Duke Ellington once said that jazz is a good barometer of freedom. Over the years, the genre has spread its wings over Florence, breathing life into a new generation of ...
Weinberg performing at the Cortona Mix Festival “The screen door slams, Mary’s dress sways, Like a vision she dances across the porch as the radio plays…” I’ve written ...
Having been a Counting Crows fan since 1993, I was thrilled last November when I finally got to see them live in Italy. The Californian band played a two-hour concert in Padua to a sea of adoring Italian fans (plus a couple of Americans). Between songs, lead singer Adam
Summer in Florence is not only about gelato that drips down the side of your coppetta, bathing by the Pavoniere pool in the Cascine and escaping the city for the balminess of the coast. It’s about exploring Tuscany’s lesser-known sights and sounds. Here is a
Mezzosangue @Combovia Mannelli 2, May 2Check out this Italian hip hop artist, in Florence for one concert this season, presenting his new album ‘Soul of Supertramp.’ Dub Inc @Flogvia Michele Mercati 27/a, May 7A reggae/dancehall night with an international lineup: Dub Inc, acclaimed French reggae
What one doesn’t suspect while exploring the city’s medieval alleyways and Renaissance piazzas is that Florence was also once the hotbed of one of the most irreverent and creative underground movements in popular music history: post-punk. A little over 100 years after Florence’s
Seventy five people celebrated St. Valentine in style at a dinner-dance held at St. James Church on February 12-and in the process raised more than 1,000 euro for a good cause. Organized by the American International League Onlus (AILO) of Florence, the party raised funds for
The twentieth century's great conductor, Arturo Toscanini, was born in Parma on March 25, 1867, the son of a music-loving tailor who spent much of his time fighting in Giuseppe Garibaldi's republican forces. Blessed with a prodigious memory-which would later enable him to remember the entire