With a background in literature, film, and classical civilisation, Jane moved from Ireland to Sicily for what was intended to be a brief stint teaching English, travel writing, and learning Italian. The love affair with Italy was unbreakable and led to making a permanent home in Florence. Always journalistically inclined, she writes about culture and community in Florence.
The spaces spotlight the Lorraine Medici medal collection, with Baroque sculptures showcased.
An international and locomotive-inspired bistro in piazza degli Ottaviani.
50 works take a new look at familiar settings.
A 500-square meter environment by British artist Sam Keil.
Works by the influential art nouveau artist come to the historic setting.
La Città dei Lettori hosts the author at Teatro della Pergola on October 18.
Museo Stefano Bardini and Museo Novecento host works by the Chicago-born artist until March 11.
The colourful, joyful and geometric works marry art, advertising, design and architecture.
Museo Novecento and Palazzo Vecchio host works by the renowned artist until February 4.
Lifetime achievement awards will be presented to David LaChapelle and Santiago Calatrava.
LíLá Toys goes beyond the usual commercial offering.
International mums can now co-work while making sure their children are kept safe and entertained.
Find out about the charitable endeavours of La Compagnia di Babbo Natale, a foundation helping those in need.
The American International League of Florence hosts their annual charity Christmas market on December 7 and 8.
Banksyphiles will gravitate towards this unforgettable show.