Author: Carlotta Nucci

Carlotta Nucci was born in Florence to an Italian mother and an American father. Being bilingual has divided her mind in two sections, often leading her to switch words around and be misunderstood a lot. She graduated in political science while studying photography and performing with her band. Now, against all odds, she dreams of living an artistic life in the countryside, writing, playing music and taking pictures.
February 6, 2016

The Florentine at Officine Nora

Set in the perfect Oltrarno-style location, which could just as easily be found in Berlin’s Mitte or Manhattan’s Lower East Side, you come across the new jewellery workshop Officine Nora housed in an old precision mechanic’s space. The industrial windows are only partly transparent, allowing curious passersby the possibility to peek but encouraging them to […]
January 14, 2016

Street style in Florence

The lure of Florentine life lies not in big-ticket events and occasions, but in the moments and rituals that lend the city its rhythm. Local street style is a reflection of that same idea, of every day as a special occasion: you may not see the outlandish getups you’d spot on the streets of New […]
May 28, 2015

Live Music in Florence in June 2015

  Looking for live music in Florence? Here are The Florentine’s picks for June. For updates and more music events, check out TF Weekly, updated every Thursday. Crocodiles    IDM – INTERNATIONAL DRUM ‘N’ BASS MEETING @Tenaxvia Pratese 46, June 1 A stellar international line-up for this year’s Drum ‘n’ bass big meet: ‘90s legend […]
April 30, 2015

Live music in Florence in May 2015

Mezzosangue @Combovia Mannelli 2, May 2Check out this Italian hip hop artist, in Florence for one concert this season, presenting his new album ‘Soul of Supertramp.’   Dub Inc @Flogvia Michele Mercati 27/a, May 7A reggae/dancehall night with an international lineup: Dub Inc, acclaimed French reggae
April 2, 2015

Exclusive interview with Celluloid Jam

Buzz is building around Florentine band Celluloid Jam, a full-blown artistic collective set to release their first EP with White Forest Records. Naturally, I jumped at the chance to meet up with my friends Jerro, synth magician and composer, Cate, retro-glam diva and the group’s resident

Live music in Florence in April 2015

Looking for live music in Florence? Here are The Florentine’s picks for April. For updates and more, see TF’s events listings on our home page.    EASTER HYSTERIA @Flog via Michele Mercati 24b, April 4   Flog Auditorium celebrates Easter with an Italian and international
March 5, 2015

Exploring Florence’s live music scene

Tired of spending nights on the town in tourist-trap bars with watered-down cocktails? Florence has a vibrant music scene brimming with local bands and more. Can’t-miss concerts this month range from techno to industrial, classic country to flamenco, and more. Take a break from the