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October 2, 2014
CULTURE

#CrazyforPazzi Twitter Chat

In case you haven’t noticed, Opera di Santa Croce, in partnership with The Florentine, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on the Kickstarter platform to raise money required for the restoration of the loggia of the Pazzi Chapel at the Church of Santa Croce in Florence. To raise awareness
September 11, 2014
NEWS

A DIY Future

From September 11 to 18, Florence will host an international exhibition of independent design. Source Self-Made Design, at Limonaia di Villa Strozzi, will welcome more than 50 maker-designers from Italy and abroad. The DIY items on display come from the United States, Greece, Canada, Finland and Iran.  
April 3, 2014
NEWS

David finds funds

Thirty days to raise 5,000 USD to fund the printing of a new book about Michelangelo’s David: that was the challenge that The Florentine staff set on launching a crowdfunding campaign on March 17 to cover printing costs for From Marble to Flesh: The Biography of Michelangelo&
February 27, 2014
NEWS

David exposed!

*Update: March 31 2014 / We’ve reached our initial goal of 5000 USD so the book has funding to go to print, but the campaign doesn’t end here! We have until April 16 to raise as much funds through pre-sale as possible. Read ahead to find out more!   For the forthcoming publication of the […]
September 12, 2013
NEWS

The SOURCE of design

Until September 19 the Limonaia at Villa Strozzi is hosting the first SOURCE exhibit including a free show displaying the work of 40 Italian and international designers. There will be two workshops on photography and film-making as well as debates and seminars, which are mostly free to attend. You
LIFESTYLE

Emily Taranto-Kent

You know you’re about to meet somebody with creativity coursing through their veins when you encounter a dressmaker’s dummy perched on a pole and sporting a unique logo in a Florentine window space. Boston-born Emily Taranto-Kent has called Florence her home for the last
May 23, 2013
CULTURE

Are Italy’s museums social?

Italy’s top museums may be getting plenty of foot traffic, but few of them are doing anything innovative to maximize potential visitors through digital means. Meanwhile, institutions in the rest of Europe and the United States are interacting with half a million Facebook fans, crowdfunding acquisitions and hosting
April 12, 2012
events-articles

The don’t miss list – April 12 to 29

Our events listing keeps you up-to-date on the latest and greatest in culture, music and other English-friendly entertainment; this is a selection of the best of them.   FILM/ Middle East Now April 12 to 16, Cinema Odeon, Piazza Stozzi, Florence   This is the third annual