elsewhere, was a hotbed for photography. This exhibition features over 100 vintage prints taken by 40 international photographers working in Paris between 1920 and 1940, alongside original documents from the period, such
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2010 A MUSICAL KIND OF YEAR!

  13-17 January  Teatro Verdi CATS directed by Saverio Marconi   Catch this classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical at Teatro Verdi. Call the theatre at 055/212320 or see www.teatroverdifirenze.it for details.     18 January Teatro Comunale Stefano Bollani and the Danish Trio in Concert   Bassist Jesper Bodilsen and drummer Morten Lund team up […]