Best events in Florence this week March 7-14, 2024

Here’s our round-up for March 7-14, 2024.

From chocolate fests and sustainability sessions to the new sounds of (soon to be) spring, here’s your best events of the week line-up.

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Exhibitions

1 March 2024 - 9 June 2024
EXHIBITION

André Butzer 'Liebe, Glaube und Hoffnung'

Distinctive works by the German artist come to the two spaces, curated by Sergio Risaliti, featuring elements of European expressionism and American popular culture, with names like Jawlensky, Munch, Kirchner, Henry Ford and Walt Disney playing a fundamental role in the formation of his style, with aspects also drawn from Cézanne and Matisse. Ph. Andrea Paoletti

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13 March 2024 - 7 April 2024
EXHIBITION

Tom Hück – A modern apocalypse

Rebecca Olsen and Adriana Barrios curate works by the American printmaker best known for his large-scale satirical woodcuts that draw inspiration from José Guadalupe Posada and Francisco Goya, recalling altarpieces and triptychs, but with secular subjects that express dark humour and sharp social criticism.

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LIVE SHOWS + FESTIVALS

13 March 2024 - 24 March 2024
MUSIC

Tempo Reale Festival

The electronic music fest pays homage to Luigi Nono, with Doriene Marselje’s harp and extraordinary sound action in ‘Foosball’,  where table football becomes an instrument played by the public and competitive players. This edition is dedicated to the composer and experimenter Albert Mayr, who recently passed away. Spaces such as Frittelli Gallery, Cango Cantierei Goldonetta and Villa Strozzi host the unmissable performances.

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9 March 2024
TALK

Everyday democracy: Twiggy Pucci Garçon

Twiggy Pucci Garçon speaks with Sofia Chellini on ballroom culture in a free entry talk in Manifattura Tabacchi’s B9. The icon of the LGBTIA+ subculture born in New York in the 1960s is the international mother of the House of Garçon. The talk is in English, translated into Italian, with reservations via Eventbrite.

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14 March 2024
THEATRE

Dante: Inferno to Paradise

The theatre company Teatro delle Donne performs Dante: Inferno to Paradise on the Goldoni Theatre stage at 8.30pm on March 14. The documentary made for an English-speaking audience is in anticipation of PBS’s broadcast later this month. The Steeplechase production was directed by Emmy Award-winning Ric Burns, starring Antonio Fazzini as Dante, who will be at the event along with Riccardo Bruscagli and Christine Herring. Admission is free with open seating.

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6 March 2024 - 10 March 2024
FILM

Firenze Archeofilm

88 films take audiences through archaeology, art and the environment in the 6th edition of the free-entry film fest.

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13 March 2024
THEATRE

White Rabbit, Red Rabbit

White Rabbit, Red Rabbit by Iranian writer Nassim Soleimanpour is a theatrical experiment and reminder of the transgressive and transformative power of theatre. Since its premiere in Edinburgh and SummerWorks in 2011, it has been translated into more than 30 different languages. Taking place at 7pm on March 13, it will be performed by Giulia Cavallini at Teatro delle Arti.

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8 March 2024
CONCERT

Tradizione in Movimento

The 32nd edition of the concert season by Musicus Concentus sees Manchester-born Alabaster dePlume (Angus Fairbairn) perform at 9.15pm on March 8.

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7 March 2024 - 10 March 2024
FESTIVAL

Chocolate Festival

Four days dedicated to incredible cacao include cooking shows, tastings, workshops, activities for all ages, and more, with free entry.

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Until May 4
DANCE

La Democrazia del Corpo

The dance project by Virgilio Sieni brings both dancers and audiences into closer awareness of their bodies and their capabilities. On March 9+10, the programme features Dewey Dell’s I’ll do, I’ll do, I’ll do, with Cristina Kristal Rizzo Monumentum Da on March 16+17, and Francesco Giomi performing Foosball on March 24.

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2 March 2024 - 20 April 2024
JAZZ

Pinocchio Live Jazz

Pinocchio Live Jazz returns from March 2 to April 20, with a top-class live line-up at Associazione Via Nuove (viale Donato Giannotti 13).

From March 1-June
MUSIC

Mixité

Toscana Produzione Musica organizes 10 live shows that vary from Afro psychedelia and Latin beats to Middle Eastern music and jazz. The series kicks off with Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness on March 1, an energetic group from Johannesburg, followed by La Chica’s Latin American sounds on March 17 and Naïssam Jalal, a French-Syrian flautist on March 24.

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SOCIAL HAPPENINGS

8 March 2024
SHOW

Daisy’s Dining

The weekly dinner show at House of Nine sees entertainment by Arachel Dolphie and the Daisy’s Cuban Band. Featuring special guest shows once a month, the dinner and show is open to all culinary and music lovers from 8pm every Friday until May, and every Thursday and Friday in May and June.

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13 March 2024
COMMUNITY

Q&A with Debi Mazar

The Women’s International Network hold a Q&A with Debi Mazar, American actress and TV personality, with Elia Nichols, preceded by a social networking and apericena. 30 euro for non-members.

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March 7,10,11+14
SPRING

Entertainment, drinks + dining at The Social Hub

Enjoy a brunch buffet with an all you can eat sweet and savoury selection from 11am and 4pm on March 10 as a DJ set by Isabella Centaro enhancing the experience. The Spring Rooftop events calendar includes guest bartending with Manifattura Bar and Pandoro Gin from 6pm on March 11, with an 80s and 90s DJ set by Rhythm of Florence on March 7 and 14.

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8 March 2024
SOCIAL

Artful Beats

From 8pm to 1am, 25hours Hotel hosts dance by Bioritmico and live painting by Florentine artist Luchadora in collaboration with Street Levels Gallery. An apericena buffet and cocktails by Elixir Barbarossa add to the experience. Tickets costing 25 euro (or 10 euro for a drink) are available via Eventbrite, and at the event.

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10 March 2024
SUSTAINABILITY

Swap, stitch and upcycle

Alexandra Korey leads a sewing workshop at 4pm on March 10. Bring your old clothes and accessories to swap with others, learn how to sew buttons and little holes, and discover the art of upcycling, turning fabrics into scrunchies. A clothing swap party follows at 7.30pm. Free entry with a suggested donation to the Remake Our World project.

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SPORT

10 March 2024
SPORT

Fiorentina vs Roma

Fiorentina play Roma this Sunday at 8.45pm in a Serie A match that’s going to get the Viola brigade out in force, while the home team take on Maccaba Haifi FC at 18.45 on March 14 as part of the Europa Conference League.

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Activities + Tours + Events

Tour + Events

7 Day Energy Healing Retreat in Chianti

What are you doing this May? Join us for a week-long Healing, Spiritual, & Cultural Retreat in Chianti in a 10th Century Castle. May 23rd - 30th. Learn about energy healing, grounding, meditation,...

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Mystical Evening Charity Event

On Staurday, April 27 from 4.30 to 8.30 PM join us for a magical night at Firenze Number Nine Hotel for an evening of Tarot Card Readings, EFT tapping, manifesting, ...

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Daisy’s dining

ARACHEL DOLPHIE & THE DAISY’S BAND Dinner show. Every Friday in April, and Thursday and Friday from May, plus special holiday shows. From 8:00 pm Daisy’s and House of Nine ...

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Social life drawing

Every Monday night from 19:00-21:00 (except public holidays Join our popular weekly appointment for local artists. No instruction is given, but people can share insights and methods over a glass ...

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