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What’s on and events in Florence, Italy, including exhibitions, movies, music, travel and more.

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The best of Momix 2008

Momix combines cheoreography and illusionism to form one of the most orginal dance companies in the world. Director Moses Pendleton brings pieces of their most incredible performances together for their summer show in Florence. For more information, visit www.festivalopera.it or call 055/5978309.

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I mari dell’uomo / Folco Quilici Photography

Quilici's exhibition presents 82 large photographs, taken between 1952 and 2008, and include some of his most significant images dedicated to the world seas, from Polynesia to the Mediterranean, with a particular focus on Greenland's landscapes, coral reefs, villages and local traditions. Call 055/216310 or visit www.

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David Lachapelle

Following the resounding success of his Milan and Paris shows, David Lachapelle brings over 100 of his works to Forte Belvedere. Known the world over for his provocative photos of stars like Madonna, Courtney Love, David Bowie and Uma Thurman, Lachapelle's show gives the visitor an opportunity to discovery

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Giovanni da Milano

Accademia Gallery, Florence ‘Foreign' born painter Giovanni da Milano was one of the protagonists of the mid-fourteenth century Florentine and Tuscan art scene. He came to the city in 1346 and worked in a variety of churches, including Ognissanti and Santa Croce, where he completed the frescoes in

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L’eredit di Giotto. Art in Florence 1340 – 1375

Uffizi Gallery, Florence When Giotto died in 1337, his contemporaries recognized him as the revolutionary force behind the artistic vision of the time. He is considered the patriarch of Florentine ...

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La Fura dels baus Imperium’

Nelson Mandela Forum, viale Pasquale Paoli 3, Florence La Fura dels Baus’s latest show combines their traditional body/technology theme by using the audience as a fundamental part of the action. ...

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First Annual Picnic Competition

Parco di Pratolino, Villa Demidoff, Florence Are you a picnic packing pro? Then don't miss this exciting opportunity to show off your best basket skills. Groups from three to eight people can submit their picnic basket to an illustrious jury made up of British Consul General, Moira Macfarlane, Licia

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Vintage Selection,

Held twice a year, this vintage clothing, accessories and designer objects fair is not to be missed. Visit www.stazione-leopolda.com or call 055/212622 for more information.    

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Calcio Storico

Though new rules promise to keep violence in check at this year’s calcio storico, you can still bet on plenty of testosterone. A combination of soccer, rugby and any sport requiring players to beat the stew out of each other, Florence’s annual match promises to be

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Don’t miss Linda !

Linda’s new book available in bookstores starting this weekend    The Florentine Press is proud to announce the new book by Linda Falcone ‘ If They are Roses’.     ...

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Marco’s recipe for the perfect Cantine Aperte

For 17 years, all of Italy has reserved the last Sunday in May for Cantine Aperte. Last year, over four million people visited the country's wineries during ‘Open Cellars' as they threw open their doors and showed off production facilities.     My recipe for a great

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