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Best events in Florence this week March 10-17, 2022

Here’s our round-up for March 10-17.

Here’s our line-up of best events this March 10-17.

Ph/ Nicola Neri
16 March 2022 - 21 March 2022
ACTIVISM

Amir

A wide-range of events across 8 museums host themed tours, talks and cultural activities in the programme titled Inform, Perform, Transform, Re-visit cultural heritage that seeks to combat racism.

 

The great theatre of masks, Marino Marini
11 March 2022 - 30 May 2022
EXHIBITION

Pas de deux: Marino Marini and Igor Stravinskij

The Marino Marini Museum hosts 50 works that allow viewers to engage with the partnership between two of the most iconic artistic personalities of the 20th century, curated by Luca Scarlini.

FESTIVAL

St Patrick's Day

To mark St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, Clover Danze Irlandesi brings a tour of traditional Irish dance to celebrate the patron saint of the Emerald Isle, with music by The Hidden Note at Fitzpatrick’s Irish pub (via Ghibellina 152) on March 11 with a traditional Irish menu, a show by the Shamrock Dance Company at the Hard Rock Café on March 17, and other events around Tuscany. IRIS Academy of Irish Dance and Willos’ Irish folk music with Massimo Giuntini perform at Fitzpatrick’s Irish Pub on March 17, with an Irish menu, concert and dancing costing 25 euro (20 euro for IRIS members). Reserve at info@irisdanzeirlandesi.it March 18 sees a full-on Irish festival with Tuscany Hall serving Irish dishes like Guinness Irish stew and Colcannon from 7.30. Music from Willos’, Her Pillow, the Marco Fabbri Trio and a céilí led by the Clover Irish dance studio celebrate the occasion in style.

 

18 March 2022
FUNDRAISE

Concert for Ukraine

At 6pm on March 18, St Mark’s English Church host a benefit concert in aid of Ukraine, with a performance of Fauré’s Requiem in the atmospheric setting.
16 March 2022 - 18 March 2022
FILM

Back to the cinema

16 theaters in and around Florence offer 4 euro admission on March 16, 17 and 18, with food and drinks once again available. From The Batman to Oscar-winning documentaries, take advantage of the reduced price to enjoy popcorn in one of the city’s theatres. Participating cinemas are Fiamma, Adriano, Fiorella, Flora, Marconi, Portico, Principe, Sala Esse, San Quirico sms, Spazio Alfieri, Spazio Uno, Stensen, La Compagnia Cabiria (Scandicci), Grotta (Sesto Fiorentino) and Everest (Galluzzo), with more info available here.

15 March 2022
CONCERT

Ryan McAdams

American maestro Ryan McAdams conducts the Orchestra della Toscana with pianist Pietro De Maria in a performance of works by Jessie Montgomery, Saint-Saëns and Mendelssohn on the spectacular Teatro Verdi stage.

17 March 2022
SCREENING

Reflection

The film titled Reflection focuses on the war in Donbass, screened to support the Ukrainian people with a premier at the Spazio Alfieri. The 8-year war is documented in the film by Ukrainian Valentyn Vasyanovychk, introduced by theatre director Riccardo Sottili, creator of a documentary on Russia and Italy.

Cinema at the 25Hours hotel
13 March 2022
CINEMA

Films at the 25hours hotel

The cinema hall at the 25hours hotel (piazza San Paolino) hosts a new screening series every Sunday at 4.30pm. The first month is free, with the programme dedicated to short films by local directors, preceded by a presentation from the director. This Sunday’s show is by Lorenzo Giacinti on March 13, titled Donne senza Uomini.

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