Haley Brucato is currently spending a year abroad with the California State University program in Florence, studying literature and journalism. A San Francisco native and vagabond at heart, she enjoys encountering the world's diverse cultures during her wanderings.
One of the most famously celebrated and strange games in the tradition of Italian sports will be played once again this June in Florence. The hair-raising Calcio Storico Fiorentino dates back to the fifteenth century, has few rules and can be extremely violent (see TF 145 and 165). As
A progressive Jew who moved from the United States to Florence to be with her husband, Susanna Myers found nowhere to practice her faith upon her arrival. Along with three other American expats, she founded Shir Hadash, a nonprofit congregation of Progressive Judaism, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.
EXHIBITS IN FLORENCE As winter gives way to spring, the city bursts into bloom with art. From the great masters of the Renaissance to the most daring experimentations of contemporary artists, the season holds something for everyone to discover. CURRENTLY OPEN OR OPENING IN MARCH The striking and bizarre
Now in its 11th year, the Florence festival of South Korean film returns to the Odeon Theatre from March 15 to 24. This year, the focus is on the K-Eros genre. The films in this retrospective on eroticism demonstrate the enormous changes Korea has experienced in recent years,